Business Continuity Specialist II

Date:  Sep 14, 2023

Duluth, GA, US

Who we are looking for:

 At AGCO, we believe that when our employees succeed, our business succeeds. It’s a people philosophy that we believe and invest in. We make sure all of our employees – in every function, every geography and at every level – have the tools they need to be successful and take charge of their career. Because when our people grow, our business grows. Every day. Every way.


We are looking for a motivated, detail-oriented, and innovative Business Continuity Specialist to join our team. As a Business Continuity Specialist, you will be responsible for developing and implementing effective Business Continuity strategies and plans for our organization. You will work closely with stakeholders, IT teams, and external vendors to ensure the continuity of our business operations in the event of a disaster or crisis.


What You Will Do:

  • Contribute to the continual build, embedding, and improvement of the AGCO Business Continuity program.
  • Conduct risk and business impact assessments and identify potential threats to the organization.
  • Develop and maintain Business Continuity strategies and plans that meet the needs of the organization.
  • Define critical processes, dependencies, recovery objectives, timelines, and procedures in case of a disaster.
  • Test and evaluate the effectiveness of Business Continuity Plans and make necessary adjustments.
  • Conduct regular training and awareness sessions to ensure employees are familiar with incident response and Business Continuity plans and procedures.
  • Advocate on behalf of the business to ensure that data backup and recovery systems are in place and functional.
  • Monitor and analyze data to identify areas for improvement and opportunities for cost optimization.
  • Identify and communicate potential risks and issues related to Business Continuity planning to management and stakeholders.


What You Will Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in Business Continuity planning and management.
  • Knowledge of industry standards such as ISO 22301 and NIST 800-53.
  • Excellent relationship-building, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Familiarity with regulatory compliance requirements such as GDPR, HIPAA, and SOX.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders across the organization.


A Plus If You Have:

  • Certifications in Business Continuity Management (e.g., CBCP, CBCI, MBCI) are a plus.


What we offer:

Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people. From the day you decide to join AGCO, we want to engage and excite you and we’re clear on where we want to go as a business and we trust you to help us there. Whether you want to learn a new skill or you aspire to do something different, we can help you develop the skills you need to take your career - and our business - to the next level.


We also invite you to “Make the Most of YOU” - Benefits include: health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off, flexible spending accounts, reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more…


Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.


AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions – to an environment where the future is happening now. Join us as we bring agriculture into the future.


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