Disaster Recovery ManagerDisaster Recovery Manager
Glasgow, Glasgow, GB
2d ago


Creating and owning disaster recovery testing processes for ScottishPower UK IT systems, the Disaster Recovery Manager will be responsible for creation, management and oversight of all UK IT disaster recovery related documentation.

With added accountability for UK IT disaster recovery team operations, the Disaster Recovery Manager will create and lead the disaster recovery governance framework for UK IT disaster recovery activities.

Managing all ScottishPower disaster recovery stakeholder liaisons, reporting responsibility of key deliverables for UK IT project and operational activities, the Disaster Recovery Manager will take ownership of alignment to industry standards and audit activity.

Improving the resilience position of UK IT within Iberdrola global framework, the Disaster Recovery Manager will design and own the disaster recovery process for UK hosted solutions, documentation templates and checklists, including ongoing improvements and document control.

Due to the nature of this positon, the Disaster Recover Manager must be able to travel by aircraft internationally on business (potentially once or twice per year)

Skills & Requirements

  • Extensive experience in disaster recovery, business continuity, risk management and process ownership (CBCI Certified minimum)
  • Knowledge of Project management methodologies (e.g. PRINCE2, PMP)
  • Knowledge of Project governance processes
  • Previous experience as a Disaster Recovery Manager / Lead (advantageous)
  • To be successful in a role you will need to demonstrate as minimum :

  • Significant experience in IT disaster recovery management
  • Track record of strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Leadership skills, including influencing and stakeholder management
  • Educated to degree level (Computer Science or equivalent level of experience)
  • Technology discipline certifications (advantageous)
  • CBCI Certified (as a minimum)
  • Previous experience in disaster recovery and / or business continuity management (advantageous)
  • What we Offer

    This is a permanent contract. Salary for this role will be from £45,840 per annum. Other benefits for this role include a performance related bonus up to 10% and single cover health care.

    As part of our commitment to a supportive and inclusive place to work, we recognise that our employees have different personal circumstances and want a suitable work-life balance.

    We are working hard to support flexible and alternative ways of working where possible including : Flexible Working, Shared Parental Leave, Career Breaks, Wellbeing / Employee Assistance Programme.

    You will also have access to our flexible benefits programme where you can decide what is important for you.

    Happy to talk flexible working’

    Selection Process

  • Competency Based Interview, Technical Questions and Presentation
  • Competencies : Develop Self & Others, Empower to Grow, Collaborate & Share, Be a Role Model, Focus to Achieve Results and Be Agile
  • Other

    Closing date : Friday 24th January 2020

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