Business Continuity Manager

Location Glasgow
Discipline: Legal
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££47500 - £55000 per annum
Contact name: Adam Perry

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Job ref: BBBH14763_1672920662
Published: 26 days ago
Job Title: Business Continuity Manager

Salary: £47,500 - £55,000

Location: Glasgow

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

CRA Consulting are recruiting on behalf of one of our reputable clients. Our client is looking to bring on board a Business Continuity Manager to complement their team. Our client is looking for a driven and ambitious candidate. The successful applicant would play a key role in developing the department onward into the future.

About the business:

Our client is a Future Facing firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, they combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving them the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.

They are well equipped to help clients face the future with confidence. Driven by technology and embracing the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. Their bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.

Key Responsibilities:

* Developing, updating, and executing business continuity program goals, including development and reporting against metrics and key performance indicators
* Working with business teams to conduct Business Impact Assessments (BIA) and risk assessments, identify critical services, define recovery objectives, and map critical dependencies.
* Facilitating business continuity exercises and tests, to identify potential gaps in plans, as well as functionality of work transference processes supporting recovery.
* Tailor plans to regional/international offices based on local differences/requirements
* Participate as a member of the regional Incident Management Teams as a BC representative to respond to significant disruptive events.
* Ensure coordination and compliance of third-party suppliers for BC provisions.
* Supporting the writing and management of policy, strategy, plans, and associated documentation
* Participate in audits of policy and compliance to ISO standards
* Support in managing FusionRM platform and conducting awareness trainings.
* Supporting resiliency initiatives by working with stakeholders to include: facilities, business continuity, information technology, security and crisis management, health and safety, for the purpose of seamlessly integrating within the management lifecycle, as required.
* Support in answering client questionnaires and participating in audits (internal/external)
* Participate in continuous improvement programme to improve and exceed existing standards within the organisation

About You

* Proven working knowledge of writing assessments and/or requirements gathering
* Experience in leading and managing virtual project and program teams.
* Good interpersonal skills
* Influencing and communication skills at all levels, including Senior/Executive members
* Capacity to establish professional credibility quickly
* Detail oriented, with strong organisational skills
* Self-motivated
* Excellent leader
* Hands-on approach
* Highly developed practical problem solving
* Socially independent and responsible
* Good presentation skills
* Ability to undertake or facilitate training or briefing programs
* Ability to work under pressure and to own and control fast-developing issues
* Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple complex projects.
* Experience of Business Continuity Management
* CBCI - (Desirable), or willing to undertake BCI training and certification
* Experience delivering major projects and change management- (Desirable)
* Training or educational skills - (Desirable)
* 5 years working in a large corporate or professional services environment
* Experience of contract management

How to apply:

If this vacancy interests you, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Adam Perry who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion.

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