Senior Advisor - Human Rights and Supply Chains

Hope for Justice Flexible United Kingdom Other
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Company Description

Hope for Justice exists to bring an end to modern slavery by preventing exploitation, rescuing victims, restoring lives and reforming society. Around the world, we are growing a movement of abolitionists who believe freedom is worth the fight. Our team works from more than 30 locations across five continents. If you’re looking to make a difference, this is the place for the you.

Hope for Justice is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. We are a global organisation with staff from a wide variety of backgrounds and ensure through our recruitment processes that we continue to welcome candidates from all walks of life. If you feel that your skills and experience fit one of our advertised roles, and you share our values and mission to end slavery, then we strongly encourage your application regardless of your background.

Slave Free Alliance is social enterprise and 100% owned by the Anti-Slavery Charity Hope for Justice. Founded in 2018, we have expanded rapidly and have over 95 members, including 14 UK FTSE 100 companies. Our members include AstraZeneca, Aldi and Experian plus many more.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Advisor – Human Rights in Supply Chains to be working in our international Slave-Free Alliance (SFA) team. In this role you will partner with SFA members and clients to address the risk of modern slavery and labour exploitation in their operations and supply chains. You will lead the development of strategies and delivery of SFA products and services to new and existing strategic members and clients in a commercial context. You will form and maintain effective operational relationships with a variety of stakeholders and possess strong communication skills.

To be successful in this role you will need to have experience in Risk Management, Investigation, Supply Chain Management, Audit, Compliance or similar. You will need to have a strong knowledge of modern slavery, labour exploitation and broader human rights and an enthusiasm to progress SFA member’s journeys in addressing the risk of modern slavery.

This is a unique opportunity to join a growing, global non-profit organisation with a well-respected reputation for changing lives and fighting for freedom for those affected by the misery of human trafficking.

For full details of this role and expectations, download the attached role profile.


· Effectively manage a portfolio of strategic members.

· Develop tailored strategies and action plans for the entire membership journey that address the risk of modern slavery and labour exploitation in their businesses and supply chains.

· Create ambitious, proactive engagement plans to drive strategic member progress and capitalise on commercial opportunities.

· Establish a structured approach to CRM, monitor and evaluate progression and maintain accurate up-to-date records.

· Maintain an in-depth, up-to-date knowledge and understanding of all SFA Consultancy, Training and Technology Services

· Deliver SFA Consultancy Services to the highest standard to strategic members using SFA processes and methodologies, e.g. Gap Analysis, Site Assessments, Risk Assessments, and Escalation etc.

· Provide support and guidance to Advisors and Associate Advisors and enlist their support in the delivery of an SFA Gap Analysis.

· Undertake client work as required.

· Maintain a close working relationship with the Slave-Free Alliance Accounts, Sales and Training teams in order to effectively and seamlessly develop the operational relationship with strategic members.

· Facilitate the provision of additional services to members e.g. Training, Technology, Seminars, Webinars, Anti-Slavery Week etc. alongside the Sales and Account Management teams.

· Support other SFA team members as required.

· Provide appropriate support to Slave-Free Alliance members where potential incidents of modern slavery and labour exploitation are identified.

· Deliver against the FY New Product Development plan.

· Share thought leadership in monthly deep dives with the SFA team.

· Support the international expansion of SFA into new markets.

· Support the development of new tools & guides for SFA members including potential technology solutions.

· Work at all times in line with SFA policies and procedures and the wider strategy, culture and ethos of Slave-Free Alliance/ Hope for Justice.

· Understand and uphold the standards outlined in the Hope for Justice Safeguarding policies, acting with due care and attention to safeguard the wellbeing of anyone that comes into contact with our work and reporting concerns if they do arise.

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Benefits of working at Hope for Justice

Hope for Justice is committed to supporting our staff’s wellbeing and offers competitive salaries and a range of additional benefits to our staff. This includes generous annual leave entitlement, pension scheme contributions, company sick pay, enhanced maternity and paternity pay and access to the Employee Assistance Programme for staff and their family. As well as operating both Flexible and Hybrid working policies for our UK employees.

Salary: Up to £45,000, dependent on experience

Closing date: 11th February 2023

Location: Flexible, UK (Occasional travel maybe required to the Manchester Head Office)

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which include criminal records checks, in line with our Global background checks policy. Hope for Justice participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme, as part of the referencing process we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.