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Risk Specialist (Business Continuity)

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Dublin (All)

Ref # 5899

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Barden are delighted to be working with one of Ireland’s leading retail brands on a Business Continuity position. This is a relatively new team, and you will be reporting into the Business Continuity Manager. You will assist in maintaining and improving the business resilience, and ensuring the brand and reputation is protected.

‘You will need to be a strategic thinker, focused on plans and supporting the business operations. You will be partnering with key stakeholders in testing and designing Business Continuity plans.’


  • Ensure implementation of crisis management and business continuity plans
  • Analyse company-wide initiatives ensuring the stability of critical business functions, systems and processes
  • Develop material for training and ensuring all teams are up-to-date on implementing
  • Manage emergency communications with employees
  • Support the Global, National & Functional Crisis Management Teams to include, scheduling conference calls, supporting emergency communications, preparing and distributing status updates, guiding decision-making, ensuring execution of action items, and creating post-incident reports
  • Support business continuity related initiatives, to include site selection, strategy development, in-house training.


  • Bachelors degree in related area
  • 3 years experience in business continuity/project management
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to produce relevant information analysis for senior management
  • People person who is comfortable working with multiple different teams within a large organisation
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to work alone or on a team

Barden’s Financial Services recruitment practice is where FS professionals go before they start looking for a job. Make sure you get expert advice about your financial services career from Barden first – your future is just too important to leave to chance.

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Working with Fionnán’s team
Fionnán O’Sullivan leads a team of insurance, asset management and banking recruitment experts that work exclusively with financial services professionals across Ireland. With a deep understanding of leading FS businesses, team structures, cultures and the nuances of the FS market, Fionnán and his team, many of whom are FS trained themselves, go to great lengths to provide a consultative and supportive service to the people they work with. Fionnán and his team are where financial services professionals in Ireland go for advice before they start looking for a job.

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