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Project Manager

Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Construction / Built Environment
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Project Manager - Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone

Would you like to join one of the UK's Best Big Companies as awarded by Best Companies? Murphy is currently recruiting for a Project Manager to join our award-winning Energy team on the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone project in Norwich. Our team is known for its extensive in-house expertise and continual drive to innovate within the industry. The Project Manager will lead and be accountable for a project, ensuring that the scope of works is delivered in a safe manner, on time, to the required quality standards, meeting the acceptance criteria and achieving the expected financial outcomes.

The Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone project is one of national significance, part of the UK government's target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The project is located over 60km in Norfolk, from Happisburgh to Necton, with installation of approx. 360km of power cables and over 5km of horizontal direction drilling. The project spans from 2023 to 2028, providing a fantastic, once in a generational opportunity for the successful candidate to build and progress their career.

What you will be doing:

  • Fully accountable for the delivery of the project, ensuring it is completed safely, on time, in accordance with the contract requirements and to budget.
  • Ensure the project requirements are identified and delivered.
  • Identify issues and ensure they are resolved in a controlled and timely manner. Refer significant issues to the overseeing manager and work with them to ensure they are managed and resolved.
  • Lead the identification, assessment and documentation of risks and opportunities. Develop and implement action plans to reduce the impact of risks, and develop and implement realisation plans to enhance the benefit of opportunities.
  • Manage the "fit to start" process to ensure that we mobilise in a controlled and timely manner to facilitate the timely delivery of the project scope. Ensure there is an effective, comprehensive, and formal handover from the Bid team to the delivery team.
  • Ensure that the project team works to progressively complete handover documentation so that we are "fit to finish", complying with the contracted completion requirements of the Client.
  • Ensure that the project team comply with company standards, policies, and procedures,
  • Chair regular project team meetings, ensuring actions are recorded and closed out.
  • Represent the Murphy business to the Client and external stakeholders, embodying our vision, values, and purpose.

Who are we looking for?

  • HNC / HND or NVQ Level 5 (or Degree) in Civil Engineering/Construction Management.
  • Experience in delivering HV Linear Cable projects or Civil Engineering / Construction Schemes with the Energy sector.
  • Extensive background in site/contract management delivering contracts of similar value.
  • Solid health and safety knowledge and will hold a health and safety related qualification.

About Murphy

  • Charity is at the heart of Murphy values; you will receive 2 days leave per year to donate your time to a charity of your choosing. Many teams choose to support a charity together to positively impact our communities.
  • Access to Murphy Wellbeing: you will have access to a host of online tools, mental health trained colleagues, and if needs be external professional support because we understand that work and life offers challenges that sometimes need a little extra support.
  • Murphy is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture, making Murphy a great place to work where we can all thrive. You can get involved in numerous events and even join our committee dedicated to continuously nurturing Murphy's inclusive culture.

What you'll get in return

  • Dedicated and continued investment in your professional development.
  • 27 days holiday, plus bank holidays with the option to buy an additional 2 days holiday each year, holidays increase with length of service
  • Discretionary annual bonus and annual salary review
  • Above market rate contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance, health screening and enhanced sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay and a maternity returners bonus
  • Extra weeks holiday for all employees getting married and a wedding bonus
  • Subsidised canteen facilities in core locations
  • Other Murphy benefits include retail discounts and cashback, discounted gym memberships, cycle to work scheme etc

Due to the requirements of the role, in addition to our standard identity and right to work checks, successful candidates will be asked to undertake a basic Disclosure and Barring Service check.

As part of our commitment to being an inclusive employer we are proud to have signed up to and reduce barriers to employment for people with criminal records.

J Murphy & Sons Limited is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

If you think Murphy is the place to help you thrive in a great team dedicated to delivery and engineering excellence and want to work in an inclusive team culture that rewards performance and drives personal development, apply today. If you are unable to apply online, please contact Jack Roberts on .

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