Delay Analyst

Nilam Modhwadia
Midlands and East Anglia
Dudley, West Midlands
Job Posted
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A new and exciting A Delay Analyst job to work in Dudley with experts in a specialist Planning and Forensic Delay analysis division for an established disputes consultancy.

This client is seeking an ambitious Planner, who can join their Construction and Engineering disputes team providing a range of planning and alternative dispute resolution services to their clients.

This Dudley based position would particularly suit any planners, who holds some disputes experience, and has a passion for specialising in dispute resolution work and gaining more frequent exposure to forensic planning and delay analysis.

Project Details

The client prides itself on developing and delivering high-quality solutions to a variety of commercial, contractual, and strategic issues faced by the UK and international petrochemical engineering and construction industries.

The position would particularly suit any planners with a passion for specialising in dispute resolution work and gaining more frequent exposure to forensic planning and delay analysis.

You will gain regular exposure to supporting the senior consultants and directors on projects that are experiencing significant disputes throughout the world.

Responsibilities and Duties

Within this role, you will be given the chance to work autonomously on projects, as well as supporting senior delay experts in individual arbitration matters to assist clients in acquiring the desired legal outcome.

Specific duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Assist with updating the programme.
  • Contract Administration
  • Supporting contractors with NEC contracts
  • Ad-hoc support as required by clients.
  • Control, manage and report contractual obligations from procurement to final account. 
  • Determine schedules, monitor programmes, and understand risks. 
  • Writing reports that can be used in negotiations as well as formal dispute resolution procedures including adjudication, mediation, and litigation.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 2 years + experience as a construction project planner.
  • Good understanding/ experience of building work.
  • Experience of live project controls work (not necessarily within disputes).
  • Some exposure to carrying out delay analysis within your previous roles would be helpful, however full training can be given to develop your skills in this area.
  • To be able to assist in updating and producing programmes and schedules for live projects.
  • Some working knowledge of Primavera P6 or Asta Powerproject, or both.
  • Must have exceptional writing skills and able to contribute to reports where necessary, including the use of persuasive language.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • An ambitious individual looking to buy into the core values of the business and help to drive the business forward.

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Degree level education in a construction related field or similar equivalent qualification is desired.
  • Membership to a professional body such as the CIOB or CIArb would be advantageous.

Employing Company Overview and Profile

Maxim Recruitment works with a range of construction dispute organisations around the world in the UK, Middle East, Hong Kong and Asia as well as in Canada and other parts of the world.

This particular hiring is an established disputes consultancy, with offices across the UK offering a range of planning, quantity surveying, alternative dispute resolution and advisory services personalised to their client’s needs.

This role will be a great career move for any aspiring Planner who wishes to gain more exposure to delay analysis and is perhaps seeking a construction disputes career.

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

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