Location: Melbourne, Australia
Date Posted: Sep 13, 2023
Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a leading independent global professional services firm, specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services. With more than 7,000 professionals based in locations across North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America, our firm excels in problem solving and value creation. Drawing on a strong operational heritage and hands-on-approach, our professionals work closely with organizations and stakeholders to help tackle complex business issues and maximize value.
Our Infrastructure and Capital Projects practice is comprised of over than 600 sector experts and specialized consultants across the Globe. We combine strategic and operational expertise with a deep technical knowledge to support developers, sponsors, lenders, and projects leader to select, structure, improve and execute Capital Projects in a more efficient and sustainable way.
We have recently expanded to Australia and are looking for a Manager specialising in Construction Claims to join our team and support clients in claims resolution and loss prevention
Activities and Responsibilities
Lead and oversee the execution of claims and dispute resolution projects within the infrastructure sector, ensuring accurate analysis, timely delivery, and effective client communication.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather, consolidate, and analyze data.
Develop and implement strategies for effectively presenting claims and resolving disputes, while adhering to industry best practices and relevant regulations.
Lead meetings and discussions with clients, stakeholders, and legal teams to communicate complex information and support dispute resolution processes.
Build and maintain strong relationships with clients in the infrastructure sector, providing valuable insights and guidance in dispute matters.
Participate in industry events and forums to expand professional networks and stay informed about industry developments.
Contribute to the identification of potential claims or disputes and work proactively to mitigate risks.
Bachelor's or master’s degree in Engineering, Law, Business, Accounting or a related field.
Proven experience in claims and dispute resolution within the infrastructure industry.
Extensive knowledge in best practices and methods of construction claim analysis
Strong analytical skills and the ability to synthesize complex information into actionable recommendations.
Proficiency in relevant software tools and platforms for claims and dispute resolution analysis.
Effective written and oral communication skills, tailored for interactions within the infrastructure and legal contexts.
Willingness to travel, as needed.
Understanding of relevant regulations and industry standards in the infrastructure sector.
Strong project management skills to oversee multiple projects simultaneously.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to articulate to senior members of target management, client representatives and colleagues
Highly analytical and problem-solving mind-set
Strong project management and negotiation skills
Deep business development and client management skills
Professional in style and exercises good judgment and decision-making
Motivated and effective in a fast-paced culture
A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.
It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor or any other characteristics in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.