South Africa


Reference # FSCA 690
Published 14/01/2022
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
To define, manage the ongoing daily Business Continuity Management (BCM) activities within the FSCA. The role also includes the implementation of the BCM strategy and BCM policy across departments and business units. The person appointed to this position will report to the Senior Manager: Governance Risk Assurance.

Job Functions Compliance & Regulatory Affairs
Industries Regulatory
Key Performance Areas:
•To provide assurance on the FSCA’s capability to protect its business interest by minimising the impact of significant incidents or disruptions.
•Establish responsibility and accountability for BCM crisis management and ensure that appropriate incident management structures are in place.
•Facilitate and coordinate the development of Business Continuity Plans.
•Continuously assess the environment and identify potential business interruptions, develop mechanisms to safeguard against these interruptions and implement recovery procedures.
•Facilitate the execution of annual Business Impact Assessments including annual environment threat and risk assessments to ensure the Business Continuity responses remain relevant.
•Continuously liaise with the ICT Disaster Recovery function to ensure business and ICT recovery is aligned.
•Assist in the preparation of the BCM budget and manage the expenditure thereof.
•Direct, train, motivate and align all FSCA staff and, the departmental BCM champions and administrators to adhere to the FSCA BCM policies and procedures and to meet the objectives of the respective systems and comply with BCM standards.
•Communicate recovery environment requirements and contingency plans associated with the FSCA’s Divisions and Departments.
•Develop BCM policies, frameworks, guidelines and plans and monitor compliance of these.
•Ensure appropriate Incident Response structures and procedures are maintained and implemented to manage business interruptions in a properly coordinated manner.
•Ensure that all technical components of the Business Continuity Plans are successfully tested annually or whenever significant changes are made to those components and document results of all tests and exercises with the purpose of implementing recommended enhancements to the Business Continuity Plans and Procedures.
•Coordinate electronic access to, and hard copy distribution of, the Business Continuity Plans and Procedures and administer contracts and service agreements with Business Continuity service providers.

Other Key Competencies:
The candidate must demonstrate the following skills and attributes: Good interpersonal and emotional intelligence skills; computer literacy; ability to work effectively under pressure individually and as a team; effective communication (verbal and written) skills; advance report writing skills with attention to high quality standards; Analytical skills; Ability to think innovatively and strategically; and not limited administrative skills.

FSCA is committed towards increasing the representation of marginalised groups in line with its Employment Equity Plan. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please note that correspondence and communication will only be conducted with short listed candidates and that the FSCA reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified.

An appropriate bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Risk Management Computer Science/ IT with at least 5 – 7 years’ experience in the Business Continuity management field. Professional qualification in Crisis Management, Business Continuity or Risk Management is advantageous (e.g. CBCI, AMBCI, MBCI, MBCP, CBCP, ISO 22301 Lead Implementer) will be advantageous.

Job Closing Date 24/01/2022
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