Senior Business Continuity Analyst

Employer
Kforce
Location
Gaithersburg, MD
Posted
Sep 23, 2022
Closes
Sep 29, 2022
Ref
661396052
Function
Analyst, Business
Hours
Full Time
Kforce has a client in Gaithersburg, MD that is seeking a Senior Business Continuity Analyst.Responsibilities:* The Senior Business Continuity Analyst will work as part of a diverse team to help document a BC Program that meets compliance and continuity objectives; Coordinate with IT on design and operating effectiveness of controls related to BC* Meet and build relationships with key members of the organization in IT, finance, and other departments to enhance the Business Continuity control environment across the organization* Serves as the Business Continuity domain expert and point of contact to Internal and External Auditors* Completes annual BCM risk assessment activities, and examines organizations exposure to risk in order to develop remediation strategies; Assists with the creation of effective remediation solutions and/or exception documentation where applicable* As a Senior Business Continuity Analyst, you will ensure that Business Impact Analyses (BIAs) are completed for each business unit according to a 2 year BIA refresh cycle* Ensure that Business Continuity Management (BCM) documentation is developed, maintained, monitored in accordance with company policies* Coordinate annual testing to confirm the accuracy and effectiveness of recovery procedures including IT DR plans and Business Continuity plans* Develop training and awareness materials that can be distributed through the organization to guide employees in response to adverse events/disasters* The Senior Business Continuity Analyst will coordinate with leadership to help ensure that current recovery strategies, procedures, and documentation meet business needs; Maintain repositories and tools supporting BCM processes* Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university in Business, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or related field and 5 years of experience in IT; or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferred* At least 2 years of Business Continuity Planning experience coupled with prior experience in ERM and other risk management areas* Project management skills in a complex IT organization* Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to effectively communicate with business partners about BC risks* Understanding of core IT concepts/infrastructure, and core economic/financial concepts and risks* Formal BCP training or certification (ABCP or CBCP) is preferred* Risk management training or certification desirable but not requiredKforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.*Compensation Type:*Years