Head of People

  • Attractive market-exceeding package
  • Knutsford, Cheshire

PORTSWIGGER - rapidly growing, disruptive, challenger brand in the web security testing tools market and global leader in application security testing (AST).

From inception in 2008 PortSwigger has grown impressively to become the most widely used software solution of its kind. Used by over 17,000 organisations in 130 countries, it’s been recognised through industry awards, the Sunday Times Tech Track, the Export Track and the UK Private Business Awards. A decade of strong organic growth has been driven through reputation and recommendation, their strategy combining technical innovation with highly competitive pricing and an efficient delivery model.

To support ambitious scale up plans and accelerated growth, this founder led organisation has recently appointed a board of industry leading Non-Executive Directors and approved the design and build of new, purpose built office space in Knutsford with scope to home up to 400 team members in the coming years. Rightly proud of their strong team culture and shared sense of mission, PortSwigger has been built on principles of mutual respect, commitment to long-term success and a belief that “if it stops being fun, were doing it wrong”.

To play a pivotal role in their growth, they’re excited to now appoint a Head of People, charged with shaping innovative, unconventional and world-class people programmes that will scale with the business, whilst retaining and evolving the culture they hold dear.

To be successful in this rewarding but demanding role, you’ll be a forward thinking ‘People Leader’ who has operated in organisations recognised for their innovative people approach and great culture. Ideally developed in a technology environment, you’ll have strong HR business partner / generalist expertise and be a creative self-starter who’s energised by non-traditional approaches.

You’ll have experience of designing and implementing people programmes with particular focus on talent, learning and development, recruitment and culture. Strong in your use of data to improve all aspects of the employee experience, you’ll be both strategic and ‘hands on’, prepared to build a function from infancy, as well as having a natural coaching and mentoring style.

For the right individual who shares their drive, ambition and ability to translate strategy into results, there has never been a better time to join to help drive the future of this exciting high growth venture.

Please reply to Vicky Lawton with your CV and current salary details, quoting reference number: NZKT6257.  Alternatively by clicking on Apply or telephone +44 (0)845 261 0600.

All third party and direct applications will be forwarded to Warren Partners.


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