IT Service Continuity Lead

£85000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus & Pension
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NEIL MORGAN

Service Continuity Lead with strong knowledge around Service Continuity & Disaster Recovery required for role with leading financial services client.

The successful candidate will come with at least 5 years’ experience within Service Continuity & Disaster Recovery and is primarily responsible for the support of ITSC policies and standards while providing advice and guidance to internal customers, technical groups and projects on Service Continuity functional duties. They will also liaise with Technology teams to develop and maintain Disaster Recovery procedures and plans for the restoration of mission-critical business applications in the event of natural disasters, technical failures, power outages, and human interference.

The service continuity lead will govern and communicate best standard for Application DR Testing, Application Recovery Plan review and DR lifecycle management while ensuring up to date record keeping and reporting of DR test results. They will also liaise and assist Technology teams in development, review and submission of functional BIA and BCP plans on annual basis while Coordinating and assisting in developing and testing of Business continuity plans to cover short to long term outage scenarios

The successful candidate will come with expert level knowledge of ISO20000 / 22301 with practical experience of implementation and accreditation. Subject Matter Expert in IT Services and Systems offering recovery and resilience services such as VMware, Cloud technology’s (SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS), Commvault / equivalent backup software is strongly preferred . Good practical knowledge and application PRA and FCA regulations in an enterprise level environment are also required.

The service continuity lead will be business facing and come with first class communication skills and the ability to articulate to a wide audience with a varying degree of technical knowledge.

My client desires at least one industry certification on BCP, Disaster Recovery, IT Service Management , Cyber Security or IT Risk. Additional IT or Information Security Certifications such as (CBCP, ISO 22301, CISM, ISO 27001, CISSP, CISA etc) will be a bonus.

For more details please contact Neil Morgan at McGregor Boyall.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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