IT Continuity Analyst

Gerrard White
London (Greater)
11 May 2018
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Continuity Analyst (Disaster Recovery)

Gerard White is currently seeking an IT Continuity Analyst within Disaster Recovery to be responsible for

the IT Service continuity management process and maintenance of the IT Disaster Recovery (DR) testing schedule across the Group and the underlying supply chain in accordance with the ITSC Minimum Standard.

Key accountabilities will include:

Work with 3rd parties to help maintain IT Service Continuity tools, templates, processes, documentation and reports in accordance with industry good practice and minimum standard requirements.

* Coordinate and collaborate with 3rd party IT suppliers and internal stakeholders to produce, maintain and test service continuity plans aligned to an agreed testing schedule.
* Report to the business on the results of DR tests and any remediation action required.
* Provide support to embed continuity management in relevant service design, service transition and service operations processes including projects and Service Introduction.
* Support contract management to ensure 3rd party suppliers provide the recovery capability necessary to support agreed continuity plans.
* Advise and support the invocation of IT Service Continuity plans managed, by 3rd parties, while it is in operation.
* Contribute to reviews of continuity processes, tests and implementations and put in place remedial actions if required.
* Identify opportunities for continuously improving service resilience to drive cost and process efficiencies.

Suitable candidates will have:

* Previous experience of working in a Disaster Recovery / Continuity role – within a Corporate environment. (Ideally Insurance, Financial Services, or 3rd Party Outsourcer)
* Experience of Project Management would be desirable.
* Strong stakeholder management and stakeholder influencing skills are critical.
* A breadth of IT knowledge, and able to call on SME expertise as required

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