Thursday , June 30 2022

Southwest Airlines Careers For Business Continuity Consultant

Website Southwest Airlines

Job Description:

Subject matter expert responsible for managing high visibility aspects of the Business Continuity Program including development, implementation, communication, training, and maintenance of recovery strategies and plans. Identify, analyze, and recommend solutions to complex problems that improve SWA resiliency. This role works collaboratively across multiple functional teams and external service providers, at times guiding the work of others and advising Leaders with minimal Leader supervision

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead development of Business Continuity Plans and Plan maintenance
  • Lead in-depth enterprise business impact analysis to identify critical business processes, determine acceptable recovery time frames and establish resources required for successful resumption of operations
  • Facilitate risk assessments to identify points of vulnerability and advise Executive Leaders on their contingency strategies and plans
  • Design and facilitate testing/exercise/training of Business Continuity strategies
  • Create consistent Business Continuity standards and procedures
  • Advise Executive Leaders on recommended continuity improvement opportunities to enhance Company resiliency
  • Manage multiple complex initiatives with cross-functional teams and external consultants/service providers, overseeing all aspects of the project management life-cycle
  • Drive alignment with Business recovery requirements and Technology recovery capabilities, lead the development of manual business procedures to improve Company resiliency
  • Partner with Supply Chain Management on third-party risks and fuel disruptions, focusing on developing and documenting proactive plans to handle supplier disruptions
  • Develop and optimize technical tools and applications that support contingency plan management, automated notification, reporting, and events

Job Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of how to use Business Continuity Planning, emergency notification, data analytical or reporting tools
  • Skilled in utilizing Microsoft Office Suite with a focus on Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word at a proficient level, have the ability to create original content
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally, in writing, and in presentation form to an audience of all levels up to Executive Leaders
  • Ability to quickly learn new or modified business processes and apply business acumen along with advanced knowledge of Business Continuity principles to recommend recovery strategies and plans
  • Ability to facilitate and direct large group meetings/training and able to speak confidently in front of large groups of people consisting of all
  • levels up to Executive Leaders
  • Advanced knowledge of Business Continuity principles, business impact analysis techniques, contingency plan writing, Risk Management,
  • Emergency Response, and Information Technology Disaster Recovery disciplines
  • Ability to advise Executive Leaders on continuity strategies/plans and influence decision making
  • Skilled in identifying and solving complex problems with strong attention to details
  • Ability to respond to crisis situations with a clear sense of urgency while exhibiting calm and confident behaviors
  • Ability to work well with Business Continuity Team Members, cross-functional Teams, and external service providers, promoting positive and collaborative working relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple complex initiatives simultaneously, guiding resources and priorities, and driving successful outcomes with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Ability to apply sound judgment to positively handle tough and complex situations.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Advanced level experience, seasoned and specialized knowledge in:
  • Facilitation in front of a large audience of all levels up to Executive Leaders
  • Business continuity planning principles
  • Analyzing complex business processes
  • Guiding the work of Business Continuity Team Members, cross-functional resources, and external service providers
  • Creating presentation content for audiences of all levels up to Executive Leaders

Job Details:

Company: Southwest Airlines

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: General Business

Job Location: Dallas, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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