Almarai Careers – Head of Business Continuity

Website Almarai

Job Description:

The Head of Business Continuity will be an added team member to develop, implement, and maintain business resilience capability across Almarai in line with industry’s best practice and standards by supporting the business’ growth strategy through the provision of effective frameworks, processes, and subject matter expertise.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and agree on the business resilience strategy with key stakeholders.
  • Produce reports and analysis of incidents including root cause, and follow up activities to senior management as required
  • Monitoring and maintaining knowledge of business continuity standards, events, developments through research, conferences, and training courses.
  • Lead and develop business resilience practices and provide education, training, and awareness to support the business resilience strategy and incident response.
  • Design and deliver in-house Business Continuity / Business Resilience exercises, which test and prove the appropriateness of incident, crisis management, and underlying plans.
  • Responsible for the provision of an appropriate framework to provide an effective incident and crisis management capability across the group, and to lead responses to major incidents.
  • Maintain a forward-looking horizon including current and future threats to the business, adequacy of current mitigations and actions, and propose / lead initiatives to increase appropriateness of responses.
  • Develop and implement an effective business continuity / business resilience capability across the group that satisfies the organization’s business requirements and protects the interests of all stakeholders

Job Requirements:

  • Fluent or Excellent in English communication (written and verbal)
  • Basic IT skills with a working knowledge of the range of MS Office packages and knowledge of electronic security systems
  • Experience of writing procedures, drafting reports, preparing business cases, compiling, and adjusting duty rosters to meet shortfalls in staffing levels
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in a Business Continuity relevant discipline. Master degree in business continuity related field and/or Business Continuity Institute (BCI) membership will be an advantage

Qualification & Experience:

  • At least 10 years of business continuity and crisis management experience
  • Experience of managing incidents, including decision making, influencing, remaining calm under pressure

Job Details:

Company: Almarai

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Project Management

Job Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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