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Business Resilience Director

Job title: Business Resilience Director
Location: London
Industry: Operations & Compliance
Reference: 15201
Contact name: Stephen Turkington
Job published: September 07, 2021

Job description

Business Resilience Director, EMEA

The Resilience team is responsible?for the implementation of the group business resilience framework to ensure Macquarie has the ability to?anticipate, withstand, respond?and?recover?from business disruptions.

The team ensures the organisation is resilient through crisis leadership, effective planning, testing and?exercising, and partnering with the business and suppliers to sustain operations during times of disruption. The team’s responsibilities include: ?

  • Responsible for facilitating achievement of business resilience objectives within businesses and support areas
  • Incident and crisis management response and escalation
  • Ownership of the Business Resilience Framework and Standard
  • Responsible for reporting to the Board Risk Committee on the operation of the framework
  • Resilience tools ownership, reporting and documentation
  • Monitor and report on compliance to the Business Resilience Standard
  • Responding to regulatory, audit and compliance enquiries.

We have an exciting opportunity for a?Business Resilience Director, EMEA?to join our dynamic London Business Services Division team and lead the EMEA Resilience function. ?You will utilise your extensive resilience background plus?strong leadership and stakeholder engagement expertise?to work with the?Global Head of Resilience based in Sydney, to own and drive the business resilience agenda in EMEA.? As part of a global team, you will help lead, design and operationally implement an effective resilience program into Macquarie.

Key responsibilities include: ?

  • Lead and support the response to major incident and crisis events across the region
  • Managing all risks related to business resilience for the region ensuring the right level of visibility and action
  • Ensuring business impact assessments and analysis, mapping of business processes to technology services and dependencies are carried out and documented in the group-wide business resilience tool
  • Business resilience planning (recovery strategies and solutions) - partner with Macquarie’s Operating and Support group, architects, project and technology teams to design and implement resilient and fit for purpose solutions
  • Business resilience plan testing - development and planning of testing strategies, and deliver exercises based on severe but plausible disruption scenarios
  • Reviews and assessments including identification of any weaknesses in current resilience capability, and?driving improvements of the business and technology services
  • Training stakeholders with your SME knowledge to embed resilience practices across local and global teams
  • Project management and delivery of initiatives within the resilience program
  • Reporting and representation at Boards, governance forums and committees
  • Understanding growing regulatory requirements in resilience and related subjects, communicate and, where relevant, deliver these requirements throughout the organisation.

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

Macquarie is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, gender identity, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

We facilitate a range of flexible working arrangements within our teams. Talk to us about what flexibility may be available.


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