Aetna Director of Business Continuity in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 41858BR


The ideal candidate will oversee enterprise resilience – to include crisis/incident management and business continuity planning – and business risk and recovery activities for the Company.

Fundamental Components:

The BC director will manage site planning and coordination activities, corporate event management, business risk and recovery activities, and third party supplier operational risk and recovery for the enterprise. As a member of the Global Security leadership team, will integrate convergence planning, both physical and cyber, into core security and business functions.


Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills, as well as the ability to work and collaborate within the various business units and across all levels of employees. Ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with diverse groups of individuals and functions, both internal and external. Strong working knowledge of the core BC concepts.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a MBA.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONSCertified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)/ is required.

Communications/ is desired

Project Management/ is desired

Risk Management/Archer Certified Professional is desired

Information Technology/Associate and Certified Webmaster Professional - - Association of Web Professionals (AWP) is desired


Functional - Communications//4-6 Years

Functional - Leadership//4-6 Years

Functional - Information Technology//4-6 Years

Functional - Management//7-10 Years

Functional - Network Management//7-10 Years


To ensure the continuity of operations by identifying, implementing and managing risks for one of the nation's leading diversified healthcare companies. Consults with Business owners and SMEs on periodic Business Impact Assessments and development of new Business Continuity or Crisis management Plans and associated recovery strategies. Ensures Business Continuity program readiness through creation of training programs and exercise of integrated plans. Manages assessments of Business Continuity and crisis plans for workability and adherence to Aetna's values and standards. Oversees periodic integrated plan testing of plans and readiness assessments and BDAR interdependencies. Manages Due Diligence assessments of external partners relative to Business continuity and periodically audit their compliance with contract stipulations.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Job Function: Information Technology