Immigration and Relocation Advisor

University of Queensland
May 28, 2023
Offerd Salary:$84,871
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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  • Human Resources

  • Join a strong, cohesive and high performing Global Mobility Team

  • Generous parental leave provisions – up to 26 weeks paid leave

  • Partner with people educating future generations & solving the world's problems

  • Work at our vibrant and conveniently located St Lucia campus

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.

    Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting impact on our community.

    Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:

  • 26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave

  • 17% superannuation contributions

  • 17.5% annual leave loading

  • Access to flexible working arrangements including hybrid on site/WFH options, flexible start/finish times, purchased leave, and a condensed fortnight

  • Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family

  • On campus childcare options

  • Cheap parking (from just $5 a day)

  • Salary packaging options

  • About This Opportunity

    We are seeking a customer-focused individual with a comprehensive understanding of immigration and relocation to support the University's inbound and outbound global mobility activities.

    Locally known as the Advisor HR, Global Mobility, you will have the responsibility of supporting various aspects of global mobility, including employer sponsored visa applications, domestic and international relocation processes, international tax compliance, third-party payroll, and worker insurance.

    Given the high volume of work handled by the Global Mobility Team, your ability to juggle multiple priorities, balance competing deadlines and communicate with a range of stakeholders will be among your strengths.

    Some key responsibilities include:

  • Be the first point of contact for mobility services and provide guidance and advice to new employees in relation to policy, procedures and processes.

  • Assist in the delivery and administration of the mobility (relocation and removal) framework and associated policy and processes to support inbound and outbound moves, mitigate risk, and deliver a seamless employee experience in line with governance protocols.

  • Enter, monitor and maintain all approved visas into the University's HRIS and related systems and ensure appropriate staff records are kept up to date.

  • Assist in the delivery and administration of the University's immigration policy and associated processes for inbound and outbound moves ensuring legislative compliance, risk mitigation, and requirements are consistently adhered to across the University.

  • This is a full-time, permanent position based at the St Lucia campus.

    At HEW level 6, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $84,871.95 - $91,158.90, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $99,300.18 - $106,655.91 annually.

    About You
  • Undergraduate qualification in HR, business, law or a related field plus substantial relevant experience in Global Mobility in the Australian higher education or corporate sector, OR an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating the end-to-end processes associated with relocating employees, including engaging with third party vendors to relocation, tax, payroll, and immigration service providers, and maintaining accurate records.

  • Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and experience in assisting with nomination applications for employer sponsored visas (407, 408, 482 and 186 visas). Registration as a Migration Agent in Australia would be highly regarded.

  • Excellent organisational skills including the ability to meet deadlines and manage competing demands without compromising standards of service or quality.

  • Experience in working with enterprise technology and software solutions and systems. Experience with Workday and Migration Manager highly regarded.

  • In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

  • Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Ashley Croxford, Manager, HR Global Mobility at [email protected]. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section

  • Resume

  • Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box labelled ‘resume', which is step one of the application form.

    Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected].

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications close Sunday, 28 May at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-26073).

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