Xcel Energy Program Manager, Enterprise Resilience Job in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

Position Summary

Provide support in the overall program lifecycle for the Company’s Enterprise Continuity program. This role will develop plans in support of the Enterprise Continuity program including emergency response processes, business continuity lifecycle management and external partner engagement. Support leadership in improving overall program maturity and measuring progress against industry standards including ISO Standard 22301 – Organizational Resilience. Provide timely reports to direct leadership and senior leaders. Other duties include leading projects, providing Enterprise Continuity training and awareness to the enterprise, and providing support for the Enterprise Response Center and Business Continuity Management functions.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop metrics and data collection procedures to measure program maturity progress. Generate and analyze timely reports to direct leadership and senior leaders.

  • Lead key projects to improve processes and test crisis management and business continuity activities. Keep on top of trends and new methods for improving Enterprise Continuity practices.

  • Support the Enterprise Continuity strategic roadmap. Develop plans in support of the overall program including emergency response processes, business continuity lifecycle management and external partner engagement.

  • Support maintenance of the Enterprise Continuity services catalog and integrating Enterprise Continuity into the Enterprise Security Services digital presence.

  • Provide input on design of existing and new enterprise business continuity and emergency management tools. Work with the Enterprise Response Center and Business Continuity teams to create processes and support ongoing maintenance and communications for the tools.

  • Develop, deliver and evaluate continuity and resilience awareness and training across the organization.

  • Responsible for supporting implementation of Enterprise Response Center and Business Continuity Management initiatives.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent experience

  • At least 5 years of security experience, focus and expertise in incident and crisis management

  • Business Continuity professional certification or ability to obtain within one year:• Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP)• Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)• Member, Business Continuity Institute (MBCI)

  • Strong understanding of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery concepts

  • Safety, security, and risk management experience is desirable

  • Excellent planning, organizational, negotiation and client service skills

  • Previous business and/or project experience leading complex initiatives

  • Ability to demonstrate analytical expertise, close attention to detail, excellent critical thinking, logic, and solution orientation and to learn and adapt quickly

  • Strong oral and written communication skills including experience in effective communication with executive leadership


As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: MN - Minneapolis || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Customer And Innovation || 56600:Enterprise Resilience || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 15142

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com