13 April 2020

Our client, one of the leading regional banks in Southeast Asia, is looking for a seasoned IT Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Manager (Vice President) to play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth running of critical applications within the bank.

Mandatory Skill(s)

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Computer Engineering;
  • Has at least 8 years of IT working experience, of which at least 5 years of hands-on experience in IT Business Continuity and/or Disaster Recovery;
  • Experience in leading Business Continuity Plans and technology Disaster Recovery exercises;
  • Solid experience in project management and execution in the area of IT Infrastructure / Operations;
  • Rich knowledge in ITIL, IT operations, project methodology and tools;
  • Able to drive team to work together to resolve complex issues by sharing in-depth knowledge and experience;
  • Independent and able to manage projects, vendors and stakeholders with strong customer facing and communication skills;
  • Good understanding of different financial services operations and processes;
  • Excellent stakeholder management, leadership, communication, planning and organization skills.

Desirable Skill(s)

  • ITIL Certified;
  • PMP Certified.


  • Lead, manage and oversee execution of all Disaster Recovery (DR) regional plans;
  • Communicate business continuance and DR plans / processes to ensure security and integrity of company data, databases, information systems, and technology;
  • Coordinate and manage technical activities with IT support teams, business users and vendors;
  • Liaise with various teams and project managers within IT to update and review DR plan;
  • Review and advice in technical resource planning, risk evaluation of DR plans and activities to meet regulatory requirements;
  • Conduct DR weekly status reporting, DR readiness reviews, milestone reviews and post exercise reviews;
  • Measure progress to ensure DR readiness delivered and prioritize delivery of assigned tasks to meet agreed timelines;
  • Consolidate DR planning planning and post documentation for compliance;
  • Manage the deployment of hardware / software and support activities on new and existing infrastructure systems;
  • Work together with vendors on deriving DR steps for newly commissioned systems;
  • Project activities deployment to support smooth technical operations;
  • Delegate and monitor distributed works.
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