Mobility Consultant - Senior Associate (Fixed-term contract)

Location:Sydney

When you join the Global Mobility team, you’ll join a fast-paced, dynamic team and play a key role in our vision to become the leading global professional services organization. Our approach to Mobility reflects our commitment to our people, our clients and our organization. We aim to support the international opportunities needed by our business partners and employees in order to achieve their potential and grow their careers, as well as develop a global, inclusive and flexible mind and skill-set. Thus, making our people invaluable to their clients. Our ability to work effectively in the global marketplace is one of our key differentiators and a vital part of our vision. As such, we provide thousands of our people access to a variety of Mobility experiences. You can be a part of providing this exceptional experience as a Mobility Consultant.


The opportunity


You can help our people to bring their international aspirations to life by managing mobility programs and initiatives while working with colleagues from all over the world. You have the chance to join a global team and be responsible for the planning, coordination and management of international assignments, particularly in relation to our exciting Global Mobility programs. You will guide and provide relevant advice to your stakeholders on all Mobility related activities, pull together stakeholders and colleagues across the Mobility ecosystem in order to successfully manage the end to end lifecycle of the assignments.


Your key responsibilities


You will likely spend most of your time executing assignments which form part of our Global Mobility framework. In order to do so effectively, you will connect with colleagues around the world to understand the cyclical nature of the respective programs, business needs & assignment numbers. Your key responsibilities will be\:

  • Preparation of relocation packages, including, but not limited to preparation of cost estimates, assignment contracts, processing expenses etc.

  • Work closely with home/host Mobility Consultant to provide overall assignment management for inbound and outbound assignments

  • Ensure appropriate approvals of mobility assignments

  • Work closely with internal departments (e.g. Talent team, Finance, Tax and Immigration) to ensure assignment is compliant

  • Work with external vendors to manage some aspects of relocation matters (e.g. home search)

  • Frequent communication with assignees to ensure their assignment is progressing as planned

  • Provide day to day advice on mobility related queries, including but not limited to mobility framework, international and domestic (if applicable) assignments, and application of relevant immigration and taxation legislation

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key senior stakeholders from the business to assist with the delivery of Mobility to meet business objectives

  • Engage frequently with virtual Mobility support team to ensure necessary activities are executed as and when needed

  • Resolve mobility related issues and escalate where needed

  • Identify process improvements/efficiencies

  • Involvement in ad hoc projects as required

  • Assist in the review of data and information maintained in knowledge tools (e.g. SharePoint)

  • Assist in the compensation data collection process, as required by other countries’ offices

  • Managing and updating systems used to support mobility and data integrity

Due to global nature of the role, a certain level of flexibility on working hours will be required.

Skills and attributes for success


You will have the ability to understand a matrixed organization and communicate effectively to connect our people with each other to drive things forward. You will have knowledge and experience in international mobility at a large multinational firm. You are comfortable handling multi-layered issues and have the ability to navigate complex organizational structures effectively, even in times of ambiguity. You are someone with strong organizational skills, who is proficient at prioritizing and managing multiple, time-sensitive initiatives simultaneously.