Senior Quantum Consultant

Ref
MAX9886
Consultant
Nilam Modhwadia
Region
London
Location
London
Salary
Negotiable DOE
Job Posted
08/05/2024
Type
Permanent
Status
Live: Interviewing now

An exciting Senior Quantum Consultant job vacancy in the construction sector to join a large multidisciplinary consultancy in their Central London office.

The client in question can offer the opportunity to work on domestic and international projects and disputes, as well as offering industry leading training & support which will enhance and develop your delay analysis skills.

The successful candidate for this Quantum Consultant job will likely come from a Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management background, having gained experience with a contractor, sub-contractor or similar specialist claims and quantum consultancy. 

This role would suit ambitious Consultants currently working within quantum disputes, Quantum Senior Consultants as well as Quantity Surveyors who are seeking progression within disputes and can demonstrate significant claims and quantum experience on live projects/contracts.

Project Details

The client in question can offer the opportunity to work on domestic and international projects and disputes, as well as offering industry leading training & support which will enhance and develop your delay analysis skills.

The successful candidate for this Quantum Consultant job will likely come from a Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management background, having gained experience with a contractor, sub-contractor or similar specialist claims and quantum consultancy. 

This role would suit ambitious Consultants currently working within quantum disputes, Quantum Senior Consultants as well as Quantity Surveyors who are seeking progression within disputes and can demonstrate significant claims and quantum experience on live projects/contracts.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist with the preparation of claims for loss and expense and other contractual entitlements.
  • Assist with the preparation of adjudication documentation.
  • Assist clients, lawyers and counsel in developing its position where required
  • Review and assess contemporaneous project records to establish quantum associated with claims and/or disputes
  • Quantum Forensic analysis of tender, contract, and claims documentation
  • Be able to draft written reports, setting out process, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Support the drafting of detailed expert witness reports for use in formal dispute resolution proceedings
  • Critically analyse project and major programme performance, identifying root cause of those elements in distress
  • Providing strategic advice at all stages of the construction life cycle
  • Proactively manage cashflow.
  • Actively contribute to business development and supporting colleagues with project deliverables
  • Experience in developing and pursuing claims up or down the supply-chain
  • Undertaking research and development of emerging industry related technologies as well as keeping up with the developments within own technical area of expertise
  • Contribute to client meetings
  • Support and guide Junior staff working with you on specific tasks
  • Supporting the interface with the client and other consultants, at all project stages
  • Acting as an ambassador championing the Contract Services delivered by the consultancy in the industry.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years experience within a Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management background, preferably with a premium, major building or civil engineering contractor / subcontractor.
  • Experience of having worked on claims matters arising as a result of being a contractor or subcontractor's Senior QS or Project QS
  • Familiarity with claims and formal dispute proceedings.
  • Experience in adjudication from start to finish would be desirable but not essential.
  • Good knowledge of common contracts such as NEC and JCT & FIDIC
  • Knowledge of relevant applications and technologies in the quantity surveying, commercial management industry, for example BCIS, Cost-X, CEMAR
  • Strong report writing skills are essential and candidates who can demonstrate prior report writing evidence will be looked upon very positively.

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management or a similar degree in construction
  • Master’s degree in applicable construction specialism, highly preferable a construction law LLM or similar.
  • Ideally MRICS, MInstCES or equivalent qualified or working towards Chartership (not essential).

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company is one of the largest and most reputable consultancies with multiple offices throughout the UK. They provide a variety of advisory services to their clients in relation to claims and contractual issues, formal disputes such as adjudications and expert witness services.

They are a large consultancy with a corporate feel, yet a personal touch. They can offer excellent career prospects for candidates wanting to dedicate their career to claims and disputes related work.

You will receive regular performance and pay reviews and be supported to achieve relevant professional memberships and higher qualifications, such as an MSc in Construction Law.

The successful candidate will be able to advance their career through their dedicated mentoring programme offering an established range of learning and development options, and the opportunity to support the consultancy’s strategic objectives with the goal of becoming appointed as an Expert Witness.

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

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Competitive salary up to £68k (DOE)
  • Car allowance
  • 33 days holiday inclusive of 8 Bank holidays.
  • Pension scheme with the employer matching contributions up to 5%
  • Health insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Personal accident cover

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