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Claims Director/Partner

Reference: JSGAVT260209
Location: South West England
Salary: £85000 to £140000
Job Type: Permanent
Job Sector: Construction
Date Posted: 17/06/2009
Recruiter: Gold
Benefits: per annum + car, pension, performance bonus

A highly respected and leading international claims consultancy are seeking a Partner to join their reputable Claims and Dispute Resolution, Legal team to be based in Bristol, working on capital projects with a proposed package of between £90,000 and £170,000.

Our client currently holds a leading position in the competitive global claims market, in supplying expert legal services to a variety of employers, contractors and legal Practices. Our client specialises on projects across various sectors including defence, m&e, oil & gas, build, civils, nuclear, petrochemical and rail ranging in value from £200,000 - £5billion on a global scale.

Role satisfaction and recognition is at the forefront of every expansion plan put into place. Recently voted as one of the top ten global consultancies to work for, they offer the most competitive packages in the market, the chance for each employee to work on cross-sectored dynamic projects, a close and sociable working environment and the chance to expand on ones skill base with training offered on a frequent basis. Good work and dedication is recognised within this firm and success is most certainly rewarded, with bonuses ranging from between 20 and 40% of the annual salary.
Due to high-volumes of repeat business, a rising market share and an increasing desire to be closer to their clients, this establishment is looking to add a Claims Partner to their already established London claims team.

The position involves:
   » Man-management and team development
   » Staff training
   » Managing results by effective use of KPI's
   » Business development and sales
   » Expert report writing
   » Working on Adjudication and Arbitration
   » Controlling, management, investigation, negotiation and settlement of claims for cross-sectored capital projects both in the UK and overseas
   » International travel
   » Representing the company at industry seminars and networking events
Requirements for perspective candidates include:
   » A relevant qualification in either engineering or quantity surveying
   » A second degree or masters will be an advantage
   » Membership to either, CIOB, RICS and if possible the CIARB
   » A proven management track-record
   » A core knowledge of the UK market
   » Experience in generating a fee-earning income and developing business via taking on new clients
   » Must have experience working with both Consultancies and Contractors
   » Must have a core sales attitude and great business mentality
   » Experience working on capital projects is essential
   » Will be willing to travel overseas
   » Experience working as an Expert Witness will be an advantage, as will experience representing clients in Adjudication and Arbitration
   » A charismatic, career motivated and passionate approach is essential
   » A valid UK working visa
This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our Website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business.

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