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Manager, Business Continuity & Emergency Management

Location: Canada, Toronto
Organization: George Brown College

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Public Safety & Security (PSS), the Manager, Business Continuity & Emergency Management is responsible for the general oversight, leadership and accountability for the development, implementation, evaluation and ongoing maintenance of the College's Emergency Management Plans, Business Continuity program, and first-aid/medical response procedures. 

The incumbent oversees the daily operational activities of all emergency management functions within the College and ensures that the College maintains a state of operational and procedural readiness to react and respond to emergency events. During a declared emergency, is responsible for activating and leading the colleges Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) and provides ongoing support, technical guidance, direction on the implementation of various emergency plans. Provides over-site and direction to Emergency Medical First Responders and oversee all first aid operations. 

Job role

  • Provides general oversight and leadership for the development, implementation, evaluation and ongoing maintenance of the College's emergency management program.
  • Oversees the daily operational activities of all emergency management functions within the Department of Public Safety.
  • Leads the implementation of the Colleges Emergency Management plan and associated procedures, including regular testing and exercising.
  • Provides technical leadership and guidance to all administrative academic and other business units in the development and maintenance of departmental emergency response plans and procedures.
  • Develops and maintains ongoing emergency preparedness and community awareness campaign including all related digital and print media.
  • Develops and maintains Personal Emergency Plans (PEP) for employees and students to meet AODA requirements.
  • Cultivates and maintains relationships with key local. Provincial and federal agencies and stakeholders related to emergency management.
  • Provides general oversight and leadership for the development, implementation, evaluation and ongoing maintenance of the Colleges Business Continuity Planning.
  • Leads Business Impact Assessment programs; develops the Business Continuity Program.
  • Develops and performs Business Impact Analysis (BIA); assists departments to identify requirements based on BIA's.
  • Responsible for, College-wide risk and security assessments; College HIRA (Hazard Identification Risk Assessment), College physical space security assessments.
  • Coordinates with the Office of Planning, Governance and Assessment in the areas that integrate between PSS assessments and the overall more significant Enterprise Risk Registry and mitigation strategies.
  • Oversees the Medical First Responders at all three campuses and first aid scenario training for all locations.
  • Collaborates with the Safety and Wellness department, with the medical treat and administration documentation.
  • Takes the lead on developing and implementing medical procedural plans for students with life-threating or significant medical condition.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

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