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Business Continuity Professional in Abu Dhabi at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 2/16/2019

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    Abu Dhabi
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Job Description

Job Number: R0042693

Business Continuity Professional

Key Role:

Lead the development of Cyber Resilience solutions for private sector clients, including business continuity and disaster recovery strategies, risk assessments, Cyber threat evaluation, Business Impact Analyses (BIA), and documentation of Business Continuity (BC) and Disaster Recovery (DR) plans and procedures. Plan, conduct, and debrief exercises to stress test the adequacy of existing plans and strategies in case of Cyber-attacks, provide recommendations and updates, as required. Develop COOP plans for public sector clients, including defining and developing onsite and off-site COOP requirements and participating in COOP preparedness exercises, assess preparedness to Cyber threats and incidents, and recommend improvement efforts. Comprehend the growing impacts of data breaches and the sophistication of Cyber-attacks to organize, direct, and guide Cyber resilience teams to ensure successful delivery of BCM, DR, and COOP projects. Lead business development activities across MENA clients to grow the MENA Cyber resilience account, partner with senior leaders to develop Cyber Resilience strategies, and advise on best practices in maintaining and developing Cyber resilience solutions. Remain current on Cyber resilience leading practices, adapt those leading practices to the client’s situation and levels of organizational maturity and capacity, collaborate with other firm Cybersecurity teams to develop, inject, and deliver BC, DR, and COOP service capabilities into blended projects covering all aspects of the Cybersecurity life cycle, including people, process, and technology, lead Cyber resilience projects in a fast-paced environment in addition to proposal, marketing, intellectual capital, and other capability development activities.

Basic Qualifications:

-7+ years of experience with business continuity, disaster recovery, and crisis and emergency management

-5+ years of experience with consulting or professional services required

-Experience with conducting BIAs and business process analysis and developing BC and DR plans

-Experience with Cybersecurity subject-matter, including geopolitics, strategy, risk assessment, and governance

-Experience with Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint and Excel and developing high-end, polished client presentations and analytical products

-Knowledge of MENA regional challenges and growth opportunities

-Ability to comprehend and distill complex technical issues into salient insights and data-backed recommendations, communicate complex topics effectively to diverse audiences in oral and written forms, and collaborate on diverse, cross-functional teams with technical and domain experts

-Ability to travel up to 80% of the time to and within the MENA region

-BA or BS degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering, or Science

-CBCP or MBCP Certification required

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience in hands-on collaboration with clients and customers

-Experience with leading teams and managing projects

-Knowledge of the oral and written Arabic language preferred

-Ability to display a demonstrated track record of client service and business development

-Ability to gain the confidence of senior leadership

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Possession of excellent analytical, logical reasoning, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills

-CISSP or other Cybersecurity Certification preferred

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