Immigration and Global Mobility Manager
Posted on 4/1/2024
Circle

1,001-5,000 employees

Platform for businesses to accept payments and send payouts
Company Overview
Circle's mission is to raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce. The company is a global financial technology firm that’s at the center of digital currency innovation and open financial infrastructure.
Crypto & Web3
Financial Services

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$1.2B

Founded

2013

Headquarters

,

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

4%

1 year growth

25%

2 year growth

101%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
CategoriesNew
Legal
Risk & Compliance
Legal & Compliance
Requirements
  • 8+ years of human resources experience including global and US based immigration experience
  • Experience with global immigration work and residence permit for expat country to country moves, nonimmigrant visas (H-1B, H-1B1, B-1, E-3, F-1, J-1, L-1, and O-1 visas), PERM labor certifications as well as immigrant visas.
  • Proven experience developing trusted relationships at all levels of an organization including senior level talent to drive programs
  • Excellent organization and time management skills, strong attention to detail, proven history of managing projects, meeting deadlines, and producing excellent deliverables.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and work within a fast-paced, high-volume practice while meeting deadlines and maintaining a high level of productivity.
  • Unquestionable ethical and professional judgment as well as the ability to work with confidential documents and information.
  • Ability to train others on immigration practice and procedures, review work, and prepare training documents.
  • Good working knowledge of tax, immigration, and social security regulations, particularly in the US and Canada.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience/familiarity with Slack, Apple MacOS and GSuite.
Responsibilities
  • Oversee and manage the company's immigration processes and global mobility programs
  • Lead all aspects of the immigration program and processes
  • Collaborate with external partners, ensure compliance with regulations, and provide support to employees during international assignments and relocations
  • Collaborate with external immigration attorneys to manage all aspects of business visitor visas, employment visas, permanent residency applications, and citizenship applications
  • Provide guidance on visa processing times, sponsorship requirements, associated risks, and costs for potential candidates
  • Maintain and review visa tracker, ensuring timely initiation and filing of extensions
  • Ensure full compliance with immigration records maintenance
  • Draft and complete visa/travel letters as needed
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and develop recommendations to enhance efficiency and improve the employee experience
  • Coordinate resolutions to complex immigration matters with outside counsel, communicating solutions to employees and the business
  • Educate managers and employees on visa and green card application and renewal processes
  • Communicate global immigration policies and develop procedures across the region
  • Conduct regular internal audits and support ad-hoc projects as needed
  • Build and maintain a global mobility strategy and program that suits the needs of Circle’s international growth
  • Create new partnerships with relocation vendors to administer domestic transfers and international relocations and assignments, including creating cost projections and relocation/assignment letters
  • Monitor immigration and mobility compliance and risks
  • Coordinate payments related to the mobility program (e.g., billing/invoices, reimbursements, general expenses)
  • Collaborate with HR Business Partners to create and communicate relocation packages, answering questions and resolving issues
  • Consult with Talent, other stakeholders, and business units to determine the options for international moves
  • Provide advice on international employee mobilization topics, creating and building knowledge in our global mobility information repository
  • Develop new approaches to streamline mobility processes globally
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key HR and business contacts
  • Manage a portfolio of cases across different business divisions and levels
  • Manage the assignee/permanent transfer experience from beginning to end
  • Work closely with external vendors to ensure exceptional service to employees and maximize cost efficiencies
  • Coordinate internal transfer requirements for international assignments and permanent transfers, such as payroll, pension, benefits, and HRIS updates