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Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Specialist

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Salary: $160,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 7892164
  • Sector: Resilience , Technology Risk, Resilience , Operational Risk
Job Description

Barclay Simpson is currently partnered with a global financial services institution that is looking for a Business Continuity Manager. This position will be based in Manhattan.



·         The Business Continuity Manager will define the businesses strategies to ensure tight recovery processes and resilient technology that mitigate the impact of a business disruption to either information systems or facilities.

·         Build and scale the business continuity program, including the related strategy, standards, and technology, that aligns to industry standards and support the company’s priorities.

·         Design, implement, and manage long-term and day-to-day operations of the BC program; ensure efficient management of tickets and tasks, and tracking of KPIs.

·         Develop, manage and report on the organization's business continuity and preparedness and contribute to their policies, standards and review business continuity policy components for adherence to FFIEC Business Continuity Planning requirements.

·         Assess compliance of the business continuity standards and best practices.

·         Manage responses to business disruption events, serving as the key point person for business leadership.

·         Partner with Technology teams and key business leaders to ensure adequate resiliency and recovery for key business processes

·         Work closely with business unit leaders to analyze and improve impact analyses and business continuity plans



·         Minimum of 6 years of related experience

·         Bachelor's degree preferred required, Masters preferred

·         Risk management, project management and process improvement experience

·         Cyber Resilience experience

·         Prior financial services experience

·         Ability to influence multiple groups and stakeholders


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