Business Continuity Manager (f/m/d)

Date: 05-Nov-2021

Location: Frankfurt am Main, DE

Company: Deutsche Börse Group

Field of activity
The unit Business Continuity Management (U) oversees and controls the Business Continuity Management Framework of Deutsche Börse Group (DBG), which is deployed to mitigate unavailability risk for key resources in order to minimize the impact of potential operational disruptions to DBG entities.


  • Develop, implement and maintain a business continuity management (BCM) and related governance framework
  • Enhance the second line of defence oversight on Business and IT Operations
  • Develop, implement and maintain an incident & crisis management process
  • Support yearly Business Impact Analysis assessments
  • Coordinate the execution and reporting of BCM tests
  • Support the roll out of a new BCM tool
  • Design, collect, monitor and report BCM KPI / KRI metrics
  • Become a trusted business advisor for BCM topics: provide guidance related to business continuity plans and interdependencies, foster awareness and facilitate a proactive involvement of business areas in business continuity management
  • Interact with other control functions like Information Security, Outsourcing and Risk Management
  • Provide input and support to key projects and change processes
  • Interact with external BCM interest groups/organizations and keep abreast of changes in regulations and industry best practices

Qualifications/required skills

  • Proven track record in Business Continuity Management and/or IT Service Continuity Management (incl. IT Contingency & IT Disaster Recovery Planning) – with a focus on financial services/banking/financial market infrastructure providers.
  • Very good knowledge of Business Continuity Management practices and protocols, including international BCM standards promoted by BCI/DR/ISO and relevant regulations (MaRisk, EMIR, CSDR, BAIT, DORA, etc.)
  • Good knowledge and/or previous experience on the following topics would be a plus: design of incident & Crisis management framework for (complex) matrix organisations; operational resilience; vendor management and vendor resilience; IT Infrastructure; IT & Cyber Security
  • Good knowledge of the operational risk profile and business model of Deutsche Börse Group (DBG)
  • Fluency in English (German would be desired)
  • Excellent analytical skills, creativity, critical thinking and the ability to identify problems and propose solutions