Contractor – APAC Business/Technology Resilience Consultant

Status: Contract – 3 to 4 days/week with a total of up to 45 days
Start: July 2022
Duration: 3+ Months
Location: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, or United Kingdom – Candidates must be based in one of these locations.
Salary: Based on Experience ***Seeking candidates with 5-8 years of Business/ Technology Resiliency expertise. Compensation will be based on this level of expertise.

Castellan a leader in the resilience management consulting and software industry is adding a Business / Technology Resilience Consultant to the Team.

Job Summary:  Castellan is seeking a business continuity professional to add to their first-class team as a contract consultant. The successful candidate will support the internal EMEA Business Continuity Team by coordinating and managing a variety of project-related tasks across several functions and business lines. Participates in and summarizes outcomes of business continuity and crisis management meetings to ensure actions are captured and completed. Capable of managing a wide variety of program-related data within several databases and providing meaningful reporting to leadership on the status of work.   

The successful candidate will serve as a consultant to assist in delivering complex business continuity-related services to satisfy advanced requirements. This position will involve strong project management, delivery, and participation in direct client engagement activities.

Upon joining the team, you will quickly be assigned to working on one or more client-facing engagements, helping determine the right level of resiliency for their organization. You will apply Company’s proven process to implement business continuity and crisis management-related programs that are uniquely tailored to the organization you are working with. The ultimate goal is to ensure that our clients are prepared for a disaster or business disruption and have the right capabilities to respond following an event. You will work through the business continuity lifecycle to identify the scope and direction of the program, interview business leaders to identify requirements and risks, develop response and recovery strategies, and document plans to make strategies repeatable. You will also work closely with clients to exercise and test response and recovery strategies and identify ways to manage activities over the long term.

The company’s specialized business continuity consultants are characterized as high-performing team members who are driven, intelligent, logical, and have an excellent ability to effectively communicate both orally and in written form. You will quickly build and maintain relationships and must be able to navigate the strategic and tactical levels of any organization you work with. You will typically operate in a matrixed environment, depending on the particular client engagement to which you are assigned. You can be assured that you will have the opportunity to work in a variety of segments and markets and will have excellent exposure to several organizations.

The company has a high-performing culture and we work to develop the skillsets of our consulting team members. We provide opportunities for professional development, autonomy to independently manage client engagements, and a fast-paced environment that will challenge you and provide unique opportunities to see how many organizations work.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Technology Resilience Framework:
    • Revisit the current framework and governance with key roles.
    • Define/design an IT DR platform toolkit to ensure proper alignment of methodology and practices.
    • Enhance Platform DR community and coordination.
    • Work and align with Business lines to ensure disaster recovery solutions are aligned, in place, maintained, and tested as part of the regular operational life cycle.
  • IT DR readiness: finalize the overview and identify potential gaps.
  • IT DR Platform testing framework and guidelines:
    • Implement a testing governance and monitoring for global reporting.
    • Align testing results and monitor key concerned scope.
  • BC Reporting and dashboard/Performance:
    • Finalize BC dashboard for senior Management reporting covering key indicators and data gathering/consolidation.
    • Adjust/deliver an overview of the target BC dashboard to monitor.
  • Support in terms of Global Governance and Operational resilience framework/Policy (as a midterm target).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • CBCP, MBCP, MBCI, FBCI or ISO 22301 preferred
  • 5-8 years experience in Business/ Technology Resiliency
  • Outstanding writing and presentation skills
  • Familiar with designing or performing all aspects of the business continuity lifecycle (program design BIA, risk assessment, strategy development, plan documentation, exercise facilitation, training and awareness, assessment)
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Experience and ability to deliver outstanding, second-to-none client services
  • Flexibility and creativity when it comes to applying industry practices to solve complex problems
  • Familiarity with enterprise risk management concepts and practices
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus

About Us

OUR CORE VALUES

Customers come first. There’s no us without them. We bend over backward to help, support, and uplift our customersWe add value in every interaction.  

Egos come last. We stay humble. We listen to learn and understand. We share what we know—and pursue and accept feedback with grace. We keep an open mind and assume the best of each other. We have each other’s backs. 

Optimize. We’re constantly curious, welcoming ways to make our people, processes, and platform better. Wherever we can simplify or streamline something, we do. 

Own. No hot potatoes here. We pick up the reins, act decisively, and always, always follow through. 

Enjoy. Enthusiasm, positivity, and passion propel us. Generosity and kindness are contagious. Together, we make this a great place to work.

About Castellan Solutions

As the global provider of resilience management solutions – spanning consulting, software, managed services, and staffing – Castellan is uniquely positioned to help organizations find the right balance of risk tolerance and resilience to protect their people, reputation, customers, and bottom-line. Leveraging a proprietary proven process for driving organizational readiness and response, Castellan partners with clients to establish a clear vision, drive real results, and provide ongoing support from their community of resilience experts. Castellan helps organizations replace uncertainty with confidence. Now you’re ready.TM 

Castellan is strategically and financially backed by Resurgens Technology Partners.

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex or handicap.

If you experience issues applying or to learn more about the position, please contact Alicia Stevens – BC Management – a Castellan Solutions company at astevens@bcmanagement.com or +1 562-260-6791.

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