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Risk and Business Continuity Analyst

Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, £35,000 , Permanent

Posted: 5 hours ago


The client, a successful international software house, are seeking a Risk and Business Continuity Analyst, which is a brand new role due to continued growth.

This is a fantastic opportunity for those who have had experience of ISO management systems and who want to take the next step in their career to develop their skills in a broad range of compliance areas including business strategy, cost management, risk and control, regulatory change and resource management. The function involves constant liaison with, and often provides the link between Marketing, Support, Sales, Development, IT, Finance, HR and Operations.

If you want to be part of an expanding organisation in the technology industry, then this is the role for you!

Role Objectives

On a day-to-day basis you will be maintaining and improving the certified management system including ISO27001 Information Security, ISO9001 Quality Management and ISO22301 Business Continuity.

You will be responsible for the maintenance and testing of the Business Continuity and risk program, working within the compliance department.

You will assist the department by reviewing documentation, providing advice to customers and colleagues, as well as enhancing, developing, and implementing compliance practices. You will also assist with completing internal risk assessments and coordinate audit testing schedule. To be considered you will be able to evidence that you understand the importance of Cyber Security, Risk Methodology, Business Continuity, Data protection and the importance of Health and Safety.

Core Responsibilities & Duties

* Responsible for developing and assisting to provide an overall integrated Business Continuity Plan and Operational Readiness strategy in line with clearly defined BCM and business requirements.

* Updating and creating plans and policies covering issues such as Pandemics, Loss of environment, Loss of Cloud Solution etc.

* Coordinating and contributing to the annual testing and exercise schedule.

* Maintaining own level of knowledge and competency in relations to Business Continuity / Risk management and responsibilities including appropriate qualifications and professional membership

* Liaise with department heads to update risk assessments, create regular reports on risk and ensure risk treatments are implemented and target completion dates are met.

* Ensure incidents are managed and appropriately investigated.

* Work alongside our overseas teams to coordinate annual testing, risk and policy updates.

* Ensuring plans are updated and retested where incident and problem management review requires changes to be reflected in the plan.

* Reporting any immediate risks to the Compliance director.

Experience and Qualities

* A confident and wellpresented individual.

* An understanding of day to day maintenance of ISO management systems including; ISO27001, ISO9001 and ISO22301

* A good knowledge and understanding of risk assessments and methodology, iSO31000 would be advantageous

* Understanding of the GDPR and its implications.

* Be able to provide advice and guidance to stakeholders as well as work with other departments.

* Be an effective communicator in written form and through verbal communication

* Ability to maintain relationships both within the business and externally with client's and other stakeholders.

* Able to listen and respond appropriately when confronted with objections.

* Willingness to learn new skills and knowledge

* Ability to maintain confidentiality, organisation and initiative.

Qualifications & Skills

* Appropriate professional qualifications are desirable (ISO22301 Lead implementer or equivalent, certificate in Risk Management ISO31000)

* Disaster recovery and Business Continuity Planning

This is a fantastic organisation that offers genuine opportunities to quickly develop a career

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Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom