City of Cape Town

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OFFICE OF THE CITY MANAGER

SENIOR PROFESSIONAL OFFICER: BUSINESS CONTINUITY

TCOE SALARY COMMENCING FROM R840 607 PER ANNUM ● REF NO: CM 06/21

Requirements:

  • A relevant qualification with majors in either public development, auditing, risk management, business continuity management or a similar/related field
  • Five (5) years’ relevant experience within the probity, integrated risk management or internal audit field and specific involvement within business continuity management activities
  • In-depth understanding of business continuity management and governance frameworks, strong knowledge of business continuity best practices and protocols, and operational risk management
  • Computer literacy
  • Membership or association with a professional body e.g. BCM Continuity (SA), IRMSA, CA(SA), IIA etc. would be advantageous
  • A valid driver’s licence with own vehicle/transport.

Key performance areas: 

  • Leading and assisting line management with the development of strategic business continuity implementation plans through relevant methods including, but not limited to scenario planning, identifying cause and effect relationships
  • Coordinating and facilitating meetings with relevant stakeholders giving effect to the established BCM standard operating procedures of the City of Cape Town
  • Analysing statistical data and formulating recommendations for line management’s consideration
  • Producing relevant, useful, and professional reports and communications
  • Participating and guiding line management in discussions and decision-making processes to identify crosscutting and stand-alone ‘mission critical’ and ‘business critical’ processes
  • Promoting, fostering, persuading, encouraging innovate and build relationships with key role-players and facilitating change management
  • Facilitating the completion of all documents related to the BCM processes and ensuring that the most updated information is accessible to relevant stakeholders
  • Ensuring compliance to City’s legislative framework.

Please apply online at www.capetown.gov.za/careers (external applicants) or via the SAP Portal (internal applicants) unless otherwise stated.

 Closing date: 25 June 2021

  • Please quote the reference number of the vacancy in all communications.
  • Certified copies of qualifications must be available on request.
  • Copies of supporting documents will not be returned.
  • Kindly note that applications will not be acknowledged in writing.
  • Visit our website at capetown.gov.za/careers
  • No late applications will be considered.
  • If no notification of appointment is received within three (3) months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.