GRC/DR Manager

Date posted 16.10.2016

Ref number 356558

Job Details
Location United Arab Emirates
Number of Vacancies 1
Career Level Mid Level
Minimum Experience 10 - 15 years
Minimum Education Level Bachelors Degree
English Level Advanced
Special Requirements

Knowledge of industry best practice standards pertaining to BCM/DR
Understanding of international and local regulations pertaining  to Aviation and BCM/DR
Proficiency in industry standard Service Management Operations principles: Incident Management, Vulnerability Management, Change Management etc.
Ability to manage execution of projects by security services providers and internal teams
Good administrative skills with effectiveness in delivering modules and driving POCs
Very good written and oral communication skills required


Bachelors degree from a university preferably in Computer Science, Management Information Systems
Post-graduation (preferably in Information Technology or Computer Science) desirable
Industry and domain certifications such as CBCP, DRCE, ISO22301, ISO24762 or equivalent
ITIL Foundation certificate in ITSM desirable
At least 10 years of information systems Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery work experience
BCM/DR certification mandatory
Experience in working in a dynamic context within a managed services, multi-vendor and geographically-dispersed organizational environment
Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams towards incident resolution and task completion
Deep knowledge of Business Continuity best practices and methodologies
Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Demonstrated analytical skills


Overview of aviation industry
Business continuity threat awareness (ongoing)
Stakeholder management


Knowledge of common tools (like MS Office Suite, MS Project)
Verbal and written communication, with ability to interact professionally with a diverse range of business and IT stakeholders at various organizational levels

Support the managed service provider in developing and maintaining a Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) in accordance with the BCM/DR strategy and BCP
Ensure the validity of the BCM/DR plans through regular testing, plan updates and maintenance by the managed service provider
Implement improvement process based on the results of the exercises/tests
Develop and deliver an appropriate Awareness Program to be used enterprise-wide for the purposes of educating stakeholders on the importance of a comprehensive BCM/DR program
Ensure that the managed service provider creates and maintain required documentation which at a minimum should include impact analysis, risk assessment, recovery plans, contacts lists and test plans
Create KPIs and dashboards to report the business continuity status of business units to senior management
Support the service provider in evaluating the technical Disaster Recovery capabilities of the IT infrastructure and developing plans to improve them
Recommend reference architecture for Disaster Recovery
Act as the primary point of contact for the service provider in the event of a disaster to support recovery activities


Policies and Procedures
Implement relevant policies, processes and procedures and monitor adherence so that work is carried out in a controlled manner
Day-to-Day Operations
Supervise standard and complex day-to-day operations to ensure that work processes are implemented as designed and in compliance with established standards and procedures
Safety, Quality & Environment
Comply with all relevant safety, security, quality, health and environmental procedures to ensure a healthy and safe work environment
Salary and Allowance
Salary Negotiable
Employment Visa Provided
Transportation Negotiable
Housing Negotiable
Medical Insurance Negotiable
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About Company

Company Size Over 200 Employees

On GULF Market Over 10 Years

Company Type Direct Employer

GRC/DR Manager



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