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Senior Manager/Manager, Business Continuity Management

US-VA-Tysons Corner
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About Cvent Job Description

About Cvent

Cvent is an exciting, fast-growing tech company that provides industry-leading software to event professionals around the world. Our suite of services – online event registration, venue selection, mobile apps, email marketing, web surveys, and targeted hotel advertising opportunities – have positioned us as a major player in the estimated $565 billion global meetings and events industry.

Job Description

Cvent’s rapidly growing information security organization is seeking to hire a Sr. Manager or Manager to lead and grow its Business Continuity Management (BCM) program. The role will provide strong leadership and support for business continuity management, crisis management, and disaster recovery planning and related support activities across the company. The Sr. Manager / Manager will partner extensively across Cvent’s business and technology functions to ensure that effective operational controls, plans, and practices are in place to identify and respond to potential business disruptions.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Develop and implement Cvent’s BCM program roadmap and operational framework that harnesses best practices (such as ISO 22301) and builds on existing disaster recovery capabilities
  • Analyze continuity risks to core business and technology areas to identify risk likelihood, impact, and velocity in order to determine acceptable recovery time objectives and resource requirements
  • Drive production and coordinate testing and maintenance of BCM and Disaster Recovery plans for core business and technology functions
  • Create and evangelize crisis management plans and communications channels to facilitate rapid decision making and execution of contingency / recovery plans
  • Develop and deliver BCM, crisis management and disaster recovery awareness and training materials and learning sessions
  • Oversee, coordinate and/or support execution of BCM, crisis communications, and disaster recovery plans, as necessary
  • Author program documentation, prepare reports on testing activities and lessons learned


What You Need for this Position

  • 8+ years of demonstrable experience and consistent leadership growth in business continuity management, disaster recovery and crisis communications
  • In-depth understanding of, and past implementation experience with, global business continuity management standards and practices, such as ISO 22301:2012
  • Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills geared to getting things done and influencing senior management and other business and technology stakeholders
  • Strong program/project management skills with a proven track record of successfully managing cross-functional projects in a highly technical and fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional analytical skills in the arena of risk / business continuity management; ability to model and drive implementation of business continuity / disaster recovery processes, controls and safeguards that are effective, yet practical
  • Ability to adapt to a hyper-growth pace and changing priorities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, business administration, or technology related field of study, or equivalent experience


Need more reasons to consider us? We offer competitive salary packages, an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, semi-annual bonuses, 401K match, gym membership discounts and other great perks! If you would like to learn more about Cvent and our products, visit our website at

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