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Business Continuity & Risk Coordinator

United Kingdom
Job Type
29 Jul 2022
Do you want to make a difference and be part of a vibrant and inclusive organisation that has been helping save lives for more than a century? As one of the country s best-loved charities, St John Ambulance played a pivotal role in responding to the pandemic as well as everyday health emergencies, training, supporting communities, and improving young people s lives.

Fantastic opportunity for a Business Continuity and Risk Coordinator, in this important role you will actively work with the business units within the Education and Enterprise network to develop and maintain business continuity plans and assess and maintain, with business owners, up to date risk registers. The Education & Enterprise network covers a number of key business units to the charity including Workplace Training, First Aid Supplies sales, Internal Training and our Youth Services.

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work, providing a supportive culture with opportunities to grow and develop your career, achieve a healthy work life balance and to be recognised for the great work you do. The role benefits from a competitive salary, generous pension, hybrid, flexible working, 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) - increasing to 38 days over 5 years, options to buy and sell holiday, free first/mental aid first aider courses, Blue Light and NHS online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme, life assurance, flu jab, eye care, mental health and wellbeing tools and volunteering days.

Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply)

About You:

Experience of Business Continuity Plan and or Risk Register development
Ability and confidence to question, influence and advise on business continuity at all levels
Ability to use Microsoft applications at intermediate level
Good organisational skills with ability to manage multiple projects/workstreams simultaneously
Ability to build constructive relationships with excellent interpersonal skills

About The Role:

Working in conjunction with relevant Network colleagues, develop, produce, and maintain business continuity plans for all teams
Working in conjunction with relevant Network colleagues, develop, produce, and maintain business risk registers for all teams
Lead on the identification of lessons from major incidents and the incorporation of lessons learned into contingency plans thereby ensuring continuous improvement
Establish a regular testing schedule that ensures that the plans are thoroughly tested, and any issues identified are incorporated into contingency plans
Establish strong and positive working relationships with senior leaders across the Network, to provide support on how the identify and manage risks.

About Us:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team of over 1,700 employees and over 30,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through essential first aid services, training and campaigning. As a charity with rich heritage and a long history of serving humanity, we are proud of our past and excited about creating a healthier, safer, more resilient future.

St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, supporting and enabling them to access and receive physical and mental health first aid. We do this through developing and providing effective community response and outreach services (e.g. Ambulance response, Falls response, Night Time Economy and Homelessness outreach) and using our longstanding expertise to empower people with vital clinical skills and the confidence to use them (e.g. our Volunteers and Community Advocates, NHS Cadets and Young Responders programmes).

St John Ambulance are committed to increasing the diversity of our team and making sure we best reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.At St John, everyone is valued and supported to thrive, we have several networks including Multi Culture, Disability and Accessibility, Pride, Family and Carers and Women s groups. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination and engender a sense of belonging for all, by creating an environment of mutual respect, where we value unique differences and demonstrate authentic allyship. We believe passionately in equality, diversity and inclusion.

Please note: St John does not accept speculative CVs and will only review CVs sent in application for an advertised vacancy.

Recruitment Agencies: We are not utilising the services of recruitment agencies for this vacancy and will accept direct applications only.
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  • Job Reference: 671345313-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: St John Ambulance
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Start Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2022 19:00:00 EST