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Director – Risk and Resilience
Posted on 7/23/2022
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Twenty+ years' experience in corporate safety and security, business continuity, and emergency management. At least 10 years of this experience should be in a senior leadership role
  • Extensive experience in corporate safety and security, business continuity, and emergency management in a diverse range of situations. Candidates should have built relevant strategies and business plans, as well as demonstrated ability to navigate an array of real life situations
  • Has successfully led one or more risk and resilience functions, including building a team, influencing senior leadership, and developing and implementing practical strategies. Experience managing global Safety and Security policies, standards, programs, or procedures
  • Experience leading and managing global business continuity and emergency management program
  • Expertise in global Safety and Security legal requirements (i.e.: Regulations, Codes, Standards, Directives, and Administrative Policies) and Duty of Care
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills
  • Analytical, detail-oriented, problem-solver, project management skills, and a strong focus on results
  • Ability to effectively communicate with and influence leadership
  • Experience developing and implementing goals and strategies based on broader organization goals
  • Must be able to travel domestic/international 25% of the time
  • Proficiency in Google Suite (docs, sheets, presentations)
  • Ability to use GitLab
  • Identify and assess the most critical threats to GitLab's Team members relating to geopolitical, environmental, and physical threats including incident response
  • Establish GitLab's Enterprise Risk Management framework to support program needs
  • Develop strategic plans vital to the long-term success and efficiency of the global Business Continuity program
  • Work with internal partners to develop Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery plans
  • Develop, implement, and train a core team of leaders to respond to crisis incidents impacting the company. Facilitate and train senior leaders on the Crisis Management program and processes
  • Develop and implement GitLab's Executive Threat Assessment Program, including protective services for employees traveling in high-risk locations
  • Manage global COVID-19 resources and response plans
  • Ensure regulatory compliance, protect employees, and the environment in a remote work environment setting
  • Provide business continuity leadership and expertise to the organization globally
  • Lead in developing, maintaining, testing, and refining Business Continuity strategies and plans in partnership with critical business functions
  • Provide direct management, mentorship, and professional development opportunities for team members

1,001-5,000 employees

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Company Overview
It is GitLab's mission to make it so that everyone can contribute. When everyone can contribute, users become contributors and greatly increases the rate of innovation.
  • Spending Company Money
  • Equity Compensation
  • Life Insurance
  • Financial Wellness
  • Paid Time Off
  • Growth and Development Benefit
  • GitLab Contribute
  • Business Travel Accident Policy
  • Immigration
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Incentives
  • All-Remote
  • Part-time contracts
  • Meal Train
  • Fertility & Family Planning
  • Parental Leave
Company Core Values
  • Collaboration: To achieve results, team members must work together effectively.
  • Results: We do what we promised to each other, customers, users, and investors.
  • Efficiency: Working efficiently on the right things enables us to make fast progress, which makes our work more fulfilling.
  • Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging.
  • Iteration: We do the smallest thing possible and get it out as quickly as possible.
  • Transparency: Be open about as many things as possible.