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Business Continuity and Crisis Response Manager (f/m/d) 80%-100%

Date:  12-Aug-2022
Job ID:  6811
Company:  Alpiq AG

Lausanne, CH

Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full-time position
Job Level:  Experienced professionals
LinkedIn:  #LI-SFCH

The CEO office advises and supports the CEO and the Executive Board in a constant dialogue with management, employees and stakeholders to anchor purpose, values and strategy in the context of environmental social governance. You will be reporting to the Head of the CEO Office, with no direct reports.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Taking ownership of Alpiq Group's Crisis Response and Business Continuity Planning and thriving it in the community
  • Taking over the lead in case of emergency together with the Crisis Response Team and initiating actions to minimize damage for the company
  • Identifying, quantifying and assessing potential business interruption risks and establishing recovery strategies
  • Developing, updating and maintaining recovery strategies and plans along the value chain
  • Handling of business interruptions in case of claims by acting as crisis facilitator to all involved internal stakeholders
  • Coaching, empowering and exercising operational Business Continuity Planning Responsibles
  • Personality with integrity, high level of initiative, hands-on mentality, positive thinking and humor
  • Values transparency, open communication and corporate governance
  • Sees herself/himself as a partner and enabler of sustainable economic success
  • Embraces continuous improvement and feels comfortable in a changing and challenging environment
  • Identifies as bold, likes to work with people and thinks outside of the box

Your Qualifications:

  • Degree or similar qualification in economics, business administration or law ideally with a technical background
  • 5 years of professional experience in the industry or in consulting
  • Proficient in English and in another European language
  • Lateral leadership and strong project management skills

Nice to have:

  • Crisis Response and Business Continuity standards (e.g. ISO / BS-Norms), concepts, methods, best practices
  • Organizational (Lean / Operational Excellence) Change management experience
  • Swiss Army Officer


Important: This role would be ideally based in Lausanne or Olten but we are open for other locations in Switzerland.

What is also important to us!

Diversity and inclusion
At Alpiq, we believe in the power of diverse teams. We pay great attention to keeping our recruiting process free of any discriminatory bias and we actively use diversity as a selection criteria, when personal and functional requirements are met. We always strive to create an inclusive company culture, and an example of this is, that we try to offer part-time solutions for candidates who match our requirements. Is that important to you and are you really keen on a role, that is only posted as full time? If yes, then please reach out to us and we will check if we can find a solution that works for both sides.

Attractive employment conditions
The energy business is a small and complex world and it’s important to us, to use contemporary and attractive employment conditions to attract the best talent. As a pan-European company, our conditions and benefits are adapted to the local markets. You can find more information about this on our career site. We are currently also reviewing our flexible working guidelines. If we meet in an interview, we will be more than happy to answer any questions you might have around this topic.

Data protection and process
At Alpiq, data protection is an important topic. Please pay close attention to the corresponding disclaimer, which appears in the online application form and explains in detail, what we do with your data. In regards to the recruiting process, we want to keep it as fair and transparent as possible. Even though we try to consider candidate needs individually, we are not always able to avoid standard communication, due to the high number of applications. Therefore, we kindly ask for your understanding. For more information about our recruiting process and some useful tips and tricks on how to apply, please follow this link.  

Are you ready to apply now? Need more information about Alpiq? Then follow this link to our homepage.

Federica Maraschio



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