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Business Continuity Manager - Business Resilience

Location: Columbia
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.

The Business Continuity Risk Manager will join the Business Resilience department as it grows, scales, and matures the firm's Business Resilience Program. The Risk Manager will assist in creating capabilities within Business Resilience to better understand and manage the firm's outsourcing risk and the operational readiness of the Firm's Third Parties. This includes the ongoing design management and execution of the Third Party Resilience assessment program

Business Continuity Risk Manager is responsible for:

  • Supporting Business Resilience Programs with a focus on Third Party, and Cyber Resilience.
  • Contributing to the establishment of the ERM framework and supporting its implementation in Business Resilience
  • Contributing to the establishment, maintenance, and embedding of the Third Party Resilience Assessment program
  • Providing consultation to Vendor Relationship Owners, Supplier Risk, and BCP regarding recommendations for Third Parties and potential mitigation strategies
  • Partnering with BCM Governance, Enterprise Risk, Internal Audit, and other Risk Partners to ensure regulatory requirements are being met and comply with the firm's resiliency strategy
  • Understanding BCP and Third Party regulatory requirements that are applied to the Financial Services Industry
  • Clearly communicating highly complex models and business concepts to all levels of the firm, including Sr. Leadership, in both written and oral form, in order to effectively influence critical decisions or actions.
  • Proactively working to impact current and future business results and decisions.Functional Skills
    • Demonstrated ability to apply operational risk management principles to business and technology processes.
    • Demonstrated participation in cross-functional teams.
    • Demonstrated ability to understand (or learn) the 3 rd party business functions as well as the Technology functions relating to the 3 rd party business functions and services as required.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze, comprehend, and leverage complex risk and operational data.
    • Knowledge of key program components pertaining to third party resilience including assessing compensating controls and making recommendations to internal stakeholders.
    • Basic understanding of technology data center recovery methodologies in order to effectively consider those in the business area plans. Education/Certification
      • Bachelors Degree in a business or technology related field is required. Years of Relevant Experience
          • Minimum of 5 years' experience in Risk Management, Business Continuity Planning, Technology, Third Party Risk, or related work experience.
          • Experience with the Financial Services Industry is preferred.Problem Solving
            As a financial institution, many issues are governed by regulation, internal policies, procedures, and guidelines which provide direction, but also present opportunities and constraints to problem solving.
            • Partner with stakeholders to identify, assess, and mitigate potential risks to the firm.
            • Ability to provide alternative solutions to nearly any given situation.
            • Ability to perform fast-paced, but sound problem-solving during highly stressful crisis and incident management situations.
              • Lend expertise and provide direction to firm leaders, business and technology partners, and BC team members when difficult or unusual risks are identified.
              • The ability to work in a fast paced environment when a situation arises to assess the impact of an event and determine the potential courses of action to take and present those to the BCP Director, the division principal, or other firm leaders for decision making.
              • Ability to work with technology and business areas to influence the development and implementation of viable mitigation strategies for potential business disruptions.
              • Ability to develop and assess various scenarios to ensure that exercising and testing appropriately demonstrates plan viability and operational readiness.
              • Ability to work with business areas to ensure that 3 rd party service and product provider plans adequately support the firm's business functions.
                • 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2022, published Fortune July 2022, Great Places to Work data as of March 2022. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
                  • Edward Jones was recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Places to Work and Fortune magazine. The privately held firm ranked No. 2 overall, in its fourth appearance on the list.
                  • 2022 Fortune Best Workplaces for Women, published September 2022, research by Great Places to Work , data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
                    • Edward Jones has been named to the 2022 Best Workplaces for Women list by Great Places to Work and Fortune magazine, ranking No. 45.
                    • 2022 Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For, published April 2022, research by Great Place to Work , data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
                      • For the 23rd time, Edward Jones has earned a spot on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For ranking by Great Places to Work and Fortune magazine. Edward Jones ranked No. 35 on the prestigious 2022 list.
                      • 2022 Best Places to Work For LGBTQ+ Equality, Great Place to Work in partnership with Human Rights Campaign Foundation, published Equity Magazine January 2022, data as of July 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
                        • Edward Jones scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) the nation's foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. The ranking designated Jones as one of the best places to work for LGBTQ+Equality. Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
                          At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:

                          Salary: $78795 - $134163
                          Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Columbia , Business Continuity Manager - Business Resilience, Executive , Columbia, South Carolina

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