Responsible for planning, implementing, directing, and administering business continuity management tools, resources, and programs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists in defining and managing key performance metrics in order to assess readiness, preparedness, and ability to return to normal business operation after a post-business event or natural catastrophe.
Assists in setting strategy for the Business Continuity Management (BCM) program and implementing the practice globally.
Ensures compliance with the annual obligations of the BCM Program (Business Impact Analyses, Business Recovery Plans, Disaster Recovery Plans and Exercises).
Promotes, educates, and communicates business continuity management programs and awareness.
In the event of an unplanned business disruption, assists in the implementation of the Response Plan and works closely with Department liaisons, Senior Leadership and Support Teams to ensure a successful recovery. This position requires being on call at all times to ensure a timely response to any event.
Manages any planned disruptions to the business. This includes identifying mitigation plans, gaining leadership sign-off, and communicating the details of the event to employees or affected departments.
Performs gap analysis and identifies mitigation plans on the current state of the BCM program.
Other duties may be assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years Business Continuity or Disaster Recovery Experience. Certified Business Continuity Professional or other business continuity certification is preferred. Requires understanding of Global Continuity principles and International Standards. Knowledge of Commercial Real Estate Services Industry.