Delay Analyst

Nilam Modhwadia
North and Scotland
Darlington, County Durham
£50k - £70k DOE
Job Posted

A Delay Analyst role exists for an experienced construction planner to move into delay analysis. The position is to work within a specialist claims and disputes consultancy based in Darlington, County Durham in the North East of England.

The successful candidate will be an experienced planner who has operated either in a specialist delay analyst role for a number of years, or a planning role which has been heavily biased towards delay analysis.

To be successful in this role you will need to be a very strong planner with some 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 of this employer, whilst also working closely with the Director of the Central London office to provide support on projects being managed out of that office where necessary.

Duties will include:

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

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 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
  • Experience of and ability to operate Standard Forms of Contract (JCT/NEC/FIDIC)
  • Excellent communicating 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
  • 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.
  • 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

The hiring company is a specialist claims and disputes consultancy with a prestigious client base of tier one main contractors, regional contractors, specialist sub-contractors and client organisations.

As well as operating nationally, they also have significant exposure to exciting international projects and working with clients across the globe.

A full client employer profile will be provided to applicants shortlisted for interview.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Salary: £55k - £75k (DOE)
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Pension
  • Medical and Life Insurance
  • Hybrid Working
  • Additional holidays for long service
  • Further education sponsorship
  • Professional fees paid

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