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Job Posting: Business Continuity Management Specialist, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield NJ

Contribute to the development of business continuity management best practices suitable to Horizons way of doing business.

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Business Continuity Management Specialist

This is a hybrid position and the ideal candidate can work in either of these three New Jersey locations: Newark, Wall, or Hopewell.

The Job:

To provide professional, specialized skills including project management, problem analysis and resolution related to Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, and Incident/Emergency Management.

  • Contribute to the development of Business Continuity Management best practices suitable to Horizons way of doing business.
  • Partner with various areas within Horizon BCBS of NJ to assist and coordinate the annual Business Continuity Management plan maintenance, including Business Impact Analysis.
  • Assist in the development of recovery strategies in collaboration with the Disaster Recovery and IT teams.
  • Provide maintenance and reporting of the BCM plans status to Senior Management.
  • Coordinate BCM training and awareness for areas of coverage change to coordinate and conduct.
  • Assist in coordination and documentation of BCM plan exercises.
  • Provide expertise and support to management and business functional areas, as requested, when a business disruption occurs.
  • Conduct third party vendor reviews (Business Continuity Plan, Disaster Recovery, etc).
  • Respond to ad-hoc Internal audit and MSA requests.
  • Other related duties as appropriate, with responsibilities growing over time.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 5-7 years direct experience in business continuity planning or related fields required (Business Continuity, Incident Management or Disaster Recovery field).
  • Fusion Framework experience highly preferred
  • CBCP certification a plus


  • Strong knowledge and application of the Business Continuity Management professional practices
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and decision-making skills,
  • Strong verbal / written communications. Must be able to interface and coordinate work efficiently and effectively with business partners in remote locations.
  • Strong administrative skills, with effectiveness in developing tasks and managing resources to achieve target dates.
  • Ability to present to various business areas regarding BCM practices and plans.
  • Strong PC skills (Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, etc.), SharePoint and InfoPath a plus.

How To Apply:

Please visit LinkedIn.

If you have questions about this role, please reach out to

Continuity Insights

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