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Senior Delay Analyst - Project Planning

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering & Design

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £85000 - £110000 per annum + bonus, package

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -042021-73082_1617958665

  • Published:

    09 April 2021

  • Expiry date:

    08 June 2021

Position - Senior Delay Analyst - Planning

Location - London

Salary - £85,000 / £110,000 + Bonus & Package (Depending on experience)

The Client

Cobalt is currently working with a renowned consultancy business that have an opening in their team for a Senior Delay Analyst. The successful applicant will be required to work on a variety of commissions as part of a growing team of planners and delay analysts. The types of projects that you will be involved with will include, high End Residential, high end mix use, major highways / infrastructure, M&E, and utilities.

The Role

  • Forensic investigation of project delays.

  • The preparation of prospective and retrospective delay analyses across a wide variety of construction and engineering projects. This will include the assimilation of technical information along with evidence of delays and the presentation of information in both programmes and reports.

  • Preparing programmes for new construction projects and the monitoring and resequencing of existing programmes to ensure live works are completed as quickly and efficiently as possible.

  • The preparation of written reports for use in negotiation, as well as formal dispute resolution processes such as mediation, adjudication and litigation; prepared as either advocate or assistant to an independent expert.

  • Preparation or defence of extension of time claims on behalf of employers, main contractors and sub-contractors.

  • Working independently or with client teams to carry out 'live' planning assistance.

The Candidate

  • A relevant construction degree.

  • A minimum three years' experience as a construction project planner.

  • The ability to use planning software such as Primavera P6, Asta Powerproject and Microsoft Project.

  • A good working knowledge of various standard forms of contract, including NEC and JCT.

  • A degree of understanding of contract and law within the construction industry, with a particular understanding of matters relating to planning and delay.

  • Excellent team working skills along with the ability to work autonomously.

  • Strong written and oral presentation skills.

  • Flexibility to adapt to changing requirements and circumstances.

  • The ability to work and organise multiple commissions.

  • An excellent knowledge of construction techniques.

Desirable Candidate attributes

  • Experience as a construction project planner.

  • A detailed understanding of different methods of delay analysis and the ability to apply those methodologies, both prospectively and retrospectively.

  • Membership of an appropriate professional body.

If you feel that this is the role for you, then please apply below.