Eaton Vance Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Associate in Boston, Massachusetts
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The Business Continuity Associate will be a member of the Eaton Vance Business Continuity Team responsible for corporate resilience. The Business Continuity Associate will be responsible for coordinating and planning Business Continuity activities for an assigned set of departments, assist in the creation, testing and continuous improvement of business resiliency solutions, Crisis Management plans, disaster recovery and BCP exercises as well as corporate education and awareness activities. During business-interrupting events, the Associate will assist in the incident management process.
Coordinate Business Continuity Planning efforts of multiple departments
Perform Risk, Business Impact and Gap analyses
Coordinate with the Information Technology department recovery solution implementations to meet business requirements
Conduct vendor/service provider risk assessment and due diligence
Document Recovery plans
Maintain the central repository of business continuity information, including department recovery/BCP plans, and contact information
Assist in the development and maintenance of the Crisis Management Plan
Assist in process improvement, automation and other BC program enhancements
Develop training materials and conduct employee awareness training
Take a leadership role as Incident Coordinator during business interrupting events
Maintain Recovery Site readiness
Manage and maintain BC Team tools (e.g. Notification Tools, SharePoint and Business Continuity Software)
Other duties as assigned
1-2+ years direct experience in Business Continuity Planning and Crisis Management preferred
Experience in financial services / asset management firms preferred
Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP) or equivalent designation preferred
Experience troubleshooting issues and developing plans of action
Familiarity with Business Continuity regulations, standards and best practices
Familiarity with IT recovery best practices
Familiarity and expertise in Business Continuity Planning software and automated notification tools
Detail orientation with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple simultaneous projects
Strong interpersonal and team building skills enabling cross-department collaboration
Able to effectively collaborate and communicate across all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing
Software:- Microsoft Office applications including Work, Excel, Project and Visio required - SharePoint - Database design, query construction and reporting knowledge preferred
Ability to evaluate issues, assess options, and know when to escalate material concerns
Experience working with technology and other vendors
Able to stay calm in a crisis situation in order assess, decide and execute an appropriate action plan
10%-15% travel may be required
Able to work occasional nights and weekends
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