Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Manager



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Job Description

The SUS Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Manager manages a global team of BCM resources that support the SUS BCM service.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Disaster Recovery plan creation maintenance as required for contractual clients
  • Conduct Technology Impact, availability and Continuity risk assessments of critical technology assets
  • Recovery Technology solution evaluation with various infrastructure Technology domains
  • Disaster Recovery Plan implementation and recovery testing internal and joint client annually for each Disaster Recovery client.
  • Conducts business impact analyses for each business segment to determine critical business processes, identify justify recovery time periods and establish recovery resource requirements.
  • Facilitate the maintenance of the BIA s by the business contacts and provides reports to ensure effective communication of findings and recommendations.
  • Recommend recovery strategies and options, and assist with the implementation of the recovery solutions.
  • Participates on project teams, provides templates and guidance for the documentation of business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
  • Administers enterprise business continuity tool and provides training while conducting knowledge transfer regarding business continuity best practices. Establish and coordinate business recovery testing methodologies
  • Execute exercises of internal business continuity plans to validate adequacy of plans and training of personnel who execute them.
  • Prepare reports on the company business recovery readiness for management and customers.
  • This includes an annual test of the off shore operations center BCP.


+ Basic qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of technology experience knowledge to support recovery strategy design and testing.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a technical role technical industry.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience managing projects project management experience.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with Disaster Recovery environments testing process improvements.

    Professional Skill Requirements

  • Minimum of 1 year of ITIL process experience.

  • Airline operations experience a plus.

  • Certified Business Continuity Professional CBCP certification.

  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal and presentation skills.

  • Self-motivated and detail oriented.

  • Knowledge of business impact analysis methodologies.

  • Highly effective facilitator of cross functional teams.

  • Must be able to perform critiques of written plans, facilitate table top training exercises, and direct a variety of simulation exercises.

  • Ability to analyze problems and develop and implement effective solutions.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Ability to develop and execute project plans while simultaneously managing multiple tasks.

  • Excellent time management skills.

    Professional Skill Requirements

    Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Desire to work in an information systems environment Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills Excellent leadership and management skills

    Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

    Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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