Global Mobility Specialist - London - 12 Month FTC
There is a current requirement for a Global Mobility Specialist (GMS) to join GM, to offer operational support to the business and the GM team (working xLoS) on a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract.
Reporting directly into a GM Consultant (GMC), this excellent opportunity offers direct contact with the GM global network and internal PwC functions e.g. IAS Tax, PwC Legal, payroll and HC Customer Services.
Ideally you will have experience in expatriate compensation and benefits although we will accept applicants with transferrable skills at Officer or Support Staff grade who are interested in global mobility e.g. from an HC background or a technical administrative role. You will have strong numerical and analytical skills and excellent communication skills.
Essential skills and experienceThe GMS role is crucial to the success of the assignment. It is therefore envisaged that GMS’s will exhibit the following skills/experience.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to support and influence line staff. Is aware of the audience and how any information communicated will be received. Able to produce written business communication, as appropriate
Strong numeracy, analytical and spreadsheet skills with the ability to understand and explain complex concepts.
Strong time management abilities including the proven ability to independently prioritise work and multi-task and willing to work without guidance.
Strong relationship management skills including the proven ability to quickly build strong personal networks with customers and peers.
Recent technical and in-depth experience in expatriate compensation and benefits, taxation and social security is desirable but not essential
A demonstrated ability to train and coach others is desirable.
CIPD or ATT qualified or licentiate member is desirable but not essential
Has good understanding of firm’s services, and in particular of the tools used in GM activities and keeps up to date with professional and industry developments.
Understands how own behaviour may impact others and modifies accordingly.
Will think through the wider implications when making decisions and forms balanced, unbiased views based on the facts.
Takes quick action to manage and effectively resolve problems, does not become demoralised.
Stays calm under pressure and demonstrates ability to deal with an unhappy/demanding client.
Demonstrates ability to respond quickly and appropriately to a client group that is critically important to our business and which due to its global spread operates 24 hours a day.ResponsibilitiesWhile not designed to be an exhaustive list, many of the specific responsibilities of the GMS are outlined below:
Holds discussions with outbound international assignment candidates and assignees regarding opportunities and policy.
Consults with GMC’s and GMS’s in the Global Mobility global network on assignee issues.
Provides backup coverage to GMC during vacation and other absences as appropriate.
Prepares and delivers routine management reportsFinancial
Prepares pre-assignment cost projections where required.
Documents cost sharing arrangements.
Shares cost projections, cost sharing arrangement and details of actual cost incurred with Finance team (FOCUS).
Coordinates and instructs payment of vendor and inter territory invoices.
Liaises with IAS Tax in relation to shadow payroll.
Co-ordinates the annual data collect for UK tax return preparation as well as the overseas data requests.
Coordinates the signing of Certificates of Sponsorship and maintenance letters.
Coordinate and monitor third party vendors and the delivery of their services
Project work, as assigned by GM team leader, GMC or GM Global Leadership
Programme development liaison with Conduent.
Liaising with the business regarding assignment extensions and localisations.
Maintenance of the Income Protection Report.
Internal firm services
In order to deliver a first-class service to our clients, we need first-class support internally. Internal firm services is a network of specialist support professionals and includes marketing, recruitment, human capital, finance, technology, learning and development, procurement, to name but a few. Each team plays a vital role in making sure we have all the right resources, services and technology across our business.
The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
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