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Quantum Director

Our client is a leading international consultancy, with a large operation across the middle east. They have a requirement for a Regional Director – Quantum to be based in the UAE. Ideal candidates for this position will have 20+ years’ experience on high value quantum claims, for a diverse range of prestigious projects in the Middle east. Candidates applying for this position must have a minimum of 10 years Middle East experience and must have acted as a testifying witness in court at least 3 times.

Responsibilities

  • Take appointments as a testified quantum expert, on all matters of quantum.
  • Prepare expert advice, reports and presentations.
  • Prepare proposals for cost claims in regards to time and resources.
  • Prepare dispute resolution advice and assistance, including arbitrations, mediations and other ADR procedures.
  • Undertake forensic investigation into delays.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Undertake risk/claim assessment and manage/advise on dispute avoidance.
  • Provide proactive recommendations and advice on how to avoid additional costs/minimise the costs of legitimate claims.
  • Monitor commercial trends to identify opportunities/risks in the market.
  • Contribute to legal/contractual publications for the claims management and dispute resolution services.
  • Actively manage the elimination of risk and provide early warning to technical and senior manager of any contractual/commercial problems arising and give recommendations as per relevant project contract.
  • Recommend new procedures where necessary and actively participate in the delay analysis process.
  • Seek, develop, and maintain work for the team, creating steady growth in turnover.
  • Actively achieve prompt production of the appropriate submission/response containing arguments that are well rehearsed contractually based principles, detailed assessments of quantum that clearly identify cause and effect.
  • Develop and maintain benchmarking data. Prepare and execute contracts and secure supplemental agreements and variations as required.

The Requirements:

  • BSc Quantity Surveying preferred
  • Diverse quantum claims experience (Oil & Gas, Buildings, Infrastructure)
  • 20 years’ post graduate experience in professional claims preparation (quantum)
  • 10 years GCC experience
  • Must have testified in court/arbitration hearings at least 3 or more times

Approx. 80K per month plus benefits (negotiable)

Quantum Director

United Arab Emirates
Permanent
Director
£200,000 - £249,999

Published on 3 Dec 2019