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Digital Manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
15 Jun 2024

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Digital Manager – Nationwide 

Would you like to join one of the UK's Best Big Companies as awarded by Best Companies? Murphy are currently recruiting for a Senior Digital Engineer to join our Infrastructure business unit in the Engineering Function. You will support the development, implementation, and deployment of Murphy digital systems and processes to drive our improved strategy. This ensures digital construction is correctly developed and embedded, with its capabilities maximised to provide effective working practices in line with industry best practices and emerging innovation, and technology. 

You will actively support our better engineered strategic driver to ensure more efficient and productive project delivery to improve outcomes for our customers via implementation of our key digital initiatives which include new and advanced methods of using data, 3D modelling and visualisation for design and construction.

What you will be doing:

  • Drives the setup and implementation of Digital Engineering (via BIM Execution Plan) on projects by applying appropriate influence, input, resource, process and protocols at bid, pre-construction, construction, commissioning, handover, operation, and maintenance.
  • Influences and supports the development of Murphy team to deliver Digital Engineering in line with their discipline specific responsibilities, through upskilling, training, workshops and regular communications and site visits. 
  • Drives the development of project specific solutions (e.g. digital rehearsals for constructability) to deliver in accordance with our Digital Engineering strategy.
  • Manage and report on the digital “health checks” for each project against requirements, strategy and initiatives. 
  • Seeks out, influences, develops, and maintains collaborative working relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external, to deliver BIM strategies.
  • Coordinate with internally with group digital team to make best use of internal capability and capacity, supplements with external when necessary. 
  • Actively contributes towards and promotes best practice and the development of Murphy Digital Engineering service offering. Seeks out opportunities to influence and share lessons learnt across the group.
  • Develops and encourages a team of digital engineering champions (direct reports where applicable) through constructive feedback and mentoring to ensure consistency in delivery.
  • Responsible for the management and development of the project BIM model in accordance with the client and/or Murphy requirements.
  • Work closely with the technical team to support BIM coordination, ensuring a value-added approach to digital is achieved. 
  • Responsible for liaising with consultants, suppliers, subcontractors, clients and other stakeholders as necessary to achieve the digital aims of the project. And develops strong working relationships.
  • Responsible for ensuring governance and compliance with QA procedures and processes, and actively participates in further development.
  • Proactively look for opportunities and taking initiative to enhance digital delivery, utilising project challenges and wider industry interface to improve project outcomes and efficiency.
  • Ensure all digital tools, applications and workflows are aligned to Murphy and our client’s digital standards, optimising the coordination between information management, model management, and site quality records management.  
  • Work with Digital Engineering and Document Control teams to support our digital transformation. This will include the use of digital field applications, use of CDE systems, information management and reporting through systems to support our delivery teams.
  • Undertake checks and audits on subcontractors, suppliers, consultants to ensure that their digital interfaces are being correctly maintained.
  • Support the alignment of design digital outputs aligned with project engineering needs, with a focus on efficient quality records and progress reporting.
  • Safeguarding Murphy and our client’s data by complying with specific security requirements.

Who are we looking for?

  • Self-motivated and driven individual to embed digitalisation into our projects and train the team to support efficient delivery.
  • Experienced user of EDMS’s such as Aconex, ProjectWise, Asite, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Dalux, etc
  • Knowledge and experience of applying ISO 19650 suite of standards.
  • Experience user of Autodesk products including Revit / AEC Suite / Navisworks/ or similar
  • Experienced in model authoring, BIM data management, CAD.
  • Experienced in Power BI with significant experience in Advanced Excel. 
  • Knowledge and experience of the construction industry.
  • Flexibility to travel to sites and offices across the UK to support the delivery teams on an intermittent basis.
  • Recognised BIM qualification/ certification is desirable. 

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, cycle to work scheme etc

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

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.

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 are unable to apply via the usual process, please call 07714 688 040 to discuss in more detail. 


Murphy is a leading international, multi-disciplined engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves life by delivering world-class infrastructure. Operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and North America, Murphy provides better engineered solutions to infrastructure sectors including transportation, water, power and natural resources. We also have a number of related businesses – Ground Engineering; Utility Connections; Murphy Plant; Murphy Process Engineering; Pipeline Testing Services; Specialist Welding Services; and Electrical Services.

Murphy is a specialist in delivering pipelines, design, structural steel, tunnelling, fabrication, bridges and piling, and has a substantial holding of plant, equipment and facilities. Murphy employs more than 4,000 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives around the world. Together, we work as ‘One Murphy’ by directly delivering the people, plant and expertise needed to make projects a success. There’s more to Murphy.  

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