Business Continuity and Compliance

  • To establish risk management strategies aligned to the strategic objectives of the organisation and to build business resilience by the creation of a robust business continuity plan.
  • To ensure that the organisation is compliant with key regulations, legislation and codes of practice in order to promote a safe and healthy working environment.

FM functional area components:

Risk Management

  • To understand the principles of corporate governance, its relationship to risk management and the importance of risk management in the context of an organisational strategy.
  • To review the effectiveness of risk management strategies, apply risk transfer and contribute to a robust business continuity plan.
  • To assess the risk of not being compliant with relevant legislation.

Compliance

  • To understand corporate governance and the scope of a facilities manager's role, which is influenced and affected by a plethora of regulation and legislation for example: Health and Safety, Environmental, Employment, Contract, Company, etc.
  • To be responsible for ensuring that all relevant legislation etc., is adhered to in the workplace and to create a culture of proactive compliance.
CAREER
LEVEL
Risk Management Compliance
STRATEGIC Develops and evaluates the effectiveness of a facilities management risk strategy in context of an organisation's risk profile Develops and evaluates the effectiveness of facilities management policies to meet corporate governance obligations to comply with all legislative, statutory and regulatory requirements
SENIOR Develops facilities management risk monitoring systems and processes Develops and reviews facilities management processes and procedures that meet compliance requirements
MANAGER Implements processes and monitors risk in compliance with an organisation's risk strategy Manages the implementation of facilities management policies and procedures that meet compliance requirements
SUPERVISORY Monitors and reports on health and safety, incident management and business continuity risk within their area of responsibility Ensures that all operational tasks are carried out in compliance with all legislative, statutory and regulatory requirements
SUPPORT Follows facilities management procedures for health and safety, incident management and business continuity Understands the impact of legal, statutory and regulatory requirements within the facilities management function

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