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Overview

Business Continuity – Investment Banking – London, UK

Salary

£45000 - £60000 Base + Full Investment Banking Benefits

Applicants

  • Please send your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tel: 0207 194 7864

Role

The main purpose of the role is to manage the continuity arrangements across the investment bank.  This will be done through a combination of supporting and monitoring activities in other departments, to support the team in meeting its objectives.

  • Act as the Business Continuity expert to devise, initiate and subsequently project manage the implementation of the annual business continuity test routine and other business continuity projects.
  • Devise the central Crisis Management arrangements, obtain relevant support from senior management and ensure arrangements are tested periodically.
  • Help to identify, measure, assess, monitor and control the risks of out of date or untested business continuity plans.
  • Maintain the central Crisis management / Business Continuity documentation and facilities.
  • Update and monitor compliance with regulatory policies and best practice for business continuity and operational risk.
  • Preparation of regular and ad hoc reports on business continuity.

Candidates will have

  • Experience managing business continuity tests and medium/ large sized business entity’s crisis management arrangements.
  • Knowledge of capital markets/ investment banking products and services.
  • Experience working with suppliers of business continuity services.
  • Experience in operational risk or related area in financial services.
  • Good understanding of Basel and FSA papers relating to business continuity.
  • Experience managing projects to implement business continuity improvements.
  • Must be able to work within a team with good communication skills.