Head of Business Continuity

Responsible for instigating, developing, maintaining, and driving the day-to-day functions related to Business Continuity Plans and Procedures to keep the Company functioning in cases of disruptive events such as natural disasters, technological and workplace crisis, terrorist/ manmade disasters, while managing Disaster Recovery operations within the
Company. Responsible for conducting a detailed Companywide business impact analysis and risk assessment that includes IT systems, building facilities, personnel and supply chain

Liaise with the respective Business Functions and understand the division's functionalities in order to identify the risk areas.
Identify and categorise areas that could cause a business interruption.
Instigate, develop and implement Plans and Procedures to ensure business continuity and recovery in cases of unforeseen circumstances.
Provide professional, specialised skills, including, Business Continuity Planning, Project Management, and Problem Analysis and Resolution.
Capitalise on business opportunities to refine processes to mitigate exposure during disruptions of service, and, possibly, improve day-to-day operations.
Assist Business Functions with assessment of potential business impact (Business Impact Analysis).
Design, develop and document Business Continuity Plans, reviewing on a timely basis. Recommend recovery strategies and options and assist with the implementation of recovery solutions.
Develop schedules for training/ awareness for staff and coordinate business continuity plan exercises.
Provide expertise and support to management and business functional areas, as requested, when a business disruption occurs.
Safeguard data processing operations by identifying potential problems that may result in interruptions to critical data processingoperations.
Develop and Implement Disaster Recovery, Data Sensitivity, Library Management, Back-up and Recovery Plans and Procedures.
Ensure compliance within corporate guidelines, while developing and implementing the Disaster Recovery Plans.
Report the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery status of business units to senior management.
Produce well drafted Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery reports to communicate observations , risk involved in the currentprocesses and & its prospective impact, and subsequent recommendations .
Act as SME for all business continuity and crisis management situations, offering guidance and support to the business.



5+ years Retail Operations management experience with knowledge of risk management Business Continuity/ Disaster Recovery.

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