Senior Specialist Business Continuity Full-time Job

4 weeks ago   Sales & Marketing   Abu Dhabi   36 views Reference: 37215
Job Details

Key Responsibilities/Duties

Strategy and Planning

Contribute to the development, implementation, and update of the section related policy, procedures manual, delegation of authority, systems user manuals and standard forms, and ensure alignment with UAEAA’s overall policies and procedures.

Contribute to the development, implementation, and update of the sections’ strategic, budget and procurement, and operational plans ensuring alignment with the department and sector strategy and objectives, and UAEAA’s mission and vision.

Assist in the development of the section Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and ensure to meet individual KPIs to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

Operations (with sub-headings)

Develop and implement the Business Continuity Management System including governance framework, policy and procedures, strategy, and plans in accordance with NCEMA standards to ensure continuity of operations during disruption and emergencies.

Conduct business continuity awareness programs and trainings to create awareness and equip all employees on how to response in case of disruptions.

Conduct business impact analysis and risk assessment and develop strategies and business continuity plan according to needs of the organizational units for continuous operation in case of disruption.

Conduct testing and exercise of business continuity plan to monitor UAEAA level of preparedness in case of disruption.

Consolidate business continuity plan submitted by the organizational units and develop the overall UAEAA business continuity plan and ensure individual needs of the organization units are captured.

Monitor the performance of business continuity management system and ensure objectives are met.

Prepare reports on the performance of the business continuity management system and ensure non-conformities are captured and submit to management for review.

Develop and implement yearly business continuity audit program to ensure conformance of the organization to ISO 22301: 2019 and NCEMA.

Talent Management and Development

Ensure completion of required trainings and certification programs in order to keep current with job requirements and ensure continuous performance improvements.

Obtain timely performance review assessments for midyear and annual performance review and ensure to meet the set KPIs.

Keep current with updated information relevant to the role to ensure standard performance level is achieved.

Contribute to knowledge dissemination/sharing to build internal capabilities of the team and maximize their effective performance.

Contribute to the development of UAE National employees in line with the objectives of the Authority and its Emiratization strategy.


Ensure adherence and compliance with all UAEAA corporate policies, procedures and guidelines (HR, IT, Procurement, Finance, Health and Safety, etc.).

Prepare section’s related correspondence such as e-mails, memos, and letters to ensure professionalism, completeness and accuracy of information.

Retain, document, preserve, and archive section’s related physical and electronic records in accordance with relevant policies and procedures.

Respond any section related queries and provide required support to relevant UAEAA’s organizational units and employees as and when required.

Utilize relevant technologies used within UAEAA in order to optimize work efficiency.

Company Description
Our Mission
At the UAE Accountability Authority (UAEAA), we are custodians of more than just accounts; we are guardians of the future. Upholding transparency, integrity, and excellence, we navigate the forefront of the industry as pioneers. Our mission is twofold: to bolster financial precision and accountability, and by doing so, protect public funds which are the bedrock for future generations. We strive to secure a stable and reliable economic landscape that serves both businesses and individuals, ensuring that today's resources are preserved and utilized for tomorrow's prosperity.
Our Culture
Our doors open to a world where professionalism meets passion. We believe in fostering a culture where every team member feels valued and inspired to reach their full potential. Here, your voice matters, your work has impact, and your growth is our priority.