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Global Mobility Manager

University of Hertfordshire
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
£66,444 to £73,401 per annum
Closing date
25 Feb 2024

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Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Global Mobility

Global Mobility Manager 
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Full time – Permanent 
Salary: £66,444 per annum to £73,401 per annum by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience
Reference Number: 056757

Are you a seasoned professional seeking an opportunity to make a significant impact on an international stage? We are currently seeking a motivated and experienced Global Mobility Manager to lead strategic initiatives as we take the University of Hertfordshire into its next phase of global talent acquisition. 

Main duties and responsibilities

You will provide sound leadership for the University’s international assignments and global mobility programmes, including the management of third-party Employers of Record. You will serve as the subject matter expert on global mobility matters, providing invaluable guidance to HR, Talent Acquisition, and business leaders. You will develop policies, provide expertise and strategic guidance, monitoring and ensuring compliance with local laws and regulations. Fostering positive relationships with internal managers and staff you will ensure effective collaboration to support the relocation, immigration, and assignment processes, minimising business risk while optimising cost-effectiveness and enhancing employee experience. 

Skills and experience required

Experience of working in a Global Mobility/International HR related role in a multi-functional organisation providing advice and support on a wide range of HR issues is essential, as is knowledge and understanding of international employment practices and experience of leading change management projects for service improvement. Your ability to gain the confidence of senior stakeholders by influencing, mediating and resolving complex situations will be important as you act as a role model and team player to deliver a proactive, efficient and effective service in a progressive and forward-thinking environment.

We are looking for someone with professional credibility who demonstrates a high degree of emotional intelligence, personal resilience and customer focus who can get to the heart of complex issues quickly, applying their own expertise effectively, and collaborating when appropriate. 

Qualifications required

You will hold a minimum of a Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject area such as Employment Law, Human Resource Management, or significant proven professional work experience in relevant field. 

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. 
Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

We regret that we are unable to offer UKVI sponsorship for this post; applicants will either hold UK Right to Work, or demonstrate access to UK Right to Work, before an offer is made.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: 

Chizoma Okaro, Director of HR,
Catherine Cashin, Assistant Director of HR,

Our vision is to transform lives: UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics, and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships and free Active Staff sessions, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

We particularly welcome applications from suitably qualified men and individuals from black and minority ethnic backgrounds as they are currently underrepresented in our wider HR team. 

Closing Date: 25 February 2024.

Interview Date: Mid-March.

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