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Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Program Manager

JLL Chicago Full-Time
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Key Responsibilities

  • Drive oversight of operational process for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Manages relationship with client Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery team
  • Leads Business Disaster Recovery Planning meetings with client, regional teams and vendors
  • Owns and maintains Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery resource materials and technology for Business Continuity Plan, Employee Accountability, Client Incident Reporting, call trees and location mapping
  • Oversees testing of employee accountability systems and alternate work strategies to meet KPIs
  • Provide regular support to regional teams through event management by providing potentially impacted sites and related risks
  • Develop and host quarterly Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery trainings for facilities, engineering, and project teams
  • Facilitate Operational Loss Reporting routines, troubleshooting by carefully manipulating large sets of data, and understanding how the data source was derived
  • Manage Emergency Disaster Supply locations through close partnership with supply vendor and both US and India FM teams
  • Interface with Call Center, Data Management, Project Management, Engineering and Energy & Sustainability, Business Intelligence and Finance teams for ongoing routines and process improvements
  • Research industry best practices and determine resources for acquiring additional knowledge to improve performance and quality of programming
  • Utilize on account analytics to pinpoint problems and provide recommendations for solutions
  • Performs additional job duties, as requested


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in commercial real estate and/or Facilities Management
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Work, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook, and Access)
  • Knowledge of standard Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery routines a plus
  • Operate with an outcome-focused mindset, intense proactivity, and independent self-starter
  • Must be detail oriented, organized, flexible, and willing to assume new projects
  • The ability to move people to action, including self, with a sense of urgency
  • Proven track record of excellent internal and external customer service
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate professionally in a clear and concise manner while maintaining an executive presence
  • Strong team player with the ability to grasp new ideas and change direction quickly, in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have ability to travel, sometimes unexpectedly or suddenly for Disaster Recovery support
  • Position is responsible for helping to provide 24/7 coverage to support client operations during large scale events

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