Global Mobility Manager

  • Location

    Guildford, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

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  • Salary:

    Up to £51.56 per hour

  • Contact:

    Vanessa Farrington

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Global Mobility Manager; Based in Guildford; 6-month contract; £51.56 ph. Limited
We are looking to recruit a Global Mobility manager on behalf of our client based in Guildford
Role Summary: The Global Mobility Team sits within the HR Shared Service organisation. The team has responsibility for all Global Mobility activities within the business
The Global Mobility Manager will be based in Guildford and will lead and manage the international mobility services for assignees from the business. They will be the main point of contact for assignees, line managers and HR Business. The services to be provided to these businesses are made up of bid support, business advisory services and mobility management.
The GM Manager must be able to understand, adapt and manage changing priorities in line with the needs of the business and to understand the strategic aims of the business when supporting the development of mobility solutions.
Principal Accountabilities:
Business Advisory Services:
Work pro-actively with the business to propose and agree best practice solutions for international mobility that meet the needs of the business and is in line with Policy; the Global Mobility Manager should contribute to ensuring the policy is updated and continues to meet business needs as businesses evolve
Act as the point of contact for HR Business Partners and HR Generalists, Line Managers and assignees
Work with the business unit on their resource planning so that it is clear how long an assignee is required in country and what role they will enter upon repatriation
Ensure that each business is kept up to date on any changes to legislation which may impact the international populations and to ensure businesses are compliant with tax, immigration, employment law and other legislation in the overseas locations in which they are or wish to operate.
Manage stakeholder expectations in terms of key process timings (payroll set up / visa applications etc.)
Deliver and explain cost estimates for business unit approval prior to initiating the assignment process
Provide regular cost reports to the business during the assignment
Work as an integrated part of the Business Unit Bid Team on campaign activities, providing support and guidance on all mobility issues (facilitate projected costings of mobilisation, tax, immigration, etc.), obtaining advice and input from compliance team as appropriate
Support development of employment propositions and infrastructure associated with new or expanding locations taking into consideration the strategic direction of the business
Global Mobility:
Assignment set up
Act as the point of contact for HR Business partners and HR generalists, for line managers and for assignees
Ensure the necessary stakeholders are informed of / have approved the pending assignment
Carry out assignee briefings, managing the expectation of assignees and providing information relating to their assignment including key activities needed to relocate successfully
Responsible for delivery of compliant and accurate assignment documentation
Manage any exception requests in line with the exceptions approval process
Assignment management
Act as the point of contact for HR Business partners and HR generalists, for line managers and assignees
First point of contact for queries relating to employment/assignment terms and conditions, Company policies, immigration, tax, employment law and assignment costs
Provide support to assignees throughout their assignment including in country visits as appropriate Work with external suppliers for visas, tax, employment law, shipping, destination services as well as Regional Destination Services team
Interface with home and host payrolls for inbound and outbound assignees
Resolve any queries that require technical input (international payroll instructions, tax queries) or liaise with compliance team and vendors to reach a solution
Review any assignment extension requests with the business and determine if there are any tax / legal / policy implications
Approve assignment data on ECAEnterprise and Success Factors
Approve Remuneration Worksheets for assignees and payroll instructions
Undertake specific projects in support of the development of the overall GM service provision Recommend changes to service provision and policy considering the feedback received from key stakeholders.
Candidates should have the following skills and experience:
CIPD Qualified
Deep understanding of Global Mobility
Good understanding of personal tax, corporate tax, immigration and employment law issues relating to Global Mobility
Project experience
An ability to provide cost estimates
Excellent stakeholder management

Please note that the rate shown is a limited rate.
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