Business Continuity Specialist


Water.org
117 w 20th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
United States

Category
Industry
Other Great Industries
Application Closing Date
6/10/2019
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
Employee/Contractor
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description

Key responsibilities

Global Safety + Security Support
  • Continuously monitor events in real-time through internal and external tools and platforms to identify developing real or potential safety and security incidents in the regions where we work.
  • Accurately synthesize emerging and developing information, communicate actionable intelligence, contribute to travel risk and threat assessment processes, and provide support during security incidents.
  • Evaluate and assess identified incidents for real or potential impact to business operations.
  • Synthesize data and compose accurate and timely communications, disseminate according to established procedures to notify relevant stakeholders.
  • Compile and internally disseminate regular security bulletins.
  • Contribute to security threat assessments for facilities and travel.
Business Continuity Systems
  • Assist company personnel in identifying and meeting requirements for travel.
  • Accountable for ensuring that internal safety and security programs and strategies are effectively implemented and maintained under the department’s purview.
  • Develop, implement, and communicate information regarding security standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols.
  • Manage international shipping for organizational documents and assets.
Administrative Duties / Facilities
  • Facilities management.
  • Vendor relationship manager for US offices.
  • Office supply and equipment management.
  • Oversee compliance with safety policies and procedures.

This description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required. Some duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Skills and competencies

  • Customer Focus – Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Nimble Learning – Actively learning through experimentation when talking new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.
  • Drives Results – Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Collaborates – Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Self-development – Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using other formal and informal development channels.
  • Optimize Work Processes – Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Manages Ambiguity - Manages ambiguity by operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.
  • Instills Trust – Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Financial Stewardship - Demonstrates fiscally responsible decision making as applicable to one’s role.
Job Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, International Affairs, Political Science or a related field.
3-5 years’ experience in travel security, security intelligence and operations.
Ability to prioritize competing tasks.
Strong detail orientated and organization skills.
Ability to work independently and exercise strong professional discretion.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint & Excel required.
Handles complex situations with a positive attitude.
Experience in risk management or within the security industry strongly preferred
Employer
Water.org
Shannon Beecham
117 w 20th Street
Kansas City MO 64108
United States