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Why Join?

Blackrock Expert Services enjoys an outstanding reputation for providing high quality, independent, professional advice. The senior team is comprised of many experts with experience of having testified in arbitral forums and in the Technology and Construction Court. We believe in employing the best to provide the highest quality of service to our clients.

We are a company that has a strong future with plans to extend our service offerings into other construction disciplines both nationally and internationally. We offer outstanding opportunities for career development both at home and abroad. We invest in our staff and provide a unique environment for the development of future experts.

What we offer?

Blackrock Expert Services is a leading specialist professional consultancy, with a particular expertise in the construction industry. We are market leaders in programme management, forensic delay, project management and quantity surveying expert work, and we provide bespoke services to enable conflict resolution and effective risk mitigation.

Our experience spans five continents and a broad range of blue chip private and public sector organisations in almost every sphere of capital investment. Blackrock Expert Services has worked on an extensive range of projects including airports, roads, railways, power stations, process plants, manufacturing facilities, health and educational facilities, sports stadia and commercial buildings.

All of this means that we offer the opportunity to work with, and learn from, some of the industry's top experts and to gain exposure to major projects around the world.

Life at Blackrock Expert Services

We have a growing team of dynamic and enthusiastic individuals at all levels, from graduate to senior experts. We are a diverse organisation and currently have 15 spoken languages in the team.  This enables all of us to learn, and benefit, from working with different cultures and professional disciplines.

We have an active Social Committee who organise regular social functions. We also have an in-house training Academy which is focused on coordinating the development and training for our employees in order to benefit their careers and the future of the company.

Current vacancies

Quantum Experts & Consultants

Chartered Quantity Surveyors

This role will entail:

  • Forensic quantity surveying analysis
  • Support to leading quantum experts involved in international arbitration and litigation
  • Central London location
  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • A rewarding bonus scheme
  • The opportunity to progress

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BSc or MSc in Quantity Surveying
  • MRICS qualified, or equivalent
  • MSc in Construction Law - preferred, not essential
  • Experience working for either contractors or professional quantity surveying firms
  • Deep industry expertise, such as power, energy, process, civil, building or mechanical and electrical
  • Energetic, pro-active and professional with a good understanding of commercial management
  • An interest in construction law and a desire to develop (sponsorship opportunity available)
  • Excellent analytical skills, an attention to detail and clear report writing
  • Fluent written and spoken English
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Graduate Consultant

We are currently accepting CVs for our Graduate Consultant positions starting in September 2019. Interviews will be held in July and August 2019 for the Graduate positions.

This role will entail:

  • London based work;
  • Support to the team providing planning and programming expert witness services;
  • Retrospective / forensic analysis of the projects;
  • Introduction to working as a construction consultant;
  • A competitive salary and benefits package.

The successful candidates should expect to:

  • Receive introductory training while working on a project;
  • Work on large projects (oil & gas, highways, power plants, international skyscrapers, airports, data centres, etc.) around the world (Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa);
  • Work on analysis of the project from A to Z, from tender to delivery;
  • Gain knowledge on the construction of civil and mechanical engineering projects;
  • Quickly accumulate a lot of knowledge, a multi-year project being analysed in a few months;
  • Be in contact with all project stakeholders (owner, developer, contractor, design) and the legal team handling the case.

Relevant Skills:

  • Energetic, pro-active and professional;
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail;
  • An interest in construction law and a desire to develop;
  • A construction based degree in one or more of the following: Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management, Architecture;
  • MEng or equivalent;
  • An interest in project management tools (Primavera, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, etc.) will be an asset;
  • Right to work in the UK;
  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate a great rigor, precision, and will be able to handle large amounts of documents.
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