Framework Support Assistant/Team Secretary

Manchester, United Kingdom Countrywide
12 Oct 2016
25 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
JACOBS is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors.

Within the UK, our Buildings teams have worked on an unusually diverse range of award winning projects, across all market sectors including transport, infrastructure, defence, scientific, education, high-tech and specialist property. Increased workload from new projects wins mean we are continually looking to recruit the right calibre of person to get involved in our interesting and challenging projects.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we're looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders who appreciate the benefits of multidisciplinary working.

We are looking for a Framework Support Assistant/Team Secretary to join our Central Manchester based Estates Management team.

Our Estate Management team work with some of Jacobs' most prestigious clients offering a wide range of Estate Management services. As such, they work on a wide range of diverse and extremely challenging projects.

We are looking for someone to join the team and assist with the administration tasks which underpin the team.

  • Provide daily assistance to the Head of Framework Support Team
  • Daily processing of commissions and purchase orders
  • Processing and managing of all hard copy files and deed requests
  • Processing and maintaining of office invoice payments
  • Provide day-to-day support to PM's/All staff on general queries and issues
  • Assist PMs and staff with document production as well as with travel bookings, if necessary
  • Provide day-to-day support for Office Lead
  • Provide assistance to the Framework Support team especially with regards to the handling of the daily post-exchange with the client and the provision of admin cover during the Admin Assistant's day off
  • Diary management for Office Lead and PMs

The personal qualities would be :-

• GCSE's( inc Mathematics and English)
• Strong Microsoft Office skills
• Willing to undertake on the job training
• Willing to carry out an appropriate apprenticeship in administration
• A proactive individual
• Participate in a programme of self/professional development to ensure skills, knowledge and understanding are added to and kept up to date.
• Work flexibly within the Business to provide comprehensive support to all areas as required.


We offer a competitive package commensurate with experience which includes a Pension and Life Assurance Scheme and the opportunity to participate in our Flexible Benefits programme which offers up to 28 days holiday per annum (in addition to 9 days statutory leave) and a range of additional benefits. We also offer training and mentoring towards achieving Chartered status.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.