Business Continuity Analyst

  • Post Date: April 29, 2024
  • Apply Before: May 31, 2024
Job Description

As the Business Continuity Analyst will be responsible for developing, implementing, co-ordinating and maintaining comprehensive business continuity and disaster recovery plans to ensure the resilience and continuity of the organisation operations in the event of an unforeseen disruption. Working closely with the IT Resilience Analyst, and business units, the role will involve assessing risk, designing recovery strategies, to mitigate potential impacts, customer detriment and minimize downtime.

Role Responsilbities

– Using the information collected during the completion of the BIRA, determine the potential effects of various disruptive scenarios on the organisations operations, financial stability and reputation

– Working with all business units, develop and document detailed business continuity plans, outlining procedures and protocols for responding to, and recovering from disruption.

– Working with the IT Resilience Analyst develop and document detailed IT disaster recovery plans outlining procedures and protocols for responding to, and recovering from disruptions.

– Collaborate with the various business units to raise awareness of business continuity protocols and provide training to ensure staff understand their roles and responsibilities in the event of a crisis.

– Monitor and review existing business continuity plans, identify areas for improvements and make recommendations for enhancing the organisations resilience to potential threats.

– Horizon scanning any analysis to business continuity regulations relevant in our various jurisdictions.

– Working closely with the Head of Operations help develop and implement a business incident management framework to dovetail with the IT Major Incident Management framework. This should include BIRA, BCP and the Organisations Incident Management Control Team

Skills & Experience Required

– Professional certifications in business continuity management is desirable (e.g. MBCI).

– Proven experience in business continuity, disaster recovery, or risk management, preferably in a regulated financial services environment, minimum of 3 years is desirable.

– Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to conduct risk assessments and business impact analyses, and able to proficiently analyse incidents, identifying root causes and implementing corrective actions.

– Technical Knowledge in relation to IT systems, cybersecurity and business continuity planning

– Knowledge of relevant regulations, standards and best practices in business continuity and disaster recovery planning for an international savings, protection and pensions market.