Business Continuity Associate

Risk Management
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Business Unit: Global Chief Risk Office
Department: Business Continuity Management
Job Family: Risk Management
Job Title: Business Continuity Associate
Corporate Title: Associate
FLSA Code (US Only): Exempt

Business Unit Description:

Our Risk Management teams work to protect the safety and soundness of our systems and are responsible for identifying, managing, measuring and mitigating a spectrum of key risk types including credit, market, liquidity, systemic, operational and technology in all existing and new products, activities, processes and systems.

Our Business Continuity Management team is responsible for preparing the organization to respond to events that interrupt business so that critical business functions continue within specified regulatory timeframes. Critical functions are broadly defined as activities that directly and indirectly serve clients, protect assets and records, and maintain DTCC's reputation.

Position Summary:

Provide support and subject matter expertise on resiliency for DTCC and its subsidiaries, frequently interfacing with business area representatives and other risk areas to identify and mitigate resiliency risks across the enterprise. Independently manage the business continuity lifecycle (governance, planning, testing, education, metrics & reporting) for a portfolio of areas across product lines, support units and facilities. Serve as a primary or backup site analyst performing related crisis management planning, testing and activation duties. Develop, analyze, and report on key BCM and operational metrics based on key performance indicators, benchmarked industry standards and targets to support BCM and corporate initiatives.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Manage a portfolio of operational Resilience Plans.
  • Serve as a lead for key initiatives within the Portfolio and Planning and Metrics & Reporting teams to leverage large sets of data to develop, analyze and report on resiliency risk, based on key performance indicators, key risk indicators and benchmarked industry standards and targets.  
  • Support the collaboration with other risk areas on effective identification and reporting of organizational risk to operationalize and align improvements and long-term vision.
  • Help to identify areas where automation solutions can support increased efficiency and drive improvements in performance. 
  • Assist in defining, monitoring, and reporting on metrics relating to the adherence and execution of DTCCs Global Business Continuity Management Policy.
  • Support BCM participation in regulatory and internal audit requests and exams, identifying and communicating effective responses and necessary documentation. 
  • Stay abreast of new technology, business, industry, and operational developments and support the application of newly acquired knowledge to the department’s capabilities.
  • Mitigate risk by following established procedures, spotting key errors and demonstrating strong ethical behavior. 
  • Serve as crisis response team member, supporting an effective enterprise-wide crisis response. 
Leadership Competencies for this level include:
  • Accountability: Demonstrates reliability by taking necessary actions to continuously meet required deadlines and goals.
  • Global Collaboration: Applies global perspective when working within a team by being aware of own style and ensuring all relevant parties are involved in key team tasks and decisions.
  • Communication: Articulates information clearly and presents information effectively and confidently when working with others.
  • Influencing: Convinces others by making a strong case, bringing others along to their viewpoint; maintains strong, trusting relationships while at the same time is comfortable challenging ideas.
  • Innovation and Creativity: Thinks boldly and out of the box, generates new ideas and processes, and confidently pursues challenges as new avenues of opportunity.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in business continuity, or risk related field required. 
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Knowledge or awareness of critical DTCC corporate businesses, especially business operations preferred.
  • Can work 1-9pm shift
About DTCC:

With over 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From operating facilities and data centers around the world, DTCC automates, centralizes, and standardizes the processing of financial transactions across the trade lifecycle and mitigates risk for thousands of institutions worldwide.

At DTCC we value on our clients' interests and partner to deliver superior results with excellence and innovation and lead with integrity. We proactively develop your potential and invest in your career.

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