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Organisational Risk and Resilience

Location: UK, Manchester
Company: Pearson

This is an exciting position with​in Pearson’s Organisational Resilience and Resilience function. The person who will be selected for this role is already a competent business continuity and resilience professional who can engage and deliver at senior management level. Based at the Company headquarters, the successful candidate will report to the Director of Global Business Resilience and will be responsible for the co-ordination of all BCM activities throughout​the UK utilising their management, operational knowledge and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate is a self-starting individual who is a strong team player yet independently delivers results

Job role

  • Ensure​ governance​ and compliance against the global Resilience policy
  • Influence local policies, standards and strategic direction
  • Work closely with business and country leaders ensuring resiliency processes and requirements are followed and identifying areas for improvement overseeing reviews of risk assessment, business impact analysis and business recovery planning
  • Ensure documented plans and crisis communication/incident management capabilities are embedded, tested and exercised
  • Support​ due ​diligence programs and the auditing of critical third-party vendors
  • Disseminate knowledge, raise awareness and act as a conduit of information across​stakeholders. This will include knowledge on ISO 22301
  • Provide BCM/ITDR expertise and management direction on new company initiatives
  • Prepare dashboard/executive reports​ as required
  • Directly support colleagues in the Organisational Risk and Resilience team, as they will support you
  • Take on Duty Officer responsibility on rotation basis
  • Travel as required throughout the ​UK, and may include international travel​.

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