Interim Global Mobility Officer

International Rescue Committee - New York, NY4.3

30+ days agoTemporary
Background/IRC Summary:
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The mission of the IRC is to help people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future.

Job Overview/Summary: The Interim Global Mobility Officer will work as a member of the Global Compensation and Benefits team and is responsible for the administration and communication of the IRC global mobility programs. The Interim Global Mobility Officer will be integral in all aspects of international assignments and relocation in more than 40 countries in which the IRC operates, including international compensation, benefits, taxation, and immigration, and will work with the recruitment, HR Partner, finance, and local country teams to ensure efficient stewardship of the global mobility program. The Interim Global Mobility Officer is accountable for enabling mobility in support of the IRC’s operations worldwide, including developing cost effective, compliant and practical mobility solutions linked to the talent strategy.

Major Responsibilities:
Function as the primary owner/manager of global mobility programs, including the entire life cycle of an expatriate, from pre-assignment through repatriation
Act as the primary point of contact for Global HR and IRC management on mobility requests/inquiries, assignment planning, and policy counseling. Provide consultancy services/advice and collaborative support regarding the interpretation and execution of IRC’s international assignment policies and practices
Work with various departments/teams in the IRC to design efficient coordination of all aspects of international assignments including relocation, repatriation, expense reimbursement, onboarding, etc.
Serve as HR focal point for U.S. visa and immigration matters
Manage outsource vendors, including relocation management company, tax provider, and data providers
Calculate cost projections for international assignment compensation packages
Prepare employee assignment and relocation letters
Administer key assignment benefits such as shipping, tax briefing, cost of living and hardship allowances
Maintain mobility data in HRIS database (Workday). Collaborate with HRIS to improve system tracking and reporting
Monitor monthly allowances payments data by working with finance department and regional/local country teams
Manage exceptions to allow flexibility, yet fairness in administration of policies and practices
Special project work as assigned

Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to: Senior Director, Global Compensation & Benefits

Position Directly Supervises: None

Indirect Reporting: Compensation and Global Mobility Associate

Job Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree required – Preferably in Human Resources or International Business
Minimum of 4 years of experience in global mobility and international assignment management experience required
Demonstrated analytical, planning, organizational and problem solving skills, including data analysis and interpretation skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be comfortable dealing with employees and management at all levels of the organization
Ability to work independently; excellent judgment
Intermediate excel skills
Experience with managing multiple priorities concurrently in a fast-paced environment
Fluency in French a plus

Working Environment: Standard office work environment