Business Continuity Manager

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
Abu Dhabi
AED 600,000 - 800,000
Job description

Apply Before 03/20/2023, 12:17 PM

Job Description

Role : Business Continuity Manager

Role Purpose:

Provides professional, specialized skills, including: business continuity planning, project management, and problem analysis and resolution. Participates in major project assignments to:

Assist business partners in resolving business issues related to work area (business function) recovery planning and recovery plan development / enhancements.

Assists in identifying business opportunities to refine production processes to mitigate exposure during disruptions of service, and, possibly, improve day-to-day operations.

Facilitates and coordinates the development of work area (business function) business continuity plans for all Consumer & Commercial business units

Key Accountabilities of the role

Assist business units with:

Assessment of potential business impact (Business Impact Analysis), Definition of Critical, time-sensitive functions,

Design, development, and documentation of work area (business function) business continuity plans.

Recommend recovery strategies and options, and assist with the implementation of recovery solutions.

Coordinate business continuity plan exercises.

Develop schedules for training / awareness for business partner associates.

Coordinate development of business unit schedules for annual business continuity documentation maintenance and update, exercises, and independent review and validation.

Report the business continuity status of business units to senior management.

Provide support to management and business functional areas, as requested, when a business disruption occurs

Assist in the development & implementation of the overall enterprise business continuity strategy for ADIB

Assist in the development and maintenance of enterprise Business Continuity policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines.

Work directly with business areas to facilitate the preparation and maintenance of business impact assessments, recovery plans, procedures and preparations. Act as an advocate and liaison between business and technical areas to ensure that recovery requirements and issues are identified and effectively addressed.

Provide support to training program to ensure employee awareness of their Business Continuity responsibilities. Ensure all employees is familiar with the relevant provisions of the Business Continuity plans.

Specialist Skills / Technical Knowledge Required for this role:

Strong interpersonal skills

Collaborative partner – ability to interact with all functions and levels including senior management

Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines

Good understanding of banking processes and products

Strong analytical skills

Strong verbal / written communications. Must be able to interface and coordinate work efficiently and effectively with business partners in remote locations,

Strong administrative skills, with effectiveness in developing tasks to achieve target dates,

Business Continuity or similar certification – a plus

2-5 years’ experience in the following areas:

Business Continuity (BCP, DRP, Crisis management)

Customer Service / Experience

Internal Control processes (controls testing)

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