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Resilience Manager


Alfred H Knight has an exciting opportunity for a Resilience Manager to join our team in Liverpool, UK.

The Resilience Manager (RM) provides AHK with subject matter knowledge and skills to enable the required capabilities to be developed and maintained to be a resilient organisation in a complex and diverse industry. The RM will work closely with all departments and services to help prepare the business to withstand, absorb and recover from disruptive challenges. This includes developing our incident management capabilities to support our overall objectives.

The RM will further enhance and manage the Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) and take a lead role in our emergency response planning as a key part of our Organisational Resilience Programme.



Alfred H Knight is a totally independent, family owned business spanning five generations. A global network of strategically placed offices and laboratories enable global trade by providing independent inspection, analysis and consultancy services to the metals and minerals, solid fuels and agriculture industries.

We have honed & carefully crafted our reputation. Delivering knowledge and professionalism in all aspects of weighing, sampling and analysis. We thrive by continuing to re-invest in our facilities, technology and people. Click here to find out more about AHK.



To be successful at Alfred H Knight you will need to display the following:



Required Competencies

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of emergency response and business continuity planning.
  • Sound knowledge, understanding and experience of Organisational Resilience.
  • Sound knowledge of ISO 22310:2019 and other associated and relevant quality standards.
  • Understanding of compliance and regulatory requirements including Environment, Social and Governance (ESG).
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated experience of coordinating complex and challenging projects.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong team skills.
  • Ability to influence and negotiate with others.
  • Strong decision making skills.
  • Emotional intelligence.
  • Motivated, driven and innovative thinker.
  • Leadership qualities.
  • Values equality and diversity and ability to contribute to  and achieve compliance requirements.
  • IT skills.


Required Work Experience

  • Experience and competence of circa 5+ years in the Resilience profession.
  • Proven experience of successfully developing and implementing Resilience capabilities.
  • Demonstrated success in creating Emergency and Business Continuity Plans.
  • Competent in training and exercise testing of Resilience Plans and capabilities.
  • Experience and qualifications in Incident Management.
  • Experience of facilitating workshops.
  • Experience of working with senior management.
  • Project management.


Required Qualifications

  • Degree level or above in a Resilience related subject.
  • Diploma in Emergency Management (Desired).
  • Certificate in Business Continuity Institute (CBCI) or other Resilience related qualification.
  • ISO 22310:19 Lead Auditor (Desired).
  • Member of relevant Resilience Professional Body (Desired).



This role will require travel to AHK locations as part of the development and maintenance of our Resilience Policy and business development needs.



We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match including pension, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.

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