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Running through our organization is a strong sense of obligation to serve a number of different stakeholders who count on us to deliver quality and excellence in everything we do.
We want to use our global reach and scale to convene the conversation about the challenges facing economies and the capital markets.
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Every day, each one of us makes choices and decisions that directly affect the way we experience each other and the way our clients and wider communities experience us. Our values give us confidence that we are using the same principles to help us make these decisions throughout our global organization.
Our global awards program, Better begins with you, enables our people to recognize and celebrate individuals and teams within our organization who consistently live our values and bring our purpose of building a better working world to life through their everyday behavior, which in turn makes an impact on our clients, people and communities.
This program is an important way in which we are building our shared culture, founded on our strong commitment to our values.The opportunity
EY’s People Advisory Services (PAS) team is currently looking for an experienced immigration consultant, to support our Immigration Compliance and Advisory team in Nigeria, as a Senior.
The Senior consultant would provide support on various client engagements and promote knowledge transfer within the PAS Immigration team, through effective training and capacity building initiatives.
Expectations / Key Responsibilities
Manage multiple client engagements as an engagement supervisor
Manage client ledgers with a high sense of job ownership and accountability
Excellent analytical, project management, multi-tasking, and organizational skills
Identify issues, propose solutions, address clients’ needs and execute deliverables as required
Work with minimal or no supervision
Demonstrate teamwork, good interpersonal and relationship management skills
Participate in commercial research and marketing efforts
Stay up to date on topical immigration matters and contribute to thought leadership and training initiatives
Demonstrate good communication skills in terms of business writing, presentation, and public speaking engagements
Demonstrate superior analytical and advisory skills
Proficiency with MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Qualification for the role
Minimum qualification is First degree in a social science course
Keen interest and sound knowledge of relevant immigration regulations and laws guiding the mobility, employment and residence of foreign nationals in Nigeria.
Knowledge / Relevant Experience
Good understanding of relevant immigration laws and statues such as Nigeria Immigration Act 2015, Regulations 2017 and the NVP 2020
Knowledge of basic entry and exit protocols for ECOWAS nationals and Alien nationals
Knowledge of the visa extension policy and how it applies
Prior experience in processing Expatriate Quota (EQ) applications at the Federal Ministry of Interior (FMI) in Abuja
Knowledge and experience in preparation and filing of statutory returns such as EQ returns, SSS Returns, Understudy reports, TWP returns, etc.
Knowledge and prior experience in preparation and processing of Visa on Arrival (VOA) and Temporary Work Permit (TWP) Preapprovals
Prior experience in processing CERPAC -related applications at the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) offices in both Customs and Free Zone territories
Experience in thought leadership initiatives such as alerts, news articles, advisory opinions, e.tc on topical immigration matters
Experience in developing and facilitating both internal and external immigration training programmes
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