Senior Commercial Manager - France

Due to continued growth in France  we are now looking for an experienced individual who has an extensive grasp of the French market to drive our expansion forward. Ideally you will be UK trained with a main contractor, with a proven ability to win work.

You must be MRICS or possess an equivalent qualification such as the CIOB, with a minimum of 10 years post professional qualification experience as a quantity surveyor or commercial manager. You will have a working knowledge of construction dispute resolution with a particular focus in adjudication, arbitration and litigation. Further qualifications in dispute resolution, arbitration or adjudication will be a distinct advantage.


You will be a multifaceted individual with the following attributes and previous experience:

  • Fluent in written and oral French – able to hold business discussions
  • Strong professional, academic qualifications (preferably a legal qualification)
  • Major project experience
  • Experience of giving expert testimony and preferably have been cross examined
  • In depth knowledge of the arbitration, adjudication, mediation and preferably litigation processes
  • Seminar and conference speaking experience
  • Preparation of topical media and newsletter articles
  • Be open to add their experience and knowledge to our expert panel
  • Have the ability to effectively manage senior professional staff
  • Contribute to Expert Witness reports and testimony
  • Interpret and operate both standard form and bespoke contract procedures and mechanisms
  • Preparation of adjudication referral, response and reply documents and arbitration statements of claim and defence
  • Claim submission preparation, maintenance and defence, assisting with cause and effect schedules and commercial support and advice.
If you wish to apply for this vacancy then please apply with your detailed CV/Resume to njeffsconsult@systech-int.com quoting reference:


Nick Jeffs
+44 (0)20 7378 5734


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