Business Continuity and Resilience Manager

Job reference: SYS-10516

Location Shenfield
Business Area / Department Head Office ~ Safety
Type of Role Full time
Salary & Benefits Competitive
Closing Date 23/02/2024
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Business Continuity and Resilience Manager

Job reference: SYS-10516

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Greater Anglia operates a busy railway network from London Liverpool Street to destinations across the east of England. We have a high standard of service for our customers throughout their journey experience so they can sit back relax and travel with confidence. Not to mention a whole new set of modernised greener trains, it’s never been a more exciting time to start a career with us. Do you want to be part of the journey? Come along and join Greater Anglia!  

Greater Anglia have an exciting opportunity to fill a new role in the company as Business Continuity and Resilience Manager working within the Greater Anglia Safety, Security and Sustainability Department. This role is based at Shenfield although hybrid working from any suitable GA office or from home is possible. Frequent travel across the GA network will be required.

The Role 

You will be reporting to the Head of Security and Resilience the successful applicant will take the lead role in ensuring that Greater Anglia’s emergency and business continuity plans are robust and in compliance with the latest legislation and best practice. This will involve writing plans yourself and assisting leaders and managers across the business to develop their own functional emergency and business continuity plans. You will also play a part in organising exercises and tests to ensure these plans are effective and to identify any improvements required.

The role will involve collaborating with stakeholders from within the business and the wider response community including Network Rail, Local Resilience Forums, the emergency services, and other railway organisations throughout the Greater Anglia region. Therefore, excellent communication skills and a collaborative approach to joint working will be essential for success.

In addition to these core responsibilities, the successful applicant will ensure that training provided to colleagues with a role in emergency response is fit for purpose and also play a lead role in managing the Greater Anglia Incident Care Team.

What we are looking for? 

We are currently seeking a colleague who embodies a level of professionalism, fosters a positive attitude and a well organised approach to workloads. Preferably, candidates should possess previous experience in rail with an have a NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety and NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management.

You should have a proactive and friendly approach when interacting with our valued candidates. Knowledge of ISO 22301 (Business Continuity Management Systems) and PTS would be helpful in this position.

Effective communication skills and interpersonal abilities are needed in this role as well as a good understanding of emergency planning and business continuity principles and practice.

The closing date for all completed applications is on Friday 23th February 2024.

*Please note vacancies can close earlier due to high influx of candidate applications* 


To succeed in this role, we are looking for people who can bring our four values to life in your everyday work: 

·        Genuine … be welcoming, customer-centric and respectful 

·        Professional… be solution-oriented, accountable and delivering to promises 

·        Proactive … be progressive, innovative and decisive 

·        Inclusive … be connected in your thinking, empathetic and promote diversity 


Greater Anglia can offer a healthy work life balance, holiday entitlement and an environment where you can learn, develop, and grow in your career. If you think you would be a great addition to GA then apply now! 

What can we do for you? 

Defined Contribution pension scheme after 2 years option to move across to Defined Benefit (Final Salary) pension scheme 
Free Travel on GA for you and your eligible family members 
Free Leisure travel on GA and 75% discount on other TOCS for leisure travel for eligible family members 
International travel discount card (FIP) for staff and eligible family members after 12 months service 
Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave of up to 10 days 
GA offers maternity, paternity and adoption leave and time off for prenatal care, as well as shared parental leave after 26 weeks of service - part of our commitment to family friendly policies  
GA Hapi Benefits App– our great benefits app which includes discounts across many retailers, days out and dining 

24/7 Employee assistance programme, eyecare and flu jab vouchers and access to physiotherapy services 
Annually issued 12 discount vouchers for family and friends to use 
Salary Sacrifice schemes such as Cycle to work and Technology scheme (eligible once passing probation) 



This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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