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Head of Business Continuity

The role of the Head of Business Continuity is to ensure Ledger is prepared for any unplanned outage, thereby minimising the risk to its operations, its assets…...

Founded in 2014, Ledger is a leader in security and infrastructure solutions for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications. Headquartered in Paris, London, Singapore Vierzon and New York, Ledger has a team of 300+ professionals developing a variety of products and services to safeguard cryptocurrency assets for individuals and companies – including the Ledger hardware wallets line already sold in 165 countries.

Job Purpose

    • The role of the Head of Business Continuity is to ensure Ledger is prepared for any unplanned outage, thereby minimising the risk to its operations, its assets and its reputation.
    • The role holder will work as part of Ledger Information Security Function and oversee the day to day management of the BCM program, providing expert advice to business areas and the Executive Committee, ensuring that the BCM framework will meet Ledger’s regulatory requirements and aligns with the organization’s strategy and values.
    • The Head of Business Continuity is responsible for developing and maintaining Ledgers Business Continuity Policy and Strategy along with testing the Company’s business continuity plans. They will ensure that all business continuity plans enable the organization to manage an unplanned crisis event, as well as meet compliance requirements for BCP planning. The position’s primary goals will be to identify, document and test business needs against Ledger’s infrastructure and identify recovery strategies and gaps and to ensure that all key personnel are trained.
    • The purpose of this role is achieved by providing the documented policy and a process around business continuity that is kept up to date; also by ensuring the organisation has adequately prepared for a major disruption by having documented Business Impact Analysis, coupled with tested recovery plans. The job holder also needs to be involved in developing and maintaining the company wide Crisis and Incident Management processes.

Key Accountabilities

    • The Senior Business Continuity Manager is responsible for developing, maintaining and testing the Company’s business continuity program
    • Ensure that all Ledger’s business continuity plans and appropriate recovery solutions are in place and aligned to BS 25999
    • Exercise the business continuity plans and recovery solutions and test/validate other key elements of the business continuity programme
    • Conduct training sessions for key teams/individuals and general business continuity awareness sessions for all Ledger staff
    • Support the incident and crisis management processes and manage and document any incidents that arise, in conjunction with the Incident Response Team
    • Manage and develop subordinates

Essential Criteria

    • An in-depth understanding of the Business Continuity Standards (ISO22301 / BS 25999, etc)
    • The ability to develop a good overall understanding of how Ledger and key areas of the business work
    • A reasonable understanding of IT terminology and infrastructure
    • Good project management skills and experience of managing small-to-medium-sized projects
    • The ability to forge good working relationships with people at all levels within the organisation
    • Have a strong risk and control background and in addition knowledge of BCM both tactically and strategically
    • A pragmatic approach to problem-solving
    • Good organisational skills and meticulous record-keeping
    • Good time-keeping


    • Competitive compensation package and ESOP according to the Company policy
    • Flexible working hours, remote-friendly environment
    • Strong focus on personal development including internal/external trainings and attendance to conferences
    • Internal talks, technical meetups and hackathons
    • High performance office equipment
    • Comprehensive health insurance policy offering extensive medical, dental and vision care coverage
    • Meal Vouchers with Swile (ex Lunchr)
    • Annual company outing for Ledgerdary Days plus infrequent parties, snacks and drinks
    • Employee discount on Ledger products
Ledger guarantees equity for all during the recruitment process, without any distinction of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, social status, disability or age