J. Murphy & Sons Limited

J. Murphy & Sons Limited is a leading global, multi-disciplined engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves lives by delivering world-class infrastructure. As an infrastructure specialist, Murphy is able to respond to the challenges of any project while making sure they provide their clients with a consistently high-quality service.

ERP system implementation

Murphy Group embarked on a Finance transformation which included the establishment of a shared service centre.  Part of this transformation included the rollout of an ERP solution. Murphy engaged Nine Feet Tall to support the programme management, playing an advisory role and providing delivery support where required including the coordination and planning, cutover management and governance structure.


The programme was delivered successfully with a multi-national the rollout of an advanced ERP system. Nine Feet Tall was cited as one of the key contributors to the success of the programme.

Vendor selection

Murphy Group has over 1600 operatives in their workforce that are mobile across various parts of England and work across five different sectors; Rail, Power, Water, Natural Resources and Construction, Development and Property Services. As part of their 10-year plan, they wanted to implement a new workforce management solution, to enable their teams to work efficiently wherever they were based. Murphy engaged NFT to support the vendor selection process, gathering high-level requirements from their operative function leads, and using this as the basis of the tender documentation. Nine Feet Tall developed a high-level business case, presenting clear options to the Board. Murphy engaged with option 3 presented in the business case. Which was to implement a new product that can be configured to different parts of the mobile workforce.

Senior leaders time

Significant reduction


Rolled out across the business, enabling new ways of mobile working.

Business requirements

Gathered, reviewed and prioritised within a tight time frame

Nine Feet Tall provided clear guidance, control and monitoring around critical planning activities to get the OneMurphy365 programme across the line.