Senior Planning / Delay Consultant

Nov 1, 2022 - 13:24
Sep 27, 2022 - 07:09

Job Summary

The successful candidate will support project leaders in generating a high standard of service delivery, achieving successful outcomes for our clients, capturing and sharing knowledge across projects, enhancing our culture of innovation and reinforcing our reputation as a preferred service provider.

Responsibilities for the successful candidate will include

  • Undertaking commercial and claims management services with limited supervision
  • Delivering all work outputs in an accurately and timely manner
  • Providing support to the team leader/service leaders in the cost management of projects
  • Representing the company in a professional and diligent manner; meeting, negotiating and corresponding with clients to form strong working relationships
  • Providing accurate claims advice and reporting to our clients
  • Delivering projects, commissions and professional assignments
  • Assuming a leading role in setting objectives and priorities, working as a proactive team player
  • Maintaining effective communication to ensure all information is available for the successful completion of projects; liaising with other managers to ensure efficient financial control


  • BSc in civil engineering or equivalent.
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)
  • A minimum of 15 years’ technical delivery experience gained within a global construction consultancy, and a minimum of ten years’ forensic/delay experience
  • Middle East experience
  • Experience using Primavera (P6), MPP and Microsoft Office
  • Good knowledge of FIDIC and P6 for drafting of defence claims, rebuttals, extension of time, disruption and acceleration claims
  • Excellent understanding of delay analysis methodologies, key scheduling issues such as float, concurrent delay and the cumulative effect of delays to the schedule
  • Experience in legal proceedings (arbitration, adjudication etc)
  • Good technical writing, client-facing and communication skills (both internal and external)
  • Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute
  • A team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, respectful and flexible