Directorate: Public Health & Regulatory Services
Starting salary: JG5:- £22,571 per annum pro rata
Location: Based in the Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare
Hours: 20 hours per week
Contract: Fixed term – 12 months
Closing date: Friday 01 July 2022
The Emergency Management Unit are looking to recruit a Business Continuity Support Officer for a fixed term of 12 months to assist with the roll out and imbedding of new Business Continuity (BC) plans and process within North Somerset Council.
As a BC Support Officer, you will be expected to engage with Service Leaders/Managers across all directorates within the council to assist the Emergency and Business Continuity Manager enable the Council meet it’s statutory duty under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 of ensuring robust business continuity plans are in place.
Duties will include:
Support and contribute to the development of training/exercising material and BC plan templates
Arranging and facilitating training events, exercises and workshops
Reviewing completed and returned BC plans for quality assurances purposes
Providing limited technical advice to Service Leaders/Managers and escalating when appropriate
Providing support to the Emergency Management Unit in response to a Business Continuity events
You will work under the supervision of the Emergency and Business Continuity Manager, and we have an excellent team of experienced and knowledgeable staff who will provide additional support.
You will have a proven track record of good team working skills and being able to communicate at different levels with an organisation. Some flexibility will be required in response to infrequent BC events.
Want to know more and apply?
For an informal discussion, please contact Alex Stafford, Emergency and Business Continuity Manager on 07919 546453.
Visit www.n-somerset.gov.uk/my-services/jobs-training/council-jobs to download an application pack and apply online.
Anticipated interview date: Friday 15 July 2022
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.