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Forensic Planner

Forensic Planner

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About Costain and your project.

Costain is one of the UKs leading engineering solutions providers, delivering integrated consulting, project delivery and operations and maintenance services to major blue-chip customers in targeted market sectors.

What will I be doing?

We are currently recruiting for 2no. Forensic Planners/Delay Analysts to work with the Rail sector commercial team. Responsibilities: To provide forensic planning support on multiple projects across the Costain network To assist change management and claims planning matters on multiple projects, including construction scheduling, delay and disruption analysis. Demonstration of critical paths & consequent disruption Demonstration of entitlement to EoT occurring as a result of delay/ disruption/ loss of efficiency. Production rate analysis and work cycle analysis to demonstrate entitlement to EoT Drafting of claim and negotiation strategy Project based tasks to include fact-finding to detailed analysis, quantification of delay and damages, Review of master and construction schedules in liaison with works package managers and contractors Preparation in anticipation for the defences to counterclaims and advice regarding retrospective analysis for EOTs, prolongation costs, disruption, programme critiques and delay analysis critiques.

About you

Strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills Extensive work experience in Site based planning Experience in change management, claims preparation and forensic planning Experience in delay analysis and schedule analysis and report writing Strong IT skills using Primavera, MS Project, Asta and Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Flexibility and demonstrable creative problem solving skills Strong interpersonal skills are required and ability to work as a member of a team Excellent written and spoken English skills are essential Qualifications/Educational Requirements Preferably degree qualified in a construction related subject Chartered Membership or working towards desirable

Final Statement

We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.   


At Costain we ensure that we are an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.