Immigration Specialist/Manager IV - (B4)
Location:
Santa Clara , California
Posted:
May 02, 2017
Reference:
1703180
Key Responsibilities
  1. Manage global immigration program including overall relationship with global immigration vendor.
  2. Plan and execute effective communications strategy to convey timely immigration updates.
  3. Build internal partnerships to ensure the immigration program meets the needs of our partners and our clients.
  4. Work closely with outside counsel on the strategy and details for all cases and associated employer-sponsored petitions. Partner internally to understand and meet immigration needs for new countries/new markets as well as changes to immigration legislation.
  5. Provide regular and ad-hoc reporting on metrics and trending and make recommendations for program improvements.
  6. Influence decision making, approach and future direction for immigration.
  7. Provide input and design on immigration policy (in alignment with business needs).
  8. Represent immigration with internal stakeholders, including HR Business Partners, business unit management, vendors and clients to ensure client satisfaction.
  9. Partner with Legal department and other stakeholders to ensure and promote compliance.
  10. Test immigration program for market competitiveness, cost/benefit and alignment with corporate values.

Qualifications:
Knowledge and Skills
  • Thorough knowledge of corporate immigration requirements.
  • Comprehensive technical skills in immigration processes; strong knowledge of H-1, L-1, permanent residency processes, familiar with US immigration law
  • Global Immigration experience preferred
  • Significant experience in working with multi-national employees
  • Considerable experience in corporate mobility and immigration function
  • Strong vendor management skills
Requirements
  • Expertise in Corporate Immigration
  • Project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong PC software skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization including Global partners
  • B.S. level degree, or equivalent, in related field
  • 6 years of directly related and applicable experience
Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

A little about us:
A global leader in materials engineering solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic (PV) industries.

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