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Northbrook, IL/ Charlotte, NC/ Irving, TX - Business Continuity Relationship Consultant I

Job Description: This position can be located out of our offices in Northbrook, IL/Irving, TX/Charlotte, NC

The main purpose of Enterprise Business Continuity Management (EBCM) is to provide expertise and assistance in risk identification and analysis services to the business areas to ensure preparedness in recovering business processes in the event of a critical incident or a business disruption to normal business operations occurs. This is accomplished by following a consistent approach for partnering across the enterprise to develop, test, and implement comprehensive business continuity (BC) plans that minimize disruption.

Job Summary

The BC Consultant I position is part of a larger team responsible for supporting Allstate’s EBCM program including all activities necessary to enable Allstate to respond and recover when faced with a business interruption. The broader team will be comprised of individuals with a wide range of skills and experiences within business continuity management practices.The BC Consultant I will work closely with all BC relationship consultants to provide analysis of the BC exercise results and capabilities, for designated Areas of Responsibility (AoRs). This role involves supporting BC exercises, examining results and identifying risks faced by the AoRs, reporting impact, and driving planning that minimizes the impact of business interruptions.

Key Responsibilities 

*Work with the EBCM and AoRs by reviewing the table top exercise results and action items and identify and report on any outstanding gaps that need to be escalated and provide recommended resolutions.
*Execute BC protocols including sharing tools, templates, techniques and leading practices to conduct business impact analyses (BIAs), develop BC plans and evaluate exercises for missing or inaccurate information, which would be escalated to the AOR Coordinator and BC Relationship Consultant
*Review the BC plan exercise results to identify gaps to the Relationship Consultants. Advises Relationship Consultants and AoRs throughout the BCP process to improve the resiliency of Allstate’s BC plans
*Conducts assessments, analyzes vendors’ contingency capabilities and identifies gaps between technology or supplier availability objectives and communicate capabilities that need to be resolved to Lead BC Relationship Consultant.
*Analyze and maintain the Allstate GRC tool to identify BC planning needs to improve and maintain processes regarding the BC plan information and better align with standards and leading practices
*Summarize and analyze the results of Emergency Notification System (ENS) exercises and dashboard metrics to be presented to AoR leadership

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