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Business Continuity Engagement Manager (SLoD), Vice President

at MUFG Americas

Posted: 2/7/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 10024690-WD-SECONDARY-45

Job Description

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2018) with total assets of over $2.9 trillion (106.2 (JPY) as of March 30, 2018) and 150,000 colleagues in more than 50 countries. In the U.S., we're 13,000 strong, working together to positively impact every customer, organization, and community we serve. We achieve this by delivering on our values, putting people first, fostering long-term relationships built on honesty and mutual understanding, and inspiring the best in each other. This is all part of our inclusive, high-performing culture supported by Total Rewards that include our cash balance pension plan. Join a team that's working to fulfill its vision to be the world's most trusted financial group.


Reporting to the Director of Business Continuity Planning (BCP) in the Second Line of Defense (SLoD), the Business Continuity Engagement Manager (BCEM) is responsible for both the strategic development and review and challenge over the tactical implementation of all core activities of the Business Continuity Planning framework (Business Impact Analysis, Dependency Analysis, Business Continuity Plan development, and Business Continuity Plan testing).

Major Responsibilities:

As the Second Line of Defense (SLoD) Engagement Manager to multiple critical business areas, supports and manages strategic execution of the BC Planning framework and its related components including but not limited to (Business Impact Analysis, Dependency Analysis, Business Continuity Plan development, and Business Continuity Plan testing). Responsibilities include:

  • Performs review and challenge of FLoD for all core activities of the Business Continuity Planning framework inclusive of gap risk measurement, mitigation strategies, and material risk identification.
  • Ensures BCM and the entities' roles and responsibilities, timelines, and requirements are clear
  • Drives the socialization, adoption, consistent and appropriate implementation, and ongoing maintenance of the BCM framework, policies, standards, methods, etc. across many entities.
  • Centrally understands and drives BCM risk management technology requirements.
  • Subject matter expertise on regulatory requirements and defining threats and risk scenarios in order to provide recommendations on changes or program enhancements required to address such requirements and threats.
  • Acts as a Business Continuity Management advocate towards the front line business units ensuring business buy-in and facilitating integration of second line frameworks policies, standards, and minimum requirements.
  • Aids in Board and senior management reporting
  • Performs BCM awareness training relating to BCM Risk Management, including new and changing policies, systems, and methodologies
  • Assesses BC risks and policy/standard/procedure compliance relating to controls design, FLoD testing processes, FLoD testing results and sample based testing
  • Provides support of Internal Audits and Regulatory Exams
  • Ensures FLoD program compliance and maturity through KPI monitoring and performing quality assessment reviews
  • Understand and apply internal policies/procedures, laws and regulations and managing to regulatory requirements including but not limited to: FFIEC, OCC, FINRA, Federal Reserve

  • BS in Financial Services or demonstrated equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 10 years practical Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, and/Crisis Management experience as applied in a business and technical environment in the banking or financial industry preferred
  • Professional certification from the Disaster Recovery Institute, International or from The Business Continuity Institute (e.g. ABCP, CBCP, MBCP, MBCI, CRP and/or other Business Continuity or industry related certifications preferred
  • Demonstrated strong skills in applying Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery planning principles to various levels (staff, management and executive) of the company.
  • Demonstrated human relation skills to effectively interact with peers, subordinates, internal and external customers and vendors.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organization, analytical, problem solving, communication, and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and motivate individuals and teams.
  • Advanced presentation skills and oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills, which include task identification, project planning, and ability to understand scope of recovery efforts, ability to coordinate critical activities during continuity exercises and events, and proficiency with tools required to pull project together.
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently.
  • Fully proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including (but not limited to) Word, Excel, Access, Visio, and PowerPoint
  • Archer Business Continuity, SendWordNow experience is a plus
  • Provide technical guidance and help lead the coordination of all corporate activities related to crisis and emergency management.
  • May require some evening or weekend work
  • Crisis situations may require longer than normal work days and weeks

Why Work for MUFG?
We are a financially strong and stable bank.
We value workplace diversity.
We are committed to the training and development of our employees.
Innovative vacation benefits.
We offer a matching 401K, a Retirement Plan, and a variety of Flexible Health Benefits.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.

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