Global Business Continuity Manager

Mayer Brown LLP

Chicago- Loop (Hybrid) Remote

Full time


Jul 11

Do you envision Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity from an Enterprise perspective? Our next Global Business Continuity Manager – Architect will need to do that and much more!

You’ll be the key point of contact, responsible for ensuring that all 27 of Mayer Brown’s global offices are running smoothly AND safely 24/7/365.

You’re going to be a KEY player amongst a team of razor-sharp professionals, driving the development, implementation, and coordination of standard operating procedures for business continuity, disaster recovery and crisis response.

Are we describing you? Let’s talk more about you joining one of the largest, most prestigious firms in Chicago! This ISN’T your grandfather’s law firm!

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures the smooth operation of processes and procedures relating to technology failures that are potentially disruptive to the business, resulting from man-made and weather disasters
  • Maintains the Firm’s emergency response systems and conducts training for all relevant office staff
  • Implements policing and enforcement of defined processes for unscheduled outage communications
  • Tracks and communicates major incidents to ensure problems are correctly identified and avoided in the future
  • Implements defined business continuity processes that cover all offices globally 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Develops, manages and maintains the business continuity plans required to facilitate rapid recovery from major interruptions within Fusion
  • Leads the development and execution of regular disaster recovery tests for relevant core applications
  • Provides recommendations regarding business continuity and disaster recovery systems to maximize the coverage and minimize business disruption
  • Operational budget analysis and recommendations
  • Conducts regular risk assessments including the management of a risk register and the execution of risk mitigation plans

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