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Business Continuity Manager Job

Date: Jan 29, 2021

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

Company: PACCAR



This position supports the Kenworth organization as Business Continuity Manager and is responsible for the management, development and implementation of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) throughout the organization. 



Key Responsibilities



  • Coordinate business units and production areas with Business Impact Analysis (BIA) to identify critical time-sensitive functions and assigning Recovery Time Objectives (RTOs)
  • Recommend recovery strategies and options to assist with the implementation of recovery solutions
  • Work with senior management to coordinate business continuity governance activities
  • Coordinate and facilitate business continuity exercises / testing
  • Develop schedules for awareness / training for organizational and business unit
  • Support remote locations with 25% travel


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities



  • Experience with business continuity standards (ISO 22301, NFPA 1600)
  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications
  • Experience in managing a complex business continuity program
  • Experience with real-word incident response or business disruption events
  • Experience with conducting or coordinating risk assessments on critical business processes or operating locations
  • Familiar with National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS)
  • Experience with automated technology solutions to assist in the planning and updating of Business Impact Analysis (BIA’s) and Business Continuity Plans
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Professional Suite
  • Experience in developing, refining and coordinating enterprise-wide policies and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of local, state and federal emergency management organizations
  • Working knowledge of business continuity operations, concepts, and methodologies


Training and Experience Level



  • Bachelors Degree in a related field preferred
  • Minimum 5 years experience working in Business Continuity or related field
  • Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP) preferred


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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