Business Continuity Manager

Job Type: Security
Contract Type: Freelance or Employee
Job Location: Brussels
Sector: Utilites
Languages: EN & (FR or NL)
Frequency: Full-time

Our client is looking to fill in the role of a business continuity manager, whom will manage and provide hands-on support in the development of business recovery plans and BC related documents, leveraging existing efforts and best practices.


  • Partner with OT infrastructure and OT application area to develop, maintain, and implement the Business Continuity plans and recovery procedures;
  • In conjunction with the emergency response team, develop emergency response procedures, distribute and update emergency procedures to reflect changes in organization and facilities;
  • Assure and manage the effectiveness of recovery procedures and back-up capabilities and revise as necessary;
  • Establish disaster recovery testing methodologies and plan, coordinate the testing of recovery support;
  • Assure that recovery procedures are effective for the restoration of key corporate resources and for the resumption of critical business processes;
  • Test the plans via table top exercises, simulation tests, and full interruption tests;
  • Provides 7X24 on-call support for any emergency which may require activation of all or part of the Business Recovery or Disaster Recovery plans;
  • Support the Risk Assessment process related to business continuity and recovery concerns and update risk assessments and business impact analyses accordingly;
  • Create and maintain business impact assessment (BIA) and services via risk assessment;
  • Protects the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the business recovery and disaster recovery plans;
  • Facilitate business continuity exercises to test the effectiveness of business continuity plans and identify gaps. Test the plans via table top exercises, simulation tests, and full interruption tests;
  • Develop project plans including, requirements, risks, schedule, testing.


  • 5+ years of experience in disaster recovery and business recovery
  • Domain expert in BCP/DR implementation
  • Business Continuity Industry Certification(s) from DRII (CBCP/MBCP), BCM Institute, Business Continuity Institute, ISO22301, BCM Auditor
  • Experience with emergency notification tools
  • Providing ongoing Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery advice to engineering teams
  • Technically strong with ability to quickly grasp complicated system architecture
  • Strong human relations skills to interface with management and staff at all levels within the organization

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