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Business Continuity Consultant- FTC

  • WFH / London
  • Inside IR35
Business Continuity Consultant required for market-leading financial services firm. The role will be focused on managing the group’s full Business Continuity lifecycle.  There is no direct line management responsibilities.

  • Manage the group’s Business Continuity & Recovery strategy
  • Maintaining the group’s BCP framework and plan, ensuring protocols remain relevant and in line with expected standards
  • Conducting regular BCP scenario exercises, in line with testing plans, across critical functions with key stakeholders to assess response and recovery
  • Identifying gaps and recommending improvements to enhance BC protocols
  • Working closely with Crisis Management and Disaster Recovery leads
  • Monitoring and reporting on action plans
  • Reporting outcomes and key metrics to relevant stakeholders and forums, including the Group Risk Committee
  • Leading BCP education and training where relevant across the business

What you will bring

  • 3+ years in a Business Continuity management role
  • Experience in developing enterprise-wide Business Continuity and recovery strategies
  • Experience in implementing BCPs and monitoring resiliency preparedness, including the running of scenario exercises
  • Ability to educate and provide relevant training to stakeholders with business continuity responsibilities
  • Strong relationship management skills with proven ability to influence, guide and escalate where appropriate
  • Strong report writing skills for senior management and Exec audiences

As an ideal candidate, you will have an industry certification such as CBCP, ISO22301 CBCM OR CBRM and have expert knowledge of Business Continuity. You will also have a proven track record of delivery in a similar role. Financial services & payments background experience is highly advantageous.

Please note: This is a 12-month fixed-term contract. Salary is £60,000 + package & benefits. The role is hybrid with 2 days a week onsite, you can work out of their London or Manchester offices.

We seek individuals from a diverse talent pool and encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply to our vacancies. Our commitment to fair recruitment processes means that we welcome applicants from all backgrounds, regardless of their lived experience or personal characteristics. We also invite applicants who meet most of the listed requirements, even if not all, to apply. If you require any adjustments to the application process, please let us know.

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