IT Business Continuity Program Manager, EY, Atlanta, Georgia (Salary Not Disclosed)

November 11, 2020

The opportunity

The role of the IT Business Continuity Program Manager is responsible for developing, maintaining, and testing EY Technology’s business continuity program. The manager will support all business plan activities necessary to enable EY Technology to manage a crisis event as well as meet compliance requirements for BCP planning. The position’s primary goals will be to identify, document and test business needs against the IT infrastructure and identify recovery strategies and gaps.

Your key responsibilities

The IT Risk Management function creates and maintains EY Technologies’ risk management framework, processes, tooling, and strategy. Our primary objectives are to enable EY Technology to build a risk-aware culture, reduce IT risk, defend against internal and external threats, and protect client and EY data.

As an Associate Director leading the Business Continuity Management team, you will oversee the management of business continuity across EY Technology including the engagement of firm leadership, the management/remediation of information and technology risks, the interface to operational and business risk activities. You will partner closely with Global IT Risk Management leader to execute on the vision, strategy, goals, and objectives for IT Risk Management. The primary objectives for this role are to develop, maintain, and implement IT business continuity strategies and solutions including risk assessments, business impact assessments, and documentation of business continuity procedures and to act as a coordinator for business continuity efforts during and after a disruption event.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Serves as a point of escalation for IT business continuity for the firm
  • Work with all functional business areas to develop and maintain an IT Business Continuity program that addresses business recovery and emergency response management:
  • Design and outline BCP goals, objectives and scope for business plans and Crisis Management Support and assist in the development of BCP planning and goals
  • Liaise with EY Business Continuity team to develop effective working relationships
  • Liaise with key infrastructure teams to identify gaps, set recovery time objectives and convey business needs/expectations
  • Support the Director of ITRM in aligning all BCP planning, initiatives and goals with organizational goals and Infrastructure capabilities
  • Identify and make recommendations for change and adaptation to meet the needs of the business
  • Analyze impact on, and risk to, essential business functions or information systems to identify acceptable recovery time periods and resource requirements
  • Prepare research reports on business continuity leading practices and recommendations for implementation

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