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Associate Director Business Continuity, Corporate Security - Site Services

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

Reports to: AD, Corporate Security 

Function: Business Continuity Management 

Division/Department: Corporate Security 



  • Drive the overall vision, strategy and execution for the Business Continuity Management (BCM) Program.

  • Establish and develop Center of Excellence (CoE) for BCM.

  • Manage team of BCM direct reports both internal and external.

  • Drive BCM strategic and operational roadmaps, program goals and objectives.

  • Develop and manage BCM Program Risk Register, Quality Register, RACI, Stakeholder Analysis and Spend.

  • Drive and manage communications with internal and external BCM stakeholders.

  • Develop and maintain BCM documentation, including tools and templates.

  • Collaborate with business functions to perform activities such as Initial Business Assessment (IBA), Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and Continuity Requirement Analysis (CRA), and Risk Assessment (RA).

  • Collaborate with business functions to ensure that recovery strategies and BCM Plans and Manuals are developed and exercised.

  • Facilitate BCM exercises and oversee creation of Management Action Plans (MAP).

  • Define and monitor metrics and control plans to show achievement of BCM KPI’s.

  • Ensure documented evidence of compliance to support BCM audits.

  • Ensure ongoing maintenance for all BCM Plans and Manuals across Genentech Functions, Departments, and Groups.

  • Work closely with BCM Program service providers and contingent workers.

  • Act as a thought leader and champion for the BCM Program.

  • Benchmark industry best practices and drive continuous improvement.

  • Oversee mass communications and satellite phone programs.


  • 10+ years experience leading business continuity management programs and teams.

  • MS in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or MBA.

  • Demonstrated experience with internal and external stakeholder engagement at Fortune 500 companies including engagement with senior management.

  • Experience with BCM Programs, technologies and processes for continuous improvement (Agile and LEAN).

  • Managerial experience and demonstrated leadership capabilities.

  • Ability to present and communicate clearly to various levels of management.

  • Exceptional interpersonal, project management and prioritization skills.

  • Pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry experience perferred.

  • Strong presentation, written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills.

  • Advanced strategic, analytical, and operational skills.

  • Self-motivated, proactive, independent and responsive.

  • CBCP or MBCP certification preferred.

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