Assistant Visa Compliance Officer

London, United Kingdom
Up to 27500 depending on experience
24 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
13 Mar 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Profile Student Support - Visa Compliance

Contract Type Permanent

Job Purpose

This International Office post will focus on the operational aspects of complying with BPP’s sponsor duties under Tier 4 of the Points Based System.

The successful candidate will work closely with colleagues across the university to develop, implement and review processes aimed at ensuring BPP University complies fully with our Tier 4 sponsor duties and therefore is eligible to retain Tier 4 Sponsor status.

It will also be necessary for the post holder to liaise regularly with students and maintain up to date records for all of BPPs registered Tier 4 students.

Candidates will be expected to have good communication and interpersonal skills and ideally have experience working in a customer services or an administrative role.  Experience of the UK Higher education sector and UK immigration regulations will be required for the role.

Key Responsibilities:

Please see the attached job description for a full list of responsibilities.

Department Registry Operations - Visa Compliance & Int. Student Advice

Location UK, London, London Shepherd's Bush

Candidate Criteria

With your experience and knowledge of the Higher Education Sector and the challenges surrounding this, you will work closely to ensure that BPP complies fully with Tier 4 sponsor duties. You must have knowledge of Home Office procedures and SMS system. You are required to have knowledge of the Immigration Rules and the ability to interpret complex rules and regulations.

You are expected to have administrative experience, preferably in the education sector with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Access. It is essential for you to have outstanding customer service, problem-solving, and organisational skills with the ability to successfully multi-task. You must be able to maintain records systems. The successful candidate will be a proactive team player who is self-motivated with an ability to thrive under pressure. You must be customer-focused with the ability to communicate at all levels with internal and external stakeholders.

Employment Details

Contract Hours 37.50
FTE 1.00
Salary Up to 27500 depending on experience

Full Job Description

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