Senior Manager - Business Continuity

Grainger

4.1

(28)

Chicago, IL

Why you should apply for a job to Grainger:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 75% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 75% would recommend this company to other women
  • 81% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.

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    Position summary

    e functions associated with ensuring that IT systems can be efficiently recovered and that the business is able to continue to function in the event of a disaster or cyber attack. You will be responsible for all processes, tools, people, strategy and reporting associated with this effort. You will identify improvement opportunites for continuous maturity in this space and execute projects to make those improvements.

    As a collaborative partner to stakeholders and a motivating leader to the team, this role aims to drive simplicity, automation, and effectiveness to the overall Information Security program.

    You will report to the Director, Information Security

    You will:

    • Leadi the Information Security BCM and DR team in alignment with security strategy and regulatory or legal obligations.

    • Manage and execute the BCM/DR program in collaboration with Information Security teams and stakeholders.

    • Management, alignment, mapping, continuous improvement of assets, processes, and ownership in relation to BCM/DR requirements.

    • Integration expertise of Business Impact Analysis activities to determine asset priorities, criticality, and approach for BCM/DR.

    • Developing and executing the ransomware recovery strategy

    • Developing and executing the recovery strategy for distribution centers

    • Lead steering committee level meetings to promote support and drive progress

    • Ensure hiring, training, staff development, performance management and annual performance reviews are aligned and effectively executed to continue to grow skills and capabilities in accordance with Grainger's strategic needs.

    • Monitoring external developments that may impact overall risk profiles, including emerging threats, technological developments, regulatory changes, etc.

    • Report key operational, and program metrics designed to provide transparency of key attributes such as compliance readiness, security framework alignment, program maturity and operations.

    • Integration with other key Infosec organizations for optimal efficiency and strategy.

    You have:

    • Experience in managing regulatory, legal, and/or Information Security frameworks and obligations.

      • Comprehensive understanding of the spirit behind controls and their respective frameworks, regulations, or laws
      • Experience in working with control owners to establish accountability, awareness, rationale, and relevance.
    • 6+ years of relevant work experience in a combination of risk management, information security and technology or Bachelor's degree.

    • Previous Business Continuit and/or Disaster Recovery experience preferred

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

    • Ability to communicate information security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences at various hierarchical levels.

    • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, ITIL, COBIT as well as those from NIST, including 800-53 and Cybersecurity Framework.

    • Skills in financial/budget management, project management, scheduling and resource management.

    Preferred:

    • A degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Risk Management, or Audit Practices is preferred.

    • Professional management certification in a related field such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or other similar credentials preferred

    Rewards and Benefits:

    With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger.

    • Paid time off (PTO) days and 6 company holidays per year

    • Benefits starting on day one, including medical, dental vision and life insurance

    • 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period with no personal contribution required

    • Employee discounts, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, student loan refinancing, free access to financial counseling, education and more.

    We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

    We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment that includes both providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the application and hiring process as well as throughout the course of one's employment. With this in mind, should you need a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please advise us so that we can provide appropriate assistance.

    Why you should apply for a job to Grainger:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 75% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 75% would recommend this company to other women
  • 81% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.