• Operational Risk and Business Continuity Analyst

    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Francisco

    At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. We believe that personal connections are everything and our success is driven by the relationships we form with our colleagues and clients. You’ll always feel empowered and valued here.


    Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day

    In Lending Services, we document, fund, and service all loans for First Republic. We’re also responsible for servicing investor and collateral loan portfolios, as well as responding to client and loan team inquiries. Lending Services provides operational support in streamlining workflow processes, driving product development, and providing training, lending compliance support, and professional development resources. Additionally, we provide operational risk and internal control oversight, support lending-based systems and vendors, and manage technology projects across First Republic product lines.


    Common goals, uncommon potential

    What you’ll do as a Business Continuity Analyst:

    Business Continuity:

    • Develop, implement and maintain the business continuity and event management program for LS
    • Work with the Enterprise Business Continuity office to update BCP for LS
    • Update and revise the LS Business Impact Analysis
    • Develop and update departmental BCP procedure(s)
    • Manage the Call Tree testing exercise as needed
    • Develop procedures and coordinate the testing of BCP
    • Provide regular status updates to Operational Risk Director and/or Lending Services management
    • Develop and provide training, as necessary, to ensure LS personnel is aware of their roles and responsibilities
    • Participate in disaster recovery testing facilitated by enterprise Information Security as needed

    Vendor Management:

    • Liaise with enterprise Vendor Management to ensure LS adheres to program requirements
    • Liaise with business unit and enterprise Vendor Management to perform due diligence on new vendors and/or existing vendors with new engagements
    • Provide support as needed on periodic vendor reviews

    Policies and Procedures:

    • Coordinate periodic certifications of Lending Services procedures
    • Review procedures provided by LS business units
    • Coordinate updates to LS procedures as needed
    • Perform duties and responsibilities specific to department functions and activities or as assigned by supervisor



    You could be a great fit if you have:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • Must possess at least 3-5 years of business continuity planning experience
    • Must possess 3-5 years of experience in loan operations or related lending experience
    • Must possess strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including MS Excel, Word, MS PowerPoint, Visio and administering MS SharePoint sites
    • Must be able to successfully manage projects of a varied and complex nature
    • Must possess strong analytical, process, and people skills
    • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Must possess the ability to work proactively and operate accurately and efficiently in a fast-paced environment with variable deadlines
    • Must possess demonstrated organizational skills and strong attention to detail

    Job Demands:

    • Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person.

    Own your work and your career — apply now

    Are you willing to go the extra mile because you love what you do and how you can contribute as a team? Do you want the freedom to grow and the opportunity to take charge of your own career? If so, then come join us.


    We want hard working team players. You’ll have the independence to learn, lead and drive change. A culture of extraordinary service, empowerment and stability — that’s the First Republic way.


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