Senior Quantum Consultant

Ref
MAX9550
Consultant
Steve Thomas
Region
North and Scotland
Location
Darlington, County Durham
Salary
cGBP£65k - £80k
Job Posted
19/02/2024
Type
Permanent
Status
Live: Interviewing now

A long established, UK based claims and dispute resolution consultancy is seeking a Senior Quantum Consultant who can carry out claims and quantum analysis based from their regional office in Darlington, County Durham.

The successful candidate for this Senior Quantum Consultant job will likely come from a Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management background, having gained experience with a contractor or similar specialist claims and quantum consultancy.  They will have experience of working closely with in-house and/or external legal teams to manage the adjudication process.

In return for your hard work as a Senior Quantum Consultant, you will enjoy working for a growing, reputable specialist claims and adjudication consultancy in Darlington, County Durham, 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. Some clients are based in London and you will have to visit there for meetings and seminars & networking from time to time.

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 in Darlington, County Durham 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.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A successful career working as a Quantity Surveyor, Commercial Manager or similar, for reputable employers, quite possibly a top 10 UK building or civil engineering contractor or large subcontractor either in London, across the UK or more locally to the Darlington, County Durham area.
  • 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 alternative
  • Good knowledge of common contracts such as NEC and JCT & NEC
  • Strong reports writing skills are essential and candidates who can demonstrate prior report writing evidence will be looked upon very positively

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

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

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company is a reputable, established claims and dispute resolution consultancy with multiple offices across the UK.

They have a growing team of experienced quantum and delay, claims and disputes consultants and a prestigious client base, predominantly of building and civil engineering main contractors and subcontractors as well as housing developers and client organisations.

With a growing office in Darlington, County Durham, and in London, there are opportunities to join a highly professional team and progress your career in claims and disputes.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

£65k - £75k
+ Private Healthcare
+ Bonus
+ Professional fees paid
+ Annual pay review
+ Pension

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