Business Continuity Manager

Date:  Aug 11, 2019
Property:  550 NEWPORT CTR (0003)

Newport Beach, CA, 92660

Division:  Legal-Risk Mgmt (Legal_Risk)
Req ID:  29478

Position Summary:

The Business Continuity Manager is responsible to lead, implement and manage all aspects of business continuity in coordination with each business unit. Responsibilities include coordinating and partnering with IT on disaster recovery efforts.

Job Duties:


Business Continuity Management

  • Drive Business Continuity Management
  • Working with business units and corporate support groups to:
  • Update Business Impact and Dependency Analysis
  • Update Business Continuity Plans including updating/creating workarounds
  • Update Emergency Response Plans
  • Lead and Manage Business Continuity Plan Testing
  • Participate in Business Continuity Committees
  • Coordinate with Corporate Security on emergency communications
  • Manage Business Continuity Training
  • Provide quarterly updates to Executive Business Continuity Committee
  • Support impacted functions during Business Continuity Event
  • Liaison with public emergency management teams
  • Review/coordinate Business Continuity Management efforts with third-party managers (IL, NY)


IT Disaster Recovery (“DR”)

  • Ensure DR alignment with business priorities
  • Update IT Business Impact and Technology Dependency Analysis (including RTO & RPO)
  • Liaison between key stakeholders including IT, Operations, Internal Audit, Risk Management, Legal, Executive Team
  • Participate with IT in establishing DR test schedule, scenarios and methodologies
  • Assess with IT Business Continuity and DR impact of new applications being considered and/or implemented
  • Ensure Policy and DR plan are regularly updated
  • Update/create workarounds where necessary



  • Support Corporate Safety as needed
  • Coordinate Risk Management’s involvement with Corporate Security
  • Perform other projects and duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5-7 years relevant experience
  • Strong knowledge of Business Continuity Management
  • Strong knowledge of IT DR
  • Knowledge of ISO 22301 and/or BS 25999 a plus
  • CBCP or equivalent certifications preferred
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to influence multiple groups
  • Excellent problem solving, negotiation and facilitation skills
  • Knowledge of ISO 22301 and/or BS 25999 a plus
  • CBCP or equivalent certifications preferred.

About Us:
Irvine Company is a privately held real estate investment company and master-planner committed to creating and sustaining communities that thrive for generations.

Irvine Company is respected for its master planning and environmental stewardship of the Irvine Ranch in Orange County, including diversified operations throughout coastal California. Irvine Company brings to life neighborhoods and sustainable communities with a full range of housing, jobs, retail centers, schools, parks and open space.

We take as much pride in our employee community as we do the communities we create. It’s an environment populated with talented and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

The Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

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