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Senior Emergency Planning and Business Continuity Officer

  • Employer: London Borough of Lewisham
  • Reference: RES-19-042
  • Published: Tue 20/08/2019, 10:55 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 15/09/2019, 23:57 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,986 - £36,486 pa (PO1)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Lewisham

Job Ref: RES-19-042
Job type: full-time 35 hours
Closing date: Sunday 15 September 2019
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £34,986 - £36,486 pa (PO1)


Exciting opportunity to join high profile team responsible for emergency planning and business continuity.


The role


We are looking for an experienced professional to coordinate, develop and deliver emergency planning and business continuity activities internally within the Council and externally across the Borough.


You will help deliver a challenging programme of activities to ensure the Council is ready to respond to emergencies and able to effectively fulfil its duties under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004.


In addition you will help to facilitate the implementation of the Resilient Standards for London and the Standardisation project of London Emergency Planning.  In addition you will be required to have a good understanding of Business Continuity Management.


Location


Laurence House, Catford SE6 4RU.


What we’re looking for


An experienced emergency planning and business continuity professional to work as part of a small but high profile team.


You will have an understanding of and experience in preparedness, response and recovery activities ideally within London.


You will have a track record of working with partners at all levels and managing projects.


In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.


Salary details


£34,986 - £36,486 pa (PO1)


Further information


For an informal discussion, please contact Laurie Grasty Emergency Planning, Business Continuity Manager Tel 07841 733722 or Email: laurie.grasty@lewisham.gov.uk


Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.


We value diversity and welcome applications from all backgrounds


To find out more, including a full job description and person specification, and to apply, please visit www.lewisham.gov.uk/JobsAndCareers and search council vacancies


Closing date


Sunday 15 September 2019 at 11:59pm.


Interview and test dates: w/c 23rd September 2019


The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.

  • Employer: London Borough of Lewisham
  • Reference: RES-19-042
  • Published: Tue 20/08/2019, 10:55 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 15/09/2019, 23:57 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,986 - £36,486 pa (PO1)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Lewisham

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