Manager, Construction Delay & Damages at Secretariat Advisors LLC in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in General Business 19 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Job Description:

ABOUT THE FIRM

Secretariat professionals are trusted in the highest-stakes legal, risk, and regulatory matters around the world.

When you join Secretariat, you become part of a rapidly growing elite team of bright minds and passionate problem-solvers. Your skills and expertise will be utilized on day one - working with the world's most renowned law firms, leading corporations, and influential institutions to answer complex questions that shape critical financial, economic, and strategic business decisions.

Our globally integrated teams are united by the ambition, energy, and commitment they bring to every challenge. We inspire and empower an open, collaborative culture that embraces ongoing professional development, recognition, diversity, and - most importantly - you.

Make your impact at Secretariat.

ABOUT Our Construction Delay team

When it comes to understanding the details that have an impact on costly and disruptive construction delays, we have built a reputation that stands above all with decades of experience as engineers, project managers, architects, schedulers, and accountants. Our team is trusted for their sophisticated delay analysis involved in the biggest projects developed around the world, including notable buildings, infrastructure, power & utilities, and oil & gas works. That's why our team was honored as Who's Who Legal's Construction Expert Witness Firm of the Year for 2023.

RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Research and fact-finding

    • Supervise and manage staff in reviewing technical and non-technical documentation (construction schedules, blueprints and technical engineering drawing, reports, correspondence, market data, weather reports, financial data, etc.) to identify key details and metrics used to develop expert reports.

    • Through research, develop keen understanding of all relevant information pertaining to disputes regarding largescale construction projects



  • Detailed data analysis

    • The ability to work, supervise, and manage staff to develop and complete client deliverables

    • Review large datasets using multiple analytical methods and tools for efficient analysis

    • Prepare detailed, comprehensive analysis, narratives, presentation and other deliverables for clients



  • Quantification of delays and damages

    • Analyze project schedules to identify and quantify schedule delays

    • Identify labor inefficiencies and analysis of loss of labour productivity claims

    • Analyze project costs and areas of construction cost growth

    • Assist in drafting expert reports, presentations, and other deliverables to clients

    • Clearly and concisely present findings to clients, when applicable



  • Management
    • Manage facets of small to medium sized engagements, or components of large engagements, including staff supervision, client interaction and relationship building.


  • Business Development
    • Assist in the creation of proposals, client presentations, and other business development activities as needed


QUALIFICATIONS


  • Bachelor's degree in building construction, engineering, or related field; Master's degree preferred

  • 4-8 years experience working in a relevant construction project management, scheduling, or cost controls capacity

  • Strong skills using relevant software tools: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

  • Experience with construction scheduling programs (Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project)

  • Experience with construction claims and disputes, including mediation, arbitration, or litigation

  • Ability to travel as needed (generally under 25% but may vary)

  • Technical knowledge and experience with applying industry-accepted standards and forensic schedule analysis techniques (e.g., AACE International, Society of Construction Law)

  • Excellent written and verbal skills including experience (ability to write and conduct business in English)

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as a member of a team

  • Flexible, creative problem-solving skills

Secretariat is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Secretariat is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.





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