Business Continuity Management Team Lead/ Manager

June 21, 2024

Business Continuity Management Team Lead/ Manager

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  • Permanent
  • HK-Quarry Bay
  • PROJECT & TRANSFORMATION MANAGEMENT
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What is this position about?
The Business Continuity Management (BCM) department is responsible for the banks’ overall Business Continuity Management System in Hong Kong.  The department resides under Project & Governance (P&G) team and advises the HK COO for all Business Continuity/ Crisis Management related scenarios.
The Team focuses on planning, implementing, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving the local Business Continuity Management setup.
Moreover, the team is responsible for ensuring compliance with Group Requirements/ Policies for Business Continuity, Operational Resilience and ensuring regulatory requirements is satisfied.
What would be your typical day at BNPP Paribas look like? 
• Leading the team and governing the banks Business Continuity Management programme
• Advisory in the formulation of BCM strategy and solution for business units and local management
• Manage the implementation and day-to-day tasks related to Business Continuity Planning, Procedure creation and projects execution. Coordinate disaster / business recovery activity during crisis situation. Detail responsibilities are listed below: 
• Contingency Planning and Risk Management
o In conjunction with IT and other functions and business unit, Identify and review potential business interruptions scenarios, develop strategy to safeguards against these interruptions and implement recovery policy/ procedures/ alternative solutions in the event of business interruption. Setup a consistent BCM program with appropriate governance, including budget aspects. Faces HK Regulators in case of inquiries from their part on matters related to the BCM
• Business Recovery
o Develop safeguards and business recovery plans/ procedures governing the business recovery site (remote/ cross backup) and operation associated with the organization. Ensure that the setup BC facilities (e.g. Everbridge, BR site, etc.) with proper documentation are up-to-date for BC activations. Coordinate periodic drills/ testing proving, at minimum, assurance that transfer to BC facilities can be done from start of business day and, preferably, at any point of time during business day
• Ensure BC documentation (Master BC, CMT, Pandemic, Risk Analysis, department BIA/ BC plans…) is uptodate and comply with standards
• Conduct and Coordinate BC training to CMT members/ BC Correspondents/ Employees
• Review to ensure BC maintenance and BC projects are conducted according to Global and Local requirements as described in Control Plan for BC
• Responsible for periodic drills, test, desktop exercises, outsourcing, peer reviews….
• Providing periodic BC related updates on local events to local, regional and group management
• Drive the Operational Resilience Framework with the Regional/ Global team
o Ensure compliance to regulatory policy pertaining to operational resilience
o Perform GAP Analysis of the policies and ensure findings are documented
o Follow-up and address action points from Analysis
Contributing Responsibilities
• Support the BC budget analysis providing details and explanations of the actual budget compared to the forecast
• Based on a close relationship with Business and other Functions Representatives, gather and analyse business initiatives and market mandatory changes in order to communicate and explain them effectively to each department involved for BC related subjects
What is required for you to succeed?
Technical and Behavioral Competencies Required
• Good inter-personal & communication skills, analytical mind-set & self-motivated
• Demonstrate Strong Leadership skills and to advise management on the range of solutions available during a crisis
• Good Interpersonal skills and to be able to motivate various coordinators/ stakeholders
• Good in written English, report writing & presentation, and fluent in spoken English, Cantonese and/or French (added advantage). 
• Ability to deal successfully with multiple tasks across different business verticals
• Ability to work in an dynamic environment
• Ability to face external regulators and to participate in industry wide workshop
Experience and Qualifications Required
• At least 3 years of experience in Business Continuity Management
• Proven Strong Business Analysis and Project Management Capability 
• Be able to understand regulatory requirements and constrains in the area of BCM
• Business Level English language skills and French (added advantage)
• Technical skills (MS products like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio) 
• Basic knowledge on IT infrastructure (e.g. Avoid single point of failure)
About BNP PARIBAS
As the leading European Union bank, and one of the world’s largest financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence in the region since 1860, BNP Paribas offers a wide range of financial services for corporate, institutional and private investors spanning corporate and institutional banking, wealth management, asset management and insurance. 
We passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued and encourage applicants of all backgrounds, including diversity of origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion applicants who may be living with a disability. We have a number of internal employee networks in place to empower our staff to act and challenge the status quo.
• BNP Paribas PRIDE is highly active in favour of the LGBTQIA+ community
• BNP Paribas MixCity which fosters better representation of women at all levels of the organization
• Ability, the mutual aid network for employees with a disability or a disabling or chronic illness
• BNP Paribas CulturAll which celebrates diverse backgrounds
BNP is committed to financing a carbon-neutral economy by 2050. The Group is a founding member of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance and has set up its own Low Carbon Transition Group to support its clients through their energy transitions.
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More information 
BNP Paribas – Diversity & Inclusion Journey
BNP Paribas – The Bank Of Green Changes
Award Obtained
BNPP has won Top employer Europe award in a 10th consecutive year
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