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Managing Consultant (1099 Contractor - Remote USA based)

Riskonnect

Riskonnect

United States · Georgia, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

WHY JOIN US?
We explore ways to deliver new value, foster creativity, and reach beyond boundaries. We use drive and commitment to energize, engage, and inspire others. We do what is important and strive for continuous improvement, work with passion, and purpose. We act with mutual respect, communicate fearlessly and collaborate to leverage our collective talents. At Riskonnect, we share this set of expectations and values. They guide us every day in every way. These values are more than words – they unite our organization and bring meaning and purpose to what we do.

THE TEAM
Teamwork is the heart of Riskonnect. We thrive on collaboration, believing it's the key to our growth and innovation in risk management. We encourage feedback, offer advancement opportunities, and support continuous learning. Join us to experience a culture that values teamwork and embraces a collaborative mindset, where your success is our success.

THE OPPORTUNITY
Upon joining the team, you will quickly be assigned to work on one or more client-facing engagements, helping to drive towards the right level of resiliency for their organizations. You will apply the clients’ proven process to implement business continuity and crisis management-related programs that are uniquely tailored to the organization you are working with. The ultimate goal is to ensure that our clients are prepared for a disaster or business disruption and have the right capabilities to respond following an event. You will work through the business continuity lifecycle of identifying the scope and direction of the program, interviewing business leaders to identify requirements and risks, developing response and recovery strategies, and documenting plans to make strategies repeatable. You will also work closely with clients to exercise and test response and recovery strategies and identify ways to manage activities over the long-term. The clients we work with are extremely diverse and range from small businesses and non-profits to Fortune 500 companies.

Primary initiatives to be immediately addressed within this opportunity include supporting the management and improvement of program requirements within the program’s governance team. Activities will involve management of the business continuity information repository, ensuring consistency across standard operating procedures and policy guidance, and soliciting input from client’s resilience team to improve process.

  • The clients specialized business continuity/resilience consultants are characterized as high-performing team members who are driven, intelligent, logical, and have an excellent ability to effectively communicate both orally and in written form. You will quickly build and maintain relationships and must be able to navigate the strategic and tactical levels of any organization you work with. You will typically operate in a matrixed environment, depending on the particular client engagement to which you are assigned. You can be assured that you will have the opportunity. Executes and manages business continuity-related project tasks.
  • Responsible for delivering client-ready work, such as analysis and planning.
  • Develops the knowledge and skills to be viewed as a subject matter expert.
  • Participates in customer meetings and initiatives.
  • Identify opportunities for additional work and supports customer initiatives prioritization.
  • Works closely with project managers and other team members to improve team performance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

WHAT MAKES YOU A FIT?

If you're an innovator and a pioneer who's passionate about not just your own success but also contributing to the success of both our internal and external customers, you're exactly the kind of candidate we're looking for. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where your success is intertwined with the satisfaction and achievement of both customers and teammates. In addition to your innovative mindset and commitment to teamwork, you should possess the following skills and requirements:

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor's Degree or higher educational qualification is required.
  • Preferred certifications include CBCP, MBCP, MBCI, or FBCI, which showcase your commitment to excellence in business continuity.
  • A proven track record of 3-5 years in performing business continuity consulting services, with a focus on the business aspect rather than exclusively on technology.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to manage complex relationships with customer leadership, ensuring effective communication and collaboration.
  • Outstanding writing and presentation skills to effectively convey complex concepts and recommendations.
  • Superior analytical skills, enabling you to assess and address intricate business continuity challenges.
  • Familiarity with designing and executing all aspects of the business continuity lifecycle, including program design, BIA, risk assessment, strategy development, plan documentation, exercise facilitation, training, awareness, and assessment.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to provide exceptional client service, surpassing expectations and ensuring client satisfaction.
  • Flexibility and creativity in applying industry practices to solve complex problems, adapting to unique client needs.
  • Familiarity with enterprise risk management concepts and practices is preferred.
  • Possession of a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus.

WHY BE A PART OF OUR TEAM?

Delivering innovative solutions backed by world-class customer service starts with having the best talent. Our 500+ professionals are valued for the kind of inspired thinking and collaborative spirit that keeps us at the forefront of our industry. As a Riskonnect colleague, you’ll work alongside some of the best and brightest as you help customers manage some of the world’s most challenging and complex risks. In fact, for the past three years, Riskonnect has been recognized as a Best and Brightest Company to Work For (Nationwide). One year on the list could be a ‘one hit wonder’. Two years initiates a trend. Three years makes us part of a very exclusive club and shows the true essence of our organization is to ‘walk the walk’. We are very proud of this accomplishment.

If you read this and thought “I can do this!” then please submit your qualifications and apply directly at Riskonnect.com/company/careers/

Riskonnect is an equal-opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.