Business Continuity Manager
Jackson, MS or New York, NY - Relocation Assistance
BC Management, Inc. – Job Order# 2796
Position: Business Continuity Manager
Location: Jackson, MS or New York, NY (relocation assistance within the US will be provided)
Status: Full time/Permanent
Salary: DOE and location. Base, bonus and excellent benefit.
Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.
The Business Continuity manager will take the lead to facilitate development and maintenance of assigned Business Continuity plans and processes. Conducts business impact analyses and assists company units to determine critical business processes, identifies acceptable recovery time periods, and establishes resources required for the successful resumption of business operations in the event of a disaster. Ensures records and equipment required for recovery are identified and properly maintained in software database. Coordinate the efforts of associates in different functional areas in the development of procedures for the continuity of business processes in a disaster situation. Perform risk analysis assigned corporate functional areas to identify points of vulnerability and recommends disaster avoidance and reduction strategies. Provides guidance to and manages the efforts of business unit associates in the development of recovery procedures for key areas of the company. Analyzes equipment configurations for critical corporate resources, recommends disaster avoidance measures and improved back up capabilities. Periodically reviews changes in corporate resources with the management of those areas to ensure the effectiveness of the recovery procedures and backup capabilities. Conducts emergency response and recovery training for designated associates in all functional areas. Provides instructional and informational materials on how associates are expected to respond during an emergency. Assists departments in the assignment and training of associates. Establishes Business Continuity exercise plans and coordinates the exercise with recovery support and business resumption procedures in different functional areas. Ensures that recovery procedures are effective for the restoration of key corporate resources and for the resumption of critical business processes. Works in conjunction with the IT department in the development and testing of data recovery processes. Secondary Goals Participate in the development of corporate emergency response procedures; communicates emergency procedures to reflect changes in the organization. Works with Business Unit management to ensure that as new equipment, facilities, services, and systems are installed that the proper business resumption issues are addressed. Take a lead management role in any large emergency or regional crisis monitoring and reporting. Coordinate key departments for communication and expedient restoration. Formulate crisis recap and present to key business units. Works with vendors of disaster recovery services and facilities; studies and recommends best practice outside services for use in disaster / crisis situations. Assists recovery support and business resumption staff during a disaster in the implementation of response and alternate operating strategies. Maintains contact with outside contingency planning professional organizations and local / regional emergency response groups.
• Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Management or related field preferred.
• Certification in BCP within 6 months of employment.
• Working knowledge of retail environment with ability to develop a clear understanding of the company’s key functional processes. Thorough understanding of Business Continuity or Disaster Recovery planning techniques and technologies as well as the methods used in performing risk analyses and business impact analyses.
• Developed computer skills – Windows, Microsoft: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, and Project.
• Excellent project management skills.
• Excellent communication skills – Customer service oriented.
• Ability to develop solutions to technical issues and prioritize execution such that resolution minimizes impact on business.
• Attentive to detail.
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 visit http://www.bcmanagement.com/search-jobs.html and enter the job number #2796. To learn more about the position, please contact Alicia Stevens - BC Management Inc. at [email protected] or +1 562-260-6791