Delay Analyst

Steve Thomas
North and Scotland
Darlington, County Durham
£55k - £75k
Job Posted

A new Delay Analyst job in the construction industry has come available for a construction planner with strong exposure to delay analysis and an interest to progress their career towards becoming an expert delay analyst.
This Delay Analyst position is to work within a specialist claims and disputes consultancy based in Darlington, County Durham in the North East of England.

Successful candidates for this Delay Analyst job role will be a experienced planners who have operated either in a specialist delay analyst role for a number of years, or in a planning role which has been heavily biased towards delay analysis.

You will work with the business, based out of Darlington but providing planning and delay analysis support to multiple offices within the business, including London.

To be successful in this role you will need to be a very strong planner with an expert interest in and knowledge of delay and disruption analysis.

Project Details

Whilst working for this claims and disputes consultancy, you will be assigned to projects to provide consultancy services to main contractors, sub-contractors and client organisations.

As a consultancy, the hiring company typically provides consultancy services which relate to delay and disruption. However, on occasions candidates may be required to carry out a more traditional planning tasks.

The hiring company provide services to clients working on projects across all sectors of the construction and engineering industry; however, there is a strong bias towards civils and infrastructure within their current portfolio of work.

Responsibilities and Duties

This Planning and Delay Analyst role is a critical role within the business. You will report to the Director of the Darlington office, whilst also working closely with staff across other national offices including in London to provide support on projects.

Duties will include:

  • Contentious and Non-contentious planning
  • Delay Analysis
  • Managing formal disputes such as adjudications
  • Value management
  • Detail design
  • Tender planning
  • Live project planning
  • Problem solving / co-ordination
  • Reporting to clients

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Suitable Delay Analysis candidates must have a proven ability to carry out a range of delay analysis techniques
  • Candidates must have experience of working on civils and infrastructure projects
  • Posess excellent communication skills
  • Good written and technical skills to work directly for client
  • Solid understanding of all stages of the construction process
  • Ability to travel throughout UK, some international travel may also be required on rare occasions
  • Knowledge of Delay and Disruption Analysis and the Society of Construction Law Delay and Disruption protocol
  • Ability to use some or all of the following software: Primavera, Asta Powerproject, MS Project

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • All candidates must be educated to Degree level or similar equivalent or above
  • It is desired that candidates also hold a higher education qualification such as an MSc or LLM in Construction Law
  • Membership of a relevant professional body would be advantageous

Employing Company Overview and Profile

This exciting employer is a specialist claims and disputes consultancy with a prestigious client base of tier one main contractors, regional contractors, specialist sub-contractors, house builders and client side organisations.

They operate nationally, as well as having some exposure to international projects. Much of the work undertaken will be carried out based from the company’s Darlington office despite project locations being national and sometimes international.  On occasions it may be necessary to attend meeting on site or at the client’s offices wherever that is. Therefore, candidates need to be prepared (within reason and in moderation) to travel as and when required.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

Salary: £55k - £75k (DOE)
+ Bonus
+ Pension
+ 25 days holiday
+ Private Medical

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