Industry Type: Consulting / Project / Construction
Posted Date: 12-Jul-16
Job Description & Candidate Profile
The company is currently looking to recruit new PAD Managers / Sr. Managers with experience and expertise in the delivery of large scale projects. They will show an aptitude to work in the dispute resolution process of large projects and in particular, on the delay and quantum issues. In addition, they will also contribute to Company’s Transactions, Litigation or Decision Support service lines.
In carrying out work on engagements, the PAD Managers will work with, and under the direction of, the Partner / Director in charge and will have the following main responsibilities:
ensuring that all data necessary is both available and reliable for the Partner / Director to make decisions;
be a direct contributor to the achievement of the targets and production of work products including research, forensic investigation and report writing etc. associated with the engagement;
contribute to the definition of deliverables, required work plan and methodology as well as assisting in the organisation and management of other project staff;
direct and/or supervise the work of other project staff involved in the engagement;
communicate regularly with the Partner / Director in charge regarding the progress of the analysis and the difficulties encountered etc.;
where the engagement involves multiple internal service lines liaise and collaborate with other team members and/or the Partners / Directors involved;
develop and maintain a working relationship with the client and/or instructing law firm;
show an ability and willingness to learn from others, and to develop / train less experienced staff;
contribute to the recruitment and retention of talent;
contribute to the economic monitoring of the engagements on which he/she is involved;
contribute to the feedback mechanism within the organisation for the development of PAD skills across all geographies; and
assist the Partner / Director in business development activities such as developing commercial proposals for potential engagements etc.
A minimum of an engineering degree from a recognised University or other relevant qualification with a consistently good academic record;
Past experience of working on engineering, construction, manufacturing, energy or oil and gas projects for a minimum of 10-12 years, where he/she was involved in at least one of the following areas;
Planning / project controls;
Quantity surveying / cost control; and
Contract management / administration.
An interest in the discipline of delay and/or quantum forensic analysis;
A desire to develop academically, technically and professionally;
An ability to manage and motivate others.
A personality aligned with the entrepreneurial culture of the Company, and they will need to show the spirit of sharing and guidance for others;
Possess strong intellectual curiosity and ability to find solutions;
Must have great attention to detail;
Must show courage, loyalty, ethics and rigor and be humble and respectful of others;
Must have very good written and verbal communication skills and in particular an ability to produce reports written in English and an ability to make convincing presentations;
A strong ability to perform in a consulting firm structure within which the hierarchy will be considered secondary to an individual’s capabilities and complementary skills;
Prepared to travel frequently outside of India; and
Very good Indian regional language skills.
Working towards a relevant higher degree or qualification i.e. MSc, MBA or LLM etc.
Working towards obtaining full corporate membership of a professional institution i.e. ICE, RICS or CIOB etc.
Previous experience of working on construction or engineering disputes in litigation and/or arbitration.
Previous experience of assisting an independent expert witness.
Other languages such as French, Spanish or Italian written and oral skills.