Delay Analyst Consultant

Steve Thomas
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Delay Analyst Consultant opportunity for an early career planner to move into with specialist claims and disputes division to work on some of the largest national and international projects currently in arbitration or litigation and be a part of an expanding and highly regarded team.

The client is looking for a Delay Analyst Consultant to support leading delay experts involved in international arbitration and litigation.

This client is seeking candidates who are dedicated to progressing their career in delay analysis work. Training and support can be provided to enhance and develop the candidates delay and analysis skills. Fantastic opportunity for candidates currently working for traditional contractors, consultancies, or client organisations in a role where they have had exposure to carrying out delay analysis and using planning software’s such as Primavera and Microsoft Project.

Project Details

Opportunity to work as Consultant Delay Analyst on some of the largest national and international projects in arbitration and litigation.  Services can include:

  • Advisory services in relation to dispute avoidance and dispute resolution
  • Preparation of claims
  • Negotiation and settlement of claims and disputes
  • Support and representation in mediation and adjudication
  • Expert Witness and advisory services for arbitration and litigation

Due to the nature of the services this employer offers, candidates will gain exposure to a unique issue on a wide range of projects varying across all sectors of the construction industry.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assisting the Senior delay Analyst and appointed Delay Expert in providing the delay analysis and developing expert and reply reports
  • Preparation of Adjudication and administration
  • Drafting of Expert Quantum reports
  • Reviewing the commercial terms of contracts
  • Advising on contract procurement
  • Providing support to delay experts in international arbitration and litigation
  • Undertaking Design documents review on varied project types like roads, bridges, railways, and tunnels
  • Producing chronologies and schedules
  • Providing thorough and accurate data extraction using planning software such as Primavera
  • Researching and understanding of document control and information sources on the projects
  • Working throughout the project life cycle by providing accurate quality checks and quality assurance
  • Support to assist with the overall project scope and individual work stream by drafting notes and external communications
  • Developing knowledge in the field by attending relevant industry seminars

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Suitable candidates should have up to 4 years of work experience in the construction industry in a planning, engineering, or related professional construction job role
  • Have a good working knowledge of standard forms of contract. Most importantly JCT or NEC.
  • Able to use Ms Excel to an advanced level
  • Good understanding of Primavera, and other planning software packages would be an advantage
  • Strong client facing and presentation skills are also essential
  • Candidates must have excellent analytical skills, and strong attention to detail
  • Candidates must be seriously motivated, energetic, pro-active, and professional to work in a specialist delay analysis environment
  • Strong communication skills both written and spoken are essential

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Candidates should be degree qualified in construction related field such as civil engineering, project management, construction management, or related area
  • MSc in a relevant field would be an advantage, but is not essential
  • Candidate is pursuing or has completed RICS or MRICS
  • Studying towards a higher qualification in construction law or similar equivalent could be advantageous but is not essential.

Employing Company Overview and Profile

This hiring company is a large and leading international disputes consultancy with offices throughout the UK. They provide programme management, forensic delay, project management, and quantity surveying expert work services.

They are a large corporate company with excellent career prospects for candidates wanting to dedicate their career to working within either quantum or delay expert work.

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