Associate, Risk Global Business Continuity

Job Locations US-Chicago

Who We Are

Revantage is a Corporate Services affiliate of The Blackstone Group, the world’s largest alternative investment firm.  Revantage provides a highly skilled employee base, best-in-class processes, and state-of-the-art technology to multiple Blackstone real estate portfolio companies.  Sectors include Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Housing, and Manufactured Homes.


Revantage, headquartered in Chicago, is one of three global offices that includes Revantage Asia and Revantage Europe.


What We Value: Our Culture

Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum require the right team.  We know what it takes to lead an industry, and are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry.The culture at Revantage is built on our shared core values and commitment to be:


  • Achievers – We expect high standards for ourselves and enable the success of our teams
  • Enthusiasts - We face challenges with optimism and believe anything is possible
  • Leaders - We commit to continuously improve our performance
  • Learners – We learn from our challenges and successes
  • Partners - We deliver value and positive impact to our partners


Why This Role Is Valuable  

The Risk Associate, Global Business Continuity role assists in the development, execution, and testing of business continuity plans to ensure the availability and recovery of critical business processes. Additionally, the Associate, Global Business Continuity will assist with crisis management and the production of operational risk assessments of key sites and processes, globally.  The role interfaces closely with senior leadership on a global and regional level and requires extensive collaboration with other corporate support areas, including IT, Legal, Communications to affect a comprehensive business continuity and technology recovery program globally.

How You Add Value

  • With participation from various departments and regions, assist in the creation of the program and set the enterprise business continuity planning strategy and continuously evolve the program and standards to proactively mitigate risks and respond to evolving regulatory requirements, threats and business changes
  • Conduct risk assessments, and identify and evaluate threats to operations and the firm’s resiliency
  • Guide and assist other business continuity stakeholders conduct business impact assessments and continuity planning along with facilitating testing of those recovery strategies.
  • Assists with incident response, including data breach incidents
  • Facilitate meetings with key stakeholders to assess strengths and weaknesses in the program and ensure adequate resources are allocated to the most critical functions needing attention
  • Drive improvements required to enhance the enterprise’s business continuity framework and program, as part of an Enterprise Resiliency Framework, to ensure consistency with industry best practices and adherence across the globe
  • Continuously enhance the global crisis management program, providing regional representation and support of the business during major events
  • Work closely with IT disaster recovery management to ensure alignment with business continuity planning, test planning, plan improvements and results analysis
  • Conduct reviews with business units to evaluate criticality; at a minimum, conduct annual reviews for key processes
  • Establish and maintain key partnerships across the corporate support areas to ensure business continuity planning and incident response are incorporated into future operational planning
  • Work with stakeholders, crisis management and incident response teams to define benchmarks and metrics to align the program with expectations and set it up for success
  • Review critical third-party contracts of service providers delivering recovery facilities

Participate in external business continuity management organizations and keep abreast of industry best practices, emerging risks & threats, and broader industry issues

What You Bring To The Role


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 3 years in a risk, audit, compliance and/or financial services role
  • Risk experience (across any risk-stripe) nice to have, but not required
  • Four-year degree from an accredited college 
  • Strong project management experience
  • First-class interpersonal skills, including relationship building & maintenance
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written), numerical, presentation & organizational skills
  • Demonstrate strong teamwork skills
  • Effective reasoning and decision-making skills
  • Strong negotiation and investigation skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and follow up in a timely manner
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively as part of a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where superior time-management and prioritization skills are essential



Perks for You

  • Competitive salary, overall compensation and 401(k)
  • Work-life balance offerings include:
    • Remote work policy
    • Productivity Hours – weekly meeting-free work time
    • Bi-weekly Summer Fridays
  • In-house and external learning & development opportunities
  • Generous health insurance and wellness benefits


EEO Statement

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and/or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email  


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