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Immigration Coordinator Australia

Technicolor Australia is looking for a dynamic and experienced person to fill the position of Immigration Coordinator. The incumbent must have good office technology skills, a high level of personal organizational skills, attention to detail and a passion for excellent customer service to assist the immigration team in a fast-paced and growing business.


Position Summary:
The primary responsibility of the Immigration Co-Ordinator is to manage the end-to-end migration processes for new hires and existing employees. 

 

Main functions:
 

  • Manage a high volume of visa applications for Technicolor Australia employees from end to end via the employer sponsored subclass 408 visa and the subclass 482 visa (where required). 
  • Liaise with the talent team to ensure visa eligibility for potential new hires and advise on the most appropriate option and any issues to consider
  • Liaise with the visa applicant to ensure all relevant supporting documents are provided by the visa applicant / accompanying family members (if any) and upload to the applicant’s IMMI Account application
  • Maintain comprehensive records and file notes regarding eligibility and progress.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide written and/or verbal advice to and manage the expectations of internal stakeholders and visa applicants
  • Ensure visa applicants are aware of the visa application progress through the provision of an immigration service agreement and document checklists/instructions 
  • Provide regular updates to the People & Talent Managers to advise on any foreseeable issues related to the likelihood of visa grant/refusal and potential changes to proposed employment start dates. 
  • Liaise with Travel team to commence the relocation process upon receipt of a visa grant.
  • Act as the main liaison and key contact between the company and the Department of Home Affairs, the Media, Entertainment and Arts Authority and other associated stakeholders where required 
  • Remain up to date with migration legislation and changes and update internal processes to reflect migration legislation changes
  • Deliver internal training to key stakeholders on migration processes and requirements specifically related to the subclass 408 and subclass 482 visas
  • Provide ad hoc advice to internal stakeholders when requested

 

Qualifications:
Required - Graduate Certificate / Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration Law and Practice or through holding a current Legal Practicing Certificate. 
Required - Registration with the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA).

Experience and Skills: 

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role 
    Well-developed knowledge of, and experience in managing employer sponsored visa applications including sponsorship and nomination applications
  • Familiarity with and experience in interpretation of Migration Legislation and associated Departmental policy
  • Experience managing a high-volume workload in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Knowledge of and adherence to the Code of Conduct for Registered Migration Agents as prescribed by the Migration Act 1958 and Migration Agents Regulations 1998

 

Personal Attributes:

  • Possess a high attention to detail and maintaining accurate records 
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality 
  • Be patient, tactful, approachable, and able to deal with people in difficult situations
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders