Manager - Technical Resilience & Recovery at Elsevier

Manager - Technical Resilience & Recovery

London/Oxford/Amsterdam (Hybrid)

Do you have the leadership to manage effectively and achieve in a matrix organization?

Are you motivated by seeing how your work makes a difference within a large enterprise?

About our Team

We collaborate across the business to reduce our exposure to external and internal technical risk. We put controls in place and regularly review and test our systems to ensure that they meet recovery targets. We work with the business to understand their priorities.

About the Role

You will define a robust Technical Resilience strategy, engaging with multiple stakeholders. You will report effectively on progress. You will ensure risk points are identified and communicated effectively. You will plan effective remediation where necessary. This will include a key focus on the threats posed by ransomware, and other security threats.


  • Definition and ownership of the Infrastructure Technical Resilience Strategy and associated processes.
  • Build productive relationships across Technology to influence and effect change.
  • Manage the relationship with internal and external audit.
  • Lead an ongoing programme of work to ensure capabilities are maintained, tested and evaluated.
  • Delivering effective status reporting to keep stakeholders informed of progress, issues and opportunities.
  • Direct line management of a dedicated Project Manager to support delivery and reporting.

  • Manage and lead teams with a focus on development and continuous improvement
  • Have expert knowledge of Technology resilience and Disaster Recovery concepts with a particular focus on cloud hosted services
  • Be a natural communicator, with an ability to engage and present technical content to a range of audiences.
  • Have great problem-solving skills, and the ability to bring together teams to collaborate in resolving non-compliance issues.
  • Have knowledge of Agile ways of working, and how central services can affect change by influencing product management priorities.
  • Have experience of using reporting tools such as Power BI or Tableau to enable data driven decisions to be taken.

Work in a way that works for youWe promote a healthy work/life balance across the organisation. With an average length of service of 9 years, we are confident that we offer an appealing working prospect for our people. With numerous wellbeing initiatives, shared parental leave, study assistance and sabbaticals, we will help you meet your immediate responsibilities and your long-term goals.
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive

Working with usWe are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to help you succeed. Here, you will find an inclusive, agile, collaborative, innovative and fun environment, where everyone has a part to play. Regardless of the team you join, we promote a diverse environment with co-workers who are passionate about what they do, and how they do it.

Working for you

At Elsevier, we know that your wellbeing and happiness are key to a long and successful career. These are some of the benefits we are delighted to offer:
  • Generous holiday allowance with the option to buy additional days
  • Health screening, eye care vouchers and private medical benefits
  • Wellbeing programs
  • Life assurance
  • Access to a competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Long service awards
  • Save As You Earn share option scheme
  • Travel Season ticket loan
  • Maternity, paternity and shared parental leave
  • Access to emergency care for both the elderly and children
  • RECARES days, giving you time to support the charities and causes that matter to you
  • Access to employee resource groups with dedicated time to volunteer
  • Access to extensive learning and development resources
  • Access to employee discounts via Perks at Work

About UsA global leader in information and analytics, we help researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society. Building on our publishing heritage, we combine quality information and vast data sets with analytics to support visionary science and research, health education and interactive learning, as well as exceptional healthcare and clinical practice. At Elsevier, your work contributes to the world’s grand challenges and a more sustainable future. We harness innovative technologies to support science and healthcare to partner for a better world.

Join Us

Are you ready to help us progress science and health? Our technology leads to innovation, so join a forward-thinking digital business that is tackling world-scale challenges and align your ambitions with our passion for driving global knowledge-sharing.
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