US Immigration Consultant

Facebook | Menlo Park, CA, United States

Posted Date 12/11/2018
Description The US Immigration Consultant partners at all levels of the company, to help execute on our US immigration strategy. The ideal candidate will have significant previous experience in strong stakeholder partnership and demonstrated success independently delivering multiple activities for a large US immigration program at a high pace/growth company. They will act as a partner to a variety of internal stakeholders, to smoothly deliver immigration technical advice, transaction support and education while ensuring compliance with government regulations and delivering a premium people experience. This role will be part of our Global Mobility center of excellence and will be based at our Headquarters in Menlo Park.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide technical immigration consultations to develop strategies to mitigate risk and provide timely solutions to enable hiring

  • Provide in-depth guidance with analysis of US immigration matters, identification of process and policy gaps, and drafting of policy/process revisions

  • Develop and implement new or revised US immigration education programs at scale

  • Partner with the wider immigration team on specialized projects with focus on US immigration transaction efficiency, stakeholder education and consultation and advising, implementing, maintaining and reporting on immigration policy matters

  • Partner with cross-functional stakeholders to provide immigration subject matter expertise on employee and company-wide level

  • Ensure that we provide a high-quality experience to internal stakeholders by leveraging shared services and outsourced partners for transactional activity

  • Role model partnership and collaboration at all levels with internal stakeholders, to deliver our high bar of people experience

  • Deliver comprehensive, hands-on support to our diverse business partners, recruiting organization, and employee population

  • Lead various internal reviews or audits of immigration data, processes and policies

  • Collaborate with growing global mobility team on other team initiatives and projects as assigned

  • Expected to take on additional program responsibility to meet company growth needs

  • Ability to travel as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in immigration, Human Resources or directly-related field

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in a technical role within US immigration

  • Knowledge in US visa types, processes and experience reviewing case facts to determine the optimal filing type

  • Project management experience across multiple disciplines and stakeholders – driving projects from conception to implementation

  • Experience influencing decisions and articulating immigration matters to stakeholders

  • Experience monitoring changes in immigration law and policy and analyzing impact to employee population

  • Experience exercising independent judgment and discretion while utilizing company policies and practices to determine appropriate action

  • Experience analyzing situations and spot potential issues

  • Experience working with confidential data

  • Experience absorbing/retaining large amounts of data

  • Experience handling sensitive matters

  • Experience working independently while contributing within a team environment (remote and onsite)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in vendor management

  • 2+ years industry in-house immigration and mobility program experience

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