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£80K Business Continuity Manager

Employer
1st Executive
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Sep 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Role: Business Continuity Manager

Rate: up to £80K + Excellent Package

Location: Potters Bar (+ Agile / Flexible Working )

Are you a hungry and ambitious Business Continuity Manager looking for a career defining challenge? This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the ongoing development of an Operational Resilience Framework, supporting the newly appointed Head of Procurement, for a leading Financial Services organisation.

Objective:

As a key member of the newly formed UK Procurement and Supplier Governance team, you will proactively engage with the business to drive strategy in line with corporate objectives. The changing regulatory environment and focus means that the role will be responsible for all of the groups operational resilience assessments and impact tolerances that are embedded into relevant business processes and include where applicable key 3rd party suppliers impacts. The business is going through a period of strategic change as it removes legacy systems and works towards a digital transformation (eg. Cloud). During the next two years this will be a dynamic role with a continuously changing landscape.

Role:
  • A subject matter expert that promotes the importance of business continuity planning and operational resilience with the senior stakeholder community
  • Responsible for annual assessment of Important Business Services across all Company Entities and embed operational resilience responsibilities to meet PRA regulations
  • To lead by coaching and influencing the importance of business operational resilience across all business areas and ensuring buy in and on time delivery with senior colleagues who are operating outside the Procurement team structure
  • To lead on policy strategy and development based on innovative thinking for defined problems.
  • To undertake a Business Impact Analysis (BIA) of the business operations to establish Business Continuity (BC) strategy including key risks and the impacts affecting business operations
  • Assist with coordinating the Group's response to a disruptive event or incident.
  • To review Third Party supplier disaster recovery arrangements requirements

Experience:
  • Extensive experience in a Business Continuity/Operational Resilience role and Crisis Management at a senior level
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge in the production of formal policy/procedural type documentation
  • A sound understanding of business operating models within a financial services/insurance company
  • Experience of planning BC rehearsals and testing activities
  • Advanced user of MS Word / Excel / Powerpoint / Visio
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