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location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: manager/director
Disaster Recovery Manager

Aon sp. z o. o

As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions supporting Disaster Recovery. As a Disaster Recovery Manager, you will report directly toto the Global DR Leader for Technology.

Your impact as a Disaster Recovery Manager for Aon

Essential Functions:

  • Directs and oversees all organization-wide disaster recovery plans, processes, and procedures that ensures the security and integrity of Aon data, databases, information systems, and technology
  • Develops disaster recovery and resumption plans for the critical processes and systems that are core to Aon’s continued business operations in the event of a disruption
  • Defines, tests and matures the Disaster Recovery capabilities of Aon in the NA, EMEA and APAC regions
  • Leads a global team of skilled professionals to ensure platform recovery strategies support DR readiness requirements. Organize review of DR recovery plan documentation to ensure adherence to the Aon DR framework
  • Oversee activities to ensure all Disaster Recovery procedures and plans are tested, documented and monitored and provide rapid response and recovery to system events
  • Oversees end to end planning and execution of platform DR plan by coordinating efforts with various technology SME’s while adhering to the approved RACI
  • Oversees DR tests/exercises to identify gaps and ensure continuous improvement
  • Directs and oversees risk analysis for all Platform services to determine vulnerable points in the system and establish strategies for risk mitigation
  • Participate in Design meetings to ensure new designs/changes confirm to Aon DR framework
  • Participate in Change Management meetings to review upcoming changes that impact DR
  • Participate in Incident Management meetings to review incidents that impact DR
  • Host weekly meetings with Platform service owners to review issues, changes and risks
  • Responsible for integrated plan
  • Ensuring robust TRP and plans
  • Planning and coordination of the exercise

You Bring Knowledge and Expertise

Required Experience:

  • Industry recognized certification in Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery
  • 10+ years hands-on experience in disaster recovery/business continuity/crisis management
  • 10+ years of experience in information technology - Knowledge of Backups and Storage, Unix/Windows, VMware technologies
  • Project management experience
  • Some Enterprise Architect experience
  • 10+ years of experience facilitating group discussions, training/awareness meetings and exercise scenarios
  • 10+ years of experience developing cross-functional/peer relationships. Experience building team consensus
  • Experience managing programs in a diverse geography
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate occasional weekend work

Preferred Experience:

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with mid- management (written and oral, presentation and interpersonal skills)
  • Above average organizational skills
  • Some understanding of crisis operations and effective communication processes
  • General understanding of disaster recovery plan development and testing best practices and processes
  • Strong information technology (IT) knowledge and design principles. Ability to work with IT on analysis and solutions
  • Understanding of industry best practices and standards
  • Self-starter with ability to prioritize tasks to meet project/global program requirements
  • Team player with ability to collaborate effectively in a fast-paced virtual team environment


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or alternatively commensurate work experience
  • Desired ITIL foundation certificate
  • CBCP or equivalent certification preferred

We offer:

  • The best medical cover on the market with free dental care
  • Generous benefits package for your wellbeing (multisport cards, insurance, vouchers, and many more!)
  • Stability of employment and permanent contract after trial period
  • Brand new office supporting collaboration, flexibility and activity based working
  • Internal career opportunities and individual development plan
  • Unique workplace culture - we value openness, honesty and authenticity, so don’t expect formal dress code nor managers hidden behind closed doors
  • Lots of social events, charity actions and opportunities to integrate with colleagues

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