Senior Director - Quantum, Construction Solutions

Project Management
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About FTI Consulting:

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,600 employees located in 28 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.81 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2017. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

FTI Consulting continually strives to offer employees and eligible dependents, including domestic partners and eligible domestic partner children, a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please click here for more information.

FTI Consulting does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. FTI Consulting will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

About Forensic & Litigation Consulting:

The Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice at FTI Consulting provides multidisciplinary, independent dispute advisory, investigative, data acquisition/analysis and forensic accounting services to the global business and legal community. Our team supports clients facing high stakes litigation, arbitration and compliance investigations, and regulatory scrutiny.

About The Opportunity:

FTI Consulting Construction Solutions is a leading global provider of commercial management, risk-based advisory, dispute resolution services and strategic communications counsel on complex projects across all construction and engineering industries. Our professionals are industry leaders who understand technical, business, regulatory and legal matters and are seasoned in giving expert testimony. They represent top talent across disciplines, including engineers, architects, accountants, quantity surveyors, planning and scheduling specialists, cost engineers, project managers and strategic communications professionals.

We offer advice on contractual, technical, commercial and management matters, including:

  • Investigation of entitlement and quantification of time and money claims
  • Preparation of expert reports and expert testimony
  • Assisting with commercial management on large infrastructure projects
  • Consulting services related to delivery and execution of capital programs


What you’ll be doing…

  • Research and analyze project documents, construction cost data and accounts to identify and quantify claims for additional costs and damages
  • Perform detailed cost analyses related to prolongation, disruption, acceleration, delay mitigation, lost productivity, overheads, and loss of profit
  • Prepare high quality and substantiated construction claim reports and expert witness reports
  • Review and analyze claims submitted by opposing experts or consultants 
  • Present findings at meetings and dispute resolution hearings
  • Assist owners or contractors with the commercial management of large projects to ensure contract compliance, implementation of cost monitoring systems, and project controls
  • Implement or assist with corrective action plans related to the “recovery” of large capital projects
  • Use and develop project specific financial models and tools
  • Recruit, train, and mentor professionals who specialize in construction industry consulting and related litigation support
  • Engage in business development activities

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Accounting or Quantity Surveying
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in construction industry, preferably focused on dispute resolution
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and MS Project
  • Experienced in preparing quantum claims and/or expert reports


Preferred Skills:

  • Previous testimony experience or strong desire to testify
  • Ability to review and analyze contractors’ project costs
  • High level of quantitative and qualitative research and analytical skills
  • High level of proficiency with Excel, report writing and presentation using charts/graphics
  • Understanding of CPM delay analysis, and experience with scheduling software (e.g. Primavera)
  • One or more of the following certifications: licensed professional engineer (PE), certified public accountant (CPA), or professional/chartered quantity surveyor (PQS) or (RICS)
  • Exhibits a strong executive presence and have a high level of interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Proactive individual with strong drive, ambition, and enthusiasm
  • Able to delegate and supervise the work of others
  • Experience in business development activities
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize changing work loads
  • Ability to work independently, exercise good judgment, and be resourceful
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Professional, confident demeanor and appearance
  • Capable of defending positions with rational arguments
  • Team player with positive and energetic attitude


Position Classification: Exempt




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