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  • Job reference: RMS0161308

Visa Supervisor (Urgent)

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/09/2015
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our client is a major Oilfield Services company with a focus on the Middle East region.

The Role:
VIC Supervisor

Job Summary:
The Visa and Immigration Compliance (VIC) Supervisor manages a team of VIC Administrators to ensure that employees, and, where applicable, their families, have the required visas, permits and documents to travel to, or work in, a given location.

HR Management/Line Management/

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
- Ensure client is compliant with local visa and immigration laws and regulations.
- Coordinates the documentation required for relocations /transfers, business meetings, training, internships, seasonal employment, offshore employment, intermittent visits for work purposes and obtaining permanent resident status, desert/offshore passes and various attestations where applicable.
- Supervises maintenance of all immigration/visa records for client and as required by law.
- Supervises maintenance of files related to immigration laws, e.g., Public Access Files, Labor Condition Applications, Work Permits, etc.
- Oversees maintenance and updating of visa files of client employees to ensure continued validity and to monitor ongoing compliance with particular visa requirements.
- Maintains communication with employees, managers and external customers while providing prompt assistance and follow-through.
- Coordinates and prepares letters of invitation, employment verification and appointment letters related to immigration laws and regulations as required.
- Provides expert domain knowledge to assist in responding to questions and queries coming in through HR InTouch.
- Complies with all applicable client standards and policies.
- Assists with the coaching and development of new team members.
- Identifies and participates in continuous improvement initiatives.
- Promotes privacy awareness, manages and oversees the deployment of Data Protection requirements and the Company's Privacy Strategy.

Employees may be assigned other duties, in addition to, or in lieu of those described above, according to the needs of the location or Company.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Previous Experience and Competencies:
University Degree with 3 to 5 years' HR or Business experience.

Leading by example: Strongly protects and acts as guardian to our Values, Policies and HR Principles and encourages employees to do the same.

Visible and accessible: Is visible, approachable and available to all employees.

Results oriented: Delivers the right thing, on time, with quality and accuracy.

Proactive: Identifies, assesses and addresses potential issues in the workplace. Actively promotes continuous improvement of HR Policies and Standards.

Responsive: Commits to keep employees and managers informed of status of queries, issues, or concerns, and follows up through closure.

Trustworthy: Establishes a relation of trust with employees through openness, adherence to commitments, and maintains confidentiality.
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