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Business Continuity Manager

Job Title: Business Continuity Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Up to £400 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH60031_1548928231
Contact Name: Jamie Haydock
Contact Email: j.haydock@parity.net
Job Published: January 31, 2019 09:50

Job Description

  • Develop BC Plans to minimize business disruptions in order to achieve commercial and corporate goals. This will involve developing / maintaining and quality assuring all BC plans and procedures to ensure these meet the stringent requirements of ISO 22301.
  • Influence the Management Board to make proportionate and cost effective Business Continuity decisions, this will involve providing expert guidance with appropriate options for consideration and approval by the Executive Committee.
  • Work closely with Directors and Senior Managers to develop detailed Business Continuity plans which are improved and maintained to ensure changes of priority are reflected, thus enabling only the correct decisions and actions are carried out should an incident occur.
  • Advisor to the Gold & Silver and Bronze incident management teams.
  • Protect the brand and reputation. Maintain current certification and manage BSI annual audit assessments, this will involve taking the role of audit manager , setting the audit schedule and completing an audit action plan to address nonconformities.
  • Develop deliver strategic and tactical exercises
  • Setting the BC Policy, BC Strategy and BCMS framework delivery programme
  • Take on the role of internal Auditor this will involve undertaking Bronze audits as well as audits of our critical suppliers.
  • Leverage effective business continuity management as a commercial differentiator.
  • Mitigate against strategic, tactical and operational risks via effective horizon scanning.
  • Must have passed the BCMS ISO 22301 Lead Auditors Exam
  • Practitioner Certificate in Business Continuity Management
  • Member Grade of the BCI or equivalent
  • Experience in a Business Continuity Management Role in at least a similarly sized and complex organisation with a track record of:
    • Developing and implementing Business Continuity Management Systems;
    • Auditing BCMS
    • Identifying Business Critical activities, establishing Recovery Time Objectives and Maximum Tolerable Periods of Disruption and developing risk treatments to mitigate the risk (Business Impact Analysis);
    • Developing business cases for Senior Executives to determine the organisation's Business Continuity Strategy;
    • Developing, planning and conducting Business Continuity training
    • Developing, planning and conducting scenario based exercises to test plans at all levels;
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and make appropriate decisions under pressure.
  • Strong written, verbal, presentational and ICT skills (MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Practical and pragmatic approach to Business Continuity

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