Consultant & Senior Consultant Forensic Planners/ Delay Analysts - Construction Disputes

  • Glasgow, UK
We strongly believe that our people are critical to our ongoing success. If you are a talented self-starter with the desire to succeed, we would love to hear from you. 
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HKA is one of the world’s leading privately owned, independent providers of consulting, expert and advisory services for the construction, manufacturing, process and technology industries.  

As trusted independent consultants, experts and advisors, we deliver solutions amid uncertainty, dispute and overrun, and provide the insights that make the best possible outcomes a reality for public and private sector clients worldwide.  Our experts have testified across the globe on many of the largest quantum, delay, engineering and commercial damages matters.  

As part of the HKA team you can expect:

  • A strong collaborative culture focused on growing the Claims and Disputes practice and our team together
  • The opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing team and be part of driving the future success and development of our global  business
  • The ability to leverage HKA’s strong brand in the construction space and reputation for exceptional expert witnesses to accelerate career development and connections within this space

The Opportunity

Our UK business is looking to continue our successful growth and development of our teams, we are looking for construction/ engineering qualified professionals that are looking to make the transition into specialising in delay analysis or indeed those that are already experienced in this field of expertise.  

Qualifications and experience:

  • Degree qualified in construction, engineering, or related field
  • 3 or more years’ experience working in a relevant construction project management, scheduling, or cost controls capacity
  • Strong skills using relevant software tools: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), MS Project, Primavera P3/P6
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as a member of a team
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with high attention to detail
  • Knowledge of delay analysis methods and a keen interest to excel in this field

For senior positions desirable attributes include;

  • Membership of a relevant professional construction body (MRICS, MCIArb etc)
  • Experience with disputes, including arbitration or litigation required
  • Experience overseeing work of junior level staff
  • Excellent written and verbal skills including experience drafting reports for litigation/arbitration (ability to write and conduct business in English)
  • Ability to communicate highly technical material to non-technical audience

We strongly believe that our people are critical to our ongoing success. If you are a talented self-starter with the desire to succeed, we would love to hear from you.  

All HKA employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation or any other basis as protected by the Equality Act 2010 or in compliance with local legislation.  

Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date. 

Interested in joining HKA? Come and see what we do at:  



London, UK, Warrington, UK, Birmingham, UK and Glasgow, UK

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