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Quantum Director, Construction Disputes

Posted 9 days ago

  • Whitehall, Greater London
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 3 months
DescriptionAlvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a leading independent professional services firm with more than $2+ billion in revenues, +8,000 staff and over 70 offices worldwide. Specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services, A&M draws on a strong operational heritage, hands-on-approach and relentless focus on execution and results.The TeamWithin A&M, a specialist team is being assembled in EMEA to provide Quantum, Delay and Technical Expert Witness advisory services to the Construction industry. Our newly created Construction Disputes team will support clients and work with law firms to provide expert advisory and expert support in construction claims and dispute matters.Building on our reputation for high quality work in a non-Audit environment and an approach characterised by a high level of objectivity, diligence, and intensive analysis, our Construction Disputes team benefits from the backing of our global Disputes & Investigations team and close collaboration with our highly successful Turnaround and Restructuring teams. We are uniquely placed to provide end to end support the Construction industry on every aspect of a Dispute.The Role and ResponsibilitiesWe are looking for a Quantum specialist at Director level in London to work closely with the Quantum Lead on arbitration and adjudication work nationally and across EMEA. You will:Provide specialist expert quantum opinion and contractual advice in all aspects of construction delay and disruption mattersPrepare analysis and expert reports for complex, high value arbitration and litigation proceedings Prepare expert testimony on Quantum dispute matters as required and work towards providing expert testimony in a live legal contextDeliver Expert Quantum analysis work Work with the delay expert team on disputes and business development and management.The successful appointee will play a key part in the further development of the practice, with emphasis on thought leadership as well as practice and business development.The RequirementsYou must be a chartered quantity surveyor with experience of large scale, complex construction disputes and be experienced in litigation and arbitration procedures. Ideally, you will be working in Quantum in a similar Construction Disputes business and have a blend of the following experience:assessing and quantifying contractual claims and working in the construction industryperforming detailed Quantum forensic analysis and comfortable handling large data setsdrafting technical and expert reports, and proposals and white papersproducing clear concise opinions on matters in dispute leading to the production of CPR 35 compliant reportsunderstanding all methods of alternative dispute resolution.Additionally, you must be:highly analytical and known for your attention to detaila skilled communicator (written and verbal) with exceptional report writing skills; fluency in English is essentialIT proficient - Excel and PowerPoint are essential;Degree educated in Engineering, Construction Management or Quantity Surveying plus qualified or equivalent chartered surveyor.Your Personal StyleAble to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.Objective with fact-based approach to problem solving.Hands-on and non-hierarchical operator relating well at all levels and cultures.Driven by values and integrity, a straight talker, building confidence and leading by example.Able to balance a high-level view with detail.Autonomous – Alvarez & Marsal has a flat structure with a self-sufficient culture.Entrepreneurial spirit.Why join A&M?A&M is a fast-paced environment with a highly dynamic culture that emphasizes diversity and inclusion. We empower, coach and mentor our people and endorse meritocracy to develop skilled consultants who will grow with A&M to deliver tangible results and build long-lasting relationships, internally and externally. Our entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who positively impact our clients and shape our industry.The collaborative, supportive environment and engaging work guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.