Delay Analyst Senior Consultant

Steve Thomas
£55k - £70k + Bonus
Job Posted

One of the most exciting and rapidly growing quantum and delay expert witness consultancies is seeking to hire a Senior Consultant for their Delay Analyst division, to be based out of their London office.

In this role, you will work alongside some of the most experienced professionals in the expert advisory sector. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the global leading expert advisory consultancies and take the first step towards a career in construction disputes.

The client is working with a prestigious domestic and international client base, offering the successful candidate the opportunity to work on some exciting global disputes over the next few years.

Project Details

Whilst being based out of the London office, you will work in disputes for domestic and international projects. The client offers a variety of advisory and expert services to help their client base understand their true position when it comes to their contract and can support them through dispute proceeding.

Responsibilities and Duties

The successful candidate will operate in a team of Delay professionals, often providing support to one or more of the businesses Directors and Experts on assignments.

Your day-to-day role will include:

  • Providing advisory services to clients on a variety of contractual and dispute related matters
  • Using a variety of delay analysis techniques to forensically analyse programmes and other documentation relating to project delays
  • Supporting a Delay expert witness with delay analysis and drafting sections of reports
  • Gathering information relating to disputes
  • Liaising with the client’s management and legal teams

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A strong background in an engineering, project management and/or planning role with a good understanding of how projects are built
  • Strong involvement of carrying out delay analysis on projects that are preparing for formal dispute proceedings including adjudication. Arbitration and/or litigation. This could be with a contractor or client organisation or working for another specialist claims and disputes consultancy.
  • Experience of working with legal professionals. This could either be, inhouse or external law firms or legal teams in the preparation of quantum reports for disputes.
  • Strong report writing skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills, and the ability to forensically review large quantities of data relating to disputes.
  • Strong IT skills. Particularly on MS Excel and MS Word.
  • Familiar with common planning software’s such as Primavera P6, ASTA Powerproject and MS projects
  • A clear motivation to have a specialist career in construction disputes
  • Strong client-facing skills

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Degree qualified in a relevant construction subject
  • Completed or working towards an MSc in construction Law or similar qualification would be advantageous

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company is a rapidly expanding specialist disputes consultancy, offering quantum, delay and technical expertise to clients in the global construction market.

They can offer successful candidates a fantastic career in construction disputes, working alongside some of the most reputable experts in the UK. You will gain exposure to an enviable variety of disputes related work on projects all around the World, whilst being based in their London office.

The company have fully embraced flexible working and much of this role can be carried out remotely, however candidates (particularly at this level) must be willing to do regular days in the office to help their learning and development. Therefore, candidates living roughly in a 1-2 hour radius of the office are desired.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

Circa £55k - £70k Basic Salary
+ Lucrative bonus scheme
+ other Benefits

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