Quantity Surveyor (Executive Adjuster)

DWF group
Competitive salary plus excellent benefits
16 Apr 2021
14 May 2021
Job Function
Surveyor - Quantity
Contract Type
Full Time

Quantity Surveyor (Executive Adjuster)

We are looking to attract a Quantity Surveyor (Executive Adjuster) to join the UK Adjusting Team at DWF, an award-winning global legal business. Construction Adjusting UK is part of our Connected Services division and our international team of adjusting specialists based in the UK, Ireland, Canada and Australia provide expertise in construction, property, general liability and other niche adjusting areas.

The Quantity Surveyor (Executive Adjuster) will apply technical expertise and experience to deliver services in the context of the law, professional indemnity insurance and construction. The role involves dealing with professional indemnity insurance construction claims, meeting high client expectations and providing a technically excellent expert and commercially minded service internally within DWF and externally to clients. You will be working with insureds (construction professionals and contractors), brokers, claimants, experts, lawyers and insurers.

This role represents an outstanding opportunity for an aspiring commercial construction professional to join a niche team within a leading global law firm and to play a meaningful part in the future development of a vibrant and growing team. Ideally we are looking for someone Leeds based, however, we are also very open to applicants who are based nationwide.

We are keen to hear from MRICS qualified candidates with commercial construction and procurement experience, ideally from a quantity surveying background across various construction sectors. You will have gained experience across a variety of alternative forms of construction contracts and will have an understanding of construction claims and actual loss.

Life at DWF is fast paced so you will be someone who has an innovative and flexible approach as well as strong organisational / time management skills. It is also important that you can identify with our values of teamwork and client focus.

If you are looking to develop and grow your professional expertise and enhance your career in a legal business that isn't afraid to challenge the norm and go beyond expectations … then apply!

Feel free to visit our website or contact our recruitment team further details about this vacancy or DWF in general.

Benefits package and flexible working:

We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary. That’s why, when you join DWF, you’ll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family. In addition to our standard benefits (medical insurance, life insurance, pension and 25 days annual leave), we offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers, a buy as you earn share scheme and dining cards. You will also have access to additional wellbeing programs such as an online GP and an Employee Assistance Programme.

We welcome applications from people looking for a flexible or [partly] agile role. We are happy to explore your preferred working patterns as part of your application.

About DWF

DWF is a global legal business, providing integrated legal and business services to clients across multiple markets. In March 2019, we became the first Main Market premium listed legal business on the London Stock Exchange. We have over 31 key locations and over 4,000 people delivering services and solutions that go beyond expectations. By seamlessly combining any number of legal and business services we deliver bespoke solutions to our clients with greater efficiency, price certainty and transparency. Join us on our shared journey to redefine legal services and you'll find a professional life that stretches and redefines you too. At DWF we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

Supporting your application

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Note to recruitment agencies

We hire the majority of our talent directly by our resourcing team or via referrals. On occasion, we will look for external support and will release vacancies to our recently reviewed Preferred Suppliers List. Speculative CVs sent by other agents or outside of the agreed process will not be accepted and no recruitment fee will be applicable.

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