Emergency Management and Business Continuity Officer

Camden, London (Greater)
£41,952 - £48,663 per annum
27 Jan 2021
08 Feb 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

About us

Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. As the Emergency Manager management and business continuity officer, you will play a key role in protecting and maintaining safety across the borough.

The role

Are you an experienced Emergency Planning and Business Continuity professional, motivated and adaptable in your approach and ready for an exciting opportunity? An opportunity has arisen at Camden Council join our Emergency Management and Business Continuity Team. As part of this team you will play a key role in protecting and maintaining safety across the Borough.

You will work as part of a small enthusiastic dynamic team, which has a challenging role. The Team work closely with senior leaders in the council, partners from other agencies including the Emergency Services and other Emergency Planning professionals across London to ensure there is resilience within the Borough.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable knowledge and understanding of Emergency Planning & Business Continuity practices and requirements. Along with the ability to develop, produce and deliver training and exercises to all levels of staff across the council.

Working with Camden means you’ll benefit from collaborating with a talented group of people that make our team and Borough unique. Working together to find solutions, sharing ideas to resolve issues and always looking for a more innovative way.

The role requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to deal with complex and sensitive issues, along with prioritisation skills. The ability to translate and covert technical and specialist information to easily digestible priority driven requirements to senior leaders in a fast-paced environment is crucial. 

You will ideally be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relatable discipline or be able to provide substantial experience in the field. You will have experience in liaising with various public bodies and stakeholders such as Emergency Services, Health Organisations and Resilience Fora. You will also possess the ability to work under pressure when dealing with unplanned incidents and the ability to respond quickly to changing work demands.

You will have proven experience of supporting the delivery of emergency planning exercises and making effective contributions, exploring options and proposing solutions in the development of business continuity plans.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.


Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our emergency management offer, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.