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Business Continuity Consultant



Sales & Business Development
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Why Verifone

For more than 30 years Verifone has established a remarkable record of leadership in the electronic payment technology industry. Verifone has one of the leading electronic payment solutions brands and is one of the largest providers of electronic payment systems worldwide.

Verifone has a diverse, dynamic and fast paced work environment in which employees are focused on results and have opportunities to excel. We take pride in the fact that we work with leading retailers, merchants, banks, and third party partners to invent and deliver innovative payments solution around the world. We strive for excellence in our products and services, and are obsessed with customer happiness. Across the globe, Verifone employees are leading the payments industry through experience, innovation, and an ambitious spirit. Whether it’s developing the next platform of secure payment systems or searching for new ways to bring electronic payments to new markets, the team at Verifone is dedicated to the success of our customers, partners and investors. It is this passion for innovation that drives each one of our employees for personal and professional success.

What's exciting about the role

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Business Continuity Consultant to join our team based in the Americas, with responsibilities spanning our global operations. This role is critical in designing, implementing, and maintaining a Business Continuity program and identifying business continuity strategies and solutions to ensure the resilience and continuous operation of our global business units. As a Business Continuity Consultant, you will collaborate with departments worldwide.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop and implement comprehensive business continuity and disaster recovery programs across multiple business units worldwide
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities that could impact business operations
  • Lead business impact analyses to determine critical business functions and prioritize recovery strategies
  • Coordinate with global and regional teams to ensure the business continuity plans align with local regulations and business needs
  • Facilitate training and drills for emergency response teams and business continuity coordinators across different regions
  • Regularly review and ensure business continuity plans reflect the changing risk landscape and business processes
  • Provide expert guidance and support during actual emergencies and business disruptions
  • Provide guidance and leadership in development in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery software and tools
  • Prepare metrics, reports and presentations for senior management detailing readiness and response strategies
  • Work collaboratively with IT departments to ensure alignment of IT disaster recovery plans with business continuity plans

Skills and Experience we desire

  • 5-10 years of professional experience in business continuity planning, risk management, or a related field
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Risk Management, Information Systems, or a related discipline
  • Professional certification in Business Continuity Management (e.g., CBCP, MBCI) is highly preferred
  • Strong understanding of global business operations and the ability to manage projects with cross-functional teams
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Proficient in business continuity planning software and tools
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders and lead during crises
  • Willingness to travel as needed to support global operations and conduct site-specific assessments

Our commitment

Verifone is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Verifone is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.