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The Chubb Corporation

Business Continuity Specialist

The Chubb Corporation - Philadelphia, PA

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The Business Continuity and

Operations Risk Management Specialist (BCM Specialist) is a significant

contributor to Chubb’s overall Readiness for, Response to, and Recovery from

business interruptions.  This position is

primarily focused on North American operations but will be expected to support

aspects of Chubb’s global business continuity program.  Domestic and international travel (20-30%) is

required.

 

This position requires an

experienced professional who can provide subject matter expertise in business

continuity.  The BCM Specialist is

expected to work with minimal supervision while providing business continuity

planning, training, exercising, and assessment services to their assigned

corporate locations and lines of business. 

 

This position also requires

subject matter expertise in incident management.  The BCM specialist schedules and presents

incident management training and exercise events at assigned Chubb

facilities.  As part of the Business

Continuity & Operations Risk Management Team, the BCM Specialist supports

the Corporate Incident Management Team (CIMT) during exercises and actual event

responses.           

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Business

Continuity Program:

Work

with the Business Continuity Coordinators from assigned lines of business to

ensure Business Continuity program components (Business Impact Analyses, Risk

Assessments, etc.) are updated and meet established standards.  Provide written and verbal subject matter

expertise in business continuity.

Develop,

lead, and evaluate business continuity recovery exercises designed to test

Chubb’s capabilities for resuming critical business functions through alternate

locations and methods.  Identify

corrective actions.

Assess

the adequacy and completeness of business continuity capabilities of assigned

third-party vendors.  Provide written and

verbal feedback on corrective actions.

Incident

Management:

Work

with Site Incident Management Teams (SIMT) at assigned locations to schedule

and deliver training and exercises designed to enhance site-specific incident

management skills and the resumption of critical business functions.  Provide written and verbal subject matter

expertise in incident management.

Monitor

news and weather services for events that may impact company employees,

facilities, operations, or systems. 

Assist in the development and distribution of incident communications

through a number of broadcast mediums.

As a

member of the CIMT, provide composed support to incident response operations

that are often in a fast-paced and dynamic following natural disasters and

man-made emergencies.  When required, be

available to support CIMT operations at irregular work hours, sometimes

including nights and weekends. 

 Provide

input into weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.

 Provide

written and verbal feedback about program effectiveness, including ideas for

program improvements.

 Provide

support, as assigned, to the Global Business Continuity Program.

 Continue

to develop as a Business Continuity professional.

 Other

duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

 Bachelor’s

Degree from an accredited college or university.

 Knowledge

and experience in business continuity planning, training, and exercising

commensurate with 4-8 years of experience.

 Knowledge

and experience in incident management methodologies commensurate with 4-8 years

of experience.

 Strong

presentation skills as both an instructor and facilitator.

 Demonstrated

ability to tactfully work with representatives from all levels of a large,

multi-disciplinary organization.

 Strong

proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint);

SharePoint; Microsoft Outlook; Web-based communications tools; and

internet-based research.

 Demonstrated

ability to take directions and work independently or as part of a team while

performing work in a sometimes fast-paced, demanding environment.

 Demonstrated

ability to handle multiple simultaneous projects with competing priorities and

still deliver high-quality, on-time products.

 Strong

written and verbal communications skills.

 A

U.S. driver’s license

 

PREFERRED

 Bachelor’s

degree in Emergency Management, Homeland Security or other related field;

Graduate degree strongly preferred.

 Professional

Certification in Business Continuity and/or Emergency Management (e.g.,

Certified Business Continuity Professional, Certified Emergency Manager, etc.)

 Experience

working as part of a Business Continuity Program in a large, complex

organization.  Business Continuity within

the insurance industry strongly preferred.

 Experience

working in a military or first-response organization utilizing the National

Incident Management System (NIMS), Incident Command System (ICS), or other

incident management methodology. 

Experience as a NIMS/ICS instructor strongly preferred.

 Experience

working outside the United States with multiple nationalities and cultures is a

plus; Language proficiency beyond English is strongly preferred. Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded

property and casualty insurer. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides

commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and

supplemental health insurance, reinsurance, and life insurance to a diverse

group of clients. Chubb serves the

property and casualty insurance needs of businesses of all sizes in a

broad range of industries.  We also provide specialized insurance

products, such as personal accident, supplemental health, and life insurance,

to individuals in select countries.  Our reinsurance operations include

both property and casualty and life.

Chubb offers a

competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits package including life, health, dental, vision, a

generous retirement savings plan, disability coverage, stock purchase plan, flexible

spending accounts, and tuition reimbursement. Chubb is an equal

opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to

race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, disability, handicap,

marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or

State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply. For additional

information about Chubb or its services, please visit our website. 

Please direct any

questions regarding this opportunity to Megan

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Company Profile:
For more than 130 years, the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies has been delivering exceptional property and casualty insurance products and services to businesses and individuals around the world. Today, we are the 12th largest property and casualty insurer in the United States and have a worldwide network of some 120 offices in 26 countries staffed by 10,200 employees. The Chubb Corporation reported $52.2 billion in assets and $13.6 billion in revenues in 2012. According to Fortune magazine, Chubb is the 202nd largest U.S.-based corporation.