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.

Summary:

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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