Business Continuity Planner ( I or II )

Synovus Financial   •  

Columbus, GA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 32 days ago

Job Description Job Summary:
Responsible for executing the operational aspects as they relate to the continuity and recovery of business processes to include assisting Business Process Owners in the development and execution of business continuity plans and procedures and to provide input to reporting on the organizations business continuity capabilities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and Implement business continuity planning and execution procedures. Work with business areas to determine business resources necessary to plan and execute continuity procedures. Work closely with test coordinators to incorporate lessons learned from testing into processes and leading practices across the business. 
  • Provide information for metrics and reporting and drive production of relevant business continuity capabilities reports. 
  • Facilitate assessment of business decisions on the business continuity processes and initiate improvements. Work with the disaster recovery team to provide business requirements for technology recovery and to assist with the alignment of technology resources with those requirements. 
  • Facilitate the business process component of impact analysis and threat assessments. 
  • Develop, Perform and Review business continuity plans and procedures. Assess impact of business process and organizational changes on continuity plans and processes. Assist with the administration of the Business Continuity Management System and the Emergency Notification System 
  • Validate ongoing ability of business continuity strategies to meet business requirements. Work closely with management to promote and to provide necessary information and metrics.
  • Each team member is expected to be aware of risk within their functional area. This includes observing all policies, procedures, laws, regulations and risk limits specific to their role. Additionally, they should raise and report known or suspected violations to the appropriate Company authority in a timely fashion.
  • Each team member is expected to be aware of risk within their functional area. This includes observing all policies, procedures, laws, regulations and risk limits specific to their role. Additionally, they should raise and report known or suspected violations to the appropriate Company authority in a timely fashion.
  • Perform other related duties as required. 

  The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Synovus is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting diversity in the workplace.ShiftFirstAlternate LocationMinimum Requirements

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Experience in a comparable organization (Finance or Banking) preferred

Additional Information Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or related field or equivalent work experience.
Minimum Experience: Four (4) years of Business Continuity planning experience in successfully leading the development of continuity processes and procedures. Five (5) years of business process analysis and administration experience.     Certification(s): CBCP Preferred
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 

  • Expert in business continuity planning processes and procedures. 
  • Strong knowledge of continuity strategies and leading practices.
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, in the business space and with service providers 
  • Excellent business process leadership experience. 
  • Strong communication, collaboration and presentation skills.

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