Senior Consultant

Chennai, India


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Job Description

Day-to-day coordination of the Business Continuity Management (BCM) Program which encompasses the governance of Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity and Crisis management.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain business recovery plans and procedures; review, revise and expand existing plans and protocols.
  • Conduct thorough risk assessments to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities to the organization's operations, systems, and infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the development and testing of business continuity and disaster recovery plans for critical business functions and systems.
  • Coordinate and facilitate regular training and awareness programs to enhance the organization's preparedness and response capabilities.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication channels and protocols to ensure timely and accurate dissemination of information during a crisis or disruption.
  • Conduct regular exercises and simulations to assess the effectiveness of business continuity plans and identify areas for improvement.
  • Monitor and evaluate emerging trends, technologies, and regulatory changes related to business continuity management, and make recommendations for enhancements to the program as necessary.
  • Serve as a point of contact for internal and external stakeholders during a crisis or disruption, providing guidance and support.
  • Prepare and present reports and recommendations to senior management and executive leadership on the status of the business continuity program.
  • Lead the response and recovery efforts during incidents, ensuring that appropriate actions are taken to minimize the impact on the organization's operations and reputation.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, risk management, or a related field. A master's degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in business continuity management or a related field, with a proven track record of success.
  • Experience in developing and implementing business continuity plans and strategies within a complex organizational structure.
  • Experience in conducting risk assessments and business impact analyses.
  • Strong knowledge of industry standards and frameworks, such as ISO 22301 or NIST SP 800-34.
  • Experience in leading and facilitating crisis management exercises and simulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate and collaborate with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders.
  • Strong knowledge of technology systems and infrastructure, with the ability to assess their vulnerabilities and recommend appropriate controls.
  • Desired
  • Professional certifications in business continuity management, such as CBCP or MBCI
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and compliance frameworks related to business continuity management.

Additional Information

  • Enjoy a flexible and rewarding work environment with peer-to-peer recognition platforms.
  • Recharge and revitalize with help of wellness plans made for you and your family.
  • Plan your future with financial wellness tools.
  • Stay relevant and upskill yourself with career development opportunities.

About NIQ

NIQ is the world’s leading consumer intelligence company, delivering the most complete understanding of consumer buying behavior and revealing new pathways to growth. In 2023, NIQ combined with GfK, bringing together the two industry leaders with unparalleled global reach. With a holistic retail read and the most comprehensive consumer insights—delivered with advanced analytics through state-of-the-art platforms—NIQ delivers the Full View™.

NIQ, is an Advent International portfolio company with operations in 100+ markets, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit

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Tags: Analytics Compliance Governance ISO 22301 NIST Risk assessment Risk management Vulnerabilities

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Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India
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Category: Consulting Jobs

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