Overview

Develops strategies and plans to mitigate the impact of potential adverse conditions such as

natural or structural disasters, acts of terror/war, cyber attacks, etc., on company operations.

Implements and monitors the company's business continuity planning programs.

Coordinates business continuity testing and evaluation. Coordinates identification/analysis of

the impact of various adverse events on the company's operations, including identifying

critical product or service areas through risk analysis. Provides documentation and training

on business continuity action plans.

The Manager, Business Continuity maintains and implements business continuity and disaster recovery strategies and solutions for the organization. S/he is responsible for maintaining a viable program to minimize disruption and support the continuation of critical business operations during disruptive or crisis events for the organization. The incumbent makes decisions after completing risk assessments, business impact analyses, strategy selection, and documentation of business continuity and disaster recovery procedures. S/he plans, conducts, and debriefs regular mock-disaster exercises to test the adequacy of existing plans and strategies, updating procedures and plans regularly.

Conducts business impact analysis, business interruption risks assessment, and recovery gap analysis, producing appropriate executive level summaries and recommendations for remediation.

Partners with brand management teams to identify and implement controls and mitigation strategies for reducing Disaster Recovery risks to acceptable levels. Discovers and reports IT recovery and business process gaps, works with IT team and brand /functional business leaders to develop remediation solutions.

Coordinate crisis management activities, and prepare crisis management plans and procedures for disasters (in conjunction with other business leads). Assist is preparing and exercising office emergency response plans.

Maintains current on BSA/AML/OFAC news and events as well as regulatory updates

Performs governance reviews in accordance with the IT Risk Governance Procedure and document issues in the issue tracking system.

Attends meetings with senior management and update them regularly and on request on the status of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.

Schedules, attends, coordinates and conducts planned exercises.

Documents problems, assigns problem resolution to individual(s). Analyze findings and determine risks and deficiencies. Monitor remediation efforts for internal control breakdowns completed by 1) Control enhancements to remediate gaps; 2) monitor remediation efforts and provide guidance and assistance; 3) Ensure audit and testing and remediation information is properly maintained.