Director Forensic Planner – South Africa

Systech International is a highly successful, privately owned, consultancy business with a 25-year track record in the niche market of construction claims and dispute management. Systech’s headquarters are in London and it employs 500+ staff through a network of regional and branch offices, worldwide.
Systech is currently appointed on projects around the world working mainly in the power, rail, civils, and large infrastructure sectors. Our assignments range from short-term claim reviews to carrying out detailed forensic analysis to establish cause and effect of events, advising and supporting contractors in negotiations as well as lengthier and involved dispute processes.
To grow and develop this highly successful business Systech is seeking an experienced and talented Director Forensic Planner to be based in RSA, who can demonstrate an excellent track record in preparing and writing claims for contractors, to work full-time and become part of the dispute management team. Candidate Requirements:
  • Have a strong interest in working in South Africa in the dispute field for a British company
  • Must have experience preparing expert reports
  • Preferably have managed teams of delay analysts
  • Be flexible to travel occasionally
  • UK passport holders preferred (preferable for foreign worker visa requirements) Other nationalities will be considered (visa restrictions may apply in some locations)
  • Preferably degree qualified in a construction related subject with at least 10+ years in construction or engineering and having prior experience as a Delay Analyst/Claims Planner
  • Be able to demonstrate a successful career to date in claims and dispute related work including various methods of forensic delay analysis
  • Have excellent P6 skills
  • Able to work Single Status on an 11 & 2 rotation (working 11 weeks on and 2 weeks off, rotating back to the UK)
  • Mobile and flexible
  • Excellent health record
Salary: Systech offers an excellent package – including above market remuneration, benefits, bonuses, overtime, medical cover - 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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