Executive - Global Mobility

Mumbai, India Countrywide
02 Sep 2016
01 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is one of the world's leading providers of engineering and construction services, including specialty consulting. We provide services to companies and organizations, in industrial, commercial domain and serve private and public sector clients and government clients across multiple sectors and geographies. We provide a complete spectrum of engineering services, procurement and construction management to process and infrastructure industry. We have a pan-India presence, with four world-class engineering delivery centers in Mumbai, and one each in Delhi, Baroda and Kolkata.

Position Summary
  • The Executive Global Mobility-HR will provide support, direction and oversight for International Expatriate Assignments and Out bound assignment across the organization

  • Provide support and counsel to management and staff on global mobility issues. Administer In-bound & Out-bound international assignments life-cycle activities, including but not limited to: mobility briefing/orientation, following global mobility guidelines, prepares assignment letters, guide Manager & Assignees, Co-ordinate/ liaise with Admin, Taxation, Finance, external vendors and Jacobs Global Offices
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manages global mobility activities for expatriates, domestic and international transfers. Acts as subject matter expert for relocation related activities. Advises Employees, Business Units, and External Vendors on relocation process, exceptions, and policy

  • Develop and maintain different components of expatriate's compensation packages such as foreign rotation premiums, cost of living adjustments, per diems, and housing allowances

  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of the company's expatriate assignments, relocation and immigration policies and procedures. Stays abreast of current trends in global mobility for the purpose of keeping these policies up to date and competitive

  • Review and prepare Assignment letters for all expatriate assignments

  • Assure internal customers receive periodic reports on relocation cases, Assignment status, Mobility report and raise timely alert

  • Oversee and maintain the Company's relationship with Global Assistance & Response Team. Provide hands-on support for any critical employee cases

  • Performs other duties as requested
Minimum Requirements for this position
  • Ability to provide superior customer service to external and internal clients

  • Strong interpersonal, written/verbal communication and presentation abilities

  • Working knowledge of the tax, legal, immigration and policy compliance issues with regard to international mobility/ Expat administration

  • Ability to make decisions on relocation and immigration related situations. Must exercise sound judgment when reviewing requests for exceptions to Mobility /Relocation policy. Must use tact when interacting with employees, managers, assignees and Human Resources colleagues to understand and resolve potentially sensitive issues

  • Ability to gather and analyze/synthesize assignment compensation related data, confirming its accuracy and adequacy

  • Demonstrated effective leadership and influencing skills and practices

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel at an advanced level

  • Ability and willingness to make telephone calls that accommodate different international time zones

  • Occasional business travel will be required

  • Bachelor's/ Master's degree or related degree required
  • 8+ years demonstrated HR-Mobility experience at the executive or managerial level, specifically working in an international environment. Experience in the Design Engineering, Consultancy, EPC industry preferred


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs