Global Mobility Consultant

Darlington, Australia
$100,032 - $108,979 plus 17% superannuation
06 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
19 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
  • A full-time continuing opportunity for an in-house Global Mobility Consultant to assist with relocation support of new hires from interstate and overseas
  • Fantastic opportunity to join the Immigration and Global Mobility Team at one of the best universities in Australia and the world (QS global 38th)
  • Work for one of the leading universities for impact (THE global 52nd), committed to leadership for good, diversity, sustainability, addressing modern slavery, education for all, and so much more
  • Hybrid working flexibility (work-from-home options) with great benefits
  • Working in a dynamic team with great development opportunities
  • Base Salary $100,032 - $108,979 plus 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

We have an exciting Global Mobility Consultant role within the University of Sydney's in-house Immigration and Global Mobility team. Our goal is to provide seamless immigration and global mobility service delivery to internal stakeholders, new hires, prospective staff, and international visitors to the University.

We are seeking a passionate and proactive Global Mobility Consultant to continue to drive our ongoing uplift in Global Mobility service delivery at the University.

Your consultative approach will be essential in providing a personalised client experience, tailored to a range of personal and professional considerations for prospective candidates. These could range from individual family circumstances, to living arrangement preferences, schooling for dependents, visa support, pets, shipping, flights etc. You will utilise your highly developed relationship-building skills when dealing with external entities such as government agencies, temporary accommodation providers and shipping agencies.

This position will see to a range of duties, such as:

  • provide expert advice in relation to relocation policies, relevant salary packaging obligations, cost projections and procedures to facilitate the onboarding of new staff members/visitors
  • support the Manager, Immigration and Global Mobility with process improvement initiatives to enhance advisory services
  • responsible for the end-to-end relocation process of all new hires to the University that require relocation support from interstate and overseas.
  • promote consistency by collating information and creating standardised documents to guide hiring managers and candidates in best practice decision making
  • identify and resolve relocation/mobility issues in collaboration with the University and external providers, e.g., tax advisor
  • provide support to the Immigration Consultant during peak processing periods
  • delivering information sessions on global mobility support offered at the University and its policy requirement, to various stakeholders and clients across the organisation.

About you

We are seeking a tenacious, solutions-oriented Global Mobility Consultant who can demonstrate:

  • strong and significant expertise across a broad range of Australian global mobility aspects, specifically relocation, salary packaging and taxation
  • proven experience in managing and facilitating inbound relocation activities with service providers and individuals relocating from interstate and overseas to Sydney
  • understanding of Australian tax regulations, specifically fringe benefit tax provisions that apply to relocation.
  • have exceptional attention to detail and time management skills
  • highly developed stakeholder engagement skills for the purpose of liaising with internal and external stakeholders (including service providers) on complicated relocation matters
  • excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
  • generalist knowledge of overseas markets and overseas tax components (UK, USA, and China) is desirable; however, it is not a requirement
  • knowledge and experience with Australian visa types and work rights are highly advantageous
  • self-motivated, proactive, and team player with the willingness to support the Immigration Consultant and Manager, Immigration and Global Mobility, where required.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO Statement

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

How to apply

*Please note, this advertisement will close at 11:59 pm Sunday, 19 February 2023. Please ensure your application is submitted prior to this time and date*

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

Your cover letter should address and provide examples to demonstrate:

  • your experience in dealing with complex relocation matters and policy interpretation
  • ability to manage end-to-end relocation support for individuals relocating from interstate and overseas
  • working independently, self-motivated, and proactive
  • ability to think outside the box and be solution-oriented
  • team player and ability to adapt to a changing environment

If you are a current employee of the University or a contingent worker with access to Workday, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Stacey Nipper, Recruitment Operations, by email to

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