EH&S PROFESSIONAL (Business Continuity)

Pleasanton, CA 94588

Posted: 03/12/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 15264

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Business Continuity Project Coordinator to be part of our client’ s team in the East Bay Area. This is an opportunity to work with the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world' s 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations.

Our Client’ s culture is highly collaborative, offers an environment that encourages employees to expand their knowledge in order to make a profound impact on patients’ lives. This could explain why their company has been recognized as one of the “ Top Twenty Employers” in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals by Science Careers.

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

You can find additional information on our company website at

Business Continuity Project Coordinator:

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a patient-focused organization that is driven to develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat life threatening conditions.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area and recognized as a leader of innovation.
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:

The Business Continuity Project Coordinator is responsible to develop the planning, implementation, maintenance, and execution of Business Continuity components in accordance with Roche Business continuity policy.  The role will work directly with critical business leaders and the SHE department to ensure that policies, plans, procedures, and strategies effectively provide the timely recovery to restore critical business functions that meets or exceed business demand. This role requires a good understanding of adaptive business continuity planning strategy and business operations. This role will assist in maintaining and maturing the business continuity program to improve resiliency and protect our people, assets reputation.
  • Coordinate the development and maintenance of comprehensive business impact analysis, risk assessments, change management, and audit management program components.
  • Provide input and integrate policies, guidelines, and controls to govern program effectiveness and alignment with industry best practices.
  • Complete risk assessments to identify inadequate strategies and concerns with associated remediation tactics with respective functions e.g. Finance, Safety, Health and Environment, quality etc.
  • Facilitate collaboration with teams across Roche Santa Clara facility wide (various business streams and functions) to develop risk assessments to enable risk mitigation strategies.  Other functions may include periodic audits and preparing the associated reports as needed.
  • Develop and maintain Roche Santa Clara change control of Business Continuity, Life Safety, and Security documentation.
  • Facilitate the completion of business impact analysis through Roche surveys, discussions with respective business stakeholders and best practice methodology.
  • Ensure appropriate plans, procedures and supplemental documentation is developed, properly maintained and readily available.
  • Coordinate Business Continuity awareness and training sessions that reinforce familiarity with roles/responsibilities and plan procedures.
  • Plan and schedule all Business Continuity exercises according to project mapped deliverables.
  • Track and coordinate the completion of Management Action Plans developed post Business Continuity exercise.
  • Analyze weekly and monthly metrics, benchmark milestones, and present program progress to the Business Continuity sponsors and leadership.
  • Support the team to develop and participate in presentations of our business continuity information to stakeholders of all levels
  • Develop, Facilitate and coordinate the table top and full scale scenario testing programs.
  • Work closely with the Global Head of Business Continuity to develop and implement a transformative world- class BC Program
  • Provide input, and manage content on the Business Continuity Google Team Drive
  • Must have good presentation skills and experience in presenting to upper level management.


 Summary of Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor' s degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years of project management/coordination experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Minimum of 2 years of practical experience in the Business Continuity regarding the development of plans, procedures, strategies, risk assessments, business impact analysis, audit reviews, exercise facilitation, contract review and vendor management.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with cross functional teams and strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proven competency in the timely management and execution of large projects.
  • MS Office proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.


  • Project management/coordination experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Possess a broad experience in the key areas of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.
  • Possess a broad experience in the key areas of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. 
  • Prior experience in Roche Business Continuity methodology.
  • Functional knowledge and expertise in emergency response, and crisis management


Skills, knowledge and abilities
  • Strong experience driving cross-organizational projects to resolution
  • Ability to work well in cross-organizational and cross-functional teams
  • Strong Project and Process Management experience
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively and adapt quickly
  • Strong presentation skills and experience in presenting to upper level management.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Availability to work in the San Francisco Bay area (including Santa Clara, Belmont, Los Gatos and Pleasanton)


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