Job Details

Location:

Coventry

Salary:

£42000 - £45000 per annum

Type:

Permanent

Job Details

The Executive Network Group’s Logistics & Transport division has a fantastic opportunity to join our client, who are a leading international logistics provider on a full-time permanent basis as a Business Continuity Manager.
 
This role is a remote position where trips to the office, seperate sites are only an Ad-Hoc Basis as and when.
 
Business Continuity Manager

  • Salary: £42,000  - £45,000 (Negotiable) + Car Allowance £460pm 
  • Location: Remote – Coventry Main Office (Office days are only Ad-Hoc)
Benefits, but not limited to:
  • Free Parking
  • Enhanced pension scheme up to 8%
  • Private Healthcare Insurance
  • Employee Assistance
  • Family Mental Health Support
  • Retail/Lifestyle & Partner Discounts
Purpose of the role
The Business Continuity Officer will be responsible for the on-going operation and development of ISO22301 aligned BCMS (Business Continuity Management System).
Reporting to the Head of Risk, you will be responsible for ensuring the BCMS will integrate into the requirements of ISO 27001 and the Information Security Target model as we integrate into the wider business group.
The Business Continuity Manager role is effectively a Head of Business Continuity as it covers 50 sites across the UK, and will be the subject matter expert across the business function, there are disaster management plans across the 50 sites however there are clear needs for a refresh and to evolve the plans in an ever changing environment.
Key responsibilities:
  • Be the business continuity subject matter expert and point of contact.
  • Assist in the coordination of business continuity between departments.
  • Coordinate business continuity awareness centrally throughout the Company.
  • Manage the provision of business continuity training as requested.
  • Act as an internal consultant for those who require help in developing business continuity plans.
  • Conduct an agreed number of management reviews.
  • Develop with BCCs an exercise programme (covering Incident Management and Department BC Plans) and monitor compliance with it.
  • Manage the provision of audits as required.
  • Ensure that BCCs complete their yearly requirements.
  • Inform the Sponsor of any new or changing requirements for BC.
  • Ensure that they (the BCM) are suitably qualified.
  • Keep themselves and the BCCs updated of the latest thinking on BC.
  • Ensure that training records are kept of all business continuity training.
  • Direct succession management of those involved in business continuity and ensure the incoming incumbent is suitably trained.
  • Maintain and update a list of BCCs, ensuring that new BCCs are appointed as required and trained in their role.
  • Update central business continuity documents.
  • Support other areas of Risk Management and the Risk team.
Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
  • Prior experience of the development of BC within a multi-site and corporate environment.
  • Previous experience of alignment to ISO22301. Understanding and exposure to other areas of general risk management.
  • Educated to bachelor degree level or equivalent experience
  • Business Continuity Management qualification or demonstrable experience at interview
We are essentially attempting to identify a person who could come from two routes.
1: Degree in Disaster Management & Emergency Planning and potentially 1-2 years’ experience with ambition, a strong focus on operational understanding of how to implement Business Continuity.
 
2: Qualified by experience from an operational business continuity background understanding and appreciate for referencing ISO 22301 who can communicate at all levels of stakeholder

Andrew Swann

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