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Continuity of Operations Program Manager

Location: US, Philadelphia
Organization: City of Philadelphia

Job description:  The City of Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is seeking a Continuity of Operations Program Manager to develop the City of Philadelphia’s continuity plans and processes, considering essential functions, lines of succession, how critical applications and vital resources will be safeguarded, and alternate operating capability and functions.

Under the direction of the Deputy Director for Planning, the Continuity of Operations Program Manager is responsible for a range of activities including, but not limited to, the activities below:

  • Overall management of City’s COOP efforts, including development of project plans, ensuring that Philadelphia COOP efforts are consistent with best practices, and identifying gaps and resource constraints that may hamper COOP implementation
  • Risk and vulnerability analysis for City facilities and systems
  • Development of COOP planning template for City departments
  • Interagency training and coordination across multiple departments
  • Integration of departmental COOP plans into Citywide framework
  • Continuity of Government (COG) planning
  • Identify policy solutions to improve resilience (i.e. remote work, flexible space, public/private partnerships, etc.)
  • Work with departments to identify alternate staffing models for critical functions
  • Provide updates to senior leadership on COOP status
  • Supporting training and exercises to further the City’s readiness, response and recovery
  • Conducting special projects
  • Performing other work as required.

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