BCM Manager

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Job Location – UAE(ONSITE)

Role Highlights
• Lead the BCMS and related initiatives and act as a focal point of contact for BCMS-related interested parties (internal and external).
• Ensuring that the BCMS and business continuity initiatives were undertaken are aligned to the overall business requirements, vision, and objectives.
• Obtain top management approval on budgets and plans to support the business continuity-related activities on an ongoing basis.
• Monitor the current state of BCMS, identify gaps and develop capabilities to address the gaps between the current state and the desired state.
• Ensuring that all program components have been developed considering the business and operations.
• Responsible for BCM activities including implementation, operation, and maintenance of the BCM Program.
• Ensure reviews are conducted on various aspects of the BCM Program as per the schedule and/or based on out-of-cycle triggers.
• Ensure the updated BCMS documentation is available to staff via the internal portal.
• Ensure that BIA data is reviewed, validated, updated, and consolidated on an annual basis and/or based on out-of-cycle maintenance triggers.
• Prepare and present BIA reports to the Steering Committee.
• Ensure the BIA report is approved.
• Prepare and present TRA reports and recommendations to the Steering Committee.
• Ensure TRA report is approved.
• Implement, maintain and update the BCM strategy, recovery options, and arrangements as and when required.
• Assess the preparedness of different departments for meeting the recovery strategies and BCM objectives.
• Ensure BCM strategies and continuity solutions are approved.
• Plan, organize, and coordinate the BCM training and awareness programs for staff and vendors in coordination with the Human Resources department and Department Heads.
• Develop an annual training and awareness plan and maintain it centrally to address the training and awareness requirements for different continuity plans.
• Ensure that an internal audit of the BCMS is completed on an annual basis covering applicable standards
• Ensure critical suppliers and service providers are sufficiently capable to meet the identified BIA requirements and agreements by auditing their capabilities.
• Plan and facilitate the Management Review meetings on a regular basis and/or based on out-of-cycle maintenance triggers.

Technical Skills
• Should hold a professional qualification related to BCM
• Good understanding of BCMS and the relevant standards like ISO 22301 and NCEMA
• Shall have past experience in managing business continuity practice
• Should be a person of managerial level
• Understand the organization’s risk maturity and possess relevant risk knowledge background
• Shall be able to communicate in English and Arabic
• Shall have a good understanding of Information Technology (IT) and relevant background
• Shall have Project Management experience in setting up and implementing organizational BCM projects