Business Continuity Manager


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Position Details
Reference No.
Business Continuity Manager
Employment Type
Full Time
Available Positions
Posted On:
Contact Details
MTN Cyprus
Contact Person
Andreas Matsangos
87 Kennedy Street, Nicosia
Job Description

We are currently looking for a Business Continuity Manager (BCM) for our head offices in Nicosia, Cyprus. As a Business Continuity Manager, you will be responsible to develop, implement and manage MTN’s Business Continuity Management programme and ensure that the programme is implemented, monitored and maintained across the entire organization, on an on-going basis to consistently minimize business continuity risk within the organization.

Core purpose of the Job:

  • Identify and address legal and regulatory requirements and contractual obligations for business continuity

  • Overall accountability and responsibility for BCM policy implementation, review and update

  • Overall responsibility for implementation and maintenance of Business Continuity Management programme

  • Raise the level of BCM awareness and training within MTN

  • Overall accountability of maintaining the documentation appropriate to size and complexity of the organisation

  • Overall accountability of monitoring the performance of business continuity capability of the organisation

  • Manage costs associated with business continuity

  • Plan and organise Management Review of BCM at periodic intervals and follow up for the implementation of preventive, corrective and continual improvement actions identified during the Management Review

  • Ensure that the BCM programme is exercised as per the defined plans and schedules

  • Provide assistance to the business with test plan development, execution and assessment of the test results

  • Assess reported incidents that have impacted or may have affected MTN’s ability to recover, ensuring incidents are tracked and closed with proper action and relevant BCM documentation updated as per revision policy with the lessons learnt

  • Maintain and review all critical incidents that have occurred and the corresponding resolution timeframe, and apprise relevant stakeholders of the same

  • Regularly liaise with the business departments to challenge the suitability and reasonability of the recovery strategies

  • Ensure that the continuity requirements for new projects have been identified and approved.  Ensure that the requisite policies and standards are developed

  • Monitoring, action and closure of actions on the BCM Risk Register

  • Reporting on the progress of business continuity risks as per MTN’s reporting requirements

  • Report on the status of BCM implementation and capability as per MTN’s reporting requirements

Required Qualifications

Candidate Profile:

  • Degree in Telecoms, IT or Risk Management.

  • Certification – CBCI or CBCP or AMBCI or MBCI or MBCP.

  • 3 – 5 years' experience in implementing business continuity management, disaster recovery and crisis management plans, with at least two (2) years’ experience in the telecommunication industry.

  • A strong background in IT, business and risk management is an added advantage.

  • Project management training or experience, with proven competency in executing large projects, on-time and within budget.

  • Experience leading and managing high-performance multidisciplinary workgroups or teams to meet goals across multiple projects.

Other Requirements

All interested candidates should forward their CVs to

Closing Date:  28th June 2017.