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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  £54,391 - £84,892

Gloucester, GB

Career Area:  Health, Safety & Security

Business Continuity Lead

Are you the type of person that is inclusive in your approach, in delivering outputs in a fast-paced environment and likes to be challenged? Who takes personal ownership and accountability for the work you do? Are you energised by engaging with working with a diverse set of people, at all levels of leadership? Are you known for your safety conscience whilst working proactively and agilely in a commercially sustainable way? Above all are you passionate to help Britain achieve NetZero?


The Opportunity


We are looking for a Business Continuity Lead to join our nuclear energy business. You will join the Emergency Planning Group (EPG) in EDF Nuclear Generation Limited (NGL), which exists to develop and oversee the emergency arrangements for nuclear and conventional emergencies. The Emergency Planning Group supports EDF’s existing nuclear fleet operations, through to defueling.


The position will interface with a range of stakeholders at all levels within the business.


Business Continuity is a fundamental activity for Nuclear Operations, as it supports the business to deliver its core objectives of safely generating electricity and conducting defueling operations.


This role is based out of our Gloucester Business Park office and will be working to a hybrid model.


Pay, benefits and culture


In addition to a salary ranging from £54,391 - £84,892 we offer a company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits that support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.


At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.   We are a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help you thought the process, making adjustments along the way as required.   


We value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.  


What you’ll be doing


As a Business Continuity Lead, you will:


  • Develop and maintain business continuity strategies and processes.
  • Collaborate with the organisation risk team to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities and agree approaches to managing these.
  • Coordinate departments to ensure business continuity plans are aligned with organisational goals and priorities.
  • Support teams to create and implement continuity plans for critical activities.
  • Support the development of appropriate training on business continuity arrangements.
  • Develop approaches to testing business continuity arrangements.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of business continuity measures and report to senior management on business continuity status and improvements.
  • Collaborate with IT and security teams to integrate conventional business continuity measures with data protection, cyber incident response and disaster recovery plans.
  • Manage relationships with external vendors and partners for continuity services where appropriate.
  • Stay informed about industry best practices and regulatory requirements related to business continuity.
  • Support incident response efforts during disruptions or disasters


Who you are


As a minimum, you will have a HNC or equivalent in business continuity or a relevant subject.


<span 55="" frutiger="" lt="" roman="">You will have a sound appreciation of the components and challenges of an effective business continuity management programme and experience in delivery of business continuity programmes in a complex industrial environment or similar.


You will have a track record of working within a multi-stakeholder environment, presenting complex information to varied audiences in a simple and effective way, monitoring and influencing for positive outcomes, experience of leading or embedding best practice assurance processes in a complex business environment. You have the ability to drive and implement effective change and continuous improvement activities to achieve organisational objectives, managing deployment of strategies across business units.


A high levels of strategic awareness is required to proactively and effectively develop strong relationships with internal stakeholders and exemplary analytical skills, with experience in analysing business information to identify trends, handle large data sets and develop and present complex information in a clear and concise manner, for decision-making.


You will have good problem-solving skills and ability to use both logic and intuition to derive solutions for the business and a strong attention to detail with accurate record keeping and / or awareness of governance frameworks. You will also be able to prioritise and deliver within timescales, adjusting for competing priorities where required. You will have experience of working in cross-functional teams and an ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues across multiple disciplines.


Application deadline: 29th July 2024


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