Senior Specialist Operational Support (Business Continuity and Information Security) - Reporting to the COO

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Cobalt Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Competitive with Benefits
Employment Type:
Full time
Information Services, Information Technology, Operations
Sub Sector:
Other, n/a, Strategy/Business Analyst
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Job Description

Operational Efficiency

  • Assists the COO to drive, monitor and review operational efficiency across all areas and identify areas and recommendations for improvement.
  • Ensures that appropriate corporate governance is exercised.
  • Participates in the assessment and review of service providers.
  • Participates in the discussion of audit findings. Facilitates and monitors the implementation of recommendations.
  • Provides timely and detailed information on ad-hoc requests from the COO. 

Information Security

  • Implement, monitor, review and update the “Information Security Policy” to ensure compliance with international best practice.
  • Provide direction and guidance in assessing and evaluating information security risks and monitor compliance with security standards and appropriate policies.

Business Continuity

  • Evaluates business impact and contingency planning initiatives to ensure a complete recovery program is implemented, regularly tested and updated as per international best practice.
  • Maintains documentation as it relates to the business impact analysis, risk assessment, recovery plans, contact lists and test plans.
  • Assists in monitoring the contingency program as it relates to audit and regulatory compliance. 


  • Participates in projects/initiatives.

Carries out other similar or related duties as assigned.