Business Continuity Program Risk Manager

Our Client, a Leading Bank, is looking for a Business Continuity Program Risk Manager to join their growing team.

 The Business Continuity Program Risk Manager is responsible properly identifying risks and their impact to the Bank. Responsible for formulating and implementing plans to determine a response to the threat, and continually assess these plans for their effectiveness. This position will apply business continuity and FFIEC best practices to ensure the Bank is complying.
Risk Management Division
This is a great opportunity to grow your career with a stable and expanding organization as a member of Our Client’s Risk Management team. The focus is on ensuring business activities remain safe, compliant, and well-positioned for future opportunity and sustainable growth.
  • Develop and execute a robust program to perform end-to-end reviews of Continuity of Business Plans, Technology Plans and Crisis Management Plans and all associated documentation.
  • Develop and execute a sampling process to ensure the appropriate level of coverage for the review of the functions.
  • Apply operational risk management guidelines and procedures for identifying First Line of Defense risks (FLOD). Ensure FLOD program is effective and within in Risk Appetite set by Our Client.
  • Provide challenges on Key Indicators and Material Operational Risks Analyze, capture and report risks.
  • Work with First Line of Defense in the review of the documentation and reporting. Provide critical analysis and input into the review process as required.
  • Assist in key policy adherence and monitoring/reporting.
  • Keep Management aware of the risk and control environment through continuous and open communication, and follow-up on issues, concerns and corrective action plans.
  • Ensure adherence to the Business Continuity policy.
  • Ensure a sound control environment from a BC/Operational Resilience perspective, including adherence to relevant policies where appropriate.
  • Serve as main point of contact for audit groups for BCM related open issues and ensure that all audit requests are timely and appropriately provided.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating consideration for the firm’s reputation and safeguarding us, our clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
Bachelor’s Degree Minimum 7 years of Business Continuity, Operational Risk or Resilience practitioner with extensive first Line or second Line experience
Skills and Knowledge
  • Certification within the business continuity industry preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills; Must be articulate and persuasive.
  • Ability to drive change to business practices by working effectively.
  • Self-starting with the ability to multitask and prioritize.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, listen and work well with others.
  • Client-focused and open to different ideas/viewpoints.
  • Capable of prioritizing and multi-tasking in a dynamic, fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills with follow-up and problem-solving capability.
  • Ability to analyze a process and recommend ways to improve quality, controls, and efficiency.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness across all components within the Business Continuity field.