Senior Specialist, Immigration Senior Specialist, Immigration …

Bain Company
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Bain Company
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Senior Specialist, Immigration
1073 Please Enable Cookies to Continue Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the personalized features of this site, including the ability to apply for a job. Returning Candidate? Senior Specialist, U.S. Immigration Job Location US-MA-Boston Job ID 2020-4711 Posted Date 1/28/2021 Category Human Resources Type Regular Full-Time Location : Location US-MA-Boston


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As a member of the Global Immigration team you will will lead U.S. immigration programs and ensure we are able to hire and retain foreign national talent in the U.S. They will work with HR, Recruiting and Mobility to provide an exceptional experience to new hires and existing employees. They will serve as the main point of contact for foreign nationals, HR and Recruiting to provide practical guidance on both nonimmigrant and immigrant situations, as well as manage all U.S. nonimmigrant and immigrant process for new hires and current employees. Additionally, they will ensure timely filing of all required applications and visas and collaborate with leadership to develop immigration policies and practices. Candidate should have a high-level customer service focus.


  • Act as primary point of contact for candidates, employees, Recruiting, and Human Resources for various aspects of U.S. immigration, including work permits and permanent residency
  • Provide practical guidance to employees and answer questions regarding travel, visa status, sponsorship requirements and implications of job changes
  • Work to continually improve and communicate processes, policies, procedures and answer immigration related questions to all stakeholders, including HR Managers, Program Managers, Recruiting and external and internal counsel
  • Conduct impact assessment and propose solution to changes in regulations affecting foreign nationals’ ability to work in the U.S.
  • Work closely with recruiting staff and provide work sponsorship eligibility assessment; providing advice to resolve immigration challenges through the hiring process
  • Partner with external immigration counsel to initiate and ensure all U.S. immigration cases are filed accurately and timely while leveraging their knowledge and administration of our programs
  • Oversee Bain’s U.S. permanent residence sponsorship program for eligible employees
  • Review all applications and filings for accuracy (both immigrant and nonimmigrant). Serve as the signatory on all petitions and applications, and work with external counsel on all other paperwork (e.g. RFEs, etc.) as necessary.
  • Coordinate with Global Mobility on incoming transfers to the U.S. and visa requirements
  • Create and maintain Public Access Files and PERM recruitment files.
  • Provide guidance to local offices to ensure compliance with I-9 and E-Verify legal requirements for foreign nationals in the U.S.
  • Track information for metrics and reporting as necessary.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as an immigration paralegal, human resources immigration specialist or immigration case management coordinator
  • Working knowledge of U.S. immigration regulations
  • Experience managing permanent residence processes
  • Knowledge of F-1 student visas and Optional Practical Training
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Meticulous attention to detail necessary
  • Ability to work independently and as an integral member of a team
  • Highly motivated; self-starter
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, juggle multiple tasks simultaneously and deal with highly confidential information
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills are required
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) is required

Irrespective of an individual’s specific background, the successful candidate will be:

  • Collaborative – someone who knows how to work with and through others to drive results and make change happen, as well is customer service orientated
  • Entrepreneurial, proactive, and productive - someone who knows how to prioritize what needs to be done and rallies colleagues to get things accomplished; “roll up the sleeves” type of attitude
  • Bright – both insightful and creative, with strong problem-solving skills and pragmatic, with a practical, “real-world” sense of what is actually “do-able”. Possesses an affinity for data-driven insights to make decisions, and able to harness knowledge and expertise of the best content to support the Practice
  • Articulate and compelling in his/her oral and written communication skills; engaging and concise – with interpersonal “presence”; adaptable across executive, technical and Bain audiences
  • Energetic, with drive, enthusiasm, and natural skills in relationship development; well-connected, with an extensive network of potentially relevant relationships
  • Inspirational Leadership - track record of managing high-performing, service-oriented team members, motivating and developing colleagues above and below their own tenure
  • A great colleague and teammate - passionate about the task at hand and fun to be around; someone with whom Bainies and clients go out of their way to work


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