Disaster Recovery Manager

Mississauga, ON | Direct Hire

Job ID: 50207 Industry: Other Area(s)

Disaster Recovery Manager

Type: Full-time Permanent

Location: Mississauga  


Our client, a major organization within the financial industry, has asked Bagg Technology Resources to assist them in finding a seasoned Disaster Recovery Manager to join their innovative organization on a full-time permanent basis in the heart of Mississauga. The Disaster Recovery Manager will report to the Director of Business Continuity Planning; this role is responsible for the development, enhancement, and maintenance of the organization’s Disaster Recovery and Governance Program while ensuring that compliance to corporate guidelines are met.

Why Join?

This is the place where your creativity and sense of humor is valued and encouraged. You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside experts as this organization is extremely inclusive. There’s also lots of opportunities within this organization for various technical roles and professional development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the implementation, communication, and governance of the Disaster Recovery Program, providing information such as standards, regulations, policies and MSA requirements to stakeholders such as the IT department
  • Enhance, formalize and standardize the Disaster Recovery planning process, including forecasting and tracking mechanisms. Incorporate future Disaster Recovery requirements and opportunities
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive Data Centre recovery plan, testing program and validation methodology
  • Coordinate, assess, develop and communicate recovery environment requirements and contingency plans
  • Create template documents and provide training to employees on Disaster Recovery procedures
  • Lead workshops as required
  • Manage the implementation and day-to-day functions related to the Disaster Recovery Program
  • Provide project management and liaise with the Information Technology department and impacted functional areas of the business
  • Lead planning meetings and activities in support of the Disaster Recovery Program
  • Participate in monthly functional business meetings
  • Perform periodic audits and reviews of submissions, including testing and risk and governance activities, of existing Disaster Recovery plans
  • Report to management any required improvements and follow-up on any outstanding issues
  • Leadership role within the Crisis Management Team in the event of a disaster
  • Ability to backfill the role of Director in their absence
  • Other duties as required


  • College Diploma/University Degree and/or equivalent experience
  • 5-8 years' experience 
  • CBCP designation an asset
  • Strong technology background including an understanding of architectural documentation, system features and configuration 
  • Strong understanding of risk management practices and ability to develop associated metrics 
  • Self-starter and strong organizational skills along with the ability to ensure project completion/success
  • Strong business continuity
  • Strong understanding of ITIL processes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal and relational skills
  • Team oriented individual who will jump in and help where needed


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