Business Continuity Contract Consultant
*Estimated Start of end of Feb to end of March*
Duration of 4-6 Months
Sacramento, CA - Local Candidates Only
BC Management, Inc. Job Order #2889
Position: Business Continuity Contract Consultant
Status: Contract, Temporary Need
Start date: Targeting a start date of end of February to end of March 2017
Estimated timeframe: 4-6 Months
Location: Sacramento, CA – Local Candidates
* Candidates must have authorization in place to work in the USA.
* Offer will be contingent on passing a background check.
* Seeking candidates with either a CBCP or MBCP certification
A BC Management Consulting Partner is seeking a qualified Business Continuity Contract Consultant to assist their client with a 4-6 month contract engagement in Sacramento, CA. The engagement will focus on a current state program assessment, threat and risk assessment and BIA.
Scope of Work:
Assessment and update the current Business Impact Analysis (BIA). The current BIA identifies 25 critical functions (including emergency, support, and business functions) with over 100 systems/applications mapped as dependencies.
A. Contingency Planning Program Assessment, BIA, and Knowledge Transfer Objectives
1. Assess the current CPP for maturity level.
2. Review, identify, and prioritize current gaps and weaknesses in FT CPP.
3. Identify and recommend strategies to mitigate gaps and weaknesses in CPP.
4. Create roadmap identifying prioritized strategies to mature the CPP.
5. Highlight threats, vulnerabilities, risks, and points of failure.
6. Present and discuss CPP Assessment with management.
Business Impact Analysis:
1. Identify and document critical processes and functions.
2. Identify and quantify financial impacts of an unplanned disruption.
3. Identify reputational impacts of an unplanned disruption.
4. Identify Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) and Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) of critical processes and functions.
5. Ensure compliance with any regulatory and/or legal requirements associated with the CPP.
6. Identify system/application and resource dependencies (both internal and external) that are required to perform critical processes and functions.
7. Present and discuss BIA with Leaders.
Knowledge Transfer of CPP Assessment and BIA:
1. Identify and document procedures for staff to perform and/or update CPP Assessment and BIA.
B. Tasks and Activities
Under the general direction, the consultant shall:
1. Develop a project plan for the term of the contract, identifying tasks, assigned resources, schedule, and major milestones/deliverables for the CPP Assessment and BIA.
2. Conduct a Project Kick off Meeting with the identified Leaders (Governance Council, Senior Management, EOC Director, and the CPP Steering Committee), Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and project team for this project.
3. Conduct all meetings, surveys, and/or interviews with Leaders, SMEs, and project team to obtain necessary information to complete CPP Assessment and BIA.
4. Provide monthly project status updates to director or designee.
5. Analyze most recent BIA, Continuity Plan, Emergency Response Plan, Emergency Operations Center Business Recovery Plan, business resumption plans, technology recovery plans, and related documents to conduct assessment of the CPP.
6. Develop CPP Assessment Report that identifies gaps, weaknesses, threats, vulnerabilities, risks, and points of failure in the CPP, and provide a roadmap with prioritized strategies for mitigation and for maturing the program.
7. Develop BIA Report identifying critical processes/functions, Recovery Time Objectives, Recovery Point Objectives, internal and external dependencies, resources, vital records, and impacts.
8. Prepare a comprehensive final formal report for both the CPP Assessment and BIA including, but not limited to, an executive summary, findings, conclusions, recommendations, and strategies.
9. Present and discuss final formal reports with Leaders for approval.
10. Document procedures to provide knowledge transfer to Project Team for completing and updating the CPP Assessment and BIA.
C.Consultant Deliverables The tasks and activities producing the deliverables are noted below:
1. CPP Assessment and BIA Project Plan.
2. Project Kick off Meeting.
3. Assessment Report to include:
· Prioritized listing of current gaps and weaknesses
· Roadmap with prioritized strategies to mitigate gaps and weaknesses.
· Listing of top threats (human, natural, proximity, and technological) Headquarters would be susceptible to based on location and business type.
· List of unacceptable areas of risk or single points of failure.
· Prioritized list of threats and risks that identifies probability and impact to business, facility, and operations.
· Conclusions and recommendations regarding the actions necessary to mature the CPP.
· Present and discuss Final Assessment Report, including an Executive Summary with leaders for approval.
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex or handicap.
To apply to this position please submit updated resume and short bio to http://portal.bcmanagement.com/#/jobs/2889
If you experience any issues applying or would like to learn more about this position, please contact Cheyene Marling - BC Management Inc. at [email protected] or +1 714-969-8006.