VP, Business Continuity Management

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • United Overseas Bank
  • 18 Nov 17

VP, Business Continuity Management

Job Description
As part of the Group BCM team, you will play a key role in implementing the business continuity programme to ensure effective business continuity for critical business units (locally and overseas), ensuring essential business operations in the event of a disaster/crisis.

Key responsibilities:
  1. Manage implementation of end to end business continuity programme for the Group
  2. Facilitate risk assessment, business impact analysis, business continuity planning and crisis management planning
  3. Validate developed plans via coordination and execution of tests and exercises
  4. Strengthen BCM awareness at all levels via training and workshops
  5. Align Group-wide BCM practices, enhance BCM readiness of overseas subsidiaries and overseas branches
  6. Monitor preparedness of IT disaster recovery capabilities
  7. Help mature BCM programme and integrate BCM best practices into the Bank
  8. Provision, manage and maintain operational readiness of recovery facilities, command centres and resources
  9. Support crisis invocation and coordinate implementation of recovery resources as appropriate
  10. Ensure good governance and manage issues, coordinate reconciliation and resolution actions, and follow through to closure
  11. Maintain compliance towards Bank and Regulatory BCM policies
  12. Support and manage audit requests


Job Requirements
Technical Skills:
  • Recognised university degree
  • Hands on experience in BCM programme activities and implementation within a bank or solid banking operations knowledge of at least 5 years
  • Exposure to supporting crisis events
  • Led project/programme management initiatives
  • Good understanding of global BCM regulatory requirements, particularly Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and China
  • Professionally accredited BCM practitioner

Soft Skills:
  • Mature, confident and articulate
  • Assertive and ability to operate at all levels of seniority
  • Analytical, creative and self-driven
  • Team player yet comfortable in working independently
  • Proven relationship management and interpersonal skills