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Business Continuity Specialist-Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

LocationDubai, Dubai, Middle East PP Adecco

Job typeSpecialist


CategoryIT and Telecommunications

Business Continuity Specialist-Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Adecco Middle East is looking for a Business Continuity Specialist for one of our client based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. We are looking for a resource who can coordinate all aspects of BCM planning ahead of an operational disruption and recovery execution following a disruption.
Job Title: Business Continuity Specialist 
Job Location: Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Exp level: 10 years
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Open for discussion
The BCM Manager will be key focal point for implementing, maintaining, monitoring and reviewing the overall BCM Program.
Lead the development and implementation of BCM documentation as per the regulatory requirements and ISO 22301 standards.
Successful lead and implement BCMS in the organization as per the directions from Business Continuity Management Steering Committee.
Consult with established BCM Team in order to provide expertise in continuity planning methodology, resiliency and recovery solutions and recovery execution processes
Lead the development, update and maintenance of regular BIA and RA exercises as necessary.
Draft and exercising and testing plan which must be approved by division heads; after
each exercising and testing, BCM Manager must prepare and lead Exercising and Testing including drafting Testing Report.
Document the Business Continuity Plan (BCP) drill learning points and ensure they are addressed in the next BCP drill.
Support all internal and external audit exercises and ensure nonconformities are addressed as per the agreed implementation timelines
Maintaining physical custody of all BCM documents including BCM Policies, Charters, procedures, plans, reports, assessments, audit reports and ensuring that all BCM Stakeholders receive these BCM documents as and when required.
Conduct BCM training sessions with BCM Champions and ensure that BCM awareness program is given to all staff which meet minimum standards as per regulatory requirements and ISO BCM standards.
IT Disaster Recovery Roles and Responsibility:
Draft, coordinate, monitor, test and setup all IT related aspects internal staff and external vendor.
The IT Disaster Recovery Team has a role during disaster as well as normalcy; the major responsibilities include:
Ensuring the maintenance of Disaster Recovery Sites.
Comply with all IT requirements mentioned in all applicable regulatory/ compliance (Tadawul, CMA etc.) requirements that are related to BCM.
Coordinating the DR training activities.
Providing periodic status updates to BCM Steering Committee and BCM Manager during the course of Disaster Recovery site recovery.
Draft DR Plan and send to BCM Steering Committee for sign-off
Ensuring DR Test schedule is communicated with BCM Steering Committee and concerned stakeholders for sign-off.
Ensuring testing of the disaster recovery plan is done as scheduled and test report is shared with the BCM Steering Committee and concerned stakeholders for sign-off.
Ensuring that DR activities are conducted in line with regulatory expectations including Tadawul and CMA requirements
Aligning with BCM Steering Committee on annual DR tests for critical assets and critical infrastructure.
Handle all IT corrective actions as an outcome of BCM test.

If you are interested in this position, please click the APPLY NOW button for immediate employment consideration. We regret that due to volume of response, we can only contact initial successful applicants. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, then your application has been unsuccessful.

Adecco Middle East is an Equal Opportunities Employer based in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and offers HR solutions for Permanent Recruitment, Emiratization, Executive Search, IT Outsourcing, Temporary Staffing, Visa and Payrolling, PRO services, Adecco Onsite, Assessment Center and Global Mobility business. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 company headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland and powered by nine global brands: Adecco, Adia, Badenoch & Clark, General Assembly, Lee Hecht Harrison, Modis, Pontoon, Spring Professional and Vettery.
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