September 28, 2018

Author: SMR Recruitment Team

Reflected light through water. SMR Group is recruiting for a Head of Resilience, Business Continuity and Crisis Management.

This leadership role works to design and implement resilience strategies to protect our client’s enterprise in North America.


SMR has been engaged to recruit a senior level security manager with solid experience in business resiliency and crisis management strategies. Our client is seeking a steady leader with a strong commitment to program evolution and preparedness. You will work with a wide variety of internal and external clients to build trusted relationships. Your background will include substantial subject matter expertise in risk, crisis management and business continuity. You will also be a persuasive advocate for strategic solutions designed to protect our client’s enterprise throughout North America. This position is located in Houston, TX.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Lead the strategy for a comprehensive business resiliency program designed to protect our client’s enterprise and ensure compliance.
  • Evaluate strategic solutions to achieve robust resilience standards across the region.
  • Analyze intelligence regarding potential threats and partner with senior managers and stakeholders to enact strategies to mitigate risk in crisis incidents.
  • Build strong relationships with a diverse group of clients to ensure training and preparedness goals are achieved.

The Education and Experience You Need:

  • University degree or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Previous operational management experience in a diverse business environment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of technology’s role in business resilience.

Competencies and Skills that Set You Apart:

  • Critical thinker capable of analyzing complex intelligence and delivering solid solutions.
  • Strong leader able to clearly convey information, provide direction and earn confidence and trust at all levels.
  • Ability to clearly communicate with diverse audiences to train and achieve preparedness for crises situations.
  • Self-confident with the ability to maintain demeanor, composure and temperament in stressful circumstances.

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