POSITION DESCRIPTION

General Manager, UK

  • Work collaboratively with the Australian team to establish, grow and manage SlaveCheck’s UK base

  • Build and support the UK / EU customer base

  • Play a central role in a globally-significant social impact mission

  • Share in the business that you help build

 

There are 40 million people trapped in modern slavery. 10 million of them are children. Despite six years of coordinated global efforts to address the problem, there has been little if any improvement.

In response, SlaveCheck has designed a unique data-led approach to address the identified shortcomings in current global approaches to eliminating modern slavery and has adopted as our Purpose:

Purpose: To lead, coordinate and manage the systematic elimination of modern slavery.

This is a uniquely exciting opportunity to join a team of passionate professionals in building a company from the ground up, doing something big and globally significant that will open up a world of new career opportunities for you, and sharing in the value of the business that you helped build.

Who we are & what we do

SlaveCheck is a SaaS technology & services company with a two-part 'profit for purpose’ business model:

  1. We generate profits from corporates who use the SlaveCheck Platform to simplify and automate mandatory modern slavery compliance

  2. We reinvest profits into providing free technologies, data, training and support to NGOs and other modern slavery stakeholders to help them lead, coordinate and manage the global collaborations necessary to eliminate modern slavery

We are a small team of passionate professionals with successful track records in tech start-ups, IPOs, SaaS solution delivery, social development and large-scale problem solving and ecosystem management.

The role of General Manager, UK

Because the UK is 4-5 years ahead of Australia in terms of mandatory modern slavery reporting, we are ideally looking for someone who has been involved in some capacity in the UK corporate modern slavery compliance program.

Working collaboratively with the Australian team, you will initially need to cover all bases in setting up our UK base: pre-sales marketing; sales; customer onboarding and support. As the UK / EU customer base grows, you’ll need to recruit a local team. You will have full operational and P&L accountability for UK / EU corporate modern slavery solutions, the profit generator that funds the SlaveCheck Purpose.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Marketing: proactive engagement of the private sector; building a relationship network among modern slavery compliance managers; telephone and email marketing; build your brand as a modern slavery compliance expert through events and social media

  • Sales: devise creative ways to maximise market reach; design innovative deal structures for large corporates, industry groups and associations; negotiate and close sales

  • Customer Support: manage the onboarding and support of new customers; first-level technical support and help desk

  • Education & Training: conduct a regular webinar program covering general modern slavery advice, news, data and insights; modern slavery roundtable discussions; platform training and workshops;

  • Technology: Work closely with the dev teams to evolve the SlaveCheck platform – drafting functional requirements, monitoring dev progress and providing user acceptance testing (UAT). Scouting for potential new technologies and new technology partners.

  • Business Management: manage all aspects of the UK office including people & culture; office accommodation; regulatory compliance; optimising financial performance; P&L accounting and reporting.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Tertiary qualifications in one or more of Business, Engineering, Financial Management or a related field

  • 10+ years of relevant professional experience leading significant SaaS B2B platform operations

  • Demonstrated experience in business development including marketing and sales

  • Demonstrated experience in growing and supporting a technology / SaaS customer base

  • Demonstrated experience in building and managing teams

  • Demonstrated experience in financial management and reporting

Why join us:

  • Very attractive salary + equity packages

  • Flexible working environment (WFH)

  • Make a difference in the world through your work

  • Help design the company you always wanted to work for and share in its value

  • Work alongside founders who have built successful global organisations

  • Your learning, growth and success is a part of our mission because if you succeed, we succeed.

 

The SlaveCheck mission speaks for itself in terms of who we are: we care about the world and its people and we choose to apply our time and skills to make it a better place.And why not have some fun and make some money along the way?

 

To apply:

Does this job sound like you? If yes, we'd love to hear from you. Please send a copy of your resume - and anything else you’d like to send us – to [email protected]