STFC
Organisation STFC
Organisation Detail Science and Technology Facilities Council
Reference Number IRC252098
Location Didcot See on Map
Salary £38318 - £42576
Date Posted 29 November 2019
Grade UKRI-Band E
Contract Type Open Ended
Hours Full Time
Closing Date 05 January 2020
Interview Date




Brief Description


Salary: £38,318 - £42,576 per annum
Grade: UKRI E
Contract Type: Open Ended
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 15th January 2020

UK Research and Innovation is a new entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, and a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation. More information can be found at www.ukri.org

STFC is one of nine partner organisations that have been brought together to create UK Research and Innovation (UKRI); a new organisation with a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation.

STFC is a world-leading multi-disciplinary science organisation, and our goal is to deliver economic, societal, scientific and international benefits to the UK and its people – and more broadly to the world.

STFC is looking for a business continuity manager reporting to its Chief Operating Officer and working closely with the Risk and Assurance Business Partner, ensuring that the business continuity plan and disaster recovery planning are robust and will deliver continuity of service.

As our new Business Continuity Manager, you will need the experience and acumen necessary to help implement existing policy and BC plans and tests, have the understanding based on experience of how to articulate and document the business impact of any business continuity event and ensure STFC has robust processes, policies and plans in place necessary to mitigate these risks. You will be expected to develop and manage all aspects the business continuity, providing advice, guidance support and oversight to the wider operational functions to ensure that STFC can continue as required during any type of unplanned event/disaster.

 


Organization Description


UK Research and Innovation is a new entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, and a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation. More information can be found at www.ukri.org.

The Science and Technology Facilities Council is a world-leading multi-disciplinary science organisation, and our goal is to deliver economic, societal, scientific and international benefits to the UK and its people – and more broadly to the world.

Shortlisting (S) and Interview (I) Criteria 

Essential:

  • Knowledge and experience of business continuity standards and best practice, risk management and assurance frameworks (S/I)
  • Proactive approach to continuous improvement (I)
  • Capability to engage with and influence staff at senior level (I)
  • Excellent attention to detail, planning and organisation skills (S/I)
  • Advanced inter-personal skills, networking, motivation and problem-solving (I)
  • Strong experience of written and verbal communication at different levels of management (I)
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills- ability to influence, persuade and negotiate (S/I)
  • Strong ability to think creatively, to seek and accept change and continuous improvement (I)
  • Resilience, multi-tasking and ability to work to deadlines (S/I)
  • Self-sufficient in use of office IT systems, including Microsoft Office, especially Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint and Easy Risk. (S)

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level (S)
  • Recognised BCM qualification (e.g. CBCI, CBCP, ISO 22301 Auditor/Implementer) and/or membership of a professional body (e.g. BCI, BCM Institute or DRI) (S)
  • Substantial experience of maintaining BCM documentation (e.g. as a BCM Coordinator) (S)
  • Experience with ISO standards (S)
  • Qualifications and/or experience in Risk Management, IT Service Management or Information Security. (S)

UKRI supports research in areas that include animal health, agriculture and food security, and bioscience for health which includes research on animals, genetic modification and stem cell research. Whilst you may not have direct involvement in this type of research, you should consider whether this conflicts with your personal values or beliefs.

To enable us to hire the very best people we will conduct a full and comprehensive pre-employment check as an essential part of the recruitment process on all individuals that are offered a position with UKRI. This will include a security check and an extreme organisations affiliation check.

Employee Benefits

UK Research and Innovation recognises and values employees as individuals and aims to provide a pay and reward package that motivates staff to the best of their ability. The reward and benefit package includes a flexible working scheme, an excellent Defined Benefit pension scheme, 30 days annual leave allowance and a number of other benefits.

Developing Talent

We are committed to developing employees in their roles throughout their career. Learning and development plans enable employees to continue their professional development through training and development opportunities such as e-learning, classroom training and on-the-job experiences. We encourage our employees to share their learning across teams and organisations.

Equal Opportunities

We strive to make decisions based on individual merit and ability. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and promote equality of opportunity in accordance with the Equality Act 2010. As holders of Disability Confident Employer status, we guarantee to interview all applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

As this job does not fulfil the Home Office Code of Practice criterion for obtaining sponsored migrant worker status we will be unable to apply for sponsorship for anyone not eligible to work in the UK. At interview, all shortlisted candidates are required to bring with them identification documents and original documents that prove they hold or can obtain the right to work in the UK. You can check your eligibility here: https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa/y.

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