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MUFG Union Bank Business Continuity Program Governance Associate in Tempe, Arizona

Business Continuity Program Governance Associate - 10043384-WD


Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2020).In the Americas, we’re 13,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed, and agility. We’re a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Business Continuity (BC) Program Quality Control Lead, the BC Program Governance Associate is part of the BC Program’s first line of defense BC Program Governance function to provide confidence, assurance, and regulatory adherence in the operational effectiveness and executability of response and recovery processes and capabilities.

The BC Program Governance Associate is a BC Program Subject Matter Expert that reviews the quality and effectiveness of BC components to evaluate and identify BC Program risks, opportunities, and efficiencies. The BC Program Governance function works across the response and recovery program components for the Americas, across all business areas at all levels, evaluating, assessing, reporting, and communicating recommendations.

To appropriately manage risk, the BC Program Governance Associate utilizes BC Program industry expertise to coordinate BC Program Component activities across the Business Continuity, BC Third Party Risk, Disaster Recovery, Crisis and Critical Incident Management, Emergency Preparedness, and Cyber Response Programs in alignment with FFIEC Business Continuity Management Guidance and internal policies and standards.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work with all BC Component areas, business lines as well as second and third lines of defense

  • Design, develop, and execute detailed, quality reviews across BC Program Component areas

  • Manage and assess BC related risks for new products and services

  • Coordinate BC Program Component Issue and MRA tracking

  • Provide change management coordination to BC Program tools such as Archer

  • Stay current with Regulatory guidance, internal control objectives, and industry trends related to Business Continuity



  • Bachelors’ Degree in Financial Services or Computer Sciences preferred, or demonstrated equivalent experience

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Detail oriented and organized

  • Skilled/adept at drawing and evaluating operational processes, highlighting risks and controls

  • Ability to “connect the dots” and see and articulate a broader picture of risks

  • Demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles and deliver assignments on-time and with high quality

  • High energy self-starter

  • Experience leading meetings and/or workshops and directing resources to goal attainment

  • At least 3 years’ Business Continuity industry experience; Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Crisis Management, Emergency Preparedness, Information Technology and Cyber

  • Preferred experience in the financial services industry

  • Business Continuity certification preferred

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office products

  • Knowledge of banking products and services

  • Proven success in a highly matrixed organization

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the 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 : Corporate and General Services

Primary Location : ARIZONA-Tempe

Other Locations : TEXAS-Dallas

Job Posting : Apr 26, 2021, 11:29:44 AM

Shift: : Day

Schedule: : Full Time

Req ID: 10043384-WD