Immigration Professional, ( 21-4598)

Legal / Immigration Remote, Malaysia


Description

Job Summary:

The Immigration Professional will be a regional immigration expert who will advise a regional immigration team, multiple business functions as well as external stakeholders on compliance requirements pertaining to FieldCore’ s immigration policies and procedures. The Immigration Professional I will consult frequently with Visa agencies, Legal Counsel, Consulate/Government officers and Immigration attorneys to handle daily activities. You may be assigned other duties to help proactively drive our FieldCore vision and align with our organization’s core values.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a point of escalation for complex immigration issues and provide creative solutions
  • Ensure compliance with country specific immigration requirements are met including applications for immigration and visas are being completed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Partner with stakeholders and colleagues to identify work permit visa and residency requirements and propose alternative strategies when routine solutions are unavailable.
  • Establish and maintain internal policies and procedures in compliance with immigration regulations both within and outside of the region
  • Manage the local relationships, performances, and evaluations of internal and external vendors to ensure a clear understanding of the company’s needs and business objectives and costs are tracked and reviewed
  • Provide training and communications for individuals and groups on immigration related policies and procedures
  • Work with managers to ensure PO and other finance processes are in place when needed to obtain appropriate billing numbers for invoices and determine whether the charge is billable or non-billable
  • Operate as a thought leader and proactively work with immigration and business leaders to identify compliant business solutions when entering new jurisdictions and business sectors.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Travel may be required
  • Ability and willingness to work holidays, weekends and overtime as required by field assignments – Field
  • English proficiency required
  • If position is a people manager include, Manage and develop employees

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • High school diploma
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years Immigration-specific experience, or equivalent

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, customer service, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time and project management skills in order to meet tight deadlines

About FieldCore:

FieldCore, a GE company, is an independent, industrial field services organization focused on World-Class Execution across the power generation and oil & gas industries. We have brought together more than 12,000 of the foremost experts in field services to focus on one thing; delivering excellent outcomes for our customers. As a global organization, we celebrate the uniqueness of our diverse employees and strive to create an inclusive culture. Our people are driven by our core values of safety, integrity and quality, and focused by our guiding principles. For more information visit our website www.fieldcore.com.

FieldCore is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law