7 hours

Corporate Business Continuity Coordinator

Bank of Hawaii
Oahu, HI
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Corporate Business Continuity Coordinator-1800040

Bank of Hawaii
In 1897, Bank of Hawaii was the first chartered and incorporated bank in the Republic of Hawaii. We’ve been here from territorial days, growing and changing with Hawaii. Today, we are the largest independent bank in Hawaii – a result of knowing our business and community, and always staying ahead of change.  We are constantly finding creative ways to deliver leading edge financial services to our customers.  Now, we’re embracing change with our new 21st century banking.


It’s our people who help us succeed in offering first class service and products to our customers.  As a member of the Bank of Hawaii community, you will be among the very best in your profession in an environment that places a high value on integrity, innovation and teamwork.  People who are agile, savvy, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial can learn and grow with us.

Does this sound like you?
Are you ambitious?  Want to make a difference in people’s lives?  Do you thrive in an environment that leverages your abilities as a fast learner, good listener, and problem-solver?   If you love challenges, relish complexity, and have moxie, consider applying your unique talents with a Hawaii banking leader – Bank of Hawaii.  Here you can be at the forefront of whatever you do. Welcome to your tomorrow!

A day in your life as a Corporate Business Continuity Coordinator
Under the direction of the Corporate Business Continuity Manager, the Corporate Business Continuity Coordinator oversees the readiness of the corporate emergency operations center facility and the emergency operations center contingency support staff.  Manages the night shift of the Emergency Operations Center during Crisis Management Operations.  Assists and advises the Manager in all activities pertaining to the development, implementation, and maintenance of corporation’s business continuity program.  The Coordinator also works independently to coordinate the development and maintenance of business continuity/contingency plans with senior level managers.  Ensures business unit’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, regulatory requirements and Bank policies and procedures, including but not limited to those related to Fair Banking, Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations, Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act. In addition, is also responsible for demonstrating the Excellence in Sales/Service (ESS) philosophy by participating in and practicing ESS disciplines and behaviors.

We’ll give you these important responsibilities…

  • Manages the maintenance of the corporate emergency operations center facility, work assignments for support staff, status of equipment, supplies and master plan library to ensure the emergency operations center and staff are prepared for immediate activation in accordance with the Corporate Crisis Management Plan. Uses vendor provided software to support emergency response procedure, business recovery plan maintenance and program management reporting, as well as a vendor provided automated system to disseminate emergency notifications during crisis situations.
  • Consults with senior business managers, building wardens, floor wardens and recovery team leaders on the development and maintenance of the corporation's business continuity, Emergency Response Procedures and Business Recovery Plans.  Evaluates and ensures business continuity plans are in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Develops and conducts business continuity training programs, exercises and tests designed to evaluate effectiveness of continuity plans (both emergency response procedures and business recovery plans).
  • Manages department operations during Manager’s absence. Advises Manager on status of the development, implementation, and maintenance of the comprehensive corporate business continuity program.
  • Researches, evaluates, and recommends contingency planning strategies.   
  • Provides direction to Floor Wardens, Recovery Team Leaders and Managers to correct deficiencies in emergency response procedures and business recovery plans identified by exercises and/or audit agencies.
  • Consults with government agencies, vendors and others to develop business continuity plans and promote cooperation among various organizations. 
  • Performs all other miscellaneous responsibilities and duties as assigned.


…if you come to us with these qualifications…

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or equivalent work experience.
  • Requires formal training in contingency planning and/or emergency management. 
  • Professional certification in business continuity planning, emergency management or safety desired.



  • Minimum 5 years of experience in increasingly responsible position with responsibility for business continuity planning, emergency management or risk management for banks or other financial institution, or equivalent work experience. 
  • Certified Business Continuity Professional may be substituted for up to 2 years of required experience. 
  • Requires prior work with business continuity plans, prior project management (all facets) experience, and program test and exercise experience.


Technical Skills:

  • Demonstrated proficiency with personal computers in a networked environment and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) or similar software.
  • Knowledge of or ability to use Bank software and systems.


Other Job Qualifications: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including presentation skills.
  • Able to speak comfortably to large groups. 
  • Must be able to explain complex ideas in simple terms to all levels of employee and management. 
  • Demonstrated leadership, and decision making skills.
  • Ability to successfully lead teams and drive results.
  • Able to successfully manage multiple projects in addition to other day to day functions.
  • Must be flexible and able to prioritize and re-prioritize team work load as needed.
  • Requires business acumen, critical thinking, strong analytical, quantitative and problem solving skills to identify business and process improvement opportunities and risks, implement change and evaluate results.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including holidays, weekends and evenings as needed or assigned.
  • Able to provide own transportation or to operate a vehicle with a valid driver’s license and able commute as required.
  • Travels by air as necessary.
  • Must be able to climb flights of stairs during emergency response activities and be able to carry/lift/transport up to 50 lbs. 
  • Able to carry mobile phone/device at all times and respond 24/7.
  • Must be able to function in highly stressful environments.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected classification including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  Bank of Hawaii takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment legally recognized individuals including minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Job Function Administration
Primary Location Hawaii-Oahu
Schedule Full-time
Job Posting Mar 16, 2018, 4:16:26 PM
Unposting Date Ongoing


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