Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Job Vacancies at GE Nigeria - Immigration Specialist

GE Nigeria is looking to recruit an Immigration Specialist.

Working as an Immigration Specialist in the international assignment management operation of GE, you will have the chance to prove your passion for change, creativity and teamwork.

Global Mobility Services (GMS) offers you personal and professional growth by providing you with challenging opportunities supporting GE globally.

Immigration Specialist

Essential Responsibilities

  • You will help the GMS immigration team continue to be successful by contributing your talents to monitor and assist immigration processes; achieve operational objectives; maintain immigration controls; assist customers and ensure controllership and compliance with legal and business requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with local immigration laws and internal policies
  • Oversee and assist in managing cross-border moves into region of responsibility and ensure moves are made compliantly and in an efficient fashion
  • Collect, collate and analyze data to support the immigration compliance program in a timely and efficient manner
  • Liaise with appropriate stakeholders Regional Leader, Corporate Tax, and various businesses
  • Recognize immediate compliance concerns for escalation to Global Leader
  • Maintain compliance requirements for operational procedural manuals
  • Protect the organization’s value by keeping information confidential


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experiences.
  • 3+ years of experience in an immigration compliance role
  • Understanding of international relations, prevailing international landscape and impact upon business.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to stand up to business pressures and enforce compliance
  • Ability to know when to escalate issues
  • Superior organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize work
  • Quick to learn and adapt
  • Advanced computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).
  • Familiarity with issues of compliance for international regulations
  • Excellent attention to detail and willingness to take initiative
  • Fluency in spoken and written English

Desired Characteristics

  • Self-Motivated and able to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • French and Arabic language skills
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