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Director, Business Continuity - Sony Pictures - Culver City, CA


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Position: Director, Business Continuity
Company: Sony Pictures Entertainment
Location: Culver City, CA

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; home entertainment acquisition and distribution; a global channel network; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; development of new entertainment products, services and technologies; and distribution of entertainment in 159 countries.

SPE is currently accepting applications for a regular, full-time Director of Business Continuity. This position is based at SPE corporate headquarters located in Culver City, CA and resides in the Security, Environmental, Health and Safety Department. The position is responsible for developing, maintaining and testing the Company's business continuity program. The position will support all domestic and international business plan activities necessary to recover the Organization after a crisis as well as meet compliance requirements for BCP planning. The position's primary goals will be to identify, document and test business needs against the company infrastructure and identify recovery strategies and gaps.

SPE is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive wage package including medical insurance, dental insurance, a vision plan, a vast array of life and accident insurance, a 401(k) plan, flexible spending accounts, and much more.

Some assistance with relocation expenses may be considered.
Essential Functions of the Job
• Work with all functional business areas globally to develop and maintain a corporate wide BCP program.
• Liaise with BCP Coordinators to develop effective working relationships and documented BCP Plans.
• Liaise with key infrastructure teams to identify gaps, set recovery time objectives and convey business needs/expectations.
• Design and outline BCP goals, objectives and scope for business plans and Crisis Management
• Support and assist in the development of BCP planning and goals
• Report to the Crisis Management Steering Committee and define on-going goals, objectives and initiatives
• Identify and make recommendations for change and adaptation to meet the needs of the Business
• Identify and make recommendations for solutions to infrastructure obstacles and business challenges
• Develop and execute the maintenance and testing programs for all business plans, websites, and other information/communication tools
• Direct and supervise plan maintenance processes and execution
• Identify and recommend enhanced plan maintenance strategies that remain flexible to organizational growth, change and resource capabilities.
• Design and facilitate tests and exercises on the business plans
• Facilitate and support the execution of the plans at the time of a crisis event affecting SPE anywhere in the world
• Support Crisis Management Committee with critical components of the plan in order that they can make critical decisions
• Provide visibility and reporting to the Crisis Management Committee on the critical functions, individuals and infrastructure within the business plans.

Education & Experience Requirements
• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in communications, education, emergency management, business administration, public administration, or related field.
• Certified Continuity Planner
• 5+ years managing business continuity
• Knowledge of technology and strong verbal and written communications
• Self-starter with the ability to work
Additional Qualification Criteria
• Ability to work nights and weekends
• Ability to travel globally – 20%
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to speak clearly and persuasively; ability to elicit cooperation.
• Knowledge of the functions of emergency management including mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.
• Knowledge of natural and human caused hazards.
• Knowledge of incident command systems and emergency/recovery support functions.
• Facilitation skills in working with multi-disciplinary and multi-agency groups.
• Ability to work in an environment where changing priorities are the norm and flexibility is a must; demonstrated skills in managing multiple tasks

To apply, go to: and search for “ business continuity” under keywords.

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