Assistant Manager Business Continuity Commercial Bank of Dubai

  • Full time
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • 10000-25000 AED / Month

Commercial Bank of Dubai

Assistant Manager Business Continuity Commercial Bank of Dubai is responsible for developing and maintaining the Bank’s business continuity plans and data. As well as supporting all activities necessary to enable the Bank to respond to any business interruption. This is an intermediate level and full time role and for this job the salary ranges form 10000 AED to 25000 AED.

Responsibilities of Assistant Manager Business Continuity

  • Update and revise all BCP/DR materials and documentation (e.g. Business Impact Analysis, plans, emergency response procedures, call lists, test results, etc.).
  • Provide guidance and support to all business units, including Branches, for the development, maintenance and testing of unit continuity plans.
  • Manage the planning and co-ordination of all business continuity technical and user testing.
  • Liaise with the Bank’s Business Continuity Coordinators to develop effective working relationships.
  • Conduct and manage the risk analysis process for functional areas to identify points of vulnerability, single points of failure, assist with the identification of risk avoidance and mitigation strategies.
  • Active management and participation in the event of a business interruption.
  • Develop status reports (e.g. report cards) on departmental continuity plans and prepare management reports as necessary.
  • Execution of any other reasonable requests made by Senior Management or Head of Business Continuity Management.
  • Manage the execution and direction of the BC/DR program. Manage the scheduling budget, and scope of recovery programs. Assist with preparation and maintenance of the program status to CEO and Management Committee as well as Auditors.
  • Manage and participate when required to determine risk, priorities and BCM investment strategies. Proactive identifications of key risks in the IT and business areas. Develop and manage the development of action plans and to mitigate or eliminate risk.
  • Promote business continuity management through training and awareness. Develops service level risk management agreements with other businesses and vendors.
  • BC/DR Plan Maintenance & Verification by facilitating the maintenance and verification of the continuity plans.
  • Familiarity with the current regulatory environment on BCP for financial services companies (e.g. CBUAE regulations, Basel II, etc.).
  • Knowledge of technology product development life cycle, technical infrastructure concepts (e.g. telecommunications, data storage, resiliency, etc.).

Requirements of Assistant Manager Business Continuity

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 5 years of relevant experience in the field of Business Continuity Management.
  • Thorough understanding of IT services, Business Continuity and program management disciplines.
  • Experience in supporting Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery capabilities.
  • 3 years of project/program management.

Skills and Knowledge Desired

  • Good command of English language.
  • Planning and organizing skills.
  • Business Continuity Management skills.
  • Strong analytical, logical reasoning and problem solving skills.
  • IT & Networking skills.

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