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Washington, DC - Emergency Management Training Analyst

Posted on Wednesday, 03 February 2016 06:00

Position Summary: Obsidian seeks qualified candidates to support planning, analysis, and curriculum development for various clients. Requirements: They will be required to develop analytical assessments, memoranda, PowerPoint briefings, and presentations tailored for senior government clients. Support the development of evaluation criteria for course curricula among other responsibilities. Successful candidates will possess strong interpersonal skills, experience with incident and emergency management, and flexibility to accommodate changing priorities and requirements. Candidates should be comfortable in fast-pace environments, working with demanding customers, and meeting tight scheduling timelines. How To Apply: Click here!... Read More

Armonk, NY - Risk Analyst

Posted on Friday, 15 January 2016 06:00

Position Summary The Risk Analyst will report directly to the Group Security Office (GSO) Hub Manager for the Americas, located in Kansas City. Primary objectives include: General support of the GSO Hub Manager on (1) execution, maintenance and testing of Swiss Re's Business Continuity Management (BCM) program, and (2) review and follow up with Local Safety & Security Officers (LSSOs) on safety and security issues affecting locations in the Americas. Monitoring the implementation of the BCM program across the Americas, including following up on open issues, testing activities and lessons…... Read More

Mexico City, Mexico - Business Continuity Advisor

Posted on Thursday, 07 January 2016 06:00

Location: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico Responsibilities: Develops, tests, documents, implements and maintains Business Continuity (BC)/Disaster Recovery (DR) planning processes for restoration/recovery of IT systems in the event of natural/man-made disasters (e.g., earthquakes, fires, power outages, and power surges). Assists customers in all phases of the recovery process. Coordinates, facilitates and monitors plan exercises and testing of IT Infrastructure and applications. Aids in design and administers programs to include policies, standards, guidelines, training programs, and a viable quality assurance process for disaster recovery. Oversees and facilitates the preparation of an…... Read More

Bangalore, Karnataka, India - Business Continuity Advisor

Posted on Thursday, 07 January 2016 06:00

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India Responsibilities: Develops, tests, documents, implements and maintains Business Continuity (BC)/Disaster Recovery (DR) planning processes for restoration/recovery of IT systems in the event of natural/man-made disasters (e.g., earthquakes, fires, power outages, and power surges). Assists customers in all phases of the recovery process. Coordinates, facilitates and monitors plan exercises and testing of IT Infrastructure and applications. Aids in design and administers programs to include policies, standards, guidelines, training programs, and a viable quality assurance process for disaster recovery. Oversees and facilitates the preparation of an organization-wide business…... Read More

The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today's most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and invigorate civic life. We are an independent nonprofit organization – the sole beneficiary of seven individual trusts established between 1948 and 1979 by two sons and two daughters of Sun Oil Company founder Joseph N. Pew and his wife, Mary Anderson Pew. Our work lays the foundation for effective policy solutions by informing and engaging citizens, linking diverse interests…... Read More

Ft Lauderdale, FL - Business Continuity Analyst

Posted on Wednesday, 06 January 2016 06:00

Top Three Skills: Experience with Business Impact Analysis- understanding business processes to uncover a threshold of lost revenue in the event that an application goes down and Our client can't sell a car to be able to facilitate a plan of action. Experience with Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery- Facilitating the development of a BCP & DR for each business unit, covering all assets necessary for recovery. For example, if it was determined that we would lose 8 million dollars in 8 hours, build a business continuity plan to put…... Read More

Description: Humana is seeking a Business Continuity Consultant, who, as part of the Enterprise Resiliency Office to support life cycle elements within process and project planning, product development and policy creation. 5 yrs experience, DRII or ISO Certification. Highly visible program office with great career advancement opportunities How to Apply: Please apply online here.... Read More

Toronto, Ontario - Disaster Recovery Coordinator

Posted on Monday, 21 December 2015 06:00

The Disaster Recovery Coordinator will work closely with the Business Continuity Coordinator to ensure the effectiveness of CI's Business Continuity program. Responsibilites: Act as the lead and coordinate disaster recovery activities during an incident Maintain CI's technology recovery plan for executing all DR procedures and understand their interdependencies Work with the Business Continuity Coordinator to ensure that the technology recovery plan and business continuity plan meet CI's recovery requirements Schedule, plan and lead all DR exercises. Ensure all exercise issues are documented and resolved. Complete post test reports Perform quarterly…... Read More

New York, NY - HBO Coordinator Crisis Command Team

Posted on Friday, 11 December 2015 06:00

Overall Summary Reports to the Director of Business Continuity and Crisis Management (BCCM). The BCCM Team helps to prepare employees for unplanned events. It is comprised of the Crisis Command (CCT) and Business Continuity Management (BCM) Teams. The CCT consists of senior level executives who are responsible for the overall safety and welfare of staff members and our organizational assets. The BCM Team works with employees to develop contingency plans, training initiatives, rehearsals and awareness campaigns to ensure that HBO's business can continue to operate once an unforeseen event has…... Read More

Washington, DC - Emergency Management Doctrine Analyst

Posted on Thursday, 03 December 2015 06:00

Obsidian seeks qualified candidates to fill an Emergency Management Doctrine Analyst opening to support its work with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Requirements: Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree with 4 years of writing, research, and/or emergency management experience (a master's degree can be substituted for two years of experience, and unpaid experience is okay).  Highly qualified candidates will have ample experience in the emergency management space and strong writing skills. Job Description: The successful candidate will support the FEMA Office of Response and Recovery (ORR)'s efforts to…... Read More