Director - Contract and Quantum Expert

Currie & Brown is currently looking for a contract and quantum expert who meets the following requirements:

  • Experienced contract specialist/quantity surveyor with experience of acting as an expert witness in litigation and arbitration proceedings
  • Established quantum expert recognised and recommended by leading construction lawyers
  • Knowledge of ADR methodology
  • Ability to receive initial client brief and manage commission to completion with minimal supervision
  • Ability to identify client targets and develop new business
  • Good technical report writing, client-facing and communication skills
  • Strong IT skills (Primavera, Power projects, AutoCAD, NBS, MS Project, Outlook, Word, Excel and other bespoke software)
  • Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute
  • A team player with a 'can-do' attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, respectful and flexible

The successful candidate will be part of a dispute resolution team covering primarily London and the South-East, dealing with all aspects of delay and disruption matters in connection with dispute resolution services across the private and public sectors. S/he will lead Quantum experts in generating a high standard of service delivery, achieving successful outcomes for our clients, capturing and sharing knowledge across projects, enhancing our culture of innovation and reinforcing our reputation as preferred service provider.

Working in this role will involve delivery of dispute resolution services profitably and on time to a wide range of clients. The role will cover the full spectrum of dispute resolution services, including adjudication, mediation, litigation, arbitration and general contract professional services in supporting the UK business units.

Responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

  • Reviewing construction contracts
  • Analysing causation of disputes
  • Forming outline opinion and dispute resolution strategy for all types of construction projects and implementing same when approved by client
  • Producing CPR-compliant expert reports
  • Managing sub-consultants and contractors
  • Managing and delivering other services, such as delay analysis, as appropriate to the commission
  • Providing opinion as to contractors' entitlement to value of variations/extensions of time
  • Drafting amendments to contracts
  • Managing profit and loss of allocated commissions
  • Undertaking business development
  • Building and managing a dedicated contract solutions quantum team

Currie & Brown is one of the world's leading physical assets management and construction consultancies, dedicated to advising clients in respect of the management and utilisation of their physical assets, and is differentiated by innovation, expertise and experience.

With principal offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, New York and Shanghai, we operate in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, India and the Middle East.

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