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Security Administrator Apprentice

Location: UK - Hatfield | Job-ID: 107241 | Contract type: Fixed Term Contract | Business Unit: Others


Salary: £13,000
Start date: September 2022
Location: Hatfield

Contract type: 18 Month Contract


Security Administrator Apprentice

We are looking for someone to join our vetting team to deal with security checks. As part of this, you will be working within a small team who work in a secure location within the heart of our Hatfield office. The Government Vetting Officers process applications for any individual who has requested clearance for either a customer or a government site. Full training and support will be provided across all systems. Confidentiality and attention to detail are very important in this role.   


We are looking for individuals who wants to begin and build a career within Administration by joining our Apprenticeship programme. Our minimum entry requirements are grade C/4 or above in Maths, English. You need to be confident using computer software, including Microsoft Office and email. You will also need to be a team player with good communication skills both in person and in writing. You will be well organised, keen to learn and develop and gain experience within administration.


This apprenticeship will give you the qualification of an Advanced Level 3 in Business & Administration, you will achieve this by splitting your time completing your online course alongside work experience at Computacenter. This apprenticeship lasts for 18 months on a fixed term contract. Whilst there is no guarantee of a permanent job at the end of the contract, successful completion of the apprenticeship programme could lead to a full-time position at Computacenter.


Your key responsibilities:

  • Dealing with queries via phone, in person, email and mail
  • Filing and logging post
  • Liaising with third parties regarding clearance checks
  • Updating information on a secure system
  • Checking applicant’s details and querying if necessary
  • Making accountable decisions on an applicant’s security check
  • Compiling management reports using excel
  • Adhering to Data Protection (training will be provided)
  • Use of various portals and websites for different checks relevant to each customer specific clearance



  • Good working Knowledge of Microsoft Applications
  • Plans & organises own workload
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, literacy and numerical skills and ability to build relationships
  • Problem solver
  • Awareness of discretion and confidentiality





Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services. We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?
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