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Disaster Recovery Planning Specialist

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Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: London, LND, GB

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 119093 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.



Disaster Recovery Planning Specialist

Remote, United Kingdom

Competitive Salary



We are currently looking for a Disaster Recovery Planning Specialist to join our Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) team.  Our Advisors transition new client BCDR programs into NTT DATA, and manage the client contracted deliverables.  This is a customer and Account Team facing position providing clients with a roadmap to successful continuity of operations and environments. 


This position is virtual / remote in the UK.



Role Responsibilities

  • Serves as the Disaster Recovery Team point-of-contact for clients
  •  Disaster Recovery planning, which includes the solution design and execution of the delivery and testing
  • Develop Disaster Recovery Strategies for clients.
  • Reviews recovery plans to assess compliance with governance.
  • Understands all contractual commitments and deliverables
  • Accountable for all deliverables, including quality and completeness
  • Interprets client requirements and requests
  • Develops and manages the detailed annual BC/DR Project Plan and client profiles



  • Certification in Disaster recovery such as Disaster recovery certified planner (DRCP) or Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI) or equivalent.
  • Solid experience Disaster Recovery, including developing, maintaining BC & DR plans and planning and conducting BC & DR exercises
  • Experience in evaluating new customer BCDR program, identifying gaps and providing specific improvement recommendations
  • Leadership skills and experience, including organizational, communications, and Project Management
  • Self-starter, well-motivated, with excellent attention to detail
  • Experience with managing client and account team expectations across multiple clients
  • Meets ALL deliverables regardless of circumstances



  • Experience directing BC program design and implementation from scratch
  • Experience in providing BCDR consulting services
  • PMI certification
  • Experienced in matrix management
  • ITIL certification


About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.



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