Culture Champion

An exciting opportunity to kick-start your people-related career by helping a thriving scale-up business to nurture its culture as it grows.

PortSwigger role vacancy

What we're doing, and why we need you

PortSwigger is a cybersecurity company that is located in the outskirts of Knutsford, Cheshire. It is a global leader in the cybersecurity sector. Our cutting-edge software is used by over 60,000 customers in 150 countries to help them secure their web applications. Our educational and research output is used by millions of people globally to learn about web security.

The Culture Champion role falls within the Culture Tribe at PortSwigger. This tribe has the mission of enabling us to nurture our culture as we grow. As well as being responsible for recruiting the best talent, employee engagement, and our workplace, we undertake projects to support leadership, feedback, belonging, and well-being amongst our people. Over time, there will be opportunities to develop a greater depth of experience in a subset of these areas, whilst retaining visibility across all our culture initiatives.

We believe our culture is our most valuable asset and our biggest differentiator as an organization, enabling us to achieve our primary goals of having fun at work, delivering amazing products and services, and changing the world for the better.

We currently have 100 people and expect to grow steadily into several hundred people over the next few years. We are fixated on protecting our culture as we grow. We are keenly aware that many organizations lose their way and drift into a toxic corporate culture. We refuse to accept that this is inevitable.

The work of the Culture Tribe is heavily backed by our founder, Dafydd Stuttard, and by our board, including Yvonne Agyei, a highly experienced People professional who has held senior roles within Google and

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Role details: Culture Champion

We now have a hugely exciting opportunity for a Culture Champion to join our Culture Tribe.

Timeframe: Permanent position.

Location: Knutsford, Cheshire, United Kingdom.

We are minutes from the M6, and easily commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Wilmslow, Warrington, Chester, Crewe, Macclesfield, and Northwich.

Salary: We pay excellent salaries above the normal market level, and this is always determined based on your individual skills and contribution.

Benefits: Share options, 8% employer pension contribution.

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Life assurance: 4x salary.

Income protection: full pay for first 6 months of incapacity followed by 75% of salary plus pension contribution.

Private medical insurance (Bupa).

Holidays: 25 days plus public holidays.

Working hours: Core hours are 9am to 5pm, with flexibility to start any time between 8am and 9.30am.

Key responsibilities

You will work collaboratively with all members of the Culture Tribe to help deliver our initiatives. You will have the opportunity to learn from other team members and gain the skills you need to scope and deliver successful and innovative people initiatives.

The scope of the Culture Champion role is broad. Your work in a typical day could include:

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Be well rewarded

We firmly believe in paying people what they're worth to us, not just what we can get away with or what they could earn elsewhere. We pay excellent salaries above the normal market level, and this is always determined based on your individual skills and contribution. In addition to a generous base salary, we offer share options and a comprehensive benefits package.

Meet the Swiggers

We are a diverse group of people with a wide range of interests and backgrounds. What Swiggers have in common is that they all love their work and are exceptionally good at what they do.

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