Senior Quantum Consultant

Nilam Modhwadia
Work from Home
£70k - £90k DOE
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A London-based specialist consultancy providing a range of quantum and delay claims and disputes services to clients, is seeking a Senior Consultant to join their growing business.

This is a particularly well-paid role for a Senior Consultant role and could suit an experienced Senior Consultant already working in a specialist consultancy, who is looking for a pay-rise and/or more opportunities to act in lead roles.

Alternatively, it could be a fantastic opportunity for Quantity Surveyors who have extensive experience in claims and contract administration and some exposure to adjudications.

The client is a small but established business and are keen to provide more opportunities to candidates working at larger consultancies who are maybe not getting the exposure they feel they deserve.

Project Details

The client offers a range a service to their client base, including:

  • Expert witness & expert advisory services
  • Completing Commercial Reviews
  • Advocacy services/party representative
  • Claims & dispute management
  • Quantum analysis
  • Delay analysis
  • Contract & procurement advisory services
  • Project evaluation & recovery

Responsibilities and Duties

One of the key selling points for this role is the opportunities that you will be given to act in a senior/lead role on major disputes.

You will be required to sometimes act in a supporting role to the expert witness on larger disputes, however you will also be given ample opportunities to act is a lead role on smaller projects with a view to increasing your skills, experience and network within the legal sector to gain your own appointments in due course.

You will be reporting to the Managing Director, and completing expert work to feed into adjudications

Desired Skills and Experience

  • The client is seeking candidates with frequent exposure to contractual claims throughout their career to date.
  • This could be either working for a specialist claims / expert witness consultancy or potentially in a role for a contractor, consultancy or client organisation that had frequent exposure to claims and disputes.
  • Ideally a clear understanding of the adjudication process and the ability to manage the adjudication process on behalf of clients
  • A good understanding of construction law and the ability to advise clients management teams on their true contractual position
  • Excellent writing skills and be able to demonstrate your ability to write legal/contractual letters, as well as contribute to expert witness reports
  • Candidates from a successful commercial background are preferred by the client, however candidates with the necessary experience from engineering, project management and planning backgrounds will also be considered
  • Bright and ambitious by nature
  • Willing to take responsibility for some business development tasks and strive to generate business through new and existing clients. Success in this regard will be generously rewarded through the company’s bonus scheme

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • A relevant construction degree is essential
  • It would be preferred if candidates are dual qualified and hold a relevant construction law qualification such as an MSc or LLM in addition to a degree. Candidates working towards these, or similar qualifications will also be considered.
  • Professional membership to a reputable body such as the RICS or CIArb would be advantageous but is not essential.

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The client is a small but highly reputable specialist consultancy offering a variety of services to its clients based around quantum and delay disputes on construction and engineering projects in the UK and overseas.

The business owner is a reputable expert capable of being appointed as an expert on quantum and delay-orientated disputes. As an employer they offer flexible working opportunities.

They also take great pride in providing comprehensive support to staff in the advancement of their career.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

+ Competitive salary up to £90k (DOE)
+ Fully remote
+ Discretionary Bonus Scheme
+ Pension Scheme

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