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Global Mobility Specialist - Dubai or Abu Dhabi

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Posted 7 days ago Permanent Competitive
Global Mobility Specialist - Dubai or Abu Dhabi
Company:
Oliver Wyman

Description:

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 70 cities across 30 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. The firm has more than 7,000 professionals around the world who work with clients to optimize their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organizational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities. Oliver Wyman's thought leadership is evident in our agenda-setting books, white papers, research reports, and articles in the business press. Our clients are the CEOs and executive teams of the top Global 1000 companies.

Oliver Wyman is now looking to recruit a Global Mobility Specialist to join our Middle-East office and be part of our IMEA team!

The role will be based out of Dubai or Abu Dhabi office.

Fluency (reading, writing, speaking) in both Arabic and English is essential for the role.

Job Overview:

The Global Mobility Specialist provides support to the Global Mobility Manager on a diverse range of activities including day-to-day immigration and relocation matters.

General activities include advising and assisting internal clients on visa and work permit processing, as well as assisting employees through the process of international transfers between Oliver Wyman offices.

The Global Mobility Specialist will also closely cooperate with HC teams on managing the immigration processes for the employees in the region.

Key Responsibilities:

Immigration:
  • Advise Talent Management and Recruiting Teams on immigration processes and permits required for international project staffing and hiring internationally. This also includes proactively staying up to date on restrictions, challenges, and changes to existing processes, advising teams of potential impact on project staffing and implementing alternative solutions as and where required.
  • Administer immigration programmes and work permit processes as required. Generate documentation associated with visa and work permit applications including but not limited to, invitation letters, business introduction letters, travel insurance certifications and general travel letters and salary certificates. This also requires close collaboration with team colleagues across regions.
  • Support employees/candidates through the process of visa application by providing information of the visa being applied for, process steps, documents required, visa fees and key information.
  • Monitor systematic changes to visa processes and ensure that Oliver Wyman standard templates are updated to reflect any changes.
  • Coordinate relations between Oliver Wyman employees and service providers, assist with special projects, administrative duties, and support day-to-day requests such as letters, advice, and processes.

IMEA database:
  • Input all data into the team's internal Immigration and Relocation Database on SharePoint and ensure data integrity is maintained.
  • Closely cooperate with the HC Operations team to ensure visa files are in good order and up to date.
  • Monitor expiry dates of visas and work permits and proactively contact applicant to see whether a renewal may be required.
  • Provide mobility-related information and generate regular reports for Oliver Wyman teams upon request.

Relocation:
  • Coordinate the approval process for international transfers in close collaboration with Talent Management
  • Support the IMEA Global Mobility manager in producing the transfer paperwork and act as main point of contact for relocating employees, liaising with other parts of the business as needed (HC Operations, Talent Management etc.)
  • Administer enrolment for relocation benefits (Tax assistance, relocation support) and liaise with the vendors as needed.

Experience Required:

While specific responsibilities will vary based on previous experience, the ideal candidate will have the following:
  • Minimum degree/experience requirement: Bachelor's degree and 2-3 year of experience in a professional environment; OR 3-4 years of experience in a professional environment.
  • Previous Global Mobility, Immigration or Human Resource experience is preferable, but strong client service experience from another sector will be considered.
  • Experience working as part of an international team.
  • Ability to speak and write Arabic and English fluently

Skills and Attributes:
  • Strong client service and client impact focus.
  • The ability to collaborate effectively in a global, multicultural team and adapt quickly in a dynamic environment.
  • Possessing strong organizational and follow-up skills, alongside being a proactive problem solver with a can-do attitude.
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic and an ability to work with minimal oversight.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build working relationships at all levels.
  • A structured and creative thinker with meticulous attention to detail and strong maintenance skills.
  • Positive Attitude, eager to get involved in firm culture and have fun.
  • Highly organized and systematic, with a focus on efficient task management and maintaining order.

Why join us at Oliver Wyman?

At Oliver Wyman, we lead with heart - we love what we do and have fun while we do it! We also strive for breakthroughs by questioning, seeking diverse perspectives, and finding powerful and sustainable solutionsIf you share these values and want to work as one and own our impact at the same time, be brave and achieve the amazing with us!
  • We're individuals who are self-starting, motivated, energetic, entrepreneurial about what we do
  • We have the common aspiration to have an impact, leave a legacy and change the world. We have no interest in running a steady-state business. We want to build, grow and shape the environment around us
  • We value an environment where every member of Oliver Wyman is encouraged and expected to voice his or her opinion
  • We believe that to create a true meritocracy we need to remove artificial barriers to opportunity
  • We value people whose lives balance work and non-work activities because we believe they are both more interesting colleagues and are able to make better contributions to the Firm.
  • We push ourselves hard to deliver excellence, but we also work to extract the maximum benefit from the flexibility of a project-based business. We provide the ability to take career breaks for personal or family reasons. We fundamentally value each other's time and are sensitive to how it is used. We are an output not input-based culture, have respect for people's personal decisions, and believe that one's workload must be sustainable. We seek balance for ourselves and our colleagues.

Oliver Wyman is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies [NYSE: MMC]. For more information, visit www.oliverwyman.com. Follow Oliver Wyman on Twitter @OliverWyman.
Job ID  R_275219
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