Position: Director, Business Continuity
Status: Full-time, Permanent Position
Location: Columbus, GA – Relocation Assistance Provided. Candidates must have proper work authorization in place to work in the USA.
Salary: Based on Experience
*****Candidates must have 10+ years BCM expertise and 6+ years IT project management expertise (understanding technology – not necessarily a hands-on technician) coupled with a Bachelor’s Degree. Preference will be given to
candidates who are certified and/or who have worked within the financial industry.
Responsible for all operational aspects of the Business Continuity Process to include coordinating with management in the development, implementation, and maintenance of unique plans and procedures to mitigate the negative effects of disruptive events and to ensure the business can resume operations as soon as possible with minimal interruption and loss.
■ Develop, implement and Direct IT Business Continuity process and governance structure. Determine initiatives for documenting and executing Business Continuity processes. Determine people, process, technology (tools) necessary to execute Business Continuity process initiatives. Work closely with Senior Management to incorporate processes and leading practices into the organization.
■ Provide information for metrics and reporting and drive production of relevant Business Continuity reports.
■ Facilitate assessment of organizational decisions on the Business Continuity process environment and initiate improvements. Chair the Business Continuity Steering Committee and act as Incident Commander in the event of disaster declaration.
■ Conduct impact analysis and threat assessments. Perform Business Continuity organization and implementation planning activities. Implement standby arrangements and risk reduction measures.
■ Develop, Perform and Review IT recovery plans and procedures. Assess impact of IT changes on Business Continuity plans and processes. Perform Business Continuity educational training and awareness activities.
■ Validate ongoing ability of Business Continuity strategies to meet business requirements. Work closely with management to promote and to provide necessary information and metrics. Monitor continuity testing schedules and outcomes.
■ Manage the day-to-day activities of the Business Continuity area. Provide leadership, direction and growth opportunities to members of the department, performing those responsibilities in accordance with the Company's policies and applicable laws. Responsible for interviewing, hiring, planning, assigning or directing work, appraising performance, disciplining team members and resolving problems. Work with the Human Resources Department to resolve more complex team member-related issues.
■ Perform other related duties as required.
Skills & Experience Required:
■ Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
■ Minimum Experience: Ten (10) years of Business Continuity management experience in successfully managing Business Continuity processes, definitions and implementations. Six (6) years of IT technical project and process management in a complex Enterprise environment.
■ Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
- Expert in Business Continuity Management Process.
- Strong knowledge of Business Continuity and ITIL processes and leading practices.
- Ability to establish and maintain relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, in the business community area and with vendors
- Excellent technical project management experience.
- Strong communication, collaboration and presentation skills.
Skills & Experience Preferred:
- Experience in a comparable organization (Finance or Banking)
- CBCP/ITIL v3 Foundations, MBCP Certification
- Master's degree
Interview Process will include the following:
All candidates must pass several background checks to include Credit, Criminal Background, Drug Screen, Reference Checks, Finger Print Checks, and others.
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 2545.
To learn more about the position, please contact Alina Howard - BC Management Inc. at [email protected] or +1 832-220-3699.