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Business Continuity Specialist (Full Time)

Location: Austin Texas Country: United States of America Rate: 75-90K + Bonus
 

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Business Continuity Specialist

SALARY: $75k - $90K PLUS 10% BONUS

LOCATION: AUSTIN, TX

HYBRID 3 DAYS ONSITE, 2 DAYS REMOTE

Looking for a candidate to focus on all the business continuity globally (not just IT). Risk assessments, business impact, change management, audit management. You will also do planning and scheduling of business continuity exercises and disaster recovery planning crisis' managing bc/dr resumption planning

The Business Continuity (BC) Specialist I supports the implementation and development of a comprehensive business continuity strategy and programs, plans, and toolsets that support response, develop resiliency, and enable recovery from events that disrupt business operations. Uses the established framework and methodology to manage all business continuity life cycle activities, including risk assessment, business impact analysis, strategy development, implementation, testing and review, plan maintenance and updates.

  • Supports the management and delivery of the program that addresses business recovery and emergency response management.
  • Maintain the planning, governance, implementation, maintenance, and execution of Business Continuity components.
  • Work with critical process leaders to ensure that policies, plans, procedures, and strategies effectively provide the recovery framework for restoration of critical processes that meet or exceed business demand.
  • Coordinate the development and maintenance of comprehensive Business Impact Analyses (BIA), Risk Assessments, Change Management, and Audit Management program components.
  • Provide input and integrate policies, guidelines, and controls to govern program effectiveness and alignment with industry best practices.
  • Participate and complete Risk Assessments to identify inadequate strategies and concerns with associated remediation tactics for project sponsors.
  • Facilitate the completion of Business Impact Analysis through survey development, roundtable discussions and best practice methodology reporting.
  • Ensure appropriate plans, procedures and supplemental documentation is properly maintained and readily available.
  • Plan and schedule all Business Continuity exercises.
  • Coordinate ongoing Business Continuity awareness and training sessions that reinforce familiarity with roles/responsibilities and plan procedures.
  • Analyze weekly and monthly metrics, benchmark milestones, and program progress to the Business Continuity sponsors and leadership.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 2 years practical experience in Business Continuity regarding the development of plans, procedures, strategies, risk assessments, business impact analysis, audit reviews, and exercise facilitation is required.
  • Experience in Business Resumption Planning, Crisis Management Planning, Incident Response Planning, Disaster Recovery Planning, Plan Exercising/Testing, Conducting BIAs.
  • Experience in performing BC audits or in managing and coordinating the response to a major, unplanned disruptive event that required activation of the BC/DR/Incident or Crisis Management Plans. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proven competency in the timely management and execution of large projects.
  • Administrator level skill with Emergency Notification Systems and similar planning applications.
  • Good strategic, problem solving, and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication skills; presentation, verbal and written.
  • Ability to collaborate with others to develop an emergency plan.
  • Strong knowledge of technology and business concepts, life cycles and processes.
  • Hands-on experience implementing business continuity management software is a plus.

Posted Date: 04 Apr 2024 Reference: JSROBYNBCRISIS Employment Agency: Request Technology - Robyn Honquest Contact: Robyn Honquest