Business Continuity Planner

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI
Job Description:

Business Continuity Planner

Clearance: TS/SCI

Location: St. Louis, MO

Years of Experience: A minimum of 7 years relevant experience

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience within a related field

Position Overview:
  • Supports Agency strategic planning for mission assurance of operational and business functions.
  • Interprets government regulations and applicable codes, and advises government management on the best course of action to ensure compliance.
  • Develops business continuity programs, procedures and contingency plans based on a risk approach and proposes solutions that monitor, evaluate and enable resolution of safety and continuity of operations compliance.
  • Prepares and conducts briefings for Agency senior leaders.
  • Prepares and submits positions and information papers in response to government requirements.
  • Provides strategic direction, vision, and leadership as it relates to continuity of operations
  • Demonstrates considerable expertise in providing solutions and recommendations based on internal and external factors.
  • Cognizant of national policies and provides expertise to act as trusted advisor to senior leadership.
  • Able to provide strategic direction in leading activities in support of team and enterprise objectives.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience within a related field
  • Experience in three or more areas of Continuity of Government, Continuity of Operations, Information Technology Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity Planning, Crisis Management, Information Security/Operations, Continuity Strategic Planning and Policy, Enterprise Risk Management, and participation in national level homeland security or continuity of operations exercises.
  • FEMA Level 1 (PCP) Certification

Desired Qualifications:
  • Associated Business Continuity Professional (ABCP) Certification desired
  • Certification from the Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII) or a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) desired.
Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.