An opportunity for a senior quantity surveyor to work for a leading global insurance consultancy. Our client is looking for a quantity surveyor with a contracting background that includes major building projects. You will be joining a team of experts drawn from the construction and engineering sectors who investigate, quantify and settle high value claims in the UK and internationally. This is a career role with a leading player, it offers progression, training and attractive remuneration and employment conditions from the outset. You will work in their major claims division establishing the cause and cost of professional indemnity claims effecting high-rise building, industrial, power & energy, ports, airports, rail and commercial projects.

About you: You should be a degree qualified quantity surveyor who has worked at a senior level for large UK contractors. Exposure to major building projects is essential. Claims experience is beneficial as is membership of the RICS. Most importantly is an even mix of technical, commercial and interpersonal skills. To enable you to apply your construction industry expertise to this sector you will undergo a period of on the job training and mentoring. An interest and ability to learn and develop is essential. A high standard of verbal and written communication is essential. The outcome of the losses you are adjusting will rely on the reports you prepare and the negotiations you conduct. You will need to present complex information in a way that can be understood by non-technical representatives of the insured and insurers, whilst ensuring it is robust enough to stand up to scrutiny.

This is a successful and growing business, the position offers variety and career options. Their workload is more consistent through the construction industry’s economic cycles providing a good level of security. Occasional, short overseas visits will be required.

To apply, or for more information simply email Lethaby & Cook’s civil engineering recruitment manager, Paul Cook at paul@lethabyandcook.co.uk , or call him on 020 8563 0596.