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Business Continuity Specialist

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    James Bowles

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    8 months ago

Role: Business Continuity Specialist
Salary: Competitive, Bonus, Shares and Benefits

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage business continuity document updates for adherence to appropriate industry and risk management Governance guidelines.
  • Manage the creation of Business Continuity process flows, standard operating procedures and the appropriate training/awareness materials.
  • Develop and maintain relationships across all levels of the organisation to lead on company-wide training and provide advice and guidance related to Business Continuity to all stakeholders.
  • Coordinate governance oversight across the Business Continuity Management framework.
  • Assist in the development, administration and maintenance of incident management programs.
  • Build mapping to align technology recovery SLA's with business impact requirements.
  • Facilitate business impact analysis and risk assessments to determine potential effects to operations and lead conversations to suggest practical solutions.
  • Work with a wide range of technology and business partners to develop plans, define processes, and implement strategies to mitigate the impact of potential adverse conditions such as natural disasters, acts of terror/war, cyberattacks, epidemics/pandemics, etc. on company operations
  • Help coordinate and facilitate regular business continuity exercises / testing.


Qualification & Skills

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a business continuity role or emergency management, similar in technical documentation
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field is preferable but not required.
  • Ability to work under pressure, formulate and articulate solutions and defend assumptions
  • Intermediate experience with MS Outlook, MS Word, and MS Excel
  • Show distinct strategic and critical thinking, work through ambiguity and pay attention to detail.
  • Highly self-motivated and feature the ability to work independently