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Lead Business Continuity Analyst

Req id:  18740

Virtual, US



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.  


Business Continuity Management ensures that an auditable governance framework, consistent with general regulatory requirements for BCM across the organization is developed, maintained, and adhered to and can respond to unexpected disruptions to normal activities.  



  • Part of a team of BCM-risk management professionals who work with senior management in all lines of business to coordinate business continuity governance activities.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of the enterprise-wide business continuity management program including development of tools and instructional guides for both business Continuity planning and event management, development and facilitation of enterprise wide event exercises, relationship management with external vendors, development of corporate policy, standards, and guidelines.
  • Contribute to establishing and maintaining program processes and practices which effectively ensure that the enterprise program remains current and incorporates/aligns with industry standards and practices as appropriate, and adequately covers general regulatory requirements.
  • Supports and/or leads processes that support BCM governance requirements as part of the enterprise operational risk framework (as assigned).
  • In a relationship management capacity, provides guidance and direction to an assigned clientele to ensure their business continuity management processes are in accordance with enterprise-wide business continuity management program and quality standards.
  • Ensures appropriate integration of requirements and information obtained from various sources, including external Auditors.
  • Participates as independent business continuity professional in support of various other initiatives to achieve the risk management objectives.
  • Subject matter expert for business continuity management.
  • Participates in external business continuity management organizations and keep abreast of industry best practices and trends.
  • Provide 7/24 event management on-call support as required.



The incumbent must have an in-depth understanding of business continuity management and governance frameworks, strong knowledge of business continuity best practices and protocols,

operational risk management, and in-depth knowledge and expertise of business continuity management.  Specific expertise should include:

  • Business Continuity Management practices and protocols, including in-depth knowledge of BCM standards promoted by BCI and DR. and ISO
  • A strong understanding of Operational risk and resilience, Business Process improvement methods as well as risk related control frameworks and practices (COCO, COSO, ISO, ITIL, CMM, COBIT, etc.)
  • Solid knowledge of IT and Operations Audit methodology.
  • Solid understanding of the Operational Risk Management methodology.   



The incumbent should also possess the following skills and experience:

A strong breadth of exposure to operations production and technology environment and/or various LOB environments within the Business Continuity Management industry.

  • Reasonable depth of exposure/understanding of Business Continuity Management processes and best practices.
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Exceptional ability to remain calm under stress.  
  • Excellent team skills, both as a leader and as a team player. 
  • Excellent communication skills, especially related to facilitation, documentation, and reporting.
  • Highly developed relationship management, influencing and leadership skills.
  • Must participate in ‘on-call’ manager duties (7/24) in support of the BCM Event Management escalation function.


Expected educational background for this position would include:

 Minimum:  Post-Secondary Degree

  • Expected:  Industry certification in one or more of the following:  BCI, PMI, CCSA, CISA, CA, CCSP, ISC, ITIL, etc.
  • Preferred in addition to the above:  MBA or CA, CMA with operational experience preferred 


At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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