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"Business Continuity Planner"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Develop, maintain, or implement business continuity and disaster recovery strategies and solutions, including risk assessments, business impact analyses, strategy selection, and documentation of business continuity and disaster recovery procedures. Plan, conduct, and debrief regular mock-disaster exercises to test the adequacy of existing plans and strategies, updating procedures and plans regularly. Act as a coordinator for continuity efforts after a disruption event.

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Job Duties and Tasks for: "Business Continuity Planner"

1) Create scenarios to re-establish operations from various types of business disruptions.

2) Conduct or oversee contingency plan integration and operation.


3) Create business continuity and disaster recovery budgets.

4) Create or administer training and awareness presentations or materials.

5) Test documented disaster recovery strategies and plans.


6) Review existing disaster recovery, crisis management, or business continuity plans.

7) Interpret government regulations and applicable codes to ensure compliance.

8) Identify individual or transaction targets to direct intelligence collection.

9) Establish, maintain, or test call trees to ensure appropriate communication during disaster.

10) Write reports to summarize testing activities, including descriptions of goals, planning, scheduling, execution, results, analysis, conclusions, and recommendations.

11) Maintain and update organization information technology applications and network systems blueprints.

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12) Design or implement products and services to mitigate risk or facilitate use of technology-based tools and methods.

13) Attend professional meetings, read literature, and participate in training or other educational offerings to keep abreast of new developments and technologies related to disaster recovery and business continuity.

14) Recommend or implement methods to monitor, evaluate, or enable resolution of safety, operations, or compliance interruptions.


15) Prepare reports summarizing operational results, financial performance, or accomplishments of specified objectives, goals, or plans.

16) Analyze impact on, and risk to, essential business functions or information systems to identify acceptable recovery time periods and resource requirements.

17) Identify opportunities for strategic improvement or mitigation of business interruption and other risks caused by business, regulatory, or industry-specific change initiatives.

18) Develop disaster recovery plans for physical locations with critical assets such as data centers.

19) Develop emergency management plans for recovery decision making and communications, continuity of critical departmental processes, or temporary shut-down of non-critical departments to ensure continuity of operation and governance.

20) Conduct or oversee collection of corporate intelligence to avoid fraud, financial crime, cyber-attack, terrorism, and infrastructure failure.

21) Analyze corporate intelligence data to identify trends, patterns, or warnings indicating threats to security of people, assets, information, or infrastructure.

Job Description for "Business Continuity Planner" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

"Business Continuity Planner"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  13-1199.04


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