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Delay Analyst

Location: Manchester Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + package
Sector: Planning and Project Controls, Planning Type: Permanent
Contact: Matt Lilburn Job Published: 18 days ago

Title: Delay Analyst / Planning Engineer
Location: Manchester (Hybrid)
Salary: Starting salary £55-65,000 + package

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Planning Engineer with an interest in a career in delay analysis to join a dynamic consultancy based in Manchester.

The Planning Engineer will join an established team with an impressive portfolio of work. They will be responsible for providing planning and delay analysis support to clients on a diverse range of commissions within the UK construction industry.

The Planning Engineer will be provided with industry leading training in forensic analysis techniques. They will be offered a structured career plan from week one which will detail their development into a Delay Analyst capable of working on commissions independently.

This is a fantastic opportunity with a dynamic business offering a great working environment, no limits on career progression, the support of an experienced and approachable team and a competitive starting salary & package.


  • Assist the planning team in developing project schedules, incorporating all necessary activities, resources, and constraints.
  • Collaborate closely with project stakeholders to gather necessary data and information for accurate project planning.
  • Support in the preparation and maintenance of project schedules using planning software tools.
  • Assist in monitoring project progress, tracking actual versus planned performance, and reporting on schedule variances.
  • Contribute to the identification and analysis of project risks and develop strategies for risk mitigation.
  • Assist in the preparation of progress reports and presentations, providing clear and concise information.
  • Conduct site visits to gather relevant project information and gain practical construction industry experience.


  • Hold a construction related qualification - Degree / HND / HNC
  • Basic understanding of construction planning principles and methodologies.
  • Familiarity with planning software tools is advantageous.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with project stakeholders and team members.
  • Proactive and self-motivated approach, with a willingness to learn and contribute to the team.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to professional development and continuous learning.


  • Starting salary of between £50-65,000 per annum
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Private medical
  • Hybrid working
  • Bonus
  • Other great benefits

If you are looking for a new career challenge and you would like to be considered for the above opportunity then please apply by sending your CV or call Matt Lilburn on 01342 330 533 for further information quoting reference 66148.

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