Senior Quantum Consultant

Nilam Modhwadia
Central London
£65k - £80k DOE
Job Posted

An established, London based claims and dispute resolution consultancy is seeking a Senior Quantum Consultant who can carry out claims and quantum analysis.

The successful candidate will likely be from a Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management background and have experience of working closely with in-house and/or external legal teams to manage the adjudication process.

In return, you will work for a growing, reputable consultancy, alongside like-minded professionals with enviable specialist experience in quantum and delay, claims and disputes. You will get to work with their prestigious client base and have exposure to problematic projects across all sectors of the construction industry.

Flexible remote working is supported on the basis that candidates understand that there will need to be regular weekly visits to the office for specific meetings and tasks.

Project Details

The nature of working within a specialist claims and disputes consultancy such as this, is that you will be used on a variety of assignments (sometimes concurrently) over the course of a year.

The hiring company offers a range of specialist services to its clients, including (but not limited to):

  • Expert Witness and Advisory Services
  • Dispute Resolution Services
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution advice
  • Risk Management
  • Project Planning

Therefore, as part of your role you will be expected to work with a variety of clients from client organisations to contractors and subcontractors, across all sectors of the construction industry.

You will gain exposure to claims negotiation on live projects, through to advising and preparing for dispute resolution proceedings such as adjudication, arbitration and/or litigation.

Responsibilities and Duties

This is a senior consultant role, which will report directly into the Director(s) of the business. The expectation for this role is that the successful candidate should be willing and able to manage the majority of each client’s day-to-day requirements with regards to contract administration, claims and adjudication work.

On larger, more complex dispute proceedings you will often be expected to work as part of a larger team of staff carrying out a variety of tasks, often centred around quantum analysis and report writing whilst supporting an expert.

You will on occasions have junior staff to manage and mentor as part of your role and have an active contribution in growing the business.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Approximately 10 + years post degree qualification experience
  • A successful career working as a Quantity Surveyor, Commercial Manager or similar, for reputable employers
  • Civil, High-rise build, Cladding and fit out experience will be considered.
  • Familiar with formal dispute proceedings. In particular, full exposure to the adjudication process from start to finish. Experience in arbitration / litigation proceedings could be a suitable replacement.
  • The ability to prepare, assess and interrogate construction costs
  • Good knowledge of common contracts such as NEC and JCT
  • Able to demonstrate entitlements
  • Strong reports writing skills are essential and candidates who can demonstrate prior report writing evidence will be looked upon favourably.

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  •  A Degree in Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management or a similar relevant subject is desired
  • Completed or working towards an MSc in Construction Law or similar qualification is highly desirable

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company is a specialist claims and disputes consultancy with a prestigious client base of tier one main contractors, regional contractors, specialist sub-contractors and client organisations. As well as operating nationally, they also have significant exposure to exciting international projects and working with clients across the globe.

A full client employer profile will be provided to applicants shortlisted for interview.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Salary: £65k - £80k (DOE)
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Pension
  • Medical and Life Insurance
  • Hybrid Working
  • Additional holidays for long service
  • Further education sponsorship
  • Professional fees paid

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