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Senior Analyst, Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

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Risk Management/Compliance
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About The Role:


Reporting to the business resiliency manager of the Ireland NT offices, this role involves assisting in the coordination of business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR) planning and implementation processes across the business. Key elements of the role include the following:

  • Consulting with individual functional areas to enhance BC and DR plans, including analysing, reviewing and critiquing plans and test results. 

  • Preparing and presenting analysis in the form of spreadsheets and written reports for Risk groups and Business Unit Management.

  • Facilitating exercising of plans, using a variety of approaches, to strengthen plan development.

  • Providing BC & DR training to functional areas in line with the requirements of the corporate standards.

  • In the event of a significant incident which impacts operations, providing input and coordinating successful business resumption and recovery activities.

  • Acting as back-up subject matter expert for consultation with technology partners to ensure that appropriate recovery strategies are in place for technology applications.


Why choose this role:

This role is ideal for someone who is looking to work with all business units across Northern Trust in Ireland and work as part of a wider global NT team in the provision of business resiliency oversight, in line with the corporate standards.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Monitors and reports upon BC and DR plan status and approval through interaction with team leaders and managers as applicable.

  • Consults with individual areas, identifying needs, gathering information and analysing data to assist in the development of BC & DR plans.

  • Analyses and reviews business unit BC and DR plans and test results by assessing various data, including compliance with corporate standards.

  • Interacts with all levels throughout the organisation to present the BC and DR programs and processes and to ensure that workable plans are created.

  • Provides assistance in the management of the response to any significant incident which has the potential to impact operations. 

  • Assists in the formal presentation of the bank's BC and DR processes and strategies to clients to assure them their needs will be met during a significant incident.

  • Provides input into the development of the corporate BC and DR policy, standards, guidelines and instructions.

  • Prepares management reports consistent with department and corporate standards regarding individual plans and overall plan status as necessary.

  • Maintains awareness of current legal/compliance requirements for BC and DR plans and standards and interprets and applies principles to remain in compliance with same.



Skills / Experience Required:

 

 

  • Risk/Advisory/Oversight experience is desirable.

  • Previous Financial Services experience is an advantage.

  • Knowledge of business resiliency solutions, communications and systems technologies.

  • Strong  preparation/presentation skills

  • Strong Excel experience (macros / pivot tables)

  • Strong data manipulation experience

  • Negotiation and organisational skills for plan development and implementation

  • Knowledge of legal and compliance requirements for financial institutions regarding BC and DR programs a plus. 

 

 

 

 

About Northern Trust:

 

For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 18,500 employees globally. We serve the world’s most-sophisticated clients – from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

 

 

 

We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.

 

 

 

Northern Trust proudly cultivates a diverse workforce, to serve our diverse client base. We strongly believe that diversity of experience contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to a better company. We encourage applications from the best regardless of ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, education, socio-economic background, parental and caring status, or religion.

 

 

 

As of December 31, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:

 

 

 

$10.1 trillion in assets under custody/administration

 

$7.6 trillion in assets under custody

 

$1.1 trillion in assets under management

 

$132 billion in banking assets

 

 

 

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