This key role in this multinational company will be part of a small global legal team and work closely with cross-departments, including Human Resources, and external Counsel on:
-Immigration matters affecting the Company's employees and contractors and ensuring their legal status accords with relevant immigration laws
-Ensure consistent risk management and compliance across regional offices relating to immigration laws in the region
-Work with local Office Immigration Contacts to ensure they are working with the best and most appropriate external advisors to ensure highest levels of compliance and to ensure process efficiency
-Drafting immigration related letters and forms and develop or improve upon existing template letter provisions, as the need arises
-Liaising with relevant immigration government agencies
-Monitoring and researching material changes to the legal and/or enforcement environments relating to immigration laws in Asia Pacific countries and providing timely updates and policies to stakeholders
-Developing training materials and delivering training to stakeholders (e.g., Office Immigration Contacts, HR, Recruiting, Professional Development/Staffing, and others) on managing immigration risks and processes effectively and efficiently, including e.g. compliance and site visit protocols
-Handling immigration emergencies (e.g., denial of entry at airport, denial of visa at consulate, rush transfers/project loans, unexpected lapse in employment authorization, or other urgent events).
- Assisting with global visa issues and conducting immigration law risk assessments for new office openings, from time to time as need may arise.
- Common law qualified with top tier law firm and/or multinational corporation in a role that covers the APAC region
- Excellent negotiation skills with fluent spoken and written English languages
- The ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and professional environment