Modern Apprentice Administration Assistant

Closing Date: 
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Croma Vigilant
Opportunity Type: 
Full time
Number of Places: 
Competitive salary to be discussed on appointment

Job Title:   Modern Apprentice Administration Assistant

Location:  Dumfries

Employer: Croma Vigilant   

Closing Date:  18/02/2018

This position is not subject to funding eligibility criteria.

Modern Apprenticeships offer paid employment combined with relevant training, leading to a nationally recognised qualification. Croma Vigilant are inviting applications for our Modern Apprenticeship (MA) Programme.  The successful applicant will be employed by Croma Vigilant on a fixed term full time contract and will work towards attainment of an SVQ Level 3 Business Administration qualification. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join an ambitious organisation that recognises talent and encourages personal development. 

Who are we?

Croma Vigilant: The Ex-Military Security Professionals.

We currently employ over 1000 full time members of staff and cover a range of security related services including manned guarding, front of house, mobile patrols and keyholding. Our Head Office has been and will continue to be based in Dumfries where our admin, finance, operations and commercial departments control the whole of our UK operation.

We are Investors in People Gold accredited and believe that we are only as good as the people we employ, so staff welfare, support and development, is an absolute priority for us. We ensure all of our staff from the outset are given the skills required to be competent and professional ambassadors, to both Croma Vigilant and our clients.


High standards are embedded in the DNA of the company and we pride ourselves on portraying this in all elements of our work, we can guide you to meeting these standards if you have the drive and determination to reach them.

What We Offer: 

  • Fixed term contract working Monday – Friday 09:00hrs until 17:00hrs
  • Working towards the attainment of an SVQ Level 3 in Business Administration qualification
  • 20 days holiday plus 8 statutory holidays per annum
  • Comprehensive mentoring and personal development
  • Full Training in Croma Vigilant’s services and processes and a clear understanding of an office environment
  • A fun, lively and positive company culture
  • Competitive Salary to be discussed on appointment


Preferred Skills:

  • A memorable personality with an ambitious nature
  • Excellent written, communication skills and numeracy skills
  • A solid understanding of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint and Outlook
  • Strong administrative, organisational skills with an keen eye for detail
  • An appetite and creative mind for social media

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assistance in the Sales Order Process. From quote production through to order acceptance
  • Collation of information to feature on weekly sales reports
  • Maintaining and updating the client database
  • Produce and schedule social media content
  • Assist with the publication of bi-annual client newsletter
  • Any other appropriate duties as required

Please note completion of the modern apprenticeship programme may lead to a full time permanent position

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.  We will endeavour to respond to all those who apply.

If you wish to be considered for employment, please forward your CV to quoting reference LT/145 by mid-day on 18/02/2018