Global Mobility Advisor
Mott MacDonald
2d ago

Job Description

Key Responsibilities include, but not limited to :

  • Consultant to key internal stakeholders providing advice on all topics related to the international mobilisation of employees
  • Establish, develop and maintain strong relationships with key internal stakeholders
  • Manage a portfolio of cases across different business divisions and all levels with a focus on moves into the Americas, UK and Europe
  • Engage with the business on individual cases to :
  • Ensure accurate package preparation i.e. cost projections, compensation balance sheets and assignment letters and provide detailed explanations to the business and HR
  • Provide detailed explanations of applicable tax concepts i.e. tax equalisation, host gross, tax reconciliation process, social security requirements.
  • In conjunction with our Global Vendor advise on complex immigration issues
  • Be the primary point of co-ordination for assignee / transferee and ensure timely and clear communication with them throughout the life cycle of the assignment.
  • Facilitate the relocation logistics for the assignee / transferee in both home and host locations
  • Work closely and build relationships with external vendors to ensure an exceptional service to Mott MacDonald employees and maximise cost efficiencies.
  • Manage any issue escalations with the relevant vendor, engaging with global GM team as appropriate.
  • Pro-active engagement with vendors to strive for continual improvement.
  • Responsible for correct usage of case management tools and upkeep of live data through global technology platform.
  • Provide reports and data analytics as needed to key stakeholders.
  • Lead and / or participate in adhoc projects as / when required outside of day to day responsibilities.
  • Show initiative in recommending improved ways of working including process review / enhancements to deliver work more efficiently.
  • Candidate Specification

  • Experience in Global Mobility is essential
  • Strong relationship management skills, customer focused and able to demonstrate commercial / business awareness.
  • Considerable experience in an assignee facing case management role.
  • Working knowledge of creating cost estimates, balance sheets and assignment letters to enable documentation review.
  • Excellent technical knowledge - numerate and able to analyse complex calculations with the ability to understand and work through different compensation methodology i.
  • e. Home approach, host approach, hybrid approach, tax equalisation, tax protection, FX fluctuations, at times involving multiple currencies.

  • Good working knowledge of Tax, Immigration and Social Security regulations with particular focus on the Americas, UK and Europe
  • Very strong problem-solving skills and independent judgement using analytical and consulting skills. Someone who can take an issue, delve into the detail, analyse what can be extremely complex situations and propose a pragmatic, reasonable solution.
  • Strong communication skills, able to confidently advise all levels of seniority and collaborate to find a mutually agreed way forward.
  • Comfortable with working on assignments / transfers to seldom travelled locations where processes may not be well established.
  • Strong cross-cultural awareness, sensitivity, and able to demonstrate a high level of confidentiality.
  • Attention to detail and strong organisational skills with ability to constantly re-prioritise.
  • Keen to embrace technology and digitalisation. Able to demonstrate experience of working with assignment management software.
  • Strong team player, and able to work effectively and inclusively with remote teams.
  • Ability to work in a fluid, unstructured environment with a can-do, positive and pro-active attitude and seeing things through to the end.
  • Knowledge of Assignment Pro technology a huge advantage.
  • Job Profile

    Mott MacDonald’s support services are the driving force behind our organisation enabling us to run efficiently and effectively.

    The team works collaboratively to offer specialist advice, best practice and technology to all areas of our business specifically designed for our global reach.

    The application process

    Read the information provided and if it sounds like the right role for you please apply online as soon as possible. Our online application process takes about 10 minutes and you'll need to upload your CV / resume.

    You have the option to upload a cover letter to help explain why you're interested in applying for this role.

    We can offer :

  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • Competitive annual leave and the option to purchase additional annual leave
  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Life insurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Annual company performance bonus scheme Subject to company performance
  • Flexible benefits scheme to suit you, including cycle to work & Interest free season ticket loans etc.
  • Other Information

    Equality, diversity and inclusion

    We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all.

    We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

    If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at reasonable.

    adjustments and we will talk to you about how we can assist.

    Agile working

    At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments.

    We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.

    More about Mott MacDonald

    We’re a global engineering, management and development consultancy.

    Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.

    A fundamental part of this is respecting each person’s differences and striving to meet their needs.

    Our values : progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence

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