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Immigration Program Consultant

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NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike, Inc.’s uncompromising focus on human potential extends to its workforce. Nike Human Resources teams help attract, retain, and reward the world’s most innovative people by creating programs to help them thrive. They accelerate company growth as stewards of culture, organizational effectiveness, talent and change. The global Human Resources community includes experts in talent planning, talent acquisition, talent development, compensation and benefits, employee relations and more. Together, they develop a motivated, diverse and engaged global team.

Description
Talent Mobility at Nike is focused on paving the way for Nike’s mobile workforce to go where our business and their careers take them. We want to fuel growth and innovation at Nike by intentionally developing and deploying our mobile workforce – ensuring the right talent capabilities in the right place at the right time. We broadly define the mobile workforce to include not only expats and domestic relocations but also any employee working outside their home location such as permanent transfers, cross-border commuters, business travelers, etc.
Talent Mobility at Nike includes Immigration, Tax and Relocation experts that work together to consult business and HR leaders on becoming increasingly more strategic and planful around how we move and retain talent around the globe.
The Immigration Program Consultant is part of the Talent Mobility Strategy and Programs  team within Total Rewards in HR.   You have a high degree of knowledge and expertise in all facets of global immigration as it pertains to multi-jurisdictional technical review, visa/work permit application requirements, document requirements, approval timelines and ability to optimize each case for successful and quick approvals. You will ensure that the immigration program runs smoothly across the various insourced and outsourced operations teams and that we are in compliance with government regulations, all the while delivering a premium people experience.
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Provide consultations on the most complex and high level matters to develop strategies to mitigate risk, enable informed planning and decision making and provide solutions to Nike Talent Mobility team and customers
  • Ensure high quality experience to employees, managers and business stakeholders by leveraging internal shared services and outsourced partners for transactional activity
  • Partner with the Global Immigration Manager on specialized projects with strategic focus on global immigration policy, stakeholder education and consultation and advising, implementing, maintaining and reporting on immigration policy matters
  • Role model partnership and collaboration at all levels with internal stakeholders, to deliver our high bar of people experience; hold operations team partners to high standards of service delivery and partnership
  • Lead various internal reviews or audits of immigration data, processes and policies.
  • Promote internal education by developing and delivering education materials, resources, process flows, and procedures and tools for HRBP’s, Recruiters, Hiring Managers, and employees
  • Provide immigration oversight and assess risks in the GEO
  • Support the implementation and design of policies, tools, programs and processes in the region
  • Be informed of geo specific updates and trends in order to benchmark and develop best practices
  • Be informed on analytics and updates and its impact to Nike’s  mobility programs
  • Support cross-functional/cross-geo global projects to support strategic goals
  • Manage inquiries government entities related to employees and temporary workers

Qualifications
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience in immigration, Human Resources or directly related field
  • 5 years working in deep technical role within global immigration with preferred at least 3 years of industry in-house immigration and mobility program experience
  • Legal background
  • US Immigration experience required; global immigration experience a plus
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Detailed knowledge of global visa types, processes and the ability to review case facts to determine the optimal filing type.
  • Ability to influence all levels of leadership and lead industry-transforming practices across all vendors
  • Ability to clearly articulate complex/nuanced matters to peers and stakeholders
This position offers an experienced Immigration professional with an outstanding opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our business and the lives of our employees globally!


NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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