Business Continuity Plan Coordinator - Houston - Hybrid Schedule

Houston, Texas
Sep 01, 2023
Oct 02, 2023

Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation's premier financial services companies operating as a collection of great banks under local brands and management teams in high-growth western markets. Zions is regularly recognized by American Banker as one of the "Best Banks to Work For" and as having a top banking team in its list of "The Most Powerful Women in Banking." Our customers consistently vote us as the best bank in our local markets., We value our employees, and we are committed to search out, recognize and create fulfilling opportunities for outstanding people within our organization, rewarding them for their contributions to our success. We recognize that banking is a "local" business, and that to be successful, we must have very strong ties to the communities we serve and strong relationships with our customers.


With benefits starting on day one, 12 bank holidays, profit sharing and company-matched 401(k) contributions, Zions is dedicated to being an employer of choice in our communities. At Zions, the possibilities are endless. You bring the talent; we bring the opportunity.


Are you a driven individual who thrives on orchestrating seamless preparedness? Join our dynamic banking team as an experienced Business Continuity Plan Coordinator, where you'll be the heartbeat of our resilience efforts! As a crucial liaison between departments, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring our operations remain rock-solid, even in the face of unforeseen disruptions.


Zions Bancorporation is accepting applications for a Business Continuity Plan Coordinator to join the team. The position will be in Texas and offers a hybrid work schedule. 


Join our vibrant banking family, where your dedication to ensuring our unwavering stability will be celebrated and recognized. As an experienced Business Continuity Coordinator, you'll be at the forefront of securing our bank's future, safeguarding our reputation, and ensuring we can thrive amidst any challenge that comes our way. Apply now and embark on an exciting journey of preparedness and resilience!


The ideal candidate for this position will have the skills and experience to:

  • Collaborate with various departments to create and maintain comprehensive business continuity plans.
  • Your attention to detail and analytical skills will be vital in identifying critical functions, dependencies, and recovery strategies. 
  • Coordinate and administer the business impact analysis effort to meet business continuity policy.
  • Lead risk assessment exercises, identifying potential threats and vulnerabilities that could impact our banking operations.
  • Your insights will help us prioritize risk mitigation strategies and allocate resources effectively.
  • Coordinate with Business Continuity Planning Manager to develop an overall strategy, methodology, and implementation of business continuity plans.
  • Conduct training sessions and awareness programs across the organization.
  • Empowering our team members with the knowledge and tools to respond to crises effectively will be a cornerstone of your role.
  • Orchestrate regular testing and simulation exercises to evaluate the efficacy of our continuity plans.
  • Based on the outcomes, you'll work closely with departments to refine strategies and enhance our readiness.
  • Provide ongoing incident/emergency management assistance as required during an incident. Maintain an on-call status 24 hours a day.
  • Assist and train users on the utilization of business continuity software as required.
  • Follow and ensure compliance with regulatory agencies.
  • Provide oversight of first line compliance to business continuity policy.
  • Manage detail-oriented projects with structured deadlines.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry best practices and emerging trends in business continuity management.
  • Your insights will ensure we adopt the latest methodologies and maintain compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Other duties as required. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Risk Management, or a related field.
  • Additional certifications in Business Continuity Management will be a plus.
  • 2-4+ years experience in business resumption planning, plan analysis and testing or directly related experience.
  • A combination of education and experience may meet qualifications. (Certifications are preferred- ABCP, CBCP, BCCP, CBCI)
  • Proven experience as a Business Continuity Coordinator in the banking industry, with a strong track record of successfully developing and implementing continuity plans.
  • Leadership ability to influence others to achieve desired goals/results.
  • Detail-oriented and organized, with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to liaise with stakeholders across departments and communicate continuity strategies effectively.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of PC applications including Microsoft applications.
  • Knowledge of Fusion Framework or Salesforce applications is preferred. 
  • Proficient at multi-taking and prioritizing projects to meet established deadlines. 

This position is eligible to earn a base salary in the range of $75,000 to $85,000 annually depending on job-related factors such as level of experience and location. 



  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE!
  • Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Health Savings (HSA), Flexible Spending (FSA) and dependent care accounts
  • Paid Training, Paid Time Off (PTO) and 11 Paid Federal Holidays
  • 401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing, competitive compensation in line with work experience
  • Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions
  • Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying employees
  • Employee Ambassador preferred banking products

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