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WSP Canada

Senior Manager, Mobility and Immigration

Posted 4 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

As the Senior Manager of Global Mobility and Immigration, you will be at the helm of our global mobility management, ensuring operational excellence, advisory, policy development, compliance, and strategic planning. You will lead the Global Mobility team and manage our end-to-end global mobility programs.

Why choose WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.


What you can expect to do here:

In your role as a Strategic Mobility Leader, you will work closely with HR and business groups to align global mobility initiatives with organizational objectives.

You will partner with senior leadership to integrate mobility practices into our overall talent management strategies.

Your focus will be on driving initiatives that enhance the employee experience during domestic and international transfers and exploring technological solutions to manage mobility assignments and permanent transfers.

As a guardian of Legal Compliance and Best Practices, you will stay updated with global regulations and trends in mobility to proactively address compliance issues related to labor laws, immigration, and payroll requirements.

You will lead continuous improvement initiatives to ensure our policies align with legal and regulatory requirements.

You will monitor and ensure compliance with immigration laws, tax regulations, and payroll practices, implementing best practices to mitigate risks and streamline processes.

Your responsibilities will also include Global Mobility and Immigration Management.

You will oversee our Global Mobility team and our end-to-end global mobility offering. This includes ensuring seamless execution of assignments, permanent transfers, international new hires, and the remote work program.

You will partner with internal stakeholders and external providers to recommend the most effective global mobility approaches aligned with our policies and processes.

You will act as a strategic advisor to our Global Mobility team and the business, providing expertise and guidance on global mobility matters.

You will serve as a subject matter expert in immigration, tax, and payroll matters, and manage cases proactively for assignees throughout the international and domestic mobility assignment life cycle, including pre-assignment, repatriation, and reintegration activities.

You will ensure relevant data is collected, kept up-to-date, and insights are leveraged to optimize mobility programs.

You will also create and share various reports in support of P&C operations.

In terms of Vendor Management, you will oversee provider relationships related to relocation, taxation, social security, and immigration to ensure the operationalization of all global mobility processes.

You will ensure invoice treatment processes run smoothly to guarantee timely payments and collaborate with vendors to enhance service quality and efficiency.

What you'll bring to WSP:

To qualify for this role, you should have a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.

You should have a minimum of 10 years of experience in global mobility, immigration, or related roles. A strong understanding of legal and regulatory frameworks is essential.

Excellent communication, negotiation, and stakeholder management skills are required. Experience managing a small team with demonstrated leadership abilities is a must.

Experience in working efficiently and effectively in situations involving change, shifting priorities, and ambiguity.

The ability to navigate a fast-paced environment with a high level of autonomy is crucial. Attention to detail and a rigorous approach to research, analysis, and documentation are required.

Being able to work collaboratively, cultivating meaningful relationships with colleagues and partners.

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to advise and influence stakeholders at all levels, are necessary.

Bilingualism (English - French) would be an asset.
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-22

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