Operational Resilience Officer (198219)

  Information

Information Technology
Mid Career (2-6 years)
Not specified

  Company

Not specified
Insurance
New Cairo, Cairo, Egypt

  Description

  • Direct and support in the development of Business Continuity plans and procedures, and providing regular status updates to management.
  • Develop, maintain, or implement business continuity strategies and solutions, including risk assessments, business impact analyses, and documentation of business continuity procedures
  • Liaise with key infrastructure teams to identify gaps, set recovery time objectives and convey business needs/expectations.
  • Plan, conduct, and debrief regular BC related drills and exercises to test the adequacy of existing plans and strategies, updating procedures and plans regularly.
  • Act as a coordinator for continuity efforts after a disruption event by coordinating with the emergency and crisis management teams as required.
  • Ensure that all technical components of the Business Continuity plans are successfully tested regularly, or whenever significant changes are made to those components.
  • Document the results of all tests and exercises, and identifying and implementing any recommended enhancements to the Business Continuity plans and procedures.
  • Ensure all personnel with specific Business Continuity responsibilities are adequately trained to fulfill those responsibilities.
  • Identify, prepare and deliver awareness training to those with and without BC responsibilities.
  • Organize and conduct or participate in BCMS self-assessments and audits and reviews and implement agreed actions.
  • Organize and facilitate or participate in business impact analysis (BIA) and risk assessments and update the BCMS plans and procedures on regular basis.
  • Support all departments and business units in the company to exercise, update and maintain their specific BC plans and procedures including revision of specific BIA and risk assessment.
  • Review and ensure the company BCMS is always kept compliant with the applicable laws, and selected standards and best practices.
  • Coordinate with external emergency response organizations for local and regional preparedness efforts, activities, training, and emergency response as necessary
  • Prepare and provide and follow up the necessary inputs into the company risk register and assist in keeping the register up to date

  Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or Business from a reputable university. 
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience preferably in financial sector.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in business continuity management and crisis management.
  • Knowledge of BC laws, standards and best practices.
  • Knowledge in information technology is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent Command of English.
Created on03 Oct 2021
Last updated on03 Oct 2021
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