Claims Director – Japan

About Systech
Established in 1991, Systech International 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. We have an established and growing client base in Japan and Korea. Our dispute assignments can range from short-term, one-off independent claim reviews to advising on major, long-term disputes, involving large teams. Currently, Systech is appointed on a number of major international project disputes, which include some of the largest construction disputes in the world.
Systech constantly aims to provide its clients with the best service possible. So, to support our growing client base, Systech is looking to appoint a Claims Director to manage disputes and develop dispute strategies on behalf of our clients, through to successful resolution in Japan and Korea. We are seeking an independent thinker and claims strategist with excellent contractual knowledge who will provide commercially viable, winning solutions in support of our clients’ dispute strategy position. You will be working closely with our clients, writing claims narrative and drafting formal reports, assembling documentary evidence and coordinating team members in investigations, evidence gathering and preparing evidence gathering.
  • 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
  • Must have a strong interest in working overseas for a British consultancy
  • British Degree (preferably BSc degree in Quantity Surveying)
  • Have obtained MRICS and MCIArb membership status and/or a post-graduate legal qualification (LLM)
  • Minimum 10 years' international major infrastructure project experience
  • UK passport holders preferred (preferable for foreign worker visa requirements) other nationalities will be considered (visa restrictions may apply in some locations)
  • Able to work single status with 30 days of leave per year
  • Must be mobile, flexible and have an excellent health record
The Claims Director position is offered on a single status basis and with an excellent package, including expat level remuneration, accommodation and benefits for the right individual. For more information or to discuss available opportunities at Systech International, in the UK or globally, please contact Lloyd Rayment (Group Head of Recruitment) via: / 0207 940 7656

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