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DR/ COOP Analyst (Contract) – Washington, DC – IMMEDIATE NEED

 Job Posting #2980

****ASAP NEED!****

Position: DR/ COOP Analyst (contract)
Location: Washington, DC
Industry: Government- City
Status: 4-5 year contract/1099
Start date: End of may 2018
Hourly rate: $40-50/ hour – 1099Apply Here Icon

* Candidates must have authorization in place to work in the USA.
* Offer will be contingent on passing a background check.
* Seeking candidates with 10+ years expertise in Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery.

Summary:

The IT Business Analyst (BA) will support the District-wide effort to provide Disaster Recovery and Continuity of Operations (DR-COOP) for the Client’s critical systems. The successful candidate will be responsible for interfacing with Client’s technical and business staff to fully understand their critical systems and the business operations they support. The BA will work under the supervision of a Senior Technical Project Manager to perform business impact analyses for Client agencies as part of assessing the overall impact to operations if agency critical systems are jeopardized. The Business Analyst will draft customer questionnaires, conduct integrated teaming sessions, perform systems analysis and draft associated documentation; perform general business analysis activities; and develop and/or assist in the development of documentation related to all project activities for the life of the project

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience as an IT Business Analyst
  • Experience with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Solid understanding of software quality assurance and processes
  • Intermediate understanding of relational data models.
  • Experience conducting Business Impact Analysis
  • Experience assisting in the architecting and/or documenting of disaster recovery/COOP solutions.
  • Skilled with MS Office tools (Visio, PowerPoint, Word & Excel)
  • Experience developing use cases and user stories.
  • Experience in business process mapping or operational redesign / improvement
  • Experience as a technical writer in a software/application development environment
  • Experience creating process flows and system architecture diagrams using Visio
  • Experience conducting integrated team sessions
  • Experience working with technical staff such as software developers and DBAs

Desired Skills:

  • CBCP certification – highly desirable
  • 6-10 yrs adapting functional business reqs/processes to technical solutions based upon enterprise application solution sets
  • 6-10 yrs experience with ERP management processes such as knowledge mgmt, supply chain mgmt, material mgmt, logistics, and procurement
  • 6-10 yrs experience with one or more of following: investment analysis, data warehousing, ecommerce, ROI analysis, HR analysis, info dissemination

The duties listed are representative of the job; however, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties a person may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.

Our client is proud to be an EEO/AA employer/Veteran/Disabled. They maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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.

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Please reference Job #2980

To learn more about the position, please contact Cheyene Marling at [email protected] or +1 714-969-8006.


 

IT Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Architect – Program Manager – New York, NY

Job Posting #2979

Position: IT Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Architect

Location: New York, NY (non-local candidate will be considered)

Industry: Healthcare/Information Technology

Status: Full-time/Permanent

Reports to: SVP, Chief Information Security OfficerApply here icon

Education: Bachelors in Information Systems or equivalent degree required.

Salary: Will depend on experience

*All candidates must be authorized to work in the United States

*This position requires a minimum of five to seven years of direct work experience in IT Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Emergency Management, including management-level experience within a complex matrixed organization.

*Demonstrable experience with BCDR core concepts including BIA analysis, DR plan documentation, BC & DR exercises, emergency management communications

*Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of information technology, systems and architecture.

Summary:

This is your opportunity to provide world-class technology solutions that will directly impact the quality of a patient’s life. At the client’s Information Technology is at the forefront of their patient experience. Joining their team will give you the opportunity to develop your career while creating solutions and services that will improve the welfare of others. If growing your career in technology while creating solutions that improve the lives of others inspires you, then a career at the client awaits you.

As the IT Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Architect (BCDR Architect) you will provide leadership and vision for the client’s enterprise IT BCDR Program. You will lead the Business Continuity Management (BCM) governance framework that is consistent with general regulatory requirements and ensure industry best practices/standards are developed, maintained and adhered to across the Enterprise. Leading the client’s IT BCDR program will include: business resumption, system recovery and restoration, and overall IT support for NYP hospitals during natural disasters and cyber events/outages. In addition, you will lead all business continuity planning and events, develop and facilitate enterprise-wide training exercises, relationship management with external vendors, and development of corporate business continuity policy, standards, and guidelines. You will also collaborate with the client’s Emergency Response team leadership in maintaining and developing integration of IT and Emergency Response Business Continuity objectives.

Preferred Criteria

  • Master’s in Information Systems or relevant field
  • Industry certification in one or more of the following: CBCM, CBCP, EDRP, BCI, DRCS, DRCP, PMI, ISC, ITIL, or others relevant to the job description

Required Criteria

  • Bachelor’s in Information Systems or equivalent degree
  • Five to seven years of direct work experience in IT Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Emergency Management, including management-level experience
  • Demonstrable experience with BCDR core concepts including BIA analysis, DR plan documentation, BC & DR exercises, emergency management communications
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of information technology, systems and architecture
  • 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.

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Please reference Job #2979

To learn more about the position, please contact Alicia Stevens at [email protected] or +1 562-203-7300.


 

Workplace Recovery Solution Sales Lead – Hong Kong, China
Job Posting #2978

Position: Workplace Recovery Solution Sales Lead

Status: 6-month contract, which could be extended or converted into a full time role, if performance merits it.

Location: China or Hong Kong – Seeking a local candidate in either location

Salary: Based on Experience

* Candidates must have authorization in place to work in their designated location.

* Offer will be contingent on passing a background check.

* Candidates must have previous expertise working in a sales/ product solution related role within business continuity/ disaster recovery.

Role:

The world’s largest provider of workplace solutions is recruiting for a number of Workplace Recovery Solution Sales Lead positions. These roles focus on the delivery of improved revenue performance for our high growth Workplace Recovery business. We are employing people on an initial 6-month contract, which could be extended or converted into a full time role, if performance merits it.

Reporting directly into the Managing Director, the Solution Lead will:Apply Here Icon

  • Serve as a product expert and industry SME in support of the Sales organization.
  • Generate and manage leads.
  • Provide training to the Inside Sales Team (IST).
  • Support the ISTs to close deals.
  • Assist with solution development for large and/or complex customers.
  • Develop channel partner relationships and support these channel sales activities which includes recruiting agents to sign up to the COMPANY Workplace Recovery agent program.
  • Host and support industry events to establish and then improve our product image in our target market place.
  • Develop, support and drive Sales, marketing, and customer plans that deliver continued progressive revenue performance in their geography.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND BEHAVIOURS:

The Workplace Recovery Solution Sales Lead role is a geographic expansion of the existing similar roles in North America, EMEA, and Singapore. Given the high growth we are targeting, the scale of the opportunity cannot be underestimated and as such we are seeking seven exceptional people for these roles. A summary of the role dimensions is as follows:

Solution Support (40%, but initially 80%)

  • Leverage existing network to create leads/ opportunities
  • Focus on driving revenue and customer acquisitions/ renewals
  • Viewed as Workplace Recovery product and Business Continuity Disaster Recovery industry expert
  • Possess deep understanding of competitor offerings
  • Support customer meetings and assist in RFP responses
  • Perform Sales training and communication

Channel Development (40%)

  • Win, maintain, and expand relationships with channel partners from BCDR, Insurance, and Real Estate industries
  • Recruit and sign up agents to the COMPANY Workplace Recovery agent programme
  • Establish professional relationships with key personnel in partner accounts
  • Coordinate the involvement of company personnel to meet partner objectives
  • Proactively lead joint partner planning process that develops mutual performance objectives, financial targets, and critical milestones

Build and Improve Product Image (20%)

  • Coordinate and execute participation in major industry tradeshow events – including speaking opportunities, before and after show marketing, and customer events
  • Host multiple BCDR-themed private events for current and prospective customers
  • Develop SME content for Workplace Recovery blog

General Skills and Abilities

  • Be an expert – understand the context, the market, the customers, the product, and the competition extremely well
  • Investigate and problem-solve – use data to determine how performance can improve and validate your analysis by talking to customers, employees, suppliers, and competitors.
  • Drive the plan – take responsibility for devising and executing a winning plan that crisply defines the target, make sure real progress is made every single month and have a pipeline of actions planned at least three months in advance.
  • Be disciplined – report weekly, and on time, about the performance, issues, and opportunities of the product.
  • Be precise – communicate clearly in writing and verbally, create collateral, training, FAQs, presentations, white papers that are simple, complete, precise, and accessible to anyone that needs them.
  • Behave like a leader – drive the outcome.
  • Self-motivated with a strong desire to succeed

SUCCESS MEASURES

  • Performance will be evaluated based upon:
    • Driving Sales to achieve contract margin goals and payback target
    • Recruiting and training of agents
    • Creating and attending events
    • Training of IST reps
  • Achieve channel sales, profitability, and partner recruitment objectives
  • Grow geographic specific portion of broader Workplace Recovery goal to grow from £3M to £50M by 2018
  • Position company as a visible, thought leader in the Workplace Recovery space

Experience

The Solution Lead should be an individual with a demonstrable track record of delivering outstanding business results and have excellent commercial, communication, and influencing skills.

  • Extensive Product / Commercial / Sales/ Channel Development role in a complex, multi-channel and international environment
  • Business Continuity or Disaster Recovery experience
  • Experience supporting direct and indirect Sales channels
  • Demonstrated success in creating solutions for customers
  • Experience in both entrepreneurial and blue chip environments
  • Worked in a multi-stakeholder matrix environment with demonstrated ability to work well individually and within a team
  • Experience working at Senior Management level
  • Well networked with target customers and channels

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.

APPLY HERE

Please reference Job #2978

To learn more about the position, please contact Cheyene Marling – BC Management Inc. – Firestorm People Solutions at [email protected] or +1 714-969-8006.

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