Project Manager Understanding of RTO/RPO/RTC concepts(517371)/F2F required

Location: Des Moines, IA
Date Posted: 10-11-2017
Project Manager Understanding of RTO/RPO/RTC concepts(517371)/F2F required
Des Moines IA
12 Months
Short Description:
The State of Iowa is looking for a leader in Continuity planning who can successfully manage and engage state agencies in recovery planning including people safety and IT recovery expectations.
Complete Description:
This candidate must be able to work independently and collaborate with Office of the Chief Information Officer and Iowa Homeland Security & Emergency Management Department partners.  The work will involve a large scope of Business Continuity Planning, including but not limited to, OpsPlanner ongoing training and configuration, BIA reviews and workshops, Technology DR templates and documentation, plan tracking by agency, and involvement with agency planning as needed.  This candidate will work on multiple critical projects and reports to Deputy Director\CISO.
•             Subject Matter Expert in Business Continuity Planning & OpsPlanner
•             Oversee COOP/COG Planners for all agencies without direction
•             Improve risk management criteria for prioritization and restoration of critical services
•             Build and maintain positive relationships with all levels of management and across all state agencies
•             Administration and configuration of OpsPlanner
•             Facilitate OpsPlanner training, as required.
•             Develop and perform Quality Assurance and Audits for optimal recovery solutions and planning
•             Facilitate meetings with users and business owners to determine needs and risks as they relate to COOP/COG.
•             Conduct Business Impact Analysis (BIA) reviews for agencies.
•             Prepare and present recommendations and status to State of Iowa Executives.
•             Experience and knowledge of state government and organizational structure.
•             Demonstrated ability to meet and exceed expectations
•             Recognized ability to produce and drive results
•             Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
Required / Desired         
of Experience
Project Management experience with business continuity planning
Strong Understanding of RTO/RPO/RTC concepts
Experience w/ OpsPlanner administration, configuration and reporting in gov’t
Knowledge of COOP/COG reporting requirements
Knowledge of and hands on Business Impact Analysis documentation
Experience with participation in cross agency and external working groups
Experience w/ Communication Alerting Systems or Alert Iowa
Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)
Question 1
The Contractor must report any disciplinary action, misdemeanor or felony convictions to the State for any temporary IT staff provided. Do you agree to this requirement?
Question 2
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI Management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that a resource can be reached during his or her absence. The client has the right to dismiss the resource if she or he does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 3
This requirement falls under the e-RTR process. The candidate MUST submit their Right to Represent electronically following the process to be considered. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 4
Please list candidate's email address HERE that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
Question 5
Please provide candidate's current location for interview purposes.
Kiran Kumar
Key Business Solutions, Inc.
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