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Careers at Skyguard

As a rapidly growing organisation, we are constantly looking for dedicated individuals to join the team and a career at Skyguard is all about passion together with a sense of pride, helping to deliver results.

Skyguard is part of the Send For Help Group, an Epsom-based technology business which provides GPS personal safety alarms to more than 150,000 lone workers, and is the worldwide market leader.

Skyguard offers an exclusive range of personal safety devices and apps which link to their own 24/7 Alarm Receiving Centre. Our team of over 100 staff are dedicated to providing the best possible service to our customers, which ultimately results in us saving people’s lives each and every day. Clients range from midwives working for the NHS to Police forces helping to protect domestic abuse victims, plus hundreds of household names in the commercial sector.

Last financial year the group had revenues of c.£16m and is highly profitable, the company is forecast to more than double its sales over the next four years.

The Send for Help Group has recently received the following accolades:

– Ranked in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list of fastest growing companies for the last 3 years running (68th in 2018)
– Listed in the Financial Times ranking of Europe’s fastest growing companies for the last two years
– For two years running, named by the London Stock Exchange as one of the UK’s fastest growing companies in their publication, ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’.

In 2018 Send for Help was acquired by ECI, a Private Equity fund. ECI has been investing for more than 40 years in management buy-outs of medium sized UK high growth companies. ECI are fully supportive of the management teams ambitious buy and build growth strategy. As with most Private Equity backed businesses, it is an extremely fast paced working environment with lots of career progression across the company (equity in the business may be offered to key members of the management team).

If you’re thinking of growing your career in a truly supportive environment, one of our current vacancies could be exactly what you’re looking for. If any of our roles are of interest, to apply, please email your CV and covering letter to careers@skyguard.co.uk, (no agencies need apply) indicating which position you would like to apply for.

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications, we will not be able to respond to all candidates. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of submitting your application then you have not been successful. If we do not contact you this time, we will hold your details (in line with GDPR) for a period of 12-months, in case a suitable opportunity arises. If you do not wish your details to be stored then please request this on your cover letter.

Job Vacancies

Location – Epsom, Surrey
Software Tester

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Software Tester to join our team! As a Software Tester at our company, you will have the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects on complex and challenging systems, partnering with software engineers within a collaborative, technology-driven environment that will allow you to learn and advance your career.

Software Tester Duties and Responsibilities

As a Software Tester you will operate across the full C# .Net development lifecycle and MVC environment under agile approach, from defining and refining acceptance criteria, creating user stories and translating them into test cases, specifications to ensure comprehensive test coverage and identifying opportunities for test automation.

You'll be responsible for executing a variety of functional / non-functional tests, both manual and automated including regression, integration, stress and GUI testing.

Please see the full job description here.
Compliance Co-ordinator

We are looking for a Compliance Co-ordinator who has ISO experience and has ideally been involved with audits too. Skyguard is an award winning company that is going through an extensive growth phase so it’s a good time to join the organisation if you enjoy working in a busy environment and are ready for a new challenge!

You will be someone who loves compliance and is keen to expand their knowledge.

You will also be patient, methodical, organised, analytical and have a meticulous attention to detail. Liaising with other people in the company will be an essential part of this role so your communication skills (both written and verbal) will be invaluable.

In exchange for your experience within a compliance environment and your ability to demonstrate the skills mentioned above, we will pay you a competitive salary plus a discretionary targeted bonus, 23 days’ holiday and pension contribution. We also have fruit delivered every week, pizza on the first Friday of every month, a summer and Christmas party, plus quarterly inter-departmental events. We really are a fun and social company!

If this sounds like a role you think you can excel at, please apply now by sending your CV to careers@skyguard.co.uk. Click here for the full job description.

Please see the full job description here.
IMC Daytime Controller (Incident Management Centre)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Emergency Assistance Controller with Skyguard, to work our Day Shifts covering 37.5 hours over 5 days per week between 8am-6:30pm Monday-Friday.

Skyguard’s state of the art Incident Management Centre operates 24/7, 365 days a year.

As an Emergency Assistance Controller you will be handling live incidents supporting over 100,000 lone workers spread across UK and Ireland.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be a great team player, skilled in multi-tasking, calm under pressure and able to provide great service and tailored assistance to customers when required.

We offer a competitive salary with regular reviews, uniform, bonus scheme upon successful completion of probation, overtime, Perkbox rewards, free fruit, biscuits, pizza Friday once a month and regular team and company nights out.

If this sounds like a role you think you can excel at, please apply now by sending your CV to careers@skyguard.co.uk. Click here for the full job description.As an Emergency Assistance Controller you will be handling live incidents supporting over 100,000 lone workers spread across UK and Ireland.

Please see the full job description here.

Bid and Tenders Executive

As the Bid and Tenders Executive, you will support the business by planning and managing the bid process and delivering tender responses in line with the company’s brand, position and processes. You will translate win strategies and business objectives into smart, compelling, consistent, customer-focused, error-free documents and presentations. Project managing activity through department bid plans and escalating risk to bid leader/board where required. We expect you to conduct market research and competitor analysis to develop win strategies and bid plans, train and coach members of the team, bring ideas and fresh thinking to the department and to identify opportunities and leads.

Bid Writing experience is essential. You will also be a confident user of all Microsoft packages as well as Salesforce.com.

We expect you to be conscientious with a strong attention to detail. Communication skills (both written and verbal) will need to be very strong, as will your time management and organisational skills.This position offers an attractive salary, 23 days’ holiday (increasing to a maximum of 30 days) and pension contribution. Additional benefits are offered once you have successfully passed your probation. We also have fruit delivered weekly, paid lunch on the first Friday of every month, a summer and Christmas party, plus quarterly inter-departmental paid events.

This position offers an attractive salary, 23 days’ holiday (increasing to a maximum of 30 days) and pension contribution. Additional benefits are offered once you have successfully passed your probation. We also have fruit delivered weekly, paid lunch on the first Friday of every month, a summer and Christmas party, plus quarterly inter-departmental paid events.

If this sounds like a role you think you can excel at, please apply now by sending your CV to careers@skyguard.co.uk.

Please see the full job description here.

Sales Administrator

If you love analytics, good customer service, working within a strong fast paced team and communicating at all levels then this Sales Admin role is perfect for you. Working alongside fellow Sales Administrators and the Sales Manager you will play a vital part in the team by supporting the sales process throughout, helping to complete Reports (daily, weekly monthly and ad-hoc), order processing and returns, regular communication via all methods, using various databases (such as Salesforce), research and general sales admin.

Sales plays a vital role in generating revenue for the company, therefore you will be conscientious, focused and a problem solver, you will also need to be a multi-tasker who is used to working in a fast-paced and pressured environment. You’ll be confident in your abilities and able to act on your own initiative when needed. As a strong and influential communicator you’ll be comfortable liaising with customers, as well as the sales team and other departments within the company. You will need a passion for Reporting. There will be a wide range of tasks and exposure to most areas of the business and a chance to get involved, and make a real difference.

As one of the fastest growing companies in the area, it’s a great time to join. We have a great internal culture, with fresh fruit delivered every week, pizza on the first Friday of every month, a summer and Christmas party plus quarterly inter-departmental events. We really are a fun and social company!

If this sounds like a role you think you can excel at, please apply now by sending your CV to careers@skyguard.co.uk. Click here for the full job description.

Please see the full job description here.

Training and Implementation Coordinator

We are looking for a Training & Implementation Co-ordinator who has experience in training delivery of both large and small groups and is flexible to travel around the UK. Skyguard is an award winning company that is going through an extensive growth phase, so it is a good time to join the organisation if you enjoy working in a busy environment and are ready for a new challenge!

You will be someone who loves training and is keen to expand their experience. You will also be patient, calm under pressure, organised and be able to think on your feet. Liaising with other people in the company and external customers will be an essential part of this role so your communication skills (both written and verbal) will be invaluable.

In exchange for your experience within a training role and your ability to demonstrate the skills mentioned above, we will pay you a competitive salary plus a discretionary targeted bonus, 23 days’ holiday and pension contribution. We also have fruit delivered every week, pizza on the first Friday of every month, a summer and Christmas party plus quarterly inter-departmental events. We really are a fun and social company!

If this sounds like a role you think you can excel at, please apply now by sending your CV to careers@skyguard.co.uk.

Please see the full job description here.

IT Tech Support Apprentice

Please see the full job description here.

IT Data Analysts Apprentice

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Credit Controller

We’re looking for an experienced credit controller with a good understanding of the basic concepts of credit management and a track record of meeting tight deadlines and targets.

We need a multi-tasker who is used to working in a fast-paced and pressured environment. You’ll be confident in your abilities and able to act on your own initiative when needed. As a strong and influential communicator you’ll be comfortable liaising with customers on a daily basis as well as the sales team and other departments within the company.

This position offers and attractive salary, holiday and pension contribution. We also have fruit delivered every week, pizza on the first Friday of every month, a summer and Christmas party plus quarterly inter-departmental events. We really are a fun and social company!

If this sounds like a role you think you can excel at, please apply now by sending your CV to careers@skyguard.co.uk.

Please see the full job description here.

Admin Assistant (Finance)

A fantastic opportunity has become available to assist the Finance team.

You will already have administration experience with good organisational skills and attention to detail. You will enjoy being a team player and also have the ability to work on your own initiative. Multitasking with a can-do attitude will come naturally to you, as will your ability to communicate effectively throughout the business.

If you have the initiative, drive and enthusiasm, to support our growing fast-paced team then please apply now by sending your CV to careers@skyguard.co.uk.

Please see the full job description here.
Stock Control Admin Assistant

A fantastic opportunity within the Stock Control Department is available.

You will be part of a hardworking and energetic team of eight, who thrive on providing a first-class dispatch service to all our customers, which include making customer orders, dealing with customer returns, performing stock takes and admin duties.

We are looking for someone who has excellent attention to detail, a good team player and has the ability to work on their own initiative. Ideally you will be a multitasker with a can-do attitude who can work quickly and calmly to customer deadlines.

The company is expecting to triple in size over the next three years therefore, we expect to see development opportunities for our talented individuals and for many of our staff, Stock Control is often the first step towards a successful Skyguard career.

If you are ready to join an organisation that is at the forefront of technology and believes in developing their staff, then please apply now.

Please see the full job description here.

Internships and Apprenticeships

The Skyguard internship programme is designed for students who are undergraduates and provides an excellent opportunity for students to experience an exciting and energetic company with the potential to work on projects that have a genuine business impact. Information about available internships are published above in our Job Vacancies section.

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