Managing Consultant - Global Construction Practice

Navigant Research   •  

Virtual / Travel

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Not Specified years

Posted 172 days ago

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Practice Information

Navigant’s Global Construction Practice (the "GCP") works with owners, developers, contractors, providers of capital, and their legal counsel to proactively manage risk on large capital investments through our advisory services and to forensically investigate project impacts for the resolution of claims through our dispute resolution services. Our advisory services include: program management, project financing assistance, project risk management, CPM scheduling, claims management, and business process improvement. Our dispute resolution services include: forensic scheduling, project cost/quantum analyses, and professional liability reviews.  Navigant also has many qualified experts who have testified in a variety of dispute arenas, including: litigation, international arbitrations, and government contract disputes.

The GCP offers a truly global footprint and client base, with offices and projects across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Careers with the GCP offer the potential for travel nationally and globally, with opportunities to impact the biggest and most challenging construction and infrastructure projects around the world. 


This role can be based in any of the following locations: Lawrenceville, NJ; Coral Gables, FL; Tampa, FL; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; Boston, MA; Fairfield, CT; Chicago, IL; San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Houston, TX; Dallas, TX; Atlanta, GA.

The Managing Consultant will be responsible for:

  • Supporting detailed analyses of project schedule delays, cost overruns, productivity, contracts, change orders and other issues related to design and construction
  • Assisting in the research and analyzing project cost records
  • Analyzing financial statements and other pertinent documentation
  • Reconciling claim amounts to accounting systems and to insurers’ calculations
  • Using Navigant’s proprietary tools in development of claim methodology and work product
  • Developing computer models of schedules, contractor production rates and costs using various software packages
  • Assisting with data gathering activities including document review and supervision, and quality control of data entry activities
  • Supervising appropriate personnel including analysts, less experienced associates, client personnel, clerical support, and others as appropriate
  • Demonstrating proper documentation of work product
  • Limited engagement planning
  • Preparing client communications for senior level review
  • Coordinating administrative functions including time tracking and bill preparation
  • Supporting the GCP’s recruiting efforts through participation in campus events and office interviews
  • Supporting the GCP's development efforts
  • Monitoring individual chargeability and proactively seeking assignments to maintain projected chargeability


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in Engineering, Management, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Mathematics, or related discipline
  • Experience in the construction and engineering industries
  • Proficient in MS Office products including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Access 
  • Proficiency with Primavera Project Planner and project scheduling technique experience is highly preferred
  • Experience in damages and investigative work focused around contractual disputes, claims and litigation 
  • CPA or desire to obtain; CA, CFE or CFA certification is a plus
  • Ability to research, including the use of the internet and other information sources, and a solid knowledge base in their course of study
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail
  • Efficient, flexible, and creative problem-solving skills, a high level of motivation, and excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime when needed