Business Continuity Manager

The Business Continuity Manager minimizes downtime of critical resources throughout the Network by conducting a network-wide Business Impact Analysis of internal/external hazards and working with business units stakeholders to facilitate the creation and management of mitigation plans based on those hazards.

Join us and make a difference. We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.

Who we are:

GMS, founded in 2006, is a global messaging provider that offers monetisation solutions for mobile operators in A2P, P2P and P2A messaging, as well as multi-channel messaging solutions for enterprises. Pioneers in messaging monetisation and leaders in the CIS region, GMS has since expanded to over 200 countries.

What you’ll do:

  • Managing the design, communication and implementation of the business continuity and disaster recovery strategy.
  • Designing resilient and scalable architectures to keep pace with the growth demands in the technical and network infrastructure.
  • Coordinating emergency response during crisis, and business continuity and disaster recovery activations.
  • Identifying critical assets and processes within all departments and define continuity strategies for each of them in collaboration with all departments.
  • Analyzing the current business continuity practices and policies and reformulates the “to be” desired status together with the actions and proposed budgets to achieve it.
  • Building plans to test and audit the organization’s business continuity.
  • Supporting the incident management team activity during incidents to guarantee the continuity of operations and leading the emergency management communications.
  • Performing problem management, analyzing root causes, and developing after action reports for high-profile, high-impact incidents related to business continuity issues.
  • Being the ambassador of business continuity and emergency response at GMS raising awareness and delivering trainings.

What we expect:

  • 3+ years of experience managing or implementing business continuity in multinational companies with representative offices in different geographies.
  • Detailed knowledge of ISO 22301 will be a strong advantage.
  • Certifications in the business continuity context such as CBCI, CBCP, EDRP, ISO22301 or CDRE are preferred.
  • Flexibility, energetic, self-motivated, organized, results-oriented and a team player.
  • Deep technical knowledge and expertise in establishment of backup and recovery technologies and resilient architectures.
  • Technical knowledge partnered with good understanding of the business continuity strategies and processes.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-moving IT/Telecom landscape and keep pace with latest thinking and new security technologies.
  • Upper intermediate level of English & excellent communication skills.
  • “Thinking out of the box” mentality.
  • International prior experience in telecommunications companies is a real plus.

What we offer:

  • Multicultural & dynamic environment.
  • Global projects & challenging tasks.
  • One-of-a-kind company culture – a mixture of talented people with open mindset and great sense of humor.
  • Customer oriented culture with a high respect to both internal and external customers.
  • Our values – Commitment, Integrity and Progress – are vivid in day-to-day company activities.
  • Competitive salary and bonus system based on appraisal results.
  • Training programs, medical insurance, English classes and other perks and benefits.

Choosing GMS, you choose progress.

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Grow together with our team

Meet our people

Working for GMS is like climbing a mountain that you haven’t scaled before. You are looking forward to new challenges and difficulties that need to be overcome. And you learn something new and discover hidden forces within you with every step. And now, a new peak has been reached, another goal is in the piggy bank of achievements. And it seems that there is nowhere higher, but there are hundreds of new peaks on the horizon … 😊 The people are just as important: those who have traveled all the way with you and are ready to go further. My warmest thanks and appreciation to the team!

Maryna Ishchanova

Internal Communications Specialist

Working for GMS is a constant dynamic. There is no place for the word “boring”. There is always a productive atmosphere in the air. It is all about working on different tasks and projects, the opportunity to brainstorm with like-minded people, as well as working in a multicultural environment with the taste of small and big victories. But the main thing is the team. Every day you come to work and meet interesting, versatile people – professionals in their field. Those with whom it’s not only fun to work in a team, learn something new, achieve results, but also relax and have a great time outside of work

Yevhenii Riabov

A2P (MEA) Unit Manager

Working for GMS is a big responsibility. I’m the first person to meet potential colleagues and induct them into the company.  Everything that I say, the way how I say it, intonation and even mood are important. This is really a big challenge. My work at GMS can be compared to walking on a volcano. Today it can be quiet and stable, and the very next day seismic activity is approaching.

Tetiana Vachi

Head of Recruitment Division

GMS is teamwork. It’s a great pleasure to set unattainable goals and achieve them, thanks to your own efforts and colleagues’ support. GMS is primarily a challenge to yourself: are you ready to work at that rhythm? Can you make decisions on your own quickly to achieve the result? People are our most valuable resource. When we launch complex projects, our motivation becomes even stronger and tasks become more ambitious. Then it’s time for the next kick-off strategy!

Vadym Podkolzin

Key Account Manager

Work at GMS is the desire and need for continuous development, the search for new solutions, and the acquisition of new knowledge. The dynamics of growth and development of the company stimulates you to grow and improve. When people around you give their best and do the impossible, you simply cannot stand by, but have to take up a shovel and look for diamonds. It doesn’t matter that diamonds are not mined with a shovel and obviously not in the ground, but you do it anyway. Nothing is impossible if you are a thrilling GMSguy!

Dmytro Lytvynov

Regional Director

Working for GMS is all about working with unique, creative people. At work, as well as in life, there are challenges and difficulties. And it is the team that instills you with confidence in your abilities, supports you at all stages, motivates you to move on. Together we are developing and reaching new heights at work, in sports, and in life. This is the key to our success. #GMSFamily – this is US!

Sergii Kharkov

Senior Project Manager

GMS is a source of self-development and excellent prospects. It is here, where thanks to the focus, the quality of tasks, and perseverance – you can prove yourself and also be marked by colleagues and team leaders. Namely in GMS – you can feel the very team-bulding and networking.

Dmytro Shpatakovskyi


Work at GMS is all about constantly solving complex tasks together with a team of professionals. A large and friendly team, that easily deals with all ambitious tasks and challenges: “Impossible is possible!” Together we achieve our goals, develop professionally and personally, and accept any difficulty as a challenge.

Denys Kapliuk

Senior Lawyer

For me, working at GMS is the challenge: “To be better today than yesterday”. Every year our company reaches new heights, our tasks become more and more complicated and interesting. We are not afraid of taking risks and we are able to transform quickly to be always the leader of our business. I am very motivated by this crazy drive, a friendly and professional team, the opportunity to develop and realize myself.

Andrii Nastenko

Head of Business Analysis Division