Apprentice – Team Assistant

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and confident individual to join our Engineering team as an Apprentice Team Assistant. This apprenticeship is perfect for those eager to develop their business skills.

Frankham Group is a multi-disciplinary construction consultancy with over 40 years of experience, providing a full range of design, engineering and consultancy services to the built environment.

When you join Frankham we will help you develop your know-how and apply your skills so that you achieve your full potential. Our investment in training and your professional development, combined with the support and coaching from Frankham team members will help you learn and grow.

Our people are practical, friendly and are passionate about what they do. We believe in enjoying our work, going beyond expectations, and having fun in doing so.

Our belief is simple: use intelligent ideas to create human benefits.

Job Summary

This is a developing role which consists of providing administrative support across all aspects of the day-to-day team business administration. The role encourages growth in the business.

The individual will be required to multitask, with proactive problem-solving skills, whilst maintaining accuracy. Clear effective communication within the business and with external contacts is key for the role. The role will require daily use of Microsoft packages including Teams, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Key Skills and Tasks

  • To perform general administrative tasks, including accurate data entry, formatting documents, minute taking, preparing notes/photographs for client issue, creation of purchase orders and filing project information.
  • To set up and maintain team project numbers, folder structures and email filing locations.
  • Maintaining current project and financial spreadsheets and documents.
  • Assist with creation of new templates.
  • Assist with credit control (debt management).
  • To act as the team champion for company policies, ensuring all work is in line with group procedures.
  • Provide quality assurance assistance.
  • Organising meetings, including booking rooms and liaison with Clients.
  • Organising training, equipment and maintaining accurate records.
  • Assist with team organisation, including recording annual leave.
  • Assist with commercial and administrative cover during periods of absence and high workload.
  • Perform other reasonable duties as assigned by management.

About you

  • Be enthusiastic, proactive, flexible and adaptive in the pursuit of achieving the planned team goals.
  • Able to collaborate and be a pro-active communicator with all group staff and external contacts.
  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft packages.
  • Confident working with numbers would be an advantage.

Benefits & Initiatives

Frankham offer excellent benefits and initiatives, including:

  • Flexible working scheme.
  • Healthcare benefit (currently Healthshield).
  • Long service award.
  • Bonus scheme.
  • Frankham Friday.
  • Cycle-to-work scheme.
  • Life assurance.
  • Death in service.
  • Annual leave inc. sell, buy & carry-over policies.
  • Annual season ticket loan.
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity pay.


Infrastructure Engineering


London Office, Sidcup (Head Office)

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