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Office Administrator – Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone

Norwich, Norfolk
Competitive salary
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

Job Details

Would you like to join one of the UK's Best Big Companies as awarded by Best Companies? Murphy is currently recruiting for a Office Administrator 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 Office Administrator to support the business through the provision of high quality general Administrative support.


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:

  • Provide high quality customer service in all communications with internal and external clients.
  • Maintain accurate paper and computer-based records.
  • Produce correspondence, documents and presentations to specification using a variety of media.
  • Maintain established paper and computer-based filing systems.
  • Conduct financial duties, for example, processing invoices or tracking costs.
  • Work in accordance with established processes and provide feedback on their effectiveness.
  • Participate in, and positively promote, the Murphy Culture Development Culture (leading to Zero Harm)
  • Gain knowledge and experience in all Murphy Plant disciplines
  • Attend all assigned training courses.
  • When required work in all Murphy Plant departments
  • Greet visitors in a friendly and professional manner.


Who we are looking for:

  • Experience of working in a Office / General administration support role.
  • Knowledge of operating office equipment and IT, e.g., telephone, computer with standard software, copier, printers etc. to access, input and verify information.
  • Literate and Numerate with proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and other office applications.
  • Experience within the construction industry is desirable, but not essential.


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

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.

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 #BantheBoxUK 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 07514 313533 or Email: [email protected]


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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