UK Mobility/Immigration Specialist

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Ajilon

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire United Kingdom
1 Jan 2019
Annual Salary

A fantastic opportunity is now available for a leading Retail giant based in Welwyn. The client are looking for an experienced Immigration/Mobility Specialist with experience of delivering EXPAT cases end to end.

You will be employed on a salaried basis with Ajilon and work as a consultant onsite with this fantastic organisation with the potential to go permanent directly with the client after 6 months of service!

Essential Skills & Background

    • Knowledge of the UK Immigration essential;

    • Knowledge of Mobility expatriate

    • Knowledge of Global Mobility and UK Mobility policies preferable

    • Confident verbal and written communication skills;

    • Excellent organisational skills

    • Proactive, flexible and able to manage a number of conflicting priorities;

    • Strong team player

    • Problem-solving attitude

    • Excellent responsiveness

    • Attention to detail essential - ability to spot errors and work with complex & detailed information

The Role:

The Mobility/Immigration Specialist will:

  • Be the main point of contact for permanent international employees arriving in the UK & providing ongoing support for the duration of their visa/relocation support;

  • Advising the business on policy and best practice for permanent relocation;

  • Partnering with People teams to help build their capability and knowledge;

  • Preparing cost projections for business/HR approval for relocations to progress;

  • Managing relationship with suppliers eg immigration, relocation, car hire to ensure best service delivery;

  • Arranging car hire for permanent employees arriving in the UK, and monitoring when this support should end/or extending where applicable;

  • Auditing vendor invoices & settling with Expat Finance Team

  • Processing payments in relation to relocation support;

  • Answering queries from the People teams and employees regarding Tier 2 visas/relocation including ongoing relationship management of employees;

  • Resolving Finance cost centre and recharge queries;

  • Working with our immigration consultants to obtain legal right to work for employees permanently relocating to the UK;

  • Assisting with managing all aspects of the UK Home Office requirements for maintaining sponsorship license; ie regular checks with individuals and people teams on an individual's right to work, and potential changes to their right to work;

  • Supporting with auditing the Tier 2 visa holder population with active visas, and informing the Home Office of any changes in situation;

  • Monthly reporting for the Authorising Officer and People Business Partner

  • Supporting and sharing work load with rest of team - ie assisting with the expat population - visas, tracking & accommodation support;

  • Training sessions provided to stakeholders on any updates on immigration legislation, the Resident Labour Market Test and other relevant topics;

  • Relocation Programme exception management reporting;

  • Working with Tax team and other key stakeholders and maintaining and establishing relationships.

  • Facilitation and co-ordination of data needed for the personal tax compliance of UK domestic moves for our tax advisors;

  • Providing administrative support to employees who have relocated to the UK ie preparing letters or information;

  • Using our assignee management system to pull data/reports when required;

  • Upskilling stakeholders by participating in Global Mobility drop in sessions

  • Keeping documentation up to date & re-writing guidelines or process flows where required.

This great opportunity is being offered on a PAYE basis which means a LTD/Umbrella company cannot be used.

If you think you have the experience and you would like to become an employee of this fast growing business unit within Ajilon please apply with your CV right now for instant consideration!

Reference: 599221888

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