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Senior Business Continuity Oversight Manager, Vice President

Location: UK, London
Company: State Street

Primary responsibilities:

The Senior Business Continuity Oversight Manager will provide direction and oversight to EMEA with a focus initially on all UK business lines / legal entities (via assigned Business Continuity representatives) to ensure continued compliance to the corporate continuity program framework and controls, and identify and escalate any business continuity risks as appropriate.

The role’s major responsibilities will include the following:

  • Partner with Regional lead to define and set a strategy to assist in driving focus on improved operational resilience within the UK and EMEA and continuously evolve the program and standards to proactively respond to regulatory and business changes.
  • Participate in regional industry groups, conferences to gain perspective and concepts to further evolve the program
  • Establish and maintain an effective program in alignment with regional Laws and Regulations, partnering closely with regional Corporate Compliance Enterprise Risk to further develop touch points across multiple internal resilience programs
  • Ensure each business unit has assigned appropriate resource with the proper skill set and suite of capabilities to meet the regional continuity needs, while in alignment with the global perspective
  • Oversee, report and escalate on compliance and risks, working closely with the central Analytics and reporting team to further define and develop reporting requirements, process and change management procedures
  • Partner with second and third lines of defense during assessments and ensure any remediation items are closed out within target timeframes
  • Lead and coordinate major incidents in line with the regional team responsibilities and on call schedule
  • Establish creditability across the region while holding business leaders primarily accountable for the quality and effectiveness of continuity plans and incident response
  • Attend and present at any business / strategy related committee meetings where input / feedback is required from a continuity program perspective
  • Meet and develop relationships with regulators and clients when requested to provide input or feedback on the corporate continuity program.

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