Claims Consultant


South Africa











About Systech

Established in 1991, Systech continues to grow providing responsive, high quality multi-disciplinary services to support the delivery of major construction, infrastructure and energy projects. Our team of over 500 professionals deliver services over the full lifespan of projects – from bid to handover – from our offices across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas.


Systech have several exciting opportunities available to Claims Consultants who are interested in working on a rotational basis in South Africa. The role will be based in Johannesburg with regional travel occasionally required.

As a Claims Consultant, you will be responsible for providing clients with effective and accurate contractual and claims advice, based on detailed and thorough forensic examination and analysis of project information and data.

You will also be required to prepare and write formal quantum and commercial claims reports, working independently and with minimum supervision, to put forward reasoned, logical arguments to support claims events and assist with the presentation and negotiation of successful claims.


  • To ensure projects are delivered in accordance with the contract
  • Analysis of facts and evidence including records and notices
  • To give clients an honest appraisal of their contractual and commercial position
  • Advise clients on claims strategy, making recommendations on how our client’s specific claim objectives can be achieved
  • Preparation, negotiation and presentation of quantum, delay and disruption claims


  • British Degree (Preferably BSc in Quantity Surveying or similar, a 2:1 or higher ideally)
  • Have obtained MRICS and MCIArb membership status and/or a post-graduate legal qualification (LLM)
  • Able to work Single Status on an 11 & 2 rotation (working 11 weeks on and 2 weeks off, rotating back to the UK)
  • Minimum 10 years of major infrastructure project experience
  • Extensive knowledge of main standard forms of contract including NEC and JCT
  • Must be able to demonstrate the necessary experience and expertise in producing delay & disruption claims
  • Experience of dispute avoidance and resolution.
  • Have a strong interest in working throughout Africa in the dispute field for a British consultancy
  • UK passport holders preferred (preferable for foreign worker visa requirements) Other nationalities will be considered (visa restrictions may apply in some locations)
  • Must be mobile, flexible and have an excellent health record

For more information on this role or to discuss our other current opportunities, please contact the Recruitment Team at


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