Expatriate Administrators Job Description Template
We are looking for a dynamic expatriate administrator to join our team and support the HR manager responsible for international employees. Your duties will include obtaining visas, finding appropriate accommodation for employees, and ensuring a smooth transition to their new country of employment.
To ensure success as an expatriate administrator, you should have outstanding organizational skills and a solid knowledge of the labor practices of countries in which employees are placed. Ultimately, an exceptional expatriate administrator should be a problem solver that pays attention to detail and displays excellent communication skills.
Expatriate Administrator Responsibilities:
- Reviewing and preparing all the salary and other HR-related documents before submission to the head of human resources.
- Regular communication with all expats regarding their subsidies, housing, and other needs to ensure comfortable working conditions.
- Reviewing and processing expenses and reimbursements due to expats.
- Obtaining visas for staff members and their families, and arranging accommodation in host countries.
- Liaising with the inland revenue department on behalf of expats to ensure adherence to tax regulations.
- Establishing, managing, and maintaining vendor relationships in host countries.
- Orientating expats on relocating to a new country, the countries customs, opening a bank account, and other onboarding processes.
- Planning for the arrival of expats and informing the staff in the host country of their arrival.
- Providing support to expats when and as required.
- Ensuring that the expat program is aligned with government policies and procedures.
Expatriate Administrator Requirements:
- An undergraduate degree in human resources, finance, business administration, or a related field.
- A thorough knowledge of corporate and government policies and procedures relating to expats.
- Excellent knowledge of the laws, customs, and practices of host countries.
- Experience in immigration and international diplomacy.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Fluency in one or more of the languages spoken in host countries is an advantage.
- Outstanding problem-solving and organizational skills.
- Ability to work independently.
- Adaptable to change and fast-acting.
- Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.