Ensure that our vendors and internal partners provide a high quality experience to employees, managers and business stakeholders by leveraging internal shared services and outsourced partners for transactional activity while focusing her/himself on more strategic initiatives
Strategic areas of focus will include, but not limited to, global immigration policy, vendor selection and performance management, stakeholder education and consultation and advising, implementing maintaining and reporting on immigration policy matters
Role model partnership and collaboration at all levels with internal stakeholders, to deliver our high bar of people experience
Create alignment of local practice to our global standards while maintaining the cultural or business nuances of the local jurisdiction
Provide counsel with the analysis of global immigration processes, identification of process and policy gaps, drafting of policy and process revisions and assist with the implementation of new or revised programs
Manage the new hires and transferring employee’s immigration consultation process. Scale with the company to ultimately provide consultations on the most complex and high level matters to develop strategies to mitigate risk and provide timely solutions
Provide critical subject matter expertise for corporate development activity, i.e., mergers and acquisitions. Ability to manage transitions related to M&A activity independently and quickly
Lead various internal reviews or audits of immigration data, processes and policies
Partner with the Global Immigration Manager on specialized projects
Develop and deliver company-wide education materials, seminars, Q&A’s, etc.
Collaborate with growing global mobility team on other team initiatives and projects as assigned
Expected to take on additional program ownership in the immigration area as team scales to meet company growth needs
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in immigration, Human Resources or directly related field
Minimum 5 years working in deep technical role within global immigration including at least 3 years of industry in-house immigration and mobility program experience. Strong experience in vendor management also required
Ability to influence all levels of leadership and lead industry transforming practices across all vendors.
Detailed knowledge of global visa types, processes and the ability to review case facts to determine the optimal filing type
Capable of exercising independent judgment and discretion while utilizing company policies and practices to determine appropriate action
Ability to clearly articulate complex/nuanced immigration matters to leadership and/or stakeholders.
Ability to critically analyze situations and spot potential issues
Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy and working with highly confidential data that requires 100% accuracy. Ability to absorb/retain large amounts of data
Excellent communication skills and ability to handle sensitive matters with tact and diplomacy.
Ability to work independently but contributing within a team environment (remote and onsite)
Ability to travel as needed – at least once per month regionally or globally