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Business Continuity Specialist, Senior in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 12/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    McLean, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/1/2018

Job Description

Job Number: R0041616

Business Continuity Specialist, Senior

Key Role:

Serve as a dynamic business continuity specialist with a professional certification, and join our growing team in our McLean, VA office to advance our business continuity program. Provide subject matter expertise to our business continuity stakeholders on all phases of the business continuity life cycle with a high emphasis on Business Impact Analysis (BIA), plan development, testing, training and exercises (TT&E) and performance metrics. Develop, maintain and exercise business continuity plans in conjunction with our business continuity coordinators (BCCs), business process owners and recovery teams. Respond to and manage recovery teams through disasters, crisis, and disruptive incidents affecting Booz Allen, its staff, or its operations. Ensure that robust, action-oriented and exercisable business continuity plans exist with all corporate departments. Leverage your high quality interpersonal skills to form excellent and trusted partnerships with all business continuity stakeholders. Perform critical business process dependency mapping to ensure critical dependencies, including IT and IS applications, recovery capabilities that meet our business needs.

Basic Qualifications:
-7+ years of experience with managing a corporate business continuity program for a private sector organization

-Experience with developing, testing, and maintaining business continuity plans, including facilitating tabletop and functional exercises

-Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Access, Visio, and PowerPoint

-Experience with the Fusion Framework System or other automated business continuity planning tool and developing business continuity performance metrics for delivery to plan owners

-Knowledge of all phases of the business continuity life cycle and the National Incident Management System (NIMS)

-Ability to effectively present in front of employees at all levels of the organization, including senior leadership

-Ability to work evenings or weekends in response to business interruption events

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

-CBCP or MBCP Certification


Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with operational planning and organization

-Experience with emergency notification messaging tools a plus

-Experience with private sector emergency preparedness and response

-Knowledge of process improvement principles and methods

-Ability to work independently while supporting multiple projects

-Ability to comprehend scope of recovery efforts, coordinate critical activities during continuity exercises and events, and proficiency with the tools required to pull projects together activities, project management, and risk management principles and practices
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Possession of excellent presentation, leadership, and interpersonal skills

-Possession of excellent organizational, analytical, problem solving, and prioritization skills

-Possession of excellent project management skills, including task identification, and
 project planning

-PMP Certification

Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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