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Guidehouse: Experienced Business Continuity Planner Manager


This is a Full-time position in Rosemont, VA posted September 16, 2021.

OverviewGuidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting.

We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation.

Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success.

The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally.

Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies.

For more information, please visit: www.Guidehouse.Com.

ResponsibilitiesAs a Experienced Business Continuity Planner Manager, you will be performing the following:Support organizational planning to address disasters, interruptions of business functions and enterprise resilience.Interpret government regulations and applicable directives, and advises government management on the best course of action to meet program goals, objectives and compliance with program mandates.

Assist with the development of plans for continuity of essential functions and resumption of complete business operations.

Monitor business and operation changes to ensure plans remain current and valid.

Perform business process analysis/business impact analysis (BPA/BIA), risk assessments of essential functions and/or information systems in accordance with federal directives and industry best practices.

Prepare and conduct training briefings and overviews to educate workforce personnel.

Prepare and submit position and information papers in response to government requirements.

QualificationsThe following qualifications must be met to be considered for this role:Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated at time of hire.An ACTIVE and CURRENT TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance with a Counterintelligence (CI) polygraphBachelor’s degreeTHIRTEEN (13) years of experience in performing TWO (2) or more areas: Continuity of Government, Continuity of Operations, Business Continuity Planning, Crisis Management, Continuity Strategic Planning and Policy, Enterprise Risk Management, orParticipation in national level homeland security or continuity of operations exercises.

THREE (3) of the THIRTEEN (13) years must be supporting a federal department, agency, or U.S.

Intelligence Community component continuity.Completion of the FEMA Continuity of Operations Excellence Series Level 1 (Professional Continuity Practitioner)Certification through the Disaster Recovery Institute International or Business Continuity Institute (e.G., CBCP, CPSCP, and MBCI)Four (4) additional years of experience in one of the above areas may be substituted for a Bachelors Degree.A Masters Degree in a related field may be substituted for two years of experience.Strong communications skillsExperience with government clientsThe following skill/knowledge/experience are preferred for this role:Lead business continuity planning tasks and projectsPossesses knowledge and/or skills in the following areas: Assist in leading the application of industry and Government continuity and mission assurance best practices for the identification, planning, implementation, and facilitation of process improvement initiatives to enhance mission assurance efforts across the organization.Assist in developing multiyear program strategies Develop continuity program metrics to assess program efficiency and effectiveness Assist in developing implementation strategies to integrate continuity program standards (e.G., NFPA 1600, BS 25999, ISO 22301) in to the program management framework Serve as liaison between offices and provide insight on all program aspects to senior-level government staff, working groups and interagency forums Assist in designing, coordinating and conducting continuity exercises in accordance with (IAW) Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) guidelines Research, formulate and document reconstitution and devolution strategies Knowledge of the Business Continuity Planning process Assist in business continuity planning, analysis, and risk management Assist in designing, coordinative, and conducting continuity exercises in accordance with (IAW) Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) guidelines Problem solving skills Interpersonal communication and customer relationship skills Time management skills Written and verbal communication skills Additional RequirementsThe successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

DisclaimerAbout GuidehouseGuidehouseis an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contactGuidehouseRecruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email

All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies.

All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.Rewards and BenefitsGuidehouseoffers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.Benefits include:Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision InsurancePersonal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid HolidaysParental Leave and Adoption Assistance401(k) Retirement PlanBasic Life & Supplemental LifeHealth Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care FlexibleSpending AccountsShort-Term & Long-Term DisabilityTuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning OpportunitiesSkills Development & CertificationsEmployee Referral ProgramCorporate Sponsored Events & Community OutreachEmergency Back-Up Childcare ProgramPosition may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive