Neil Harrison: 
... a personal profile

Neil has 40+ years of extensive ‘hands on’ experience supplying professional contract services to both client and contractor alike. He has developed his career in parallel with the world-wide development of IT & uses his experience and exceptional IT skills to great effect.

Neil has worked in most types of construction [Civils, Highways, Rail, Bridge, Tunnel, Building, Building Services (M&E) & Energy (O&G)] and with most standard forms of contract. He is well versed in the most types of software to expert level and now specialises as a Senior Planning Engineer / Forensic, Delay & Claims Analyst providing dynamic solutions for an all-round, flexible service(s).

With excellent communication, negotiation, presentation and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to liaise at all levels, Neil is self-motivated and resourceful with the ability to work alone or as part of a successful team.
Forensic Planning: Critical path & delay analysis; Project Planning; Tender, Base-line & Live project programmes (& checking); Project Control; Progress Management Systems, Report writing & preparation of documentation (incl data, charts & 3D modelling) for and assisting in Project / Contract Management (experienced with NEC, FIDIC): Claims / delay analysis (time slice, retrospective, EoT, compensation events), Data collation & analysis, Disputes, Support services to Expert Witnesses, Adjudications / Arbitrations

Construction Type Experience: Civils: Highways: Rail: Bridge: Tunnels: Building, Building Services (M&E); Energy (Oil/Gas); EPC

Software: Primavera P6/P3: MS Project: Asta Powerproject: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook): MS Power Point: AutoCAD: Complex Spreadsheet Solutions: 3D Modelling / Graphics:
Core Experience
& Skills:
Work History:
Feb 2011 to PRESENT:
SENIOR PLANNING ENGINEER / Contracts Manager / Lead Expediter:
Standard Senior Planning responsibilities including tender and live project planning together with weekly, bi-weekly and monthly planning & reporting to management and/or client; collaboration and liaison with Process, Engineering & Procurement Departments in order to update, progress and adjust programme(s) etc plus collation of data for & writing of contractual letters / EoT claim(s). Additional scope of work includes that of Contracts Manager & Lead Expeditor on the later projects. Assistance with the introduction of IFS to the company for the overall project control with regards Resources, Schedules, Process, Engineering & Procurement documentation & Costs relating to a project(s). Projects include, but not necessarily limited to:
  • Jazan IGCC (EP): Biological, Oily Water & Metal Removal Treatment Packages, Saudi Arabia (Value: $60m)
  • SHELL Carmon Creek Project - New Oil Production Facility, Peace River, Alberta, Canada (Value: $435m) – Lead planner between 4 different BU’s around the world
  • ECOPetrol, Columbia: Djeno Feed Study & Karbala Refinery (Value: $70m)
  • BP West Nile Delta Project (E) - Onshore Facility (Value: $4m)
  • Tatweer I & III (WWTP TB 2, 3, 4, 1, 5 & 6) (EPC) – Bahrain (incl Claim(s) for EoT) (Value: $55m)
  • Tatweer New Tank Battery (NTB) (EPC) – Bahrain (Value: $15m)
  • Iraq West Qurna I (Tender)
  • SONARA Camaroon (draft for negotiations)
  • Qatar Petroleum (draft for negotiations)
  • RMP2 Petron Daelim WWTP – Philippines (Value: $25m)
During my time with Veolia Water Technologies, Paris, I also assisted other Business Units include contractual claims planning and narratives for claims in Saudi Arabia and Finland
  • 1996 to Date: Planning / Claims / Delay Analyst, Q.S., Business Analyst & Provision of Spreadsheet Solutions
  • 1993 to 1996: Contract / Project Manager & Q.S.
  • 1992 to 1993: Deputy Resident Engineer
  • 1991 to 1992: Resident Engineer
  • 1983 to 1991: Project Manager & Setting Out ENGINEER / Q.S. / Clerk of the Works / Land Surveying
                                                 1983 to Date:
1976 to 1983:

​1982 to 1983: Clerk / Inspector of the Works
1978 to 1982: Technician
1976 to 1978: Technical Assistant
  • MCInstCES. ~ Chartered Institute Civil Engineering Surveyors
  • HNC in Civil Engineering ~ Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham 1978-1980
  • ONC in Engineering ~ Lincoln College of Technology 1976-1978
  • LLB (Hons) Law (Distance Learning: Incomplete): Elements completed: Skills in Law, Legal System, Contract Law, Comparative Legal Systems, The Law of Tort.
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