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Global Mobility Senior Advisor

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Watford, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID141025BR
Job TitleGlobal Mobility Senior Advisor
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionKPMG Business Services
Service LinePeople
Service Line InformationWe believe working in our People community is an exciting and challenging environment in which to develop your career. We offer a wide range of opportunities across all areas of HR, where our people are highly respected by our clients, not only in the UK, but also across our growing European integrated practice.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description
Working as a pro-active team member to support the aims and mission of KPMG’s Global Mobility team in providing an efficient, high quality, client focused service. The role is exceptionally diverse and you will deal with many different nationalities and levels of seniority within the Firm.

The Responsibilities

- Provide advice to both assignees and business leaders on expatriate policy and the associated issues
- Develop strong relationships within the business and HR, ensuring regular progress is provided on assignment status
- Ensure GM processes are followed, and develop thorough knowledge and understanding of the relationship with other service providers (internal and external)
- Coordination of inbound and outbound assignments for dedicated function in line with GM service level agreements and Global Policies.

Main duties & responsibilities

- Become policy expert and encourage knowledge sharing as part of the team culture within GM.
- Adhere to the GM policies, responsibilities, and processes ensuring these are understood and followed, within agreed Service Level Agreements
- Develop understanding of the cost implications of international assignments in accordance with the policies
- Ensure LINK Enterprise is utilised as the key tool for all inbound and outbound international assignments, using the reporting tool to monitor assignment progress
- Participation at resourcing and recruitment events, increasing awareness of an international assignment as a career development opportunity
- Conducting GM orientations with inbound and outbound assignees - by most appropriate method
- Proactively managing returners and leavers, working with the business to ensure a smooth reintegration
- Supervising the GM Assistant to ensure all assignment support tasks are completed accurately, and in line with SLAs.
- Reviewing Terms and Conditions letters and other assignment critical documents ensuring accuracy, and highlighting potential issues to the GM manager
- Develop relationships with in-country global mobility coordinators and assistants, the HR community, overseas counterparts, resourcing teams, candidates and assignees to ensure a professional and knowledgeable service is provided by the GM team
- Screening of all in/out assignment application forms, challenging the assignee and business where necessary to ensure that objectives and supporting business case have been identified
- Conducting assignment debriefs and providing relevant feedback and GM development suggestions to the GM Manager.

The Person

- It is preferred that all candidates have previous experience working within the field of international assignments, either global mobility or expatriate management
- Applicants will have a good understanding of the assignment lifecycle from start-to-finish including expatriate compensation methodologies.
- The ideal candidate will have an international focus with a good understanding of other cultures
- You will be well organised, a strong communicator, and negotiator, able to prioritise and work under pressure, and have a thirst for knowledge and self-development
- You will possess good interpersonal skills as you will be dealing with assignees and senior managers on a day-to-day basis
- Good IT skills are a must as cost tracking and assignment tracking rely heavily on Excel programmes and our global database systems.

This is an unrivalled opportunity to provide both operational and strategic support to assignees and the business areas.

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

Returning to work after a break
At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy

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