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McLean Virginia - $150-170K Full Time Posted: Wednesday, 12 June 2019
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A prestigious company is on the search for a Business Resiliency Manager.

This individual needs to have 5+ years in business continuity, crisis management, disaster recovery and risk management. They need to have 3+ years with third party vendor risk management, Resiliency, Assessment and execution of related DR testing. They need to have 2+ years of management experience and they will be maintaining the enterprise business resiliency assurance framework and model. They will be doing assessments that evaluate the businesses ability to recover from a short and long term business disruption.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain the enterprise Business Resiliency Assurance framework and model, including assessments and tracking of responses and plans to advance maturity to target levels.
  • Work with technology partners and business process owners to establish assessment and testing plans and an overall assessment testing calendar.
  • Develop detailed assessment scenarios that critically evaluates the businesses ability to recover from a short and long-term business disruption.
  • Identify and implement efficiencies within the assessment program.
  • Lead interview-based and self-assessment-based assessments of enterprise resiliency capabilities across divisions.
  • Work with the Business Stakeholders at all levels to follow up on issues identified from various business resiliency assessments.
  • Demonstrate analytical skills in assessing any resiliency capability maturity and risks based on the divisional and enterprise BIAs, BCPs, test plans and other available sources of data. Utilize gaps identified in designing scenarios.
  • Coordinate business participation and completion of resiliency assessment as required by corporate standards.
  • Evaluate assessment results for accuracy and completeness and ensure reassessment occurs as required.
  • Provide oversight for assessment of business continuity program capabilities and support cross-functional efforts including but not limited to third party and vendor resilience requirements and assessments.
  • Develop Assurance Methodology that achieves the desired end state of testing Company Disaster Recovery capabilities with critical Third Parties, their affiliates and other counterparties that provide FM with internally and externally hosted information and technology services. Mature testing capabilities will include three scenarios: Company disruption, Third Party disruption, and Combined disruption. Reliance and understanding of corporate inventory of Third Parties derived from Business Impact Analysis is required.
  • Execute the Vendor Resiliency Assessment process, per the Assurance Operating Model and in conjunction with the corporate Vendor Risk Management framework.


  • Minimum 5 years' experience in business continuity, crisis management, disaster recovery and/or risk management discipline.
  • Minimum 3 years of Third Party/Vendor Risk Management, Resiliency, Assessment and Execution of related DR testing. Assessment of cloud service providers is a plus.
  • Typically has 5 or more years related experience and 2+ years management experience.
  • Experience with implementing an enterprise-wide resiliency platform and ability to identify metrics necessary for reporting and monitoring, setting acceptable assessment scenarios, and enlisting active self-assessment from business and technical partners.
  • College Degree or equivalent experience; advanced studies/degree preferred.
  • Candidates must have a strong understanding of IT and experience/linkage with managing of business continuity planning is a plus.
  • Experience presenting to senior management.
  • Strong elicitation, analysis, documentation and visualization skills
  • Prior experience with high-level and detail-level business resiliency, technology resiliency, maturity assessment and risk assessment capabilities
  • Comprehensive project management skills including work plan development and implementation; strategic planning, budgeting, and allocation.

McLean Virginia, United States of America
6/12/2019 5:48:42 PM

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