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HR Immigration Consultant

Date: Mar 29, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID143319BR
Job TitleHR Immigration Consultant
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 DescriptionRole and person overview

You will be working within the Legal Services Immigration department within London whilst supporting the KBS People Operations Right to Work Admin team.

You will be based either from our Head Office in Canary Wharf or from our Watford office with regular travel between the two offices. You will be undertaking advisory and administrative support around internal immigration cases. You will also be required to provide guidance and advice to the Watford based RTW admin team, providing support around all immigration activities as outlined below.

Stakeholder Management

- Proactively develop strong and enduring relationships with key stakeholders – including business contacts, internal HR teams including Recruitment and Global Mobility, external stakeholders and associates
- Proactively work to educate both the RTW admin team, COE’s and the business on the visa immigration process
- Have the ability to take a logical and systematic approach to issues, thinking outside of the box and weighing up all options available to make an informed decision
- Work as part of a team within neighbouring People COE teams and the business to ensure a smooth and seamless service is given to the new and existing colleagues
- Liaise with international HR contacts to support the visa process for transferring employees

Case Management

- Undertaking KPMG internal immigration cases, mainly in the following categories:
o Tier 2 (General)
o Tier 2 (Intra Company Transfer)
o Tier 5 (Government Authorised Exchange)
o Ancestry
o Spousal visas
o PBS Dependant visas
- Manage high volumes of case work independently and accurately with varying levels of complexity to ensure all legal requirements are met
- Prioritise workload in accordance to urgency and adhere to agreed SLA’s and KPI’s
- Keep all internal systems up to date in real time

Right to Work Maintenance

- Quality assurance tasks including; frequent audits of RTW documents and compliance files
- Incident resolution and prevention activity
- Implementing and maintaining quality control under the guidance of the management team

Contributing to the team and People Function

- Working with the Right to Work Admin team to ensure the right to work and visa processes within the People Operations team are followed, maintained and kept compliant
- Keeping up to date with changes to the global immigration landscape
- Coach new joiners on key processes and approaches, providing guidance as appropriate
- Share knowledge and experience proactively across the team and be recognised as a team player
- Take a personal responsibility to continuously improve and streamline the quality of right to work and visa tasks and own personal development
- Take a personal responsibility to adhere to our ISO standards
- Keeping the Firm free from risk

Qualifications and Skills

It is expected that you will have previous experience of a legal immigration office environment and can demonstrate strong administration skills
- Have an ability to build relationships and communicate with people at all levels
- High levels of resilience, with experience of working in a highly pressurised client centric environment
- Effectively work with minimal supervision
- Possess excellent attention to detail
- Be an excellent communicator both written and verbal
- Have strong organisational, literacy and numeracy skills
- Ability to prioritise task list
- Have a good degree of IT proficiency, including; Microsoft Excel and SAP or equivalent HR system
- Awareness and understanding of the Professional Services industry
- Awareness and understanding of Immigration law

Experience and Background

You will ideally have a minimum of one years’ experience within an immigration advisory role and or paralegal experience in UK immigration practice

Our Deal

Flexible Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!

Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.

Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns on our website and please do share your own individual requirements with us.

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