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Director - Enterprise Business Continuity Planning Job

Job Number: LCS16229

Job Title: Director Enterprise Business Continuity Planning

Department: Risk Management - 0014970

Facility: Corporate Headquarters

Location: Providence, RI

BASIC KNOWLEDGE: Project/program management skills including demonstrable track record successfully managing projects at the highest technical and tactical levels and coordinating multi-discipline projects. Incident Commend System (ICS) training. Excellent analytical skills and understanding of processes, risks and controls. Exceptional risks and issues management, change control. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Highly developed interpersonal skills with ability to effectively communicate and influence decision-making with senior management. Proven experience in business continuity management/crisis management topics driving the BC Program through influencing senior business leaders, facilitating decision making and managing cross-functional teams in multi-cultural environment. Energetic, self-starter, flexible and goal-oriented. Business minded, well-organized team player with strong problem solving and leadership skills. EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience in the various aspects of business continuity required. Experience in the health care industry, especially in a hospital environment, preferred. EDUCATION: Minimum four-year bachelor's degree in an appropriate major required; Master’s degree preferred. Industry certification preferred. Certified Emergency Management (CEM) and Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) certifications.


The Director Enterprise Business Continuity (BC) works within Lifespan Corporate Services to engage Lifespan management, affiliates, and others to develop, maintain, and implement business continuity strategies and solutions, including risk assessments, business impact analyses, strategy selection, and documentation of business continuity plans and procedures. Plans, conducts, and debriefs regular mock-disaster exercises to test the adequacy of existing plans and strategies, updating procedures and plans regularly. Acts as a coordinator for continuity efforts during and after a disruption event.

To be a part of Lifespan, we ask all employees to share our mission of “Delivering health with care” and successfully practice our values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence as these guide our everyday actions with patients, customers and one another. You are also responsible for knowing and acting in accordance with the principles of the Lifespan Corporate Compliance Program and Code of Conduct.