Associate Director Global Mobility
About the Opportunity
Reporting to the Sr Dir - Global Mobility & HR Integration ,
the Associate Director, Global Mobility will coordinate and
facilitate the flow of relocations and remote work initiatives for
Northeastern's US operations as well as supporting the Americas
region as a subject matter expert. The Associate Director - Global
Mobility is a hands on role responsible for all US International
mobility moves to and from all countries with a Northeastern
presence and supports mobility for North American countries.
Knowledge of relocation, mobility tax, immigration, and other
global mobility related areas and how they inform the outcome of an
intended assignment. Ability to: handle sensitive matters and
navigate confidentiality with transparency; to address complex
situations and communicate impact effectively; to work effectively
and collaboratively across functions; and to leverage technology
tools to create efficiency, improve processes and client
experience. Strong analytical, strategic thinking, project
management and problem-solving skills. Experience reviewing company
policies and practices to determine appropriate action. Excellent
operational, vendor management, project management and program
management skills. Excellent interpersonal skills with a high
degree of attention to detail. Team player with strong
communication, organizational, and analytical skills. Self-starter
who can work well independently or in a team environment.
Proficient in Microsoft products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio).
Knowledge and skills required are typically acquired through a
BA/BS degree plus at least 3 - 5 years' experience.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES
1) Participate in projects related to global mobility and support
the administration of global mobility policy, including process
support for relocations and international assignments, manage the
intake process and identify/assess the needs of the prospective
assignee. Participate in the administration of new PEO arrangements
and support ongoing administration of PEO cases.
2) Oversee day-to-day immigration and assignment management
processes: chair the meetings, process invoices, manage contracts,
3) Define, recommend and document global processes for global
mobility, immigration, and relocation programs
4) Work closely with internal teams to process relocations or
assignments and ensure careful information management across
systems and teams impacted by a relocation or assignment.
5) Ensure the compliance of global mobility practices in line with
legislative and regulatory requirements, standards, and other known
relevant policies and guidelines; work cross-functionally with
legal, finance, risk, and IT.
6) Coordinates meetings with multiple stakeholders to discuss the
risks and implications of cross-border engagements, with the
ability to understand and navigate complex tax, legal and
7) Use analytics to monitor the effectiveness of existing Global
Mobility, Immigration and Compensation Programs, plans, policies,
and administrative procedures. Work collaboratively with the Senior
Director of Global Mobility & HR Integrations to track cases,
provide data on case metrics to help inform global strategy, and
ensure deadlines and assignment deadlines are timely met. Escalates
complex issues as required.
8) Act as a point of contact, liaison, and subject matter expert
for the Global Mobility Team. Utilize a strong working knowledge of
global mobility policies and procedures to recommend the
appropriate mobility strategy to department heads and HR Business
Partners. Drive strategic program improvements based on market data
and internal feedback.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking
to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and
staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its
forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect
that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, religion,
color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability
status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable
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