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Business Continuity Officer
This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Manager, Emergency Preparedness, the role of the Business Continuity Officer is to provide guidance and support to Nunavut Emergency Management (NEM), Government of Nunavut departments and agencies (GN), municipalities and other stakeholders in the development of business continuity programs (BCP) across Nunavut. The Business Continuity Officer will also assist with the planning, development, co-ordination, implementation and evaluation of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery strategies and objectives in the context of the BCP.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Identify potential business interruptions, develop safeguards against these interruptions and implement recovery procedures in the event of a business interruption; Provide documentation and training on Contingency Planning concepts and procedures at the Territorial/Municipal level; Provide guidance on the use of and completion of BCP templates; Act as liaison with all relevant organizations/agencies/groups involved in the delivery of training or development of standards in the area of personal emergency preparedness; Attend and participate in national BCP and risk management forums as well as supervise support staff for the Territorial Emergency Operations Centre Group.
The ideal candidate will have a College Diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution, a minimum of 1 year experience in emergency management, a Basic Emergency Management Course and Incident Command System level 100 minimum. Knowledge of, and experience with the development and implementation of technical programs and courses as well as experience in the supervision of staff and managing budgets is also required. In addition, a background in business continuity planning, enforcement or firefighting field will be considered assets, as is fluency in Inuktitut/Inuinnaqtun.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.