Costs Draftsperson

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Legal
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Cardiff
Salary description:
Competitive Salary
Posted:
25/11/2016
Start Date:
18/01/2016
Recruiter:
St David Recruitment Services Ltd
Job Ref:
ST4820

Costs Draftsperson
ST4820
Cardiff
Competitive Salary
Permanent role
Full time; 30-37 hours per week

The Role:

As Costs Draftsperson you are required to:

Financial Management

• Meet all time recording targets as set by group head
• Meet billing target as set by group head

Client Relationships

• Meet client (internal and external) service standards and service levels agreements
• Provide a service to ensure clients are retained
• Handle any complaints effectively and inline with the complaints procedure
• Build and maintain relationships with your clients
• Meet client commitments
• Successfully close client negotiations
• Manage client expectations
• Respond to clients effectively

Business Development

• Support business development and networking activities
• Cross sell other divisions and departments or Legal Network Wales where appropriate
• Ensure knowledge and skills are kept up to date and improved

Team Work
• Assist colleagues to meet departmental targets and/or SLAs
• Cover duties of colleagues in their absence
• Apportion bills appropriately
• Knowledge share including disseminating knowledge from training events

Practice Management

• Progress all work in a timely manner ensuring any SLA's are met
• Comply with the Firms procedures including quality, risk, ISO, Lexcel etc
• Effectively prioritise workload
• Meet deadlines and targets
• React positively to change
• Accurately prepare Bills of Costs, Schedules of Costs and Cost Budgets
• Prepare Points of Dispute and Replies
• Attend detailed assessment hearings and Cost Case Management Hearings
• Mediate cost settlements

Personal Development

• Maintain up to date knowledge within specialist area
• Undertake training as needed to meet requirements of the role
• Proactively participate at your appraisal and review meetings

Company Description

St David Recruitment Services Ltd is an independent recruitment agency set up to offer a personalised yet professional service to all our customers. We appreciate that everybody is different and treat our candidates as individuals.

Closing Date:
23/12/2016

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