Consultant – Business Continuity Management – KPMG – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Major duties and responsibilities:

  • Oversee and contribute to client mandates (eg procedure development, training and exercising) across crisis management, incident management and business continuity
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships across numerous industry sectors Contribute to ongoing quality management and continuous improvement activities Collaborate with other internal divisions to provide integrated client outcomes, i.e. business continuity, crisis management and technology solutions Serve as a resource and key team member on client projects and help ensure timely delivery of results Participate in client engagements and work streams related to Business Community Management and Crisis Management.


Extend of work:

Main stakeholders this role interacts with: internally within
firm with other service departments to provide an integrated solution
and external to the clients to provide services. Deliverables
Business Continuity Framework Business Continuity Plan Business Impact Analysis Risk/Threat Assessment Crisis Communication Plan Crisis Management Framework Required
skills and knowledge for the role
Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent public speaking skills Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel
and PowerPoint, required Basic proficiency with resiliency, business continuity and mass


Knowledge / Technical Skills:

Continuity Management:
• Identify and maintain a list of the Company’s most
critical business processes based on the financial, reputational, legal
(including regulatory) and operational impact of their disruption
• Ensure documentation of Business Impact Analysis
(BIA), Incident Management & Response Plan, Business Continuity Plan,
Call Tree Testing, Third party assessment in accordance with Group guidance
• Define Recovery Time Objectives (RTOs) and Recovery
Point Objectives (RPOs) for applications that support identified critical
business processes. Ensure the defined RTOs and RPOs must align with the
entity’s business objectives for continuity
• Implement recovery and back-up strategies that will
enable application RTOs and RPOs to be achieved in the event of disruption.
Document procedures and supporting resources required to recover disrupted

Crisis Management:
• Implement process to identify, assess and document
high risk scenarios and where appropriate, develop specific procedures and
plans to monitor and respond to them
• Develop Crisis Management Plan and documentation
including policy, CMT structure and supporting tools/ templates and high risk
scenario plans
• Ensure that protocols and mechanisms for communicating
and coordinating with internal and external stakeholders during a crisis are
documented, together with associated roles and responsibilities
• Prepare Crisis Situation Reports and coordinate
centralised situation awareness for the CMT, ensuring information capture
templates are accurate. Documenting Event Logs, Crisis Logs, Post Crisis
Reviews and Remedial Action Plans

Job Details

Posted Date: 2020-05-28
Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Role: Management
Company Industry: Accounting

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Entry Level

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