Business Resilience Analyst at Pearson (Baton Rouge, LA)

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Business Resilience Analyst - Remote

This is an exciting remote position in Pearson's OrganisationalRiskand Resilience function. The person we will select for this role is already a resilienceprofessional who can engage and deliver at senior management level. It could also be an individual who is currently active in the digital resilience space and involved in risk mitigation of digital offerings.

The successful US-based candidate will report to the Global Business Resilience Director in the UK and will be responsible for the co-ordination of business continuity management (BCM) activities utilising their management, interpersonal and influencing skills as well as their operational knowledge. The successful candidate is a self-starting individual who is a strong team player yet independently achieves desired outcomes. This is a mid-level position.

Accountability

This role is wide-ranging and has responsibility for managing and delivering predominantly the US aspect of the PearsonBusiness Resilienceprogram. As Pearson continues to move further into the digital space with the learner at the heart of everything it does and a huge amount of business change caused by disruption be it technology, regulation or the broader environment, helping our stakeholders identify and address their risks is the purpose of this role. Responsibilities will include to assess risk, business impact and actual disruption; to plan, build and embed roadmaps and resiliency capabilities, and to test and assure the resiliency capability of the internal client or business partner.

For their remit, the candidate will:
  • Ensure governanceand compliance against the global Business Resilience policy, which is aligned to industry ISO standard 22301
  • Influence local policies, standards and strategic direction by advocating the program
  • In partnership with relevant stakeholders, advise, deliver and promote resiliency excellence across our mission critical and business critical digital product and online platform estate where the customer and learner are key
  • Work closely with business leadersensuring resiliency requirements are pro-actively followed and identifying areas for continual improvement by overseeing reviews of risk assessment, business impact analysis and business recovery planning
  • Deliver best practices in resiliency excellence across digital transformation initiatives through collaboration and influencing
  • Ensure plans and incident management capabilities are embedded and exercised
  • Support due diligenceprograms and the auditing of critical third-party vendors
  • Disseminate knowledge, raise awareness and act as a conduit of information acrossstakeholders and interested parties. This will include knowledge on ISO 22301
  • Provide BCM/ITDR expertise and management direction on new company initiatives
  • Prepare management information
  • Directly support colleagues in our Organisational Risk and Resilience team, as they will support you
  • Take on Duty Officer responsibility on a rotation basis
  • Travel within the US and internationally as necessary (up to 20%)

What you will need to succeed

Skills & Experience
  • 5 years experience in business continuity, business resilience or risk management
  • Familiarity with international Business Continuity standard ISO 22301:2019
  • Facilitating desktop-scenario exercises and organising tests
  • ITDR implementation and experience desirable including performing 'hands-on' BCM/ITDR reviews and assessments of business operations
  • Experience in delivering digital product offerings and/or customer communications for such offerings would be an advantage
  • Broad understanding of IT infrastructure from both a cloud and on-prem perspective
  • IT service architecture experience and understanding
  • Operational Resilience/Business Resilience
  • Ability to independently handle and prioritise multiple tasks and deliverables
  • Business and global acumen
  • Strong delivery experience and track record
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Project management experience

Desirable Skills and Qualifications
  • ISO 22301 Auditor or similar
  • Certified Business Continuity Professional or equivalent
  • Experience in managing incidents
  • Experience in other Risk Management areas e.g. ISO27001/Supply Chain

Equal Employment Opportunity

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $60,000 - $75,000. This position is bonus eligible. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/

#LI-POST

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose - to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world's leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racistcompany in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.

To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.

Job: FINANCE

Organization: Corporate Finance

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 2649
More Information on Pearson
Pearson operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in Chandler, AZ, Iowa City, IA, Minneapolis, MN, Tupelo, MS, Concord, NH, Hoboken, NJ, Albuquerque, NM and San Antonio, TX. Pearson was founded in 1871. It has 29811 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 922 open jobs at Pearson, click here.
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