Manages crisis events by rooting out and understanding variables involved and making decisions based upon these variables; activating and coordinating crisis responders from various disciplines from across the company based upon the needs of the situation; leveraging partners to bring the proper resources, assets, and services to ensure resolution of the crisis event; ensuring proper event communication updates to the appropriate stakeholders and leadership based on the event; leveraging technology and communications platforms to capture event information and coordinate the event; closing out events in internal systems when appropriate; and conducting and coordinating post-event analysis for continuous improvement.
Manages relationships necessary to prepare for and respond to emergency situations by identifying and maintaining collaborative partnerships with internal and external organizations; providing guidance to internal business partners on emergency preparedness and response processes and procedures that enable the business to minimize disruptions; developing and maintaining rapport with all levels of management; creating an environment that provides customer service for internal and external partners and customers; and benchmarking other organizations to search for value-added emergency preparedness and planning services and key partners for the company.
Conducts data-driven assessments of internal and external security risks to people, business operations, and assets by evaluating the likelihood of crisis events; determining the vulnerability of company assets to the identified risk; evaluating the impact of risk to critical business operations; evaluating the effectiveness of existing security programs in relation to the identified vulnerabilities and risks; translating security risk data to identify business risks for stakeholders to determine appropriate risk response.
Mitigates risks to company assets by evaluating requirements, constraints, assumptions, and variables for businesses; identifying and assessing available risk management options; conducting cost benefit analysis relating to business risks; and supporting implementation of value-based security and protective programs that are consistent with industry security standards and, company policies.
Minimum Qualifications...Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Emergency Management, Risk Management, Security, or related field and 2 years’ experience in security, emergency management, risk management, law enforcement, fire service, or related area OR 4 years’ experience in security, emergency management, risk management, law enforcement, fire service, or related area.
Manager, Business Continuity Planning
Walmart Inc. Bentonville, Arkansas
What you’ll do
The Manager, Business Continuity Planning will provide subject matter expertise on a global level in the implementation, maintenance and enhancement of business continuity and crisis management strategies. While this role will collaborate and partner with the emergency management and preparedness programs, the ideal candidate should have experience specific to business continuity planning.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Lead end-to-end implementations and maintenance of business continuity and crisis management plans, procedures and strategies across the organization. Provides subject matter expertise to program coordinators and monitors performance metrics to drive maturity in planning. Lead Business Impact Analyses (BIAs), document recovery strategies and procedures, and delivers exercises along with necessary training and awareness activities.
Work alongside Emergency Preparedness and Planning team, Response Operations, Crisis Management Team, and Disaster Recovery.
- Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Management, Social Sciences, Government, Communications, Business or related field or 4 years’ experience in emergency management or related field.
- 2 years’ experience implementing and maintaining a business continuity program, training or exercise programs.
- Possess knowledge and experience in areas of business resiliency, emergency/disaster management, emergency procedure protocols and specialized crisis planning.
- Expertise working in a BC planning technology.
- Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP).
- Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP).
- Certified Emergency Manager (CEM).
- Certified Project Management Professional.
Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.