Business Continuity Manager
Location: Durham Status: Contract Compensation: Submit Competitive Rate Education Level: Not Specified Our client, a leading CRO in Durham, NC has an opening for a Business Continuity Manager. Description: The Business Continuity Manager (BCM) is responsible for providing leadership, oversight, guidance and management expertise to ensure business continuity throughout the organization. Specific Job Responsibilities Develop, document and maintain testing methodologies, processes and procedures for business continuity and crisis management Carry out and document response and exercise activities related to business continuity, crisis management events Develop/coordinate employee and business area training and awareness programs implementation and maintenance of Business Continuity Management Program components such as: Business Impact Assessments (BIA), Business Resumption Planning, Plan maintenance, Testing, Incident management Risk Assessment and identification of operational risks (internal/external), magnitude of impact and guidance for risk mitigation in alignment with Global Business Continuity Policy Provide subject matter expertise at strategic and/or tactical levels to Senior management associated with business interruptions Establish notification tool/Automated Call Tree Notification Procedures and procedures for Incident and Crisis Management communication and reporting Work with other risk or compliance functions at Duke to promote an integrated approach in identifying and managing enterprise business continuity related risks effectively Provide oversight for the reporting of BCP activities and adequacy of Business Continuity Planning activities Conduct periodic physical vulnerability and security risk assessment of the assets of the company to identify points of vulnerability and points of failure and identify risk avoidance and mitigation strategies; ensure that gaps are identified during plan maintenance, testing/exercises are aligned to the BCP Policy and Standards and tracked to resolution Responsible for IT Disaster Recovery Strategy Participate in vendor assessment as it relates to BCP and Disaster Recovery Provide periodic metrics and reporting to Senior management on the status of preparedness for Business Unit BCP activities Develop and lead BCP training sessions for functional group leaders In the event of a disaster that requires activation of the BCP, be prepared to assist functional group leaders in implementing the current plan. Requirements: Must have a minimum of 5 years' experience with hands-on expertise in business continuity, crisis management, disaster recovery, emergency communications, incident command systems, emergency response, information systems, business processes, gap analysis, contingency/recovery strategy solutions and risk management Must have a minimum of 2 years' experience leading BCP/Disaster Recovery program Experience administering and supporting automated Business Continuity planning tools and resources (highly preferred) Experience with utilizing project management processes in conjunction with developing and executing project plans Proven organizational, decision making, and collaboration expertise (required) Strong PC skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project (required) Familiarity with business systems architecture, communications technologies, and technology infrastructures (highly preferred) Prefer experience utilizing SharePoint for collaboration Prefer experience in clinical, pharmaceutical, or other healthcare industries Why this position? (Sizzle): . This is a growing CRO * This is a critical position to the Organization * Organization stresses work-life balance. No 60 hour weeks. No 6 am overseas phone calls. * Nice office in Downtown Durham with covered parking, close to restaurants/shopping. Application Requirements Client will only consider local candidates. Client will not accept subcontractors Required Qualifications: ITIL About MATRIX Whatever your career destination, we're how you get there. For more than 27 years, MATRIX has placed talented contract and permanent IT professionals like yourself at thousands of top-notch organizations throughout the U.S., ranging from Fortune 50 to small IT shops across all industries. Please Note: Your Resume will never be submitted to a client company without your prior knowledge and consent to do so.
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