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Project Manager Resiliency / Disaster Recovery (Remote Work)

Category:Contract
Location: Toronto, Ontario M3C 0C1
Posted:Fri, August 09, 2019
Salary:Up to CA$0.0 per hour
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Experis is looking for Resiliency/Disaster Recovery Project Manager, 100 % remote/work for it's reputed IT /Insurance client in Toronto .

Job Description

*This is a remote opportunity with 1 year and extendable duration.

The Recovery Management Consultant is responsible for the development and maintenance of Disaster Recovery Plans (DRP) for Strategic Outsourcing Customers. The disaster recovery plans must be viable and exercised demonstrating to management the organization's ability to continue data processing operations following a disruption of services. The Consultant is also responsible to lead the recovery effort in the event of an outage emergency.

Position Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of and experience with Mainframe & distributed data or applications recovery in a DR test environment
  • At least 3 years' experience in Disaster Recovery
  • Project Management methodology experience
  • Experience with Disaster Recovery Plan development
  • Exposure/Knowledge across multiple platforms, processes or architecture
  • DRI certification preferred

Personal Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be a self-starter, motivated to enhance and expand Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and be able to guide and influence fellow team members through initiative and active participation
  • Excellent Customer interface skills
  • Ability to recognize and articulate Client issues/problems related to the Disaster Recovery process
  • Strong problem solving/decision making skills

Specific responsibilities include the following:

Plan Development:

  • Develop Disaster Recovery Plans to meet client's defined and contracted DR objectives
  • Coordinate Clients delivery team efforts in the development of new DR plans
  • Coordinate 3rd parties, as required, to meet DR plan requirements
  • Work with clients to ensure they understand the limitations and exclusions of their DR plans
  • Work with the Account Teams to ensure they understand their DR responsibilities as they relate to their client

Exercise Execution:

  • Develop exercise objectives with client input
  • Schedule the DR exercise
  • Develop and publish the Pre-Exercise Report to outline exercise objectives and details
  • Develop the exercise timeline
  • Hold pre-exercise meetings with all delivery teams to ensure individual responsibilities and tasks are understood
  • Project manage the DR exercise including coordination of all delivery teams and tracking of the recovery timeline
  • Develop and publish the Post Exercise Report to document the results of the exercise
  • Develop the action plan to follow-up and close all outstanding actions from the exercise

Plan Maintenance:

  • On a regular basis (as outlined the client contract) review and maintain the existing DR plans
  • Ensure all action items from the previous exercise have been closed
  • Ensure all changes to the environment since the last exercise are incorporated into the DR Plan
  • Make suggestions for improvement of existing DR Plans to both the client and Clients Account Teams as appropriate

Outage Emergency:

  • Working in conjunction with the Clients Account Team, recover the assigned clients per contractual commitments
  • Handover the recovered environment to the Client's steady state delivery teams
  • Assist in the development of plans to return to the home environment

Interested can directly email resumes at khushboo.singh@experis.com

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

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