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Business Continuity Analyst

Norwood, MA 02062

Posted: 02/01/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Business Analyst Job Number: 532918 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

An industry-leading biotechnology company is looking for a Business Continuity Specialist to join a newly formed Business Resilience team, within the organizations Corporate Security program. This position will be responsible for managing all the Business Continuity activities for the organization. This position will also be critical in assisting with the Business Resilience program strategy and implementation to ensure resilience of the companys people, assets, technology, and overall patient safety.

The successful candidate will have experience working throughout the Business Continuity lifecycle and will ideally have experience building and scaling a Business Continuity program. The candidate will also have a passion for resilience that allows them to operate successfully in a fast-paced environment to build, scale, and implement the Business Resilience program.

Heres What Youll Do
  • Develop an enterprise-wide business continuity process and governance structure;
  • Support the Director in aligning business continuity activities to overall Business Resilience strategy and other organizational goals;
  • Work enterprise-wide to develop and maintain business continuity plans;
  • Conduct Business Impact Analysis and apply enterprise risk methodology to determine criticality;
  • Manage data collection process with process owners for BIA;
  • Maintain a business continuity dashboard;
  • Ensure follow up with process owners for BCP development and required updates;
  • Support the development of an enterprise risk management methodology;
  • Work with business partners and third-party partners to identify key processes and functions, key resources, optimal RTO, and interdependencies;
  • Conduct business continuity and risk assessments, identify program and security gaps and target new capabilities to increase business resilience;
  • Maintain current knowledge of business continuity best practices;
  • Work alongside Training and Exercise Coordinator to train and exercises business continuity plans;
  • Address lessons learned from exercises and real-world events to improve business continuity plans;
  • Support Crisis Management and Emergency Response Teams, as needed;
  • Support other Corporate Security functions as needed; and
  • Additional duties as may be assigned from time to time

Heres What Youll Need (Minimum Qualifications)
  • Bachelors degree in a related field preferred.
  • 5 years of experience, ideally in business continuity, emergency management, crisis management, or other security discipline in industry or the public sector;
Heres What Youll Bring to the Table (Preferred Qualifications)
  • Certification in Business Continuity, Emergency Management, or Security preferred; Subject matter expertise in business continuity or disaster recovery;
  • Developing and conducting a Business Impact Analysis and Business Continuity Plans;
  • Validating business continuity plans and drafting after-action reports;
  • Third-party risk and maturity modeling preferred;
  • Enterprise risk management preferred;
  • Building a business continuity program, or other similar program, from the ground up preferred;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; proficient in Microsoft Office applications;
  • Strong facilitation and project management skills
  • Highly organized and self-starter, ability to work simultaneously on time-sensitive and high-level projects;
  • Strong relationship management skills, and ability to foster, grow, and maintain relationships with cross-functional partners;
  • A desire to make an impact as part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.

Pay Range 45-55/hr
Salary will be commensurate with experience
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