Lead Business Continuity Planner

Locations: Chicago
ID: 13779

Description

CME Group: Where Futures Are Made

CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it – all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day – whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. With 2,500 employees located around the world, we’re small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we’re looking for more.

Job Summary:
Directly support the Director of Business Resilience (BR) and all business resilience program efforts, and regularly collaborate with BCM’s additional program elements (Disaster Recovery, Crisis Analysis & Response, Third Party Risk Management, and Compliance).

In this capacity, the candidate will assist and, in some cases, lead the development and implementation of procedures and tools to ensure that CME Group’s business resilience capabilities are effective and efficient, and remain in compliance with all laws, regulations and best practices. This position will work regularly with Business Continuity Coordinators from all CME Group departments to ensure current and accurate Business Impact Analyses (BIAs) and Business Recovery Plans (BRPs). Additionally, the position will assist with day-to-day business continuity activities, including incident response planning and training, employee education, and business unit recovery exercises. This position will also identify/recommend opportunities to improve process, quality, and efficiency of processes.

Principal Accountabilities:
• Day-to-day maintenance of BIAs and BRPs, including leadership of review and approval process
• Regular outreach to all departments regarding plan updates and information collection, and regular review and/or replacement of BCCs and their managers as necessary
• Production of BIA/BRP summaries and reports for all audiences on a regular basis
• Regularly review/assess operational plans and procedures regarding both day-to-day operations and emergency operations
• Testing and maintenance of existing tools and related data
• Assist with exercise planning and facilitation
• Support all incident response activities (planning, training, operations)

Qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree
• Salesforce or similar database experience preferred
• Knowledge of all Microsoft office tools
• Understanding of the financial services sector and the markets is preferable
• Strong project/time management, communication, and relationship-building skills are essential
• 3 to 5+ Years Relevant Experience is Typical

As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is where the world comes to manage risk. Based in Chicago, with offices in New York, London, Singapore, Calgary, Houston, São Paulo, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington D.C., our team of more than 2,500 employees has an impact on the global economy every day. We offer:
 
  • The widest range of global benchmark futures and options available across all major asset classes;
  • The most advanced trading technology;
  • Industry-leading clearing and risk management capabilities;
  • A relentless customer focus, serving leading investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, corporations and individual traders; and,
  • A great place to work.
 
With this strong foundation in place, we are looking to continue growing our business in both listed and over-the-counter markets. To support this growth, we are seeking highly motivated individuals to help foster our corporate culture and uphold our core values of leading with conviction and integrity, advancing the global economy, building lasting relationships and acting with ingenuity every day. 
 
We hope you will consider joining our world-class team.


 

 





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