The Lead Agency-level Business Continuity Planner ensures the sustainment and delivery of a Mission Assurance (MA) program that supports and enhances NGA resilience. Core tasks of continuity planning include: Continuity of Operations (COOP), Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BC/DR), IT Disaster Recovery (ITDR), and Mission and Organizational Risk Management.
- Develop the Plan of Actions & Milestones (POA&Ms) and performance-based metrics that deliver and sustain an integrated MA program that complies with all National, Executive, DoD and IC directed program elements.
- Develop and implement a multi-year strategic management plan in compliance with National, DoD, IC, National System for Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG), and NGA requirements and metrics
- Identify all NGA compliance elements within applicable government statutes, directives and regulations, and provide insight into government and industry best practices and governing standards.
- Establish and maintain a foundational level continuity process that includes an annual auditing process and support for Component Business Continuity planners.
- Develop and maintain continuity program documentation, to include: draft, coordinate, and assist with the publication of needed NGA implementation of policy/guidance in support of National, DoD and ODNI policy, plans and procedures; annually develop file management plan, archiving process and oversight in coordination with Government; develop or create reports supporting internal and external assessments, briefings and reports typically including, internal audits, and FEMA and/or, DoD, and IC assessments.
- Develop an integrated Test, Training, and Exercise (TT&E) program that supports and validates standing plans and procedures to include: maintain a multi-year holistic program schedule that includes training cycles, annual assessments, and crisis/COOP exercises; document the execution and results of the exercise program. Identify lessons learned; develop and monitor a timely and effective corrective action plan.
- Contribute to the improvement of the NGA DCIP program by: providing recommendations for NGA input to the Annual DoD Intelligence Sector DCIP assessment; updating the NGA Annual Task Critical Asset (TCA) list; documenting relevant assessments including inter- and intra- dependencies; and provide risk-decision documentation for all NGA DCIP, including a risk reduction plan communicated to appropriate DoD Components.
- Provide assistance at NGA Alternate Site locations. Requirements include conducting facility tours to NGA Leadership, facilitating all alternate site TT&E requirements, and ensuring all COOP requirements are met during a contingency event.
- Must have demonstrated facility management and multi-agency project management experience.
- Demonstrate ability to run multiple programs/projects at a time in time and resource constrained environments.
- Assign contract resources within teams to meet Government requirements.
- Critical Infrastructure Program experience, preferably in the Intelligence Community (IC) sector.
- Experience in testing, training, and exercise development.
- Program and project management skills.
- Demonstrated ability to perform both detailed and high-level work.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience within related field and 7 to 9 years of experience with experience in three or more areas of Continuity of Government, Continuity of Operations, Information Technology Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity Planning, Crisis Management, Information Security/Operations, Continuity Strategic Planning and Policy, Enterprise Risk Management, and participation in national level homeland security or continuity of operations exercises.
- FEMA Level 1 Professional (PCP) certification from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) for continuity planning within 180 days.
- Certification from the Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII) or a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) desired.
Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.