Associate Director - Business Continuity & Crisis Management (8+ years)

Location: Mumbai
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Nishant Sharma

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Job ref: 38699
Published: 11 months ago

Associate Director – Business Continuity and Crisis Management (8+ years)

Job opportunity for a working professional having at least 8 years of experience in area of Business Continuity, Crisis Management and IT Disaster Recovery (ITDR). You will be responsible for identification, assessment, analysis and prioritization of the business continuity and crisis management plans.


Location: Mumbai                                                            

Your Future Employer:A leading, global group with a strong foothold in Risk Management, Investment advisory & Management consulting.



  • Building the business continuity, crisis management and ITDR value proposition by consistently innovating and enhancing the existing solutions

  • Conducting extensive research to enhance the input and output and improve the value proposition of the project findings and recommendations

  • Assimilating and analysing data, craft working models / frameworks and prepare recommendations for presentation to client management

  • Effectively communicating the findings and recommendations, its parameters, its assumptions and its inner workings to audiences who vary widely in their levels of technical fluency and seniority

  • Evaluating and developing or refining client’s Business Continuity Management, Emergency Response and/or Crisis Management programs, including:

    • Developing program administrative structures, policies, and standards

    • Conducting Business Impact Analysis

    • Identifying and evaluating mitigation and recovery strategies for critical processes and resources

    • Guiding client engagements to draft Business Continuity Plans, Emergency Response Plans and Crisis Management Plans

    • Developing and conducting awareness and training sessions

  • Providing implementation support in execution of aforementioned programs and activities

    • Monitoring and reporting on various identified metrics of the BCM program

    • Developing and participating in the table-top drills under different rolls, observer, evaluator, facilitator and assist in compiling reports

    • Following up and ensuring completion of BCM/ER/CM tasks such as Business Impact Analysis, Function Handover, Trainings, Drills etc. by LoS/BU within specified timeline

  • Building a sound project management system in place and ensure documentation of project briefs to the end delivery

  • Leading client calls and deliveries independently – this will require frequent travel to the client site in Middle East

  • Supporting development of practice marketing collateral

  • Assisting in new business development activities, including prospect research and proposal development



  • Masters in Economics / Business / Finance / Statistics / Econometrics etc. or Engineering + MBA from a reputed university or college

  • Willing to travel to Middle East for client engagements and deliveries

  • 8 years of experience in Business Continuity, Crisis Management and ITDR consulting

  • Demonstrated experience in ISO 22301 and NFPA 1600 Standards

  • Experience of ERM and Risk frameworks will be an added advantage

  • Good level of familiarity in ISO 27001, ISO 22301, ISO 31000 and COSO frameworks

  • Ability to lead client deliveries independently – a strong individual contributor

  • Should have managed and handled a team of Business Resilience professionals in the past

  • Experience in IT Disaster Recovery will give the candidate an edge

  • Expert level proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and problem-solving skills

  • Exceptional project management and multi-tasking skills

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication - English

  • A team player with extraordinary interpersonal skills with demonstrated stakeholder management


What is in it for you?

An opportunity to work with global clientele in a fast-paced environment with a growth oriented & enthusiastic team.


Reach us

If you think that this role will add value to your career, kindly write me an email along with your updated CV on


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