Business Continuity Manager at National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA)

Lusaka, Full Time

National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA)
Location: Zambia
State: Lusaka
Job type: Full-Time
Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Zambia

Job Description

The National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) wishes to fill the position indicated below.
Interested applicants who meet the required competences are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidates will be expected to have demonstrable competencies relevant to the respective job.
1.0 Business Continuity Manager NPS 03 (Permanent and Pensionable): Head Office (01)
1.1 Job Purpose
The Business Continuity Manager coordinates the development and implementation of the Authoritys Business Continuity strategies to ensure the Authority is adequately prepared to provide services at an acceptably minimal level when the Authority faces business disruptions while recovering from these disasters, sudden changes and preventable risks.
Additionally, the manager coordinates disaster recovery initiatives to avoid failure of the Authority to execute its mission and objectives in the provision of the required services.
 
 
1.2 Key responsibilities
a) Coordinates the development of the Authoritys Business Continuity plans and identify critical functions and needs.
b) Designs and outlines Business Continuity Plan goals, objectives and scope for business plans and plans and crisis.
c) Coordinates the Implementation of with best practices to promote sustainability in strategic planning initiatives.
d) Designs and implements disaster recovery programmes and coordinate the management of the Disaster Recovery Centre in conjunction with Information Communications Technology Directorate.
e) Coordinates the Design and implementation of the tests and exercises of the Business Continuity plans and crisis management processes.
f) Helps to clearly identify any gaps in knowledge, skills and abilities for individuals assigned to business continuity roles and responsibilities.
g) Assists the Director with assigning the best individuals in user directorates/departments to roles and responsibilities.
h) Coordinates Implementation and monitoring of policies and procedures in ensuring the overall integrity of the system.
i) Maintains various contingency plans in case of emergencies, so that the information and records of the Authority is not destroyed and can easily be retrieved.
j) Establishes contacts/networks for recovery resources and support systems.
k) Coordinates the highest level of protection of the infrastructure and properties of the Authority in the event of crises, emergencies, and disasters.
l) Performs duties relevant to Business continuity and Disaster recovery as may assigned from time to time.
1.3 Qualifications and Experience

Grade 12 Certificate with 5 ˜O levels with Credit or better including English and Mathematics.
Bachelors Degree in Risk Management/Business Administration/Accounting/Economics/Information Technology.
Certification in Business Continuity Management.
Not less than five (5) years experience in Strategy and Risk Management at Management level in an organization of similar size.

 
 

Method of Application
Your application letter should be accompanied by CV and copies of relevant certificates and should also specify your contact address and telephone numbers(s).

Application letters should be addressed to:

Acting Director Human Resources and Administration
National Pension Scheme Authority
Levy Business Park
Church Road
P.O. Box 51275
LUSAKA

The closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday, 20th September 2022.
PLEASE NOTE THAT:

ANY FORM OF LOBBYING WILL LEAD TO AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION OF THE CANDIDATE.

FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

ONLY APPLICANTS WHO MEET THE SPECIFICATIONS INDICATED ABOVE WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED.
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