LMA Recruitment

Temporary
City of London, London
Posted 2 weeks ago

A leading international bank requires an experienced Business Continuity Specialist to

  • Assist the EMEA Business Continuity Manager in delivering the Bank’s Operational Resilience programme in London
  • Support the implementation of BC tools
  • Strengthen the resiliency of the Bank by continuously improving the Business Continuity Programme

Key Responsibilities

  • Operating the Business Continuity Management function in EMEA, supporting the Business Continuity Manager
  • Validating the Business Continuity Programme in London and EMEA, contributing to global validation as required
  • Coordinating the Disaster Recovery Programme
  • Supporting the Business Resilience Lead to delivery Resilience activities including: reporting, exercising, risk assessments aligned to the company Resilience programme and framework
  • End to end critical service mapping, analysing and resilience capability profile creation
  • Establishing and maintaining resilience KRI’s and controls to quantify, report and track levels of Organisational Resilience across the group.
  • Conducting annual reviews of the Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and producing relevant documentation
  • Ensuring that requirements identified in the BIA align with current strategies and capabilities and re-mediate gaps as required
  • Partnering with Disaster Recovery and business lines in coordinating technology recovery and BC tests including the development of test scripts
  • Developing and executing tabletop exercises for Business Continuity plans based on resilience programme outputs
  • Participating in planning process and implementation of program enhancements and new tools

Skills and Experience

  • Experience in development and maintenance of Business Continuity and Crisis Management Plans
  • Prior experience coordinating and participating in technology-based recovery exercises and notification system testing
  • Financial industry experience is desirable and familiarity with best practices and regulatory bodies governing Business Continuity
  • Strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines on multiple deliverables
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present to management and stakeholders of all levels
  • Highly attentive to detail with problem solving skills necessary to take on program challenges and new initiatives

If you possess the relevant skills and experience, please submit your CV today

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