Job Description :
Role: Program Manager (Risk Assessment)
Terms: 12 months
Location: Des Moines, Iowa


This candidate must be able to work independently and collaborate with Office of the Chief Information Officer and Iowa Homeland Security & Emergency Management Department partners. The work will involve a large scope of Business Continuity Planning, including but not limited to, OpsPlanner ongoing training and configuration, BIA reviews and workshops, Technology DR templates and documentation, plan tracking by agency, and involvement with agency planning as needed. This candidate will work on multiple critical projects and reports to Deputy Director\CISO.


Responsibilities:

Subject Matter Expert in Business Continuity Planning & OpsPlanner

Oversee COOP/COG Planners for all agencies without direction

Improve risk management criteria for prioritization and restoration of critical services

Build and maintain positive relationships with all levels of management and across all state agencies

Administration and configuration of OpsPlanner

Facilitate OpsPlanner training, as required.

Develop and perform Quality Assurance and Audits for optimal recovery solutions and planning

Facilitate meetings with users and business owners to determine needs and risks as they relate to COOP/COG.

Conduct Business Impact Analysis (BIA) reviews for agencies.

Prepare and present recommendations and status to State of Iowa Executives.

Experience and knowledge of state government and organizational structure.

Demonstrated ability to meet and exceed expectations

Recognized ability to produce and drive results

Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills