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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Information Services
IT Business Continuity Coordinator
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Bank of Hope | Gardena, CA
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Job Description

Responsibilities & Duties

* Coordinate the design, development, maintenance, and exercising (test) of disaster recovery plans for each critical functional area and the entire organization. Work with disaster recovery plans of other critical vendors such as Fiserv and FIS.
* Assure that recovery procedures are effective for the restoration of key bank resources and for the resumption of critical business processes.
* Ensure compliance with various BCP processes.
* Perform business risk assessments and impact analyses and assist company units in determining critical business processes. Assist in identifying acceptable recovery time periods.
* Coordinate strategy selection and plan development.
* Assist recovery support and business resumption staff during an actual disaster in the implementation of response and alternate operating strategies. Act as a coordinator during an emergency.
* Work with management to ensure that as new equipment, facilities, services, and systems are installed, that the disaster recovery issues are addressed. Maintain contact with outside in business continuity planning.
* Oversee and administrate the Business Continuity management software and Emergency Notification System (ENS).
* Prepare and maintain information retention and disposition schedules as part of the overall business continuity/disaster recovery process.

Knowledge, Skills Abilities Required

* Communication Skills:

o Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate effectively and project a professional image when giving and taking information in writing, in person, and over the phone.

o Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or customer complaints.

o Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, employees, regulators, or board members.

* Reasoning Skills:

o Excellent analytical skills including the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions.

o Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

* Computer Skills:

o Accurate typing/keyboarding skills; basic computer skills, including the use of word processing, spreadsheet software applications, and e-mail.

Job Qualifications/Requirements

* Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent with high preference for college degree in business or another related field.
* Must have at least 3+ years of experience functioning as Business Continuity Planner or Disaster Recovery Planner
* High preference for certifications in CBCP or an Associate Disaster Recover Planner accreditation.
* Requires ability to work with confidential information with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
* Required: Intermediate business, systems, analytical, technical, verbal and written communication skills required.
* Required: Excellent organizational skills.
* Preferred: Demonstrated ability to plan and manage engagements along with ensuring deliverables meet project plan specifications and deadlines.
* Preferred: Successful experience identifying controls, developing and executing test plans, experience in dealing with technical end-users in a support role.
* Preferred: Must possess a thorough understanding of how to effectively interact and communicate with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts to facilitate meetings, interpret customer business needs and translate them into applicationand operational requirements.
* Preferred: CBCP or Associate Disaster Recovery Planner

Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree, Business or related field.

Preferred Major: Computer Science

Other Certification: CBCP or Associate Disaster Recovery Planner

Is this Certification required? No

Minimum Years of Experience: 3-5

Combination of Experience and Education can meet the job requirements: Yes

* Bank of Hope is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity,national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Bank of Hope will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquiredabout, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the payof other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action,including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the employer's legal duty to furnish information.
* Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.