Junior Consultant and/or Consultant

Responsibilities and Duties

The junior Consultant will have the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of the London Dispute Team’s service provisions, both quantum and delay and both during the pre- and post-crystallisation stages. Depending on the size, nature and complexity of the commission, the Junior Consultant will be expected to either assist the commission team or work alone on discrete tasks, with support, as and when required. The Junior Consultant will assist in the quantification of claims for costs and damages and will be able to provide clearly presented work and provide or assist in the provision of written reports in support of their findings.

The junior Consultant will have opportunities to work with teams in the preparation of Expert reports. The Junior Consultant would generally be to assist in evidence gathering, data collection, and quantification of the claims arising, but would also have the opportunity to assist with the drafting of the Expert reports. It is expected that the Junior Consultant will be driven and self-motivated and will be able to provide support to the Senior Consultants and Associate Directors.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Some knowledge of, or a desire to be active in, the construction industry
  • Possibly technical experience in Quantity Surveying or Project Planning
  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Articulate and enthusiastic
  • Self-driven, determined with a strong sense of personal responsibility
  • You will probably have an inquisitive and analytical mind and be able to demonstrate good problem-solving skills
  • Strong IT skills

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a track record in their current chosen career or have successfully completed a degree. DGA encourages and supports academic study and will provide a structured career development plan for the successful candidate.