Business Continuity & Crisis Manager in Lake Forest, IL at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 9/16/2023

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Job Title: Business Continuity & Crisis Manager 

City: Lake Forest / State: Illinois                                                   

Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…and Drive Your Career across a world of opportunities! We provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. If you are looking to build a strong career, we have an opportunity for you! We currently have an opportunity for a Business Continuity & Crisis Manager located in our headquarters in Lake Forest, IL.

Your Role:

As part of the Information Technology Organization, the Business Continuity & Crisis Manager is responsible for supporting the development of comprehensive business continuity strategy, programs/plans for the continuum of operations, and all aspects of crisis management. In this role, you will manage all business continuity lifecycle activities, including risk assessment, business impact analysis, strategy development, implementation, testing, plan maintenance and updates. You will ensure that project milestones/goals are met and adheres to approved budgets. We embrace and accept individual experiences and backgrounds to achieve a diverse and inclusive workplace. 

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead periodic workshops, validation sessions, organization-wide training and testing of documented Business Continuity, Crisis Management and Communication Plans.
  • Partner with key stakeholders across Business Units and Functions utilizing program development frameworks, program/project management skills and change management principles.
  • Lead the development, testing and implementation of large complex enterprise initiatives.
  • Gather requirements, define and document business processes/procedures using workflow modeling techniques and standardized documentation templates.
  • Engage leaders and cross-functional teams through effective collaboration in order to define the intent, outcomes and scope for the program, ideate on key program components/discrete projects, and secure necessary approvals and resources.
  • Develop overall timeline and project plans in MS Project or other software tools.
  • Drive execution within approved budget and timeline across all projects and activities within the program.
  • Ensure RCP’s commitments to respect and inclusion are attained.
  • Follow established procedures for tracking multiple projects concurrently.
  • Create and implement a change management plan to ensure engagement and commitment from all key stakeholders.
  • Build program related content for effective stakeholder communications in order to drive visibility, clarity, alignment & decision making.
  • Develop effective measurements/ROI on all projects and report on progress on a regular basis.

Ultimately, in this role, you will become very proficient in the process and technology used across the enterprise. We strive to build a diverse, inclusive, and talented workforce who will contribute to the Company’s vision, mission, and goals. 

You will love it here if…

  • You are a strong and visionary leader who likes to help other succeed
  • You are highly analytic and have a natural curiosity
  • You pay great attention to detail and are well organized
  • You are creative and are comfortable inventing and deriving new ways of doing business

We need you to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 5+ years of related experience.
  • Experience leading initiatives/projects and facilitating workshops.
  • Business Continuity or Crisis Management Experience preferred.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or similar project management certification preferred.
  • Intellectual Curiosity.
  • High level of attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, time management skills, and managing multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify risk and proactively ensure obstacles are addressed to ensure project goals are met.
  • Ability to translate business objectives into tactical actions and make sound business decisions under time pressure.
  • Ability to travel up to 20%.

Icing on the cake:

  • MBA or other advanced degree a plus.
  • Prior experience in the Consumer-Packaged Goods industry a plus.

Want to know more? Check out our website or connect with us on LinkedIn!

Apply today to join a fast-growing innovative company!

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Drive Your Career across a world of opportunities!  

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