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MUFG Union Bank Business Continuity Risk Manager, Vice President in New York, New York

Business Continuity Risk Manager, Vice President - 10039579-WD


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Job Summary:

Reporting to Business Continuity Risk Management (BCRM) in the Second Line of Defense (SLoD), the Business Continuity Engagement Manager (BCEM) is responsible for strategic development and execution of SLoD risk assessment services as well as credible review and challenge of the tactical implementation of all core activities of the Business Continuity Planning (BCP) framework (Business Impact Analysis, Dependency Analysis, Business Continuity Plan development, and Business Continuity Plan testing). Coordinates with First Line of Defense and varying levels of management, though no direct supervision of employees.

Major Responsibilities:

As the Second Line of Defense (SLoD) Engagement Manager, supports and manages strategic execution of the BC Planning risk assessment service and its related components including but not limited to (Business Impact Analysis, Dependency Analysis, Business Continuity Plan development, Business Continuity Plan testing, Third Party Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, and Crisis Management).

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing advisory support to First Line of Defense (FLoD) on the full Business Continuity Planning lifecycle and enterprise solutions

  • Performing targeted assessments as well as review and challenge assessments of FLoD for all core activities of the Business Continuity Planning framework inclusive of gap risk measurement, mitigation strategies, and material risk identification.

  • Ensuring the entities' BCP roles and responsibilities, timelines, and requirements are clear and in adherence to corporate policies and standards

  • Driving the socialization, adoption, consistent and appropriate implementation, and ongoing maintenance of the BCM framework, policies, standards, methods, etc. across the organization’s entities.

  • Centrally understanding and driving BCRM risk management technology requirements. This includes development of BC Planning system requirements, identifying improvement opportunities to increase efficiency and ensure alignment with changes to BCP lifecycle.

  • Subject matter expertise on regulatory requirements and defining threats and risk scenarios in order to provide recommendations on changes or program enhancements required to address such requirements, risks and threats.

  • Acting as a Business Continuity Risk Management advocate towards the first line business ensuring business buy-in and facilitating integration of second line frameworks policies, standards and minimum requirements

  • Aiding in Board and senior management reporting

  • Performing BCRM awareness training, including new and changing policies, standards, and methodologies

  • Assessing BC/DR risks and policy/standard/procedure compliance relating to controls design and effectiveness, FLoD testing processes, FLoD testing results and sample-based testing (including 3rd party services)

  • Providing support of Internal Audits and Regulatory Exams

  • Ensuring FLoD program compliance and maturity through KPI monitoring and performing targeted assessment reviews

  • Understanding and applying internal policies/procedures, laws and regulations (internal and external) including delivery of RFPs, RFIs, and managing to regulatory requirements including but not limited to: FFIEC, OCC, FINRA, Federal Reserve



  • Minimum of 10 years practical Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, and/Crisis Management experience as applied in a business and technical environment in the banking or financial industry preferred

  • Professional certification from the Disaster Recovery Institute, International or from The Business Continuity Institute (e.g. ABCP, CBCP, MBCP, MBCI, CRP) and/or other Business Continuity or industry related certifications preferred

  • Bachelor’s in Financial Services, Computer Sciences or Engineering preferred, or demonstrated equivalent experience

  • Archer Business Continuity experience is a plus

  • Demonstrated strong skills in applying Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, crisis and emergency management planning principles to various levels (staff, management and executive) of the company

  • Familiarity with third party contracts and service agreements

  • Excellent project management skills, which include task identification, project planning, and ability to understand scope of recovery efforts, ability to coordinate critical activities during continuity exercises and events, and proficiency with tools required to pull project together.

  • Advanced analytical skills

  • Fully proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including (but not limited to) Word, Excel, Access, Visio, and PowerPoint

  • Knowledge of mainframe and client/server environments

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently.

  • Demonstrated human relation skills to effectively interact with peers, subordinates, internal and external customers and vendors

  • Excellent interpersonal, organization, analytical, problem solving, communication, and prioritization skills

  • Demonstrated ability to influence and motivate individuals and teams.

  • Advanced presentation skills and oral and written communication skills

  • Willingness to travel

  • May require evening or weekend work

  • Crisis situations may require longer than normal workdays and weeks

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.

Job : Risk

Primary Location : NORTH CAROLINA-Charlotte

Other Locations : CALIFORNIA-Monterey Park, TEXAS-Irving, ARIZONA-Tempe, NEW YORK-New York

Job Posting : Apr 23, 2021, 1:08:11 PM

Shift: : Day

Schedule: : Full Time

Req ID: 10039579-WD