Immigration Manager (12 month Fixed Term Contract)
London, GB
4d ago
source : DirectEmployers Association

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients.

Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

Job summary The purpose of the role is to provide day-to-day advice to business stakeholders to support their inbound and outbound talent transfers.

The job holder will be responsible for supporting the Authorising Officer for the Iqvia sponsorship licence(s) and ensure the Company has the right processes and policies in place to comply with the UK and Irish immigration requirements.

Responsibilities Key responsibilities of the role will be to : + Manage inbound and outbound UK and Ireland immigration cases, including a variety of applications under the Points based System (PBS) with a focus on Tier 2 applications in partnership with an external immigration vendor (Newland Chase).

Achieve consistently high satisfaction ratings from both business clients and transferees+ Advise on business visitor and student / graduate visas+ Offer expert advice in all matters related to UK and Ireland immigration to both the business and HR stakeholders+ Develop and implement best practice immigration policies and processes across Iqvia UK& Ireland geography to ensure compliance with immigration requirements+ Regularly identify and interpret changes to UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) rules and guidance, advise across the Company where changes to policies and procedures are required to enable Iqvia to fully comply with UKVI rules and guidance and its sponsorship duties+ Ensure internal and external systems are constantly updated and records maintained as required+ Manage UK and Ireland immigration audits of all legal requirements and local practices, including implementation of process improvements to meet necessary standards+ Devise and deliver regular training and communications on process or legislation in regard to corporate immigration.

Experience Job holder will have comprehensive knowledge and recent experience of interpreting and advising on UK and Ireland rules on right to work and immigration with proven experience of developing and / or reviewing administrative processes to meet immigration requirements.

Additionally, job holder will have experience of providing organisational policy advice to various levels of staff across a complex organisation.

Experience of conducting immigration compliance audits is also a must.Key skills and attributes for this role include : + A minimum of 3-5 years of corporate immigration experience+ Extensive experience with management of Tier 2 applications and the wider PBS system+ Sound technical knowledge of UK & Ireland immigration law.

  • Ability to develop and implement best practice immigration policies and processes and make sure these are adhered to / remain relevant with immigration rules in place.
  • Ability to interpret complex information from a variety of sources to aid analysis and provide sound, accurate advice+ Ability to communicate both internally and externally, and to present information in a clear and concise way+ Strong stakeholder management skills+ Previous experience working in a complex matrix environment+ Ability to manage multiple cases / projects simultaneously and independently+ Ability to work effectively whilst under pressure+ Clear attention to detail+ Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills, including : Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio.
  • Educated to degree level or have an equivalent professional qualification that is relevant to the role.+ OISC level 1 as a minimum, level 2 desirable.
  • LI-HS2 Join Us Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare.

    Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

    Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.At IQVIA, we have a vision. Where every healthcare decision is based on evidence.

    Where data science and human science come together to improve global health. Where new and creative solutions aren't just possible - they are expected.

    Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us. It takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage to transform healthcare.

    The 56,000+ employees of the IQVIA family of companies, including Q2 Solutions, are reimagining a world without the consequences of disease.

    We are brave minds bringing powerful ideas to reality. At IQVIA, you can truly make an impact in an environment where you're supported to succeed.

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