Business Continuity Coordinator

Position Overview


  • Ongoing | Full Time | $107k - $120k +15.4% super
  • Sutherland Shire | Health and Wellbeing Programs | Onsite Parking
  • An opportunity to shape ANSTO's Business Continuity Management System as a fit-for-purpose capability within our complex operating environment.
  • Work with key stakeholders across the organisation

About the Opportunity


The Business Continuity Coordinator is a member of a small team that is responsible for the development and maintenance of ANSTO’s second-line management business continuity. As a second-line function, the Business Continuity Coordinator will assist the Manager to revise and sustain ANSTO’s BCMS framework (policy, procedures, templates, tools and assurance activities) that are implemented by senior executives and the first-line business unit managers across the Organisation. The Business Continuity Coordinator will support the CEO and Group Executives who are undertaking a broad-based review of ANSTO's approach to disruption preparedness, response and recovery. This position is required to develop business continuity tools, advice and technical support for implementation across all business lines and levels of the Organisation.

About You


"We are seeking a business continuity practitioner, currently Certified by the Business Continuity Institute (or a similar para-professional body), who has demonstrated achievement in BCMS. Either public and/or private sector experience would be suitable." - Ross McCrone, Manager Resilience

Your Duties and Responsibilities


  • Revise and maintain ANSTO’s enterprise level business continuity policy, procedures, templates and tools.
  • Provide advice and guidance on business continuity strategies, methods, and good practices to key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide second-line support for business impact analysis, the development of business continuity plans and the conduct of assurance activities.
  • Analyse and report on internal and external factors with potential to impact on resilience and provide timely responses to enterprise level enquiries.
  • Support the Senior Executive to develop and maintain Crisis Management capability and confidence, and integration with the Incident Management structure.


Please click here to view the Position Description.

About Us


ANSTO leverages great science to deliver big outcomes.  We partner with scientists and engineers and apply new technologies to provide real-world benefits.  Our work improves human health, saves lives, builds our industries and protects the environment.  ANSTO is the home of Australia's most significant landmark and national infrastructure for research.  Thousands of scientists from industry and academia benefit from gaining access to state-of-the-art instruments every year. Business continuity management sits within the Nuclear Safety, Security and Stewardship Group. ANSTO has significant dependencies in commercial product supply chains and critical utilities such as water, electricity and fuel.

Benefits of Working with Us


ANSTO employees are passionate about what they do. We enjoy being part of an organisation that makes a positive difference in the lives of Australians. 

We support and reward our employees through eligibility for:

  • Training, development and mentoring opportunities 
  • Commonwealth employer superannuation contribution
  • Flexible approaches to working.


If you want to join a world class organisation that's making a difference in the lives of Australians, apply now!

How to Apply


For further technical information relating to this position please refer to the Position Description or contact Ross McCrone on (02) 9717 9792.  For all other queries please contact Talent Acquisition on (02) 9717 3359.

To be eligible for appointment, applicants will require a security and pre-employment medical assessment.

Application closing date:  11:59PM Sunday, 8th October 2023

All applicants must be Australian citizens.


In order to solve great challenges, we need great minds and great teams. At ANSTO, we understand that diverse teams produce better outcomes and we value the merit that a diverse perspective can bring to our team. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, primary carers, those with a disability, and women in STEM. ANSTO is a charter member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative and is proudly taking action to create a gender-inclusive workforce.