Global Mobility & Immigration Advisor at AECOM (Houston, TX)

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Job Summary

Are you looking for an onward career move in Global Mobility and Immigration, where you can bring your drive, creativity, skills, and knowledge, to play a pivotal role in contributing to a Global Mobility Transformation?

We are creating a world-class, in-house Global Mobility function, and we are looking for a talented Global Mobility & Immigration Advisor - Americas, who will play a pivotal role within our growing centre of excellence.

This position offers flexibility for remote/hybrid work schedules, that will be based in the US, so if you thrive working in this type of blended home/office environment, then this role might just be for you.


AECOM has already embarked on a Global Mobility Transformation, focused on the future mobility of talent at AECOM. As we further define our future strategy for Global Mobility, and to make us fit for the future and beyond, we are developing global policies and processes, transforming from an operations focused function to that of strategic business partner.

This exciting role will sit within the newly created Global Mobility Centre of Excellence for AECOM. The role will be highly rewarding, providing you with the opportunity to work with our Global Mobility Managers and businesses across the Americas region, helping us drive the team and capabilities forward.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Co-creating solutions for cross border mobile workforce issues, the mobilization of talent, whilst ensuring compliance with expatriate tax, social security, immigration and internal governance policies and procedures.
  • Advising on and managing complex US immigration cases
  • Collaborating with external immigration providers and internal partners to achieve compliance with US immigration laws and internal immigration policies
  • Serve as a point of contact for employees, HR, Talent Acquisition and the business on immigration inquiries and ensuring AECOM's immigration program is administered consistently across all business units
  • Partnering with our Global Mobility Operations team, other GM regions and HR service Center to ensure high quality support is provided to our employees moving internationally
  • Building collaborative relationships with stakeholders to influence and drive change in Global Mobility areas
  • Providing advice to both the business and HR on all aspects of global relocation matters for the Americas region
  • Partnering with the business to provide responsive, time critical advice, and guidance in respect of new overseas bids
  • Providing feedback and best practices solutions related to current policies and processes
  • Being a point of contact for vendors - including relocation, tax service and immigration service providers
  • Consulting with stakeholders at all levels in the business, on complex immigration matters
  • Support the regional GM Director and Manager as required
  • Provide monthly/quarterly/ad hoc reporting to HR leadership, the wider Global Mobility team and other stakeholders as necessary
  • Key to the success of the assignee experience is the smooth implementation at the earlier stages of the assignment lifecycle and your input may be required from time-to-time in ad-hoc operational tasks e.g. running a cost estimates, running reports, etc.
At AECOM, we're delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it's improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We're one global team - over 50,000 strong - driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Minimum Requirements
  • BA/BS plus at least 4 years of relevant global mobility/immigration experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
  • Experience should include US immigration experience handling large volumes of immigrant and non-immigrant matters including H1B, L1, TN, E3, O1, and the PERM labor certification process
  • Experience with expatriate & relocation program management and working knowledge of creating cost estimates and assignment letters
  • Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Canadian immigration experience is a plus
  • Ability to clearly and concisely articulate immigration matters to different stakeholders
  • Previous in-house experience in domestic relocation programs
  • Good working knowledge of immigration, expatriate tax and social security complexities
  • Experience in assignee case management/ and conflict resolution
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, problem-solving and decision-making skills, and ability to handle sensitive situations/documentation.
  • Proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively at all levels of the organization and across other functional areas
  • Strong cross-cultural awareness and ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Knowledge and experience of Assignment Pro and Workday technology
  • Comfortable working with assignments/relocations to locations that may not have established processes or have had previous assignments into.
  • Ability to work in a fast-changing environment which can often result in having to manage conflicting priorities
  • Strong team player, with a can-do pro-active attitude and ability to work effectively with remote teams
  • Continuous improvement mindset
Additional Information :

Due to the remote/virtual nature of this position, relocation assistance is not available.

Offered rate of compensation (Colorado locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $60,000 - $90,000.

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts - planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers - leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let's get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

Job Category Human Resources

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 270627BR

Additional Locations US - Arlington, VA - 3101 Wilson Blvd, US - Atlanta, GA - 1360 Peachtree St NE, US - Boston, MA - One Federal St, US - Coral Gables, FL - Suite 900 , 2 Alhambra Plaza, US - Denver, CO - 7595 East Technology Way, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - New York, NY - 605 Third Ave, US - Raleigh, NC - 5438 Wade Park Boulevard, Suite 200, US - Tampa, FL - 7650 W Courtney Campbell Causeway

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
More Information on AECOM
AECOM operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Los Angeles, CA, Atlanta, GA and New York, NY. AECOM was founded in 2022. It has 52924 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 203 open jobs at AECOM, click here.
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