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Global Mobility Admin Specialist

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Job ID: R0014644
Date Posted: Jan 19, 2023
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi India Pvt, Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Global Mobility Admin Specialist

Our Company

Since its founding in 1910, Hitachi has supported the development of society and the improvement of people's lives.  Throughout the world, Hitachi Group employees exemplify outstanding teamwork that transcends the boundaries of geographical regions and business fields.  Together, we share the Hitachi group identity and put it into practice worldwide.

At this exciting time in our growth Hitachi has established its Global Business Services (GBS) function to be the strategic partner for transforming and delivering business operations across the Hitachi group.  With a mission to deliver the best experience to employees and customers you will be joining a global team known for excellence and innovation. 

What you’ll be doing

You will be a relocation counsellor and mobility specialist responsible for relocation coordination management providing end to end relocation support to the relocating expatriates, walking them through the relocation process steps, handholding them.  You would also  manage and provide support to the assignee, business, and other stakeholders throughout the assignment life cycle. As mobility specialist you will also facilitate the administration of mobility-related benefits and compensation packages. The Specialist is also responsible for researching, modelling, and evaluating mobility programs as part of Hitachi’s Total Rewards Strategy. The specialist will also have to ensure all the immigration and tax compliances are taken care of by partnering with the vendors. They are knowledgeable on leading practices and understand how mobility fits into business strategy.

What you bring to the team

We’re looking for a team player, who is independent and motivated by delivering great work and is aligned to Hitachi’s vision.  Some of the skills and experience we look for includes:

  • Minimum of 1.5 to 2 years of experience as a relocation counsellor or coordinator with an understanding of the industry and experience in dealing with the relocation & shipping vendors.

  • Serves as a point of contact to the relocating expatriate and their families and provide end to end support with relocation and shipping

  • Strong customer service mindset who can handhold and expatriates and take them through the relocation process

  • An experienced relocation professional who can anticipate issues and is able to address them proactively

  •  Willing to work in the pacific time zone which will be between 8pm and 5am IST

  • Provide guidance and end-to-end mobility support to assignees throughout their assignment (from pre-departure activities through repatriation)

  • Manages the international mobility processes

  • Gathers and validates required information from the assignee and BU HR

  • Partners with business managers, BU HR, GBS HR Total Rewards & Performance Management, and third-party partners to determine and administer relocation package

  • Manages day to day relationships with mobility partners and helps facilitate the resolution of support and service issues

  • Coordinates relocation logistics between host and home country, including country briefings, cultural assessments, and cultural trainings

  • Validates assignment allowances and calculates allowance prorations

  • Initiates mobility services such as tax, immigration, home finding, and other assignment related services 

  • Serves as a subject matter expert and point of escalation for mobility research and administration inquiry

  • Provides policy counselling to assignees and ensure expectations are defined

  • Responds to issues and problems and escalates to appropriate parties

  • Supports assignments and stakeholders in North America working hours

Our Values

We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to any factor that doesn’t impact your ability to do the job, including race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.  We are proud of Japanese heritage, with our values expressed through the Hitachi Spirit:

Wa – Harmony, Trust, Respect

Makoto – Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity

Kaitakusha-Seishin – Pioneering Spirit, Challenge

If, like us, you’re motivated by delivering first class services, thrive in a fast paced and supportive environment and want to help Hitachi to drive social innovation, we’d love to hear from you.

Special Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Customer service oriented

  • Cultural awareness or experience living/working abroad preferred

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience

  • Previous in-house mobility experience or in the corporate relocation industry preferred

  •  Establish clear directions and able to communicate directions clearly

  • Experience in writing SOP’s & creating process maps.

  • Knowledge of Assignment Pro – preferred

  • Experience or working knowledge of expatriate payroll and tax desired

  • Bilingual English and Japanese preferred

  • Self-motivated and great at time management

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