Virginia, US

Business Immigration Consultant (APAC)

Job Description

The role of Consultant is a key position on the APAC Coordination Centre team. It is one of the most visible and client-facing roles on the team, handling a varied and significant caseload. The position is the main caseworker on the team, working closely with more business immigration analysts and other senior members across teams.

You become the main point of contact for a Client for specific countries. You are vital to the relationship with the Client, being the “face” of the firm to the client. You are required to understand the Client and its objectives/goals in the country. This role partners with the Managers to develop the client relationships and to ensure best practices across the larger team.

As a Business Immigration Consultant, you will: 

This position requires you to provide a high level of strategic compliance services to the firm’s corporate client base liaising with external Co-counsel. You will be allocated a number of countries within the Asia Pacific region. You will be responsible for the co-ordination of visa processes and formulation of advice for a variety of Fragomen clients for their allocated countries.

Throughout the management and co-ordination of visa processing, you will maintain communication and relationships with key client contacts to ensure the client is informed on the progress of all applications.

You will foster and maintain strong relationships with relevant Third Party Vendors ensuring effective flow of communication to the client and where necessary making sure the vendors provide the quality of service delivery expected by Fragomen and the client. You will also liaise closely with third party vendors to monitor any changes to legislation or processes that may impact current or future applications to the countries covered by the team.

Let’s talk if you have the following:

  • University degree in Law, HR, Business or equivalent.
  • At least 2 to 3 years of working experience in the immigration field. Regional experience will be advantageous.
  • Strong written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to think on your feet
  • Team player who is able to develop strong working relationships with team members and gain their confidence through displaying professionalism and efficiency in all communications
  • Complete tasks within agreed time-frames and in line with expectations; capable of managing a high number of tasks simultaneously, and setting priorities accordingly; ability to meet various deadlines
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Able to act under instruction with limited supervision
  • A high degree of precision
  • Demonstrates initiative in resolving client problems and escalations
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the firm’s service ethics and executes their role with a respect for firm values which include: a business orientation, agility, innovation and confidentiality

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