Currie Brown Recruitment 2016



GROUP RISK AND COMPLIANCE DIRECTOR

Location: United Kingdom
Job Description:
  • Business risk management: establishing and maintaining a robust business risk management process across the business
  • Governance framework: establishing and maintaining a comprehensive governance framework that reflects the key business risks and defines appropriate policies, procedures and controls to mitigate those risks; ensuring that controls are true to Currie & Brown’s ethical standards and are also practical and efficient for the business
  • Compliance and ethical query management: responding to queries arising from the business and providing pragmatic advice on compliance and ethical-related challenges
  • Ongoing regulatory compliance: evaluating new compliance requirements and how they impact on the business
  • Internal audit: establishing and operating an effective internal audit function to provide assurance to the board
  • Operational interface: maintaining a close liaison with the operational business and support services; evaluating new venture proposals from a risk and compliance perspective
  • Whistleblowing: managing the company's whistleblowing service and investigating any arising reports
  • Reporting: providing management reports to the chief executive officer
  • Leadership and improvement: promoting a culture of transparency and compliance across the business; seeking to continually improve the governance framework drawing in external best practice and internal lessons learned
Job Requirements:
  • Degree holder (or equivalent level qualification)
  • Relevant compliance/audit qualification/s will be an advantage
  • Unquestionably high ethical standards
  • Knowledge of risk management, governance arrangements, control procedures and audit processes
  • Investigatory abilities and strength of conviction to challenge any practices that do not align with the company’s ethical standards and controls
  • Ability to engage with the business, understand needs and deliver pragmatic solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Project and change management skills
  • Organised and logical approach to work and problem-solving
  • Experience of the construction industry and/or professional services delivery is highly desirable
  • International experience is highly desirable
  • Spanish, Mandarin or Cantonese language skills will be an advantage




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M&E PROJECT MANAGER

Location: United Kingdom
Job Description:
  • Currie & Brown is currently looking for an experienced hands-on M&E project manager with experience of delivering construction build and fit-out projects. There are a number of additional potential projects planned for the next few months resulting in a need to recruit an M&E project manager to join our successful team.
  • The role will be to support key clients and will involve travel within the M25, so the right candidate must be mobile and be prepared for regular travel.
  • Along with strong M&E and client-facing interpersonal skills, a working knowledge of data centres would be desirable. Having the necessary skills and experience to work in the pharmaceutical sector and/or any experience in healthcare would also be useful. Good M&E experience in other sectors, however, is also welcomed.
Job Requirements:
  • Preferably APMP, MRICS or MCIOB
  • Data centre, high-tech or pharma sector experience desirable but not essential
  • Good working knowledge of M&E services




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M&E QUANTITY SURVEYOR

Location: United Kingdom
Job Description:
Currie & Brown is currently looking for an experienced hands-on M&E quantity surveyor with experience of delivering construction build and fit-out projects. There are a number of additional potential projects planned for the next few months resulting in a need to recruit an M&E cost manager to join our successful.
The role will be to support key clients and will involve travel within the M25, so the right candidate must be mobile and be prepared for regular travel.
Along with strong M&E and client-facing interpersonal skills, a working knowledge of data centres would be desirable. Having the necessary skills and experience to work in the pharmaceutical sector and/or experience in healthcare would also be useful. Good M&E experience in other sectors, however, is also welcomed.
As the role could cover several client sites within the M25 the office base location is flexible but the successful candidate would ideally be based in either our London, Milton Keynes or Haywards Heath office.
Job Requirements:
  • MRICS desirable but not essential
  • Data centre, high-tech or pharma sector experience desirable but not essential
  • Good working knowledge of M&E services
  • Flexibility to travel

PRINCIPAL DESIGNER

Location: United Kingdom
Job Description:
  • Attending project design and progress meetings, being well-presented and articulate at all times
  • Compiling and issuing reports and recommendations compliant with current construction regulations and best practices
  • Responding to client and contractor queries quickly and accurately
  • Undertaking invoicing and financial management for projects
  • Maintaining competence through regular CPD
  • Generating new CDM work
Job Requirements:
  • APS-registered IMaPS Principal Designer
  • Full working knowledge of CDM2015 Regulations and strong working knowledge of construction-associated regulations eg HASAWA, RIDDOR, COSHH etc
  • Minimum of 5-10 years’ CDM experience, ideally with construction design and project running
  • Ability to run multiple projects (£50k-£20m) simultaneously, meeting client timetables, deadlines and requirements
  • Fully competent in undertaking construction site safety inspections
  • Ability to self-organise and self-motivate
  • Ability to travel at short notice and to be flexible with working hours
  • Commercially astute

PRINCIPAL DESIGNER/CDMC

Location: United Kingdom
Job Description:
  • We are currently looking for experienced professionals and qualified in the combined disciplines of CDM co-ordination and cost management/building surveying to join our professional CDM and cost management teams. The successful applicant will work on prestigious projects throughout the country.
  • Industry experience preferred: pharmaceuticals, education, health, government, oil, gas and corporate property.
Job Requirements:
  • Professional degree and/or relevant qualification in a construction-related subject
  • Membership of an appropriate professional organisation, eg CIOB, RIBA, RICS, ICE, IOSH, etc
  • Registered membership of the Association for Project Safety or ICS

SENIOR BUILDING SURVEYOR

Location: United Kingdom
Job Description:
  • Delivering projects, commissions and professional assignments
  • Assuming a leading role in setting objectives and priorities, working as a proactive team player
  • Maintaining effective communication to ensure all information is available for the successful completion of projects and liaising with other managers to ensure efficient financial control
  • Delivering all work outputs in an accurately and timely manner
  • Representing the company in a professional and diligent manner; meeting, negotiating and corresponding with clients to form strong working relationships in true partnership
  • IT skills (AutoCAD, NBS, MS Project, Outlook, Word, Excel and other bespoke software)
Job Requirements:
  • BSc in building surveying or equivalent
  • Membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
  • A minimum of 3 years’ technical delivery experience gained within a global construction consultancy
  • Significant exposure to, and good working relations with, private and public sector clients
  • Well-developed skills in the areas of surveys, refurbishment, repairs and maintenance
  • Good technical writing, client-facing and communication skills (both internal and external)
  • Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute
  • A team player with a ‘can do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, respectful and flexible

TEAM CO-ORDINATOR

Location: United Kingdom
Job Description:
  • General office management for the team
  • Filing, archiving and maintaining the office
  • Managing and booking travel for the team
  • Credit card management
  • Processing expenses and invoices for the team
  • Providing PA support to senior individuals in the team
  • Arranging internal and external meetings
  • Maintaining client intelligence information
  • Maintaining and updating a bank of CVs
  • Assisting with submissions and business development activities and providing support to the marketing team as required
  • Entering information about new opportunities in Agresso
  • Ensuring project information is fully completed and up-to-date
  • Maintaining sub-consultant and supplier information
Job Requirements:
  • Be approachable at all times
  • Be keen to learn and adapt to new environments
  • Have strong IT skills and be proficient in all MS Office packages
  • Have excellent time management and prioritisation skills
  • Be resilient and determined
  • Experience of the Agresso system is desirable

TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

Location: United Kingdom
Job Description:
  • Technical advice/delivery of every aspect of PFI/PPP and/or structured finance procurement
  • Construction and operational process including pre- and post-financial close reports and monitoring
  • Analysis and risk identification of project/finance documents
  • Design reviews and commentary
  • Assessment of funding
  • Analysis of programme/delivery models
  • Construction monitoring
  • Post-construction/operational reviews and reporting including variations, contract changes, etc

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT CONTROLS MANAGER

Location: United States
Job Description:
  • Project estimating, cost engineering and significant interfacing with Procurement, Scheduling and Finance/Accounting when appropriate
  • Participating in business development and management of new projects for cost consulting
  • Supporting RFP responses, forecasting resources required for proposals, preparation of proposals and leading negotiations
  • Supporting client account management, monthly invoicing and purchase order management
  • Preparing and leading project cost estimates from initial concept through various stages of development, using past experience, historical data and parametric ratios
  • Effectively communicating and presenting estimate details to internal and external stakeholders
  • Establishing new and maintaining current estimating tools, methods and databases used
Job Requirements:
  • Specific experience managing the project controls of complex capital projects
  • Ability to add value as a working manager with great team building skills
  • 5-7 years of experience, including management experience
  • Experience as a quantity surveyor will be an advantage
  • Experience in life science/laboratory/pharmaceutical sectors will be an advantage
  • Strong self-management skills, requiring minimal supervision
  • Good time management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft suite with specific experience in using Excel
  • Desire to lead, mentor and develop a successful team
  • Open to learning new skills

PROJECT MANAGER

Location: United States
Job Description:
  • Manage to completion (including qualification) projects, on time and within budget
  • Coordinate all necessary resources through end of projects
  • Coordinate update of project schedules
  • Take responsibility for project management and financial management of projects
  • Execute scope of work with minimum interruption to existing facility operations
  • Report on project progress and risks
  • Report into client's senior project managers
  • Actively participate in project coordination, contractor and scheduling meetings
  • Coordinate projects with all necessary health and safety requirements
  • Coordinate development of project cost estimates at different funding gates
  • Work with purchasing group to obtain pricing from contractors, vendors and suppliers
  • Liaise with clients end users and non-construction persons within client's organization
Job Requirements:
  • Ability to coordinate construction of projects in accordance with plans, specifications and current necessary standards/regulations
  • Ability to build technically challenging projects while acting as primary contact for projects and maintaining working relationships with owners, architects, vendors and governing authorities
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, and act with integrity
  • Strong professional interpersonal skills and appreciation of challenges involved with working within a client’s office environment
  • Good understanding of common corporate Microsoft tools
  • Good time management and organizational skills - the ability to plan work and prioritize
  • PMP or similar qualifications an advantage
  • Experience of working in pharmaceutical, biotech, oil and gas and hi-tech industries preferred
  • Ability to ensure solutions are consistent with client's organizational objectives

ASSISTANT COST MANAGER

Location: MIDDLE EAST
Job Description:
  • Currie & Brown has a range of opportunities within the Middle East region and is currently looking for an assistant cost manager/quantity surveyor to work on a prestigious build project in Dubai.
  • We are looking for well-rounded individuals with experience of providing PQS services to a wide range of clients.
  • The successful candidate will be supporting project leaders in generating a high standard of service delivery, achieving successful outcomes for our clients, capturing and sharing knowledge across projects, enhancing our culture of innovation and reinforcing our reputation as a preferred service provider.
  • This will be an extremely rewarding role working for a company with excellent growth plans in the Middle East
Job Requirements:
  • RICS accredited BSc degree in quantity surveying or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years’ technical delivery experience gained within a global construction consultancy
  • Full post-contract services (measurement a must) with hospitality and leisure experience
  • Middle East experience is essential
  • Well organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute
  • Excellent oral and written communication with strong measurement skills
  • A team player with a ‘can do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, and flexible
COST MANAGERS
Location: MIDDLE EAST
Job Description:
  • Taking direction from the senior quantity surveyor (SQS)
  • Supporting the SQS in the project deliverables and work flow
  • Assisting with project cancellations and terminations, variations, evaluations, detailed final account measurements and claims
  • Undertaking and quantifying commercial evaluations of several projects (across various sectors) for cancellation
  • Providing high-level assessments and quantifications
  • Maintaining effective communication to ensure that all information is available for the successful completion of projects; liaising with other managers to ensure efficient financial control
  • Delivering all work outputs in an accurately and timely manner
  • Representing the company in a professional and diligent manner; meeting, negotiating and corresponding with clients to form strong working relationships in true partnership
Job Requirements:
  • BSc degree in quantity surveying or equivalent
  • A minimum of 5 years’ technical delivery experience gained within a global construction consultancy
  • Middle East experience
  • Must have pre- and post-contract experience
  • Good English technical writing, client-facing and communication skills (both internal and external)
  • Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute
  • A team player with a ‘can do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, respectful and flexible

FORENSIC PLANNING SPECIALIST

Location: MIDDLE EAST
Job Description:
  • Review of time impacts associated with all changes and claims
  • Provision of forensic planning advice and delay/disruption analysis to determine cause and effect
  • Preparation of counter claim defences in conjunction with the commercial team
  • Preparation of programmes for third party hearings
  • Preparation of proposals to mitigate delay claims
  • Responsibility for identification and evaluation of impact of consultants' or contractors' delays
  • Preparation of claim and counter claim register with cause and effect in claim logs
  • Undertake critical path analysis of programmes
  • Provision of reports as required by the client and other stakeholders
  • Presentations to stakeholders to advise status of claims and strategies
  • Advising the project team on all issues related to claims and delays
  • Assist in arbitration, and other dispute hearings
  • Developing strategies for dispute avoidance
  • Claims management
Job Requirements:
  • Excellent English and communication and report writing skills
  • Ability to deal directly with clients
  • Literate in Microsoft Office; Excel and Word
  • Multii-tasking, self-motivated, energetic and flexible
  • Team player

PROJECT DIRECTOR

Location: MIDDLE EAST
Job Description:
The successful candidate will support project leaders in generating a high standard of service delivery, achieving successful outcomes for our clients, capturing and sharing knowledge across projects, enhancing our culture of innovation and reinforcing our reputation as preferred service provider.
Currie & Brown is one of the world’s leading physical assets management and construction consultancies, dedicated to advising clients in respect of the management and utilisation of their physical assets, and is differentiated by innovation, expertise and experience.
With principal offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, Princeton NJ and Shanghai, we operate in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, India and the Middle East.
Job Requirements:
  • BSc in civil engineering, construction management or equivalent
  • Professional membership with RICS, CIOB or MAPM
  • Experience with project planning software, eg Primavera
  • Middle East experience is essential, specifically with major building projects
  • Minimum of 15 years’ progressively responsible (managerial) experience with at least 5 years in the Middle East
  • Client and sector growth strategy and implementation planning experience
  • Strong business development and team management experience
  • Excellent customer service, communication and client/external interface skills
  • Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well disciplined and commercially astute
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both written and verbal
  • A track record of working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering to deadlines

SENIOR CLAIMS CONSULTANT

Location: MIDDLE EAST
Job Description:
  • Analysing, evaluating and articulating contractual issues and disputes
  • Providing contractual guidance and advice
  • Preparing position and recommendation reports
  • Developing negotiation strategies on contractual issues
  • Assisting in business development and generating new business leads
  • Delivering the services as set out by the terms of appointment
  • Undertaking and performing services adhering to international best practice and RICS standards
Job Requirements:
  • A relevant law degree (LLM or MSc).
  • Professionally qualified to MRICS and MCIArb levels
  • At least 15 years’ experience gained within the construction industry
  • Quantity surveying background with at least 5 years’ experience in claims.
  • Experience in arbitration and well versed in contract administration, VOs, claims, procedures and payments
  • Ability to advise legal teams on technical aspects of construction disputes
  • Experience in providing project audits
  • Comprehensive experience of contract negotiations and close-out procedures
  • Knowledge of FIDIC
  • Comprehensive knowledge of ADR practice and procedures
  • Broad knowledge of contracting principles and practices
  • Experience in the following sectors is desirable: education, healthcare, hospitality and leisure, commercial property, residential property, retail, transport and logistics, oil and gas


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