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Location: Abingdon, Culham, South East England, United Kingdom

Business Resilience Business Partner,

Abingdon, Culham, South East England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Here at the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, we are looking for a Business resilience business Partner to:
Provide technical knowledge, specialist expertise and advice to programmes, project teams, matters relating to Business Resilience (Business Continuity, Emergency Planning and Security Risk Management);
Champion and share best practice across UKAEA embedding and championing business resilience within programmes and projects, through greater levels of resilience capabilities, awareness and understanding.
Act as an SME on diverse and wide-ranging projects.
Advocate, promote, and leverage business resilience investment and prioritisation in programmes and projects.

Your key Accountabilities:

Assess the impact of the HMG functional security standard 007 and the HM Government minimum standards for security and other related requirements on UKAEA programmes, projects, built environment and infrastructure and ensure that documentation, processes and procedures and arrangements reflect those requirements

Identify emerging risks and threats pertaining to business resilience and monitor changes to the risk and threat environment, develop and implement mitigations and advise on any appropriate mitigations, Input to and support risk registers liaising with risk owners as appropriate

Review, exercise, and test business resilience arrangements ensuring programme and project preparedness for business resilience risks and threats liaising with the Business Resilience Manager and business units as appropriate

Produce and maintain premises and infrastructure security assessments in conjunction with premises and infrastructure owners

Liaise with IT regarding information and cyber security matters

Networking within the Business Resilience community such as, attendance at forums, exhibitions etc.

Your Specific Qualifications/Experience:

Minimum educational requirement of a degree ideally in a business resilience discipline (e.g. business continuity, emergency planning, security risk management) is preferred, however relevant work experience in a law enforcement, military or critical national infrastructure would also be accepted.

Proven experience / track record in a business resilience role ideally in a technical or scientific setting

Experience of the civil nuclear industry, critical national infrastructure, law enforcement, security or military environments is desirable with a balance of business acumen and technical knowledge

Knowledge of Government security standards and requirements

To hold or be able to achieve an SC security clearance. An offer for this role is conditional on achieving an SC clearance.

Strong proven leadership, with excellent communication and influencing skills.

Ability to clearly communicate both verbally and through the production of written reports.

Excellent interpersonal skills to enable effective working relationships to be developed with people in a wide range of roles and levels of responsibility.

We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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