Continuity Writer Job Description Sample
Business Continuity Planner
Through continuity planning, emergency preparedness and response, training, exercises and communications, we serve the campus leadership and community by strengthening how the campus mitigates and prevents risk; prepares for, responds to and recovers from emergencies; and protects the campus mission from disruption. Incumbent is responsible for engaging with the entire campus constituency to develop and integrate programs, plans and systems to minimize the disruption to critical campus services from any potential threat to our missions of teaching, research, public service and patient care. This position provides functional expertise on continuity planning and disaster recovery matters on an enterprise-wide campus level through the development, maintenance and implementation of Business Impact Analysis, the UC Ready Continuity Planning tool, recovery strategies, risk assessments, compliance standards, continuity plans, disaster recovery strategies, training and exercises.
The Business Continuity Planner acts as a member of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and the Emergency Response Team (ERT) respectively. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Advanced degree.
Preferred Licenses License Requirement Valid Driver License. Required Certifications Certification Requirement Professional certification. Preferred Incident Command System (ICS) Certification 100, 200, 700, 800.
Required Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP) or equivalent certification Preferred Conditions Condition Requirement Incident Command System (ICS) Certification 100, 200, 700, 800 must be obtained within 90 days of employment. Required Experience Experience Requirement Minimum of 5 years of related experience. Required Minimum of 3 years combined experience in training and a related field; such as business continuity planning, business administration, higher education management, organizational development, education, emergency management, or disaster preparedness.
Required Experience with risk assessments, Business Impact Analysis(BIAs), Hazard Vulnerability Assessments(HVAs), Disaster Recovery Plans, and Emergency Action Plans (EAPs). Required Experience in the field of continuity planning in a higher education setting. Preferred Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Ability and willingness to respond to emergencies in a hazardous environment on an on-call duty basis, coordinate and participate in the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and the Emergency Response Team (ERT). Required Ability to work some night and weekend response for emergencies. Required Must posses or have the abiltiy to obtain a California Drivers License in accordance with the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Required Minimum Requirements Thorough knowledge and skill in applying and interpreting applicable local, state, and federal regulations and related standards and guidelines. Strong analytical and organizational skills to organize, prioritize and manage the successful completion of projects within time and budget constraints. Thorough written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including political acumen and skill to communicate effectively in a diverse environment.
Strong skill to appropriately use technology and relevant scientific equipment as required. Demonstrated ability to make recurring, formal presentations and provide effective training in continuity planning concepts to varied and diverse campus audiences, including the highest level of campus leadership. Computer
Work, Excel, PowerPoint, and other common computer applications including basic web design. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including tact, diplomacy and flexibility to interact and maintain working relationships with University administration, faculty, departments, students, staff and public representatives. Ability to clearly communication information and training to a broad variety of people in written form, in person and on the telephone.
Demonstrated knowledge of comprehensive integrated systems, technical skills, strong program management experience, and leadership in initializing, facilitation and managing complex and innovative programs and technical system. Preferred Qualifications Thorough knowledge/understanding of specific EH&S field(s) including related laws and regulations; and general knowledge/understanding of all EH&S fields. Project Management skills.
Team leadership and group facilitation skills. Ability to multi-task with competing timeframes. Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.
Familiarity with the organizational structure, functions, and processes of University of California campus(es). Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel. UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey. \
Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.
In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.
U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:
Graduate School of Education
- 62nd among ranked schools
- Bourns College of Engineering
- 71st among ranked schools The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Business Continuity Analyst
- Develops plans, programs and procedures and presents recommendations to management. 2. Provides ongoing evaluation of risk exposure and contingency and recovery plans, using industry standards and best practices as guidance. 3.
Ensures corporate management is fully prepared for a major emergency and can provide necessary business continuity to employees and customers. Ensures that the Business Continuity Program is maintained in an appropriate state of readiness. 4. Create or administer training and awareness presentations or materials. 5.
Oversees the planning, coordination and scheduling of business continuity exercises to validate plans. 6. Develops ongoing risk assessment strategies and administers annual testing in accordance regulatory requirements and policies and procedures. 7. Recommends and assists in the implementation of business continuity risk mitigation procedures. 8.
Maintains, performs and documents Business Impact Analysis. 9. Broad expertise in business continuity and disaster recovery. 10. Extensive business process knowledge and the ability to perform a comprehensive Business Impact Analysis. 11.
Extensive ability to anticipate possible disasters including possible outcomes and make recommendations to protect the best interest of the company. 12. Strong interpersonal and communication skills to deal effectively with internal and external contacts. 13.
Excellent project leadership and organizational skills. 14.
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Req ID: 03220-0010153065 Functional Role: Business Analyst
Postal Code:* 27401 Compensation: $75,000.00 to $87,000.00 per year
* Required knowledge and skills would typically be acquired through a Bachelor's degree and 5-7 years related experience or equivalent combination of certifications and experience. Certifications such as CBCP a plus.
Must Haves: 1. Identification of risk for data compromising 2. Contingency Plans – Disaster / Recovery Planning 3.
Budgeting 4. End User Tools: Active Directory, Exchange, JIRA (Ticketing System) 5. Managing Plans for Data Centers
Business Continuity And Enterprise Risk Manager
HCA, a Fortune 100 company with more than 200,000 employees, is one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, operating over 170 locally managed hospitals and over 100 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and the United Kingdom. With its founding in 1968, HCA created a new model for hospital care in the United States, using combined resources to strengthen hospitals, deliver patient-focused care and improve the practice of medicine. HCA is a learning healthcare system that uses more than 27 million annual patient encounters to advance science, improve patient care and save lives. HCA has been named one of the world's most ethical companies for eight years in a row. At HCA, we are driven by a single goal: the care and improvement of human life. Enterprise Business Continuity Planning (EBCP) is a resource to help prepare HCA to successfully protect patients, employees, communities and assets in the face of emergencies by providing management with tools and guidance necessary for risk assessment, contingency planning and disaster recovery. Our mission will be accomplished by coordinating efforts and improving communication enterprise wide, providing leadership support for the Enterprise Emergency Operations and Business Continuity Planning Council (Council), using technology to standardize and improve efficiency and monitoring and management reporting. *RESPONSIBILITIES * Oversees the development, implementation, testing, education and maintenance of the enterprise business continuity program (EBCP) by performing the following:
Serving as the subject matter expert for business continuity planning by demonstrating strong knowledge of the following: o Risk evaluation and controls o Business impact analysis o Business continuity strategy development o Emergency response and operations o Healthcare industry, particularly the risks as related to business continuity planning o Staying informed on Company-wide initiatives and effectively evaluating the impact of those initiatives on the Company’s business continuity program. o Staying abreast of general business and economic developments and effectively evaluating the impact of those developments on the Company’s business continuity program. o Staying informed on regulatory changes, monitoring the business continuity program as it relates to audit and regulatory compliance and developing a gap analysis and plan to address gaps. o Serving as the subject matter expert and business owner for AssuranceCM, the Company’s enterprise wide externally web-hosted business continuity planning system by performing the following: o Understanding system capabilities and ensuring the system is used as efficiently as possible o Overseeing the development and maintenance of data dictionaries o Overseeing security access and ensuring appropriate access is set-up for all users, including the maintenance of the ISAM o Overseeing system reporting and understanding the capabilities and limitations o Overseeing, developing and implementing system efficiencies o Overseeing and resolving technical issues reported by the system’s user groups o Maintaining a strong relationship with vendor representative and submitting product enhancement requests as necessary o Facilitating the development of standards and ensuring all business continuity plans are documented and meet those standards. o Overseeing, coordinating and assisting lines of business with the development, publication and maintenance of business continuity plans in AssuranceCM, including analyzing and inputting any information from Word, Excel, etc. into the system. o Interacting with business unit managers regarding business continuity plans and following up with plan owners regarding outdated plans or other anomalies noted in plans. o Working with department contacts to promote EBCP and ensure a high level of awareness regarding business continuity planning across the Company as well as appropriate preparedness of personnel during an event or a disaster. o Overseeing, developing and maintaining educational materials related to AssuranceCM and business continuity planning and providing these materials to lines of business to support planning efforts. o Assisting and supporting lines of business regarding the development and execution of emergency preparedness and business continuity planning exercises o Utilizing knowledge of lines of business, business continuity planning and AssuranceCM capabilities to develop and implement process improvements and efficiencies as related to EBCP. o Demonstrating strong knowledge of all technologies and vendors used to support EBCP and overseeing the integration between technologies to ensure efficiency (e.g. StormGeo, HCA Alert, HCA CodeReady, etc.). o Overseeing updates to various web sites including Share Point and company intranet sites. o Overseeing updates to various tracking spreadsheets and provides suggestions for process improvement regarding tracking key metrics related to EBCP. o Leading efforts related to other educational and administrative matters as requested (e.g. professional development programs, process improvement team initiatives and special projects). o Attending all Council meetings and reporting on the status of EBCP as requested. o Continually developing technical knowledge in emergency preparedness and business continuity planning.
Oversees the development of all staff members by performing the following: o Understanding and explaining to staff members the objectives of a project and each member’s role in the project. o Providing guidance and mentorship to staff members including willingly addressing questions, contributing constructive on-the-job feedback and training, conducting formal performance evaluations at least annually, serving as a positive role model and assisting in designing and implementing individual career development plans. o Serves as the EBCP team lead when the Enterprise Emergency Operations Center is activated and provides assistance in staffing the center 24 hours per day for the duration of a significant business disruption and/or disaster. o Assists Director with other projects as requested.
Understanding of emergency operations, business continuity planning and disaster recovery assessment and planning or relevant experience (e.g. work in risk management, internal controls, etc.) (preferred)
Good communication skills (oral and written)
Good project management skills
Ability to work across department lines to accomplish EBCP goals and objectives
Ability to work independently and at a consistent pace
Ability to travel up to 25% * Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, and Project) * 3-6 years’ experience
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Title:Business Continuity and Enterprise Risk Manager
Location:Tennessee-Nashville-Corporate Main Campus
Hearst Television, Traffic Hub in Charlotte, NC has an opening for a Continuity Specialist. The Continuity Specialists is responsible for 2 stations’ (based on market and time zone) primary and digital channels commercial copy. _
_ Responsibilities include the maintenance, assignment, and processing of traffic instruction files from agencies and advertisers; and the clearance of commercial material for acceptance.
Receive all traffic instructions (original and revisions) from station clients
Interpret commercial copy and agency instructions
Search all station orders for applicable instructions received
Coordinate commercial house number assignment and commercial disposition with Content Distribution Specialists
Build instruction/rotation sets for assignment in WideOrbit and assign instruction sets to applicable orders
Work with Content Distribution Specialists on coordination of all received materials
Review and issue commercial copy log changes as necessary
Review “Missing Instruction” report and communicate to agency and station personnel regarding missing commercial instructions and material
Communicate and arrange for commercial production if necessary
Screen commercial material in accordance with “Best Practices” and “Commercial Acceptance Guidelines” for on-air acceptance
Communicate to agency and station personnel regarding commercial acceptance
Coordinate with Station Specialist movement or preemption of spots for missing material
Maintain files of all commercial copy instructions – current on site, 1 quarter historical on site, 4 quarter off site
Station contact for all commercial instruction and acceptance; Liaison to CDC and Master Control personnel regarding commercial content and discrepancies _Experience
_ * Minimum 2-4 years Radio and/or Television Traffic experience preferred Qualification requirements: * Knowledge of agency commercial instruction terminology preferred
Working knowledge of WideOrbit Traffic System preferred
Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) preferred _Education: _ * Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred
Business Continuity Manager
The position of Business Continuity Manager Roles includes all of the following responsibilities, and others that may not be listed but that are necessary for the successful completion of duties.
Job Duties: Directs or assists in the development of Business Continuity strategy, plans and procedures, and provides regular status updates to the Business Continuity Steering Committee. Assesses the Business Continuity implications of proposed technological or organizational changes, and coordinates any revisions to existing Business Continuity plans or procedures necessitated by such changes.
Coordinates routine updates to the detailed information supporting the Business Continuity procedures (e.g. contact lists, personnel assignments, hardware and software specifications, network diagrams, vital records inventory lists, off-site backup schedules, etc.). Coordinates electronic access to, and hard copy distribution of, the Business Continuity plans and procedures. Protects the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the Business Continuity plans and procedures. Administers contracts and service agreements with Business Continuity service providers.
Ensures all personnel with specific Business Continuity responsibilities are adequately trained to fulfill those responsibilities. Ensures all employees are familiar with the relevant provisions of the Business Continuity plans. Develops and tests plans to ensure the continuity of critical business functions and minimizes information loss in the event of a business disruption.
Ensures that all components of the Business Continuity plans are successfully tested at least annually, or whenever significant changes are made to those components. Plans and coordinates at least one simulation exercise a year, involving all critical business units. Documents the results of all tests and exercises, and identifies any recommended enhancements to the Business Continuity plans and procedures.
Provides 7x24 on-call support for any emergency which may require activation of all or part of the Business Continuity plans. In the event that activation is required, serves as liaison between the Crisis Management team (i.e. senior management) and the Business Continuity teams (i.e. the teams recovering operations at the alternate facilities and the teams restoring operations at the home facility). Works with Internal Audit, ensures functional leadership is complying with company business continuity policies and procedures.
Bachelor’s Degree 5 years’ experience in operational risk, business continuity, disaster recovery, or related fields. Strong analytical, organizational, and decision-making skills. Strong verbal/written communications.
Must be able to interface and coordinate work efficiently and effectively with business partners in remote locations. Strong administrative skills, with effectiveness in developing tasks and managing resources to achieve target dates. Must be a leader and a productive team player.
Strong PC skills (Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.) Travel and off-hour on-call support required or equivalent combination of education and experience Preferred
Familiarity with Fusion Framework The duties listed are representative of the job; however, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties a person may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer/Veteran/Disabled. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Job Location Kansas City, Missouri, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular
##Job Description This position is to develop, maintain and implement business continuity and disaster recovery strategies and solutions, perform risk analyses, and act as a coordinator for recovery efforts in emergency situations. Our team helps to ensure the continuous delivery of our products and services towards our customers with excellence while preserving the security properties availability, integrity and confidentiality. Along with the key functions listed below, this position will be expected to uphold the value that Washington Federal places on
simply being nice when servicing our co-workers and clients.
Position requires a BA or BS degree in a business-related field or comparable experience.
Comprehensive knowledge of resilience and recovery strategies in complex organizations.
Solid understanding of disaster recovery methodologies and business continuity principles.
Advanced IT knowledge of enterprise / service provider data center architectures (e.g., high density servers, SAN/NAS, routers/switches, etc.) and highly available cloud environments.
Advanced knowledge with enterprise database technology (e.g., Oracle, MS SQL) a plus.
Strong IT security or disaster recovery support background is highly desired.
Demonstrated experience leading cross functional teams within a formalized methodology.
Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Practical understanding and working knowledge of Business Continuity principles, practices, and their methods of implementation.
Strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to collaborate across all groups and levels; must be able to interface and coordinate work efficiently and effectively with business partners or vendors in remote locations.
Strong organizational, decision-making and administrative skills, with effectiveness in developing tasks and managing resources to achieve target dates.
Must have strong business acumen, deep analytical aptitude, excellent project management skills and capability to formulate issues and recommendations clearly.
Must be a leader and a productive team player.
Must be open to change, demonstrate an ability to operate in an ambiguous environment with minimal supervision, while demonstrating strong personal drive and self-motivation.
Strong PC skills (MS Office -- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Familiarity with Quantivate or other plan development software products.
Experience: * Minimum of 10 years of experience in respective field for financial institutions/banks.
Experience working on large, complex projects with a proven track record of delivering results.
Previous experience in all facets of risk management (business continuity, crisis management, disaster recovery, and privacy & information security) desired with a concentration in Disaster Recovery.
Certifications in some or all of the following preferred: MBCP, CBCP, and PMP.
Understanding of current recovery solutions and high availability architectures is needed, as is knowledge of crisis communication solutions.
Must know elementary IT network principles.
Familiarity with business continuity program life cycle plans and source deliverables (e.g., risk assessments, BIAs, continuity planning) is essential.
Familiarity with FFIEC Handbook and other auditing resources used by internal departments, external auditing firms and regulatory agencies.
40 FULL-TIME: Full Time
FUNCTIONAL GROUP:* Technology
ALL ADDRESSES:* Seattle Seattle, WA
Senior - Business Continuity Planner
Overview Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems. Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do. Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Responsibilities Supports the Agency planning for mission assurance of operational and business functions
. Interprets governmment regulations and applicable codes, and advises government management on the best course of action to ensure compliance. Develops programs, procedures, and contingency plans based on a risk approach and proposes solutions that monitor, evaluate, and enable resolution of safety and continuity of operations compliance.
Performs business impact analysis, risk assessments of essential functions, and/or information systems. Oversees the development, integration, and exercising of contingency plans. Prepares and conducts briefings and overviews to educate Agency personnel. Prepares and submits position and information papers in response to government requirements.
12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D.
Job ID2016-44946# of Openings Remaining1
Residency StatusU.S. Citizenship Required
ClearanceTop Secret/SCI w/Poly
Time TypeFull Time
3Rd Party Risk Business Continuity Contractor
Kforce has a client in Monterey Park, California (CA) that is seeking a 3rd Party Risk Business Continuity Contractor. The Third-Party Business Continuity Engagement Manager is responsible for the execution of Business Continuity Risk assessments for Third Party service providers.Duties:
Perform third party risk assessments, focusing on business continuity and disaster recovery controls
Contract Management - Review and redline third party contracts to ensure the correct BC/DR terms are incorporated in the contract 10 years of relevant consulting and/or industry and functional experience in:
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
Third Party Risk Management methodologies
Working knowledge of operational risk, third party guidance, and related controls * FFIEC * Business Continuity Handbook, Appendix J Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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2018 MRL Gracs Business Continuity Planning Intern
Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare. Merck is on a quest for cures and is committed to being the world’s premier, most research-intensive biopharmaceutical company. Today, we’re doubling down on this goal. Merck Research Laboratories is a true scientific research facility of tomorrow, and will take Merck’s leading discovery capabilities and world-class small molecule and biologics R&D expertise to create breakthrough science that radically changes the way we approach serious diseases. Seeking an intern to execute and evaluate performance of Business Continuity Plans for Merck’s Global Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Safety (GRACS) sub-division (approx. 1700 staff). Additional activities may include:
Assess preparednessof GRACS functional areas to initiate and execute on Business Continuity Plans.
Participate in,record results of, and report on GRACS Business Continuity exercises andprovide key observations from these exercises.
Providerecommendations to GRACS functional areas on improvements and revisions toBusiness Continuity Plans.
Identify industrystandards, techniques, and tools for Business Continuity Planning andexercising of such plans.
Otheropportunities to leverage Business Continuity Planning for useful insightsinto our business.
- Candidates must be currently enrolled pursuing an undergraduate degree with a major/minor in business or similar field
Candidatesmustbe available for 10-12 week internship beginning May/June 2018
Candidates musthave experience working with and analyzing datasets (quantitative andqualitative)
Candidates must have experience with MS Office (specifically: Excel, Access,PowerPoint)
Business operations mindset
Motivated, Independent, Out-of-the-box thinker
Experience ina business planning and/or project management role
Experience with project management software
Specific interest in pharma and/or regulatory and safety
Process improvementmindset Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully: Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit: EEOC Poster at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf EEOC GINA Supplement at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf FTP2018 Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
JobRegulatory Affairs Generic Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
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Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Planning Officer
This position serves as a senior subject matter expert and is responsible for assisting the Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) Planning Manager for the contingency and recovery planning, development, execution, and day-to-day management of the bank's Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery(BC/DR) strategy program.
Assists the BC/DR Manager with project management, monitoring, and coordination of procedures used to evaluate and control continuity risk. Partners with the BC/DR Analyst in a senior expert capacity on the maintenance of a sound continuity-focused, operational risk management framework.
Maintain the business impact analysis that identifies and prioritizes business functions, departments, processes, dependencies, applications, and other factors that define the business and IT processes in the applicable region or assigned business units.
Perform risks assessments for both internal functions and vendor controls that address the specific business continuity and disaster recovery risks and incorporate into the overall IT and enterprise risk ratings and architecture.
Perform gap analysis of documented business continuity and disaster recovery strategies to actual recovery scenarios and revise plans accordingly
Manage and perform in business continuity and disaster recovery tests including, but not limited to, call tree exercises, testing policies/procedures, tabletop walkthroughs, functional tests, integrated tests, workspace recovery, pandemic, vendor related and crisis management exercises. Assist in documenting actual event recovery and provide incident analysis to management.
Develop, analyze and finalize documented business continuity and disaster recovery plans that address the recovery needs of the enterprise that include all necessary components as required by regulatory requirements and generally accepted practices. Participate and contribute to emergency management plans, training and awareness initiatives, incident response plans, crisis communications, and workspace recovery in line with the needs of the enterprise
Provide revisions to the BC/DR plans and testing program based upon changes in business operations, audit recommendations, business and application impact analysis, and risk assessments based on process changes and test results. Support and contribute to plans, documentation, deliverables, and recommended improvements for all projects involving the BC/DR Team.
Use of business continuity and disaster recovery planning tools including, but not limited to, automated notification systems (i.e. Everbridge) and business continuity management planning software (i.e. RPX, LDRPS) with all associated modules as they relate to risk assessment, business impact analysis, crisis management, and other BC/DR services
Support the BC/DR aspect of various audits, assessments, etc. to ensure that all outstanding findings and gaps are resolved by IT and the business. Monitor the effectiveness of corrective actions and recommending cost-effective preventive measures to preclude recurrences
A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or Business Management, or seven years of related experience required
Three to five years’ of related experience in the Banking or Financial Service industry required (over five years preferred).
Knowledge & skills typically resulting from five to seven years’ related experience in Crisis Management and Business Continuity and Disaster Continuity Planning required.
Experience in supervising small groups of (1-5) employees preferred
Certified training in business continuity and/or disaster recovery solutions and practices a plus (i.e. CBCP, ABCP, CBCI, BCCP, CBRM, CBRITP, etc.)
The ability to travel (drive or fly) regionally and nationally on an occasional basis required
Hands-on work experience in writing regulatory compliance level documentation and/or technical plans
Requires oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with internal and external customers, including management and staff at all levels of the organization
Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills with the ability to interact with both technical and non-technical teams
Hands-on experience with business continuity planning and notification tools
Ability to obtain working knowledge of the organization, to develop a clear understanding of the company’s key functional processes and resources, and to influence the organization in integrating business continuity measures and practices
Work experience in computer support, compliance, governance, audit, risk management, or IT operations
Ability to work occasional overtime, evenings and/or weekend due to incident response and disaster recover testing Req No.: 2017-3967 External Company Name: Western Alliance Bancorporation External Company URL: www.westernalliancebancorp.com
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