We are looking for a dynamic, forward thinking and innovative resilience professional to coordinate and shape the provision of emergency and business continuity management within Croydon Council and to the borough more widely.
You will deliver a programme which will develop and maximise our current arrangements and lead the programme for ensuring the Council, its partners and community remain resilient.
The post holder will ensure that the London local authority assurance framework relating to emergency planning is implemented within the Council and with response partners, including training and exercising, ensuring the authority meets the duties of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004.
Assessing risk and implementing appropriate plans and arrangements, this key position will also be fundamental in the Council’s response to emergency situations such as flooding, large fires and civil disturbance.
The post holder will also have a good understanding of ISO22301 relating to business continuity management and have experience in delivering business continuity programmes.
The post holder will be responsible for providing advice on the ethos of emergency management and identifying opportunities to develop resilience within the authority and the local community.
As part of the Resilience Team, the post-holder will also be part of the out of hours Duty Resilience on-call rota.
Equal opportunities statement
Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements.
As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role.
Croydon council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.