BCP & DR Manager - Insurance Company

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥8000000.00 - ¥10000000.00 per annum
Specialization: テクノロジー・デジタル・通信
Sub-specialization プロジェクトマネジメント
お問合せ Suguru Shindo
参照 JO-1907-421974
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[Company Description]
Global Insurance Company

BCP / DR Function is accountable for managing and maintaining IT Disaster Recovery (DR) readiness and Business Continuity Management (BCM) is well established.
BCP-DR Manager will be primarily responsible for the implementation and management of our global DR and BCM processes within Japan.

  • Be part of the team in implementing DR and BCM in Japan, co-working with the Global DR/BCM team
  • Support global teams and contributes in developing policies, procedures, technical standards, methods, and education programs related to DR and BCM
  • Develop / update disaster recovery plans at the Japan IT level and overall Datacenter levels
  • Review and govern the quality of the individual application recovery plans and technical recovery plans that they are always up-to-date
  • Maintain Japan teams' awareness of both technical control solutions as well as regulatory and policy developments in DR and BCM
  • Organize Disaster Recovery exercises to switch over/back between Production Systems datacenter to DR systems environment, co-working with all Japan Business Units and technical teams
  • Manage DR Stock Piles, distribution, replenishments, refresh due to expiry etc.,
  • Producing management information, including KPIs and reports to show status within the environment and entity
  • Presenting weekly and monthly DR / BCM data to Leadership team, concisely and effectively
  • Documenting Issues, updating issues log, tracking issues to completion, and escalating issues to management team if needed
  • Gather Staff safety assessment when requested by BCM team at the Japan level or within the entity level
  • Be part of the recovery team during any disaster event, running the recovery facilitation, communication with parent company contributing to communication to business
  • Work closely with Major incident management team towards making the DR recovery more mature and effective, as required
  • Coordinating between DR technical conference bridges and business team calls, mindful of the time sensitivity around communication
  • Collating technical and business impact
  • Driving decision making for optimal recovery paths towards maintaining RTO and RPO.

Required Skills:

  • 5 plus years of experience in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Management
  • Ability to work under pressure and ability to multi-task
  • Sensitivity and urgency in dealing with disaster event
  • An analytical thinker, able to focus on outcome with quick and accurate delivery
  • Client focus and ownership - displays initiative and a proactive approach to work
  • Strong cross technology background in areas such as network, distributed, end user and mainframe
  • Strong communication skills in both English and Japanese
  • Able to judge the most effective way to communicate and bridge communication with varied set of stakeholders (all levels of seniority)
  • Demonstrated ability to be a collaborative team player and self-motivated.

Preferred skills :

  • Understanding of PM terminology, concepts, and processes. Possesses working knowledge of general project management practices and methodologies.
  • Possess excellent writing/analytical skills as well as the ability to be detailed and process oriented.
  • Ability to influence and lead technical conversations with various infrastructure support groups.


  • Bachelor's Degree in computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Any certification in DR / BCM function will be a plus

[Employment Type]
Full time



Social insurance

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays
New year's holiday
Annual Leave

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