Business Continuity Specialist at United Bank

Posted in General Business 27 days ago.

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Location: Parkersburg, West Virginia

Job Description:

United Bank

United Bank is an Equal Opportunity employer.Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluatedwithout regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion,gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteranstatus, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, or anyother protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to theperformance of the work involved.

Location: Parkersburg, WV, US, 26101
Company: United Bank

Job Description

The Business Continuity Specialist under direction of VP-Risk Management is responsible for maintenance of records pertaining to Disaster Recovery (DR) for Bank departmental and subsidiary functions, and assistance with plan implementation, analysis, testing, and notifications.

  • Work with internal department managers achieving updates to existing DR plans and
  • Design new plans utilizing the ResilienceOne software system.
  • Support scheduled testing of critical functions on a table-top or actual basis to ensure plans are effective in purpose and meet internal requirements and regulatory compliance.
  • Assist with employee training of Business Continuity Plans (BCP) and their plan in preparation of an incident occurring.
  • Utilize AlertMedia notification system for communication of weather-related and other events requiring both normal business and after-hours messaging to staff of affected market regions.
  • In the event of an incident, assist recovery team ensuring BCP is properly communicated, implemented, and appropriate measures are followed, including communication of appropriate group messaging and ensure messages are sent via the AlertMedia system.
  • Gather and organize details of all incidents appropriately to ensure compliance.
  • Serve as back-up to VP- Risk Management role related to Business Continuity, and other Risk Management functions including but not limited to the Corporate Insurance function.


  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years of working Banking experience required, preferably in Risk Management or Audit
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel) required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of staff
  • Strong analytical skills required
  • Ability to travel up 10-20%, potential overnight trips to other Bank locations
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment

  • Compliance and regulatory focused
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Professionalism and confidence

Essential Functions:
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Sufficient dexterity of hands and fingers to efficiently operate a computer keyboard, mouse and other computer components.
  • Ability to converse and exchange information with all levels of staff within organization.
  • Ability to observe, perceive, identify, and translate data
  • Ability to travel via air, rail, automobile and/or bus.

Company Profile

With over 175 years of experience, United Bank is one of the region's premier banks with locations in West Virginia, Virginia, Washington, DC, Maryland, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. A subsidiary of United Bankshares, Inc., with dual headquarters in Washington, DC and Charleston, WV, we are a full service financial institution with over $19 billion in assets.

At United Bank, our people are our greatest asset. Our company is a perfect fit for hard-working, driven individuals as we provide a culture that is entrepreneurial, efficient, relationship-based and service-oriented. United is proud of our record of growth and our commitment to service - not only to our customers, but also to the communities in which we live and work.

United encourages our employees to become involved in the community and in professional activities, and we provide continued training and other support to help all employees achieve their full potential.

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