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HR Operations and Immigration Specialist- Iran

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/31/2017 7:54:52 AM
  • 2802587
  • Job Function: Human Resources
  • Business Segment: Global Operations Human Resources
Location(s): Islamic Republic of Iran,


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
The individual will be part of the Global Operations HR organization with focus on Iran operations, which is responsible for services such as On-boarding, Off boarding, employee life cycle and Immigration.

The role will report to the Sr Manager, HR Operations directly and to Sr Manager, Global Mobility Service Delivery - Immigration indirectly.

Essential Responsibilities:
HR Operations Responsibilities

• Lead / Support HR Operations services such as On-boarding, Off boarding, employee life cycle and ensure people, structures, processes and systems are aligned to deliver key objectives efficiently and effectively.
• Deliver HR transactions to the businesses ensuring all deadlines are met and customers (HRM and employees) are satisfied with the level of service.
• Create a continuous improvement culture, proactively identifying processes for improvement and driving change as well as responding to business requirements.
• Maintain the highest standard of accuracy and quality, taking accountability for compliance with local Labor Law as well as other local regulations and GE policy requirements.
• Support the relationship between GE and 3rd party suppliers e.g. Banks, Immigration service providers, Medical & Insurance vendor etc. where required.


Immigration Responsibilities
• Ensure regulatory compliance by understanding current and proposed legislation; enforcing immigration regulations; recommending new procedures and training businesses as needed;
• Provide guidance to businesses by researching and interpreting immigration policy and applying observations and recommendations to operational issues;
• Drive risk management and determine possible compliance gaps and potential areas of risk for GE. Lead projects to eliminate risk related to non-compliance and implement rules and guidelines to achieve higher compliance, while maintaining the highest quality of service;
• Establish strong influential relationships with key business stakeholders while providing timely and clear recommendations on immigration process and identifying training opportunities as needed;
• Assist the Regional Leader with special local and region projects to improve quality and speed of services provided to the various businesses;
• Oversee and manage cross-border moves into region of responsibility ensuring compliance while simultaneously delivering timely and efficient execution of processes;
• Drive the wing to wing immigration process by managing relationships with the local vendor to ensure there are no delays in document procurement and application filing;
• Collect, collate and analyze data to support the immigration compliance program with a focus on continuously identifying opportunities for process improvement initiatives;gaps and potential areas of risk for GE. Lead projects to eliminate risk related to non-compliance and implement rules and guidelines to achieve higher compliance, while maintaining the highest quality of service;
• Establish strong influential relationships with key business stakeholders while providing timely and clear recommendations on immigration process and identifying training opportunities as needed;
• Assist the Regional Leader with special local and region projects to improve quality and speed of services provided to the various businesses;
• Oversee and manage cross-border moves into region of responsibility ensuring compliance while simultaneously delivering timely and efficient execution of processes;
• Drive the wing to wing immigration process by managing relationships with the local vendor to ensure there are no delays in document procurement and application filing;
• Collect, collate and analyze data to support the immigration compliance program with a focus on continuously identifying opportunities for process improvement initiatives;

Qualifications/Requirements:
• A university degree preferably with HR / Business Management/ Psychology qualification.
• At least 3 years of HR Operations/ Immigration experience
• Knowledge and experience around Iranian Labor Law and other local regulations
• Excellent computer operation & presentation skills.
• Cheerful positive ‘can do’ attitude with ability to manage pressure creatively.
• Effective communication & excellent people management skills.
• Strong sense of customer orientation.
• Fluency in Farsi and English

Desired Characteristics:
• Strong operations skills and leader with a track record of improving performance in transactional teams.
• Experience in a multi-national, multi-cultural environment with excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
• Experienced in diving adherence to KPIs’.
• Good networking skills with experience in operating in complicated matrix environment and able to build good working relationships both internally and externally.
• Tenacious, resilient, and flexible, should be capable of managing a complex and frequently changeable workload.

Locations: Islamic Republic of Iran,

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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