Business Resilience and Assurance Programme Lead


Haringey Council - River Park House

Closing Date:

10 Jul 2022

Job description

Contract Terms

Grade: PO6

Salary: £46638 – £49674 per annum

Full Time, Permanent

Closing Date: Sunday 10th July 2022

About the Role

The Business Resilience and Assurance Programme Lead is responsible for the delivery of the Council’s Business Continuity Programme and for resilience assurance reporting both internally and to the London level.

This is a key, cross-cutting role in the Council, identifying business continuity risks, recommending mitigations, validating arrangements, and ensuring an ongoing commitment to the process to ensure essential business activities can be recovered and continued in the event of a business disruption.

In this interesting and varied role, you will work closely with Information Governance, IT, Legal and Audit and Risk Management and support Officers at all levels of the organisation to deliver their resilience responsibilities.

In the current risk and resilience climate, there has never been a more exciting and rewarding time to join Haringey’s dynamic Emergency Planning and Resilience Team!

About You

We are looking for an experienced Business Resilience practitioner with strong leadership and stakeholder management skills providing confidence to senior management and who takes a collaborative approach to influencing and driving change.

The ideal candidate will be a confident communicator, with a detailed and thorough knowledge of business continuity standards and good practice and the ability to interpret and apply these to business problems providing excellent advice and solutions for the Council.

You will possess strong interpersonal skills and be self-motivated to work independently whilst also maintaining the flexibility to contribute to wider team and organisational goals.


Haringey offer a range of training opportunities to support your development and grow your career, access to a wide range of diverse and interesting staff networks a generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays.

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, access to the Employee Assistance Programme, childcare vouchers, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops, and other establishments.

Haringey Council is committed to the principles of equality of opportunity, fairness, and quality of life for all, both in terms of how we work with the community and in our role as an employer

Other Requirements

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An enhanced disclosure check with the DBS will be undertaken.


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