• KFH Jobs in Kuwait | Business Continuity Management Analyst

    KFH Jobs in Kuwait | Business Continuity Management Analyst

    Location: Kuwait

    Job Description

    Kuwait Finance House - KFH is currently recruiting for the role of Business Continuity Management Analyst

    To assist in the development and implementation of the KFH Business Continuity Plan (in coordination with Risk and other relevant functions within KFH) in order to ensure that effective arrangements/measures are in place to respond to any incident and prevent any unexpected internal/external scenario or disaster from disturbing the continuity of business operations.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Assist in developing a periodic plan to ensure regular Business Impact Analysis exercises are conducted by respective functions in order to determine key processes, dependencies, and financial impact and recovery requirements.

    • Perform independent Threat Risk Assessments to ensure key disruptive risks are identified and mitigated by respective risks owners.

    • Assist business functions in conducting functional Business Impact Analysis and advice on gaps identified through Business Impact Analysis and Threat Risk Assessment activities and follow up on the remedial actions.

    • Closely collaborate with relevant business functions to conduct regular vendors and suppliers’ assessments against certain Business Continuity criteria while understanding associated risks in order to mitigate supply chain disruptions.

    • Verify Business Continuity contractual arrangements prior to making contracts with suppliers, vendors and 3rd parties.

    • Prepare Post Incident Reports including root cause analysis, problem solving and identify lessons learnt for potential improvements and optimizations.

    • Perform a disruptive threat and vulnerability assessment across the supply chain to identify those areas most prone to incidents and disruption and liaise with respective functions for implementing effective remedial actions.

    • Ensure Business Continuity arrangements and plans are kept relevant, up to date and operationally ready to respond effectively and efficiently assuring reliable protection of KFH assets and reputation.

    • Monitor business and IT recovery capabilities to meet the continuity requirements through conducting regular testing in coordination with relevant stakeholders.

    • Support in preparing awareness program to ensure BCM requirements are embedded in other group policies, processes and standards across all functions within the bank for both technical and non-technical areas.

    • Provide the necessary know-how as a subject matter expert and consultation to guide and train the business regarding BCM requirements, best practices, inherent risks, and audit related aspects.

    • Maintain the validity and operability of the Business Continuity alternate sites and Incident Command Centers through conducting relevant exercises with stakeholders and conduct practical simulations on defined scenarios.

    • Lead the BC champions team in the diverse planned testing and exercises activities.

    • Ensure that gaps are identified by business functions in order to identify potential improvement, opportunities and follow-up on post testing and exercising gaps, findings and action items with relevant stakeholders and strive to optimize the BCM maturity to optimal level.

    • Promote BCM awareness culture, provide guidance and participation in BCM awareness trainings as part of the overall Bank’s BCM program.

    • Assist and guide business in developing their annual Business Continuity related testing plans and monitor and report on the progress of implementation.

    Job Requirements

    • 4 years of post-qualification experience in the banking sector with at least 2 years in a relevantposition in business continuity management.

    Job Details

    Company: Kuwait Finance House - KFH

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait

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