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Director - Risk and Business Continuity

Saudi Arabia

Job ID SNS-0248

Posted On
(2046 days ago)

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  • Contribute to the formulation and implementation of Directorate Strategy and Plans as befitting the Sector and overall strategic objectives.
  • Formulate and communicate the performance objectives and continuously monitor progress and alignment towards overall objectives.
  • Manage the implementation of policies and procedures in order to ensure the fulfilment of organizational requirements whilst delivering high-quality services.
  • Manage the operations, deliver expertise, encourage teamwork and align work processes to achieve high performance standards, meet established targets and engage employees.
  • Monitor implementation of the yearly budget and control costs in order to respect allocated budget.
  • Oversee risk assessment activities to identify risk factors within the company, quantify impact and prioritize in order to develop mitigation strategies.
  • Identify operational and physical risks (using vulnerability scanning and other forms) that could impact the business continuity of company and ensure mitigation plans are set.
  • Develop and monitor Organization’s Risk Management approach and strategy to include identification of internal and external business risks and mitigation actions.
  • Develop Organization risk mitigation framework against political, security, social and environmental risks, and detail initiatives to be cascaded to Sectors for implementation.
  • Develop Organization’s business continuity risk mitigation framework and detail initiatives to be cascaded to Sectors for implementation.
  • Monitor compliance to mitigation initiatives for identified risk factors and take appropriate action in case of non-compliance.
  • Manage the selection of insurance parties and contracts related to risk management as per the organization requirements.
  • Manage training sessions to educate and train employees of risk awareness within the organization.
  • Develop reports highlighting all risk assessment and business continuity activities for decision-making purposes.
  • Monitor employee performance and submit continuous feedback to encourage and support employees’ professional development and guide training programs implementation. Bachelor / Master Degree in Business Administration or equivalent
  • A minimum of 12 years of relevant experience with at least 6 years in a similar role.
  • Senior Management level experiences in Risk and Business Continuity.
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