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Head of International Compliance (Contractor Global Mobility)

  • Location: Woking, GU21 6DH
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Non-core sector
  • Contact: Andy Williams
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 07818 431 925
  • Start Date: 2022-07-01
  • Expiry Date: 29 July 2022
  • Job Ref: INT-HeadofCompliance
Reporting to: International Development Director
Location: Woking

Purpose of the Role:
To manage international assignment support activity, compliance, and associated administration for non-UK based contractors. Keeping a constant focus on accuracy, innovation and technical excellence whilst always ensuring high levels of customer service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead task allocation within the International Compliance Team to ensure high levels of support to external clients, internal recruitment teams and candidates working in foreign jurisdictions.
  • Manage incoming requests from external clients, and give advice on new territories, in-country compliance requirements, legislation, pitfalls etc.
  • Manage the on-boarding of international contractors and deliver ongoing care during their placement to ensure compliance and high levels of support.
  • Manage contractor audits to ensure compliance across all operating regions.
  • Oversee international payroll, contractor pay queries, purchase orders etc.
  • Deliver client reports and manage data enquiries
  • Support the International Development Director with ad hoc tasks
  • Create new, or develop existing, country processes to ensure a high level of readiness to deliver swift turnarounds on client requirements.
  • Manage and develop the suite of compliance documentation i.e., candidate on-boarding questionnaires, supplier assessments, country specific guides etc.
  • Deliver compliance workshops and training, primarily for internal teams and sometimes for external clients, to upskill recruitment consultants. Workshops & training will cover country specific compliance processes / common pitfalls when placing candidates abroad.
  • Responsible for international in-country partners and 2nd tier suppliers, managing due diligence, communications as well as reviewing and monitoring compliance. Also be responsible for managing poor performance or non-delivery of agreed services.
  • Oversee legislative changes by territory, flag to the International Director and implement agreed changes into current procedures.
  • Responsible for conducting performance reviews of the international compliance team and allocate tasks in line with our company policy and values.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • A good understanding of the ‘global mobility’ marketplace
  • Good technical and analytical skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills at all levels
  • Excellent attention to detail and numerical skills
  • Relationship management – clients, contractors, and suppliers
  • Computer literate – Office 365 product suite
  • Solid teamwork ethos
  • Strong organisational & time management skills
  • Innovative & proactive thinker who embraces change
  • Flexible working approach
  • Ability to multitask, prioritise duties and work to deadlines
  • Effective team leading & coaching skills