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Human Resources Associate/Mobility (Evanston, IL)
ZS Associates, Inc. | Evanston, Illinois
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Job Description

 

ZS is the world’s largest consulting firm focused exclusively on improving business performance through sales and marketing consulting solutions, from customer insights and strategy to analytics, operations and technology. Together, we design and implement strategies that lead to greater market share, more competitive operations and increased use of today’s latest technologies. From 22 offices worldwide, ZS professionals draw on deep industry and domain expertise to deliver impact where it matters for clients. We are particularly known for our expertise in the pharmaceutical and health care sectors, yet work across a range of industries.

 

ZS’ Corporate Support teams operate the firm’s core internal enterprise functions. Our global teams comprise team-oriented, pragmatic and results-driven people who thrive in a challenging work environment. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a passion for quality customer service and dedication—whether our customer is a client or another ZS employee.

 

Human Resources develops and executes successful recruiting programs, learning and expertise-development initiatives, strategic staffing assignments, effective reporting and analytics, performance management processes, and work-life benefits and operations.

 

HUMAN RESOURCES ASSOCIATE/MOBILITY

We seek an experienced human resources professional in our Evanston, IL headquarters. The HR Associate will be responsible for supporting the global mobility/immigration initiatives for our international workforce, including employment-based work authorization and permanent residence cases. The Associate may also assist with corporate relocation.
Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a member of the global mobility team, and work closely with our global team members to improve current processes and communication;
  • Maintain tracking log of current immigration cases to monitor progress to prevent potential gaps of employment or termination due to insufficient work authorization;
  • Understand and process employee short-term and extended work assignments;
  • Communicate extensively with outside immigration counsel and other vendors regarding paperwork, postings, and filing requirements;
  • Manage communication channels to insure we provide a high level of service and consultation to all immigration inquiries regarding status updates to employees and their project teams;
  • Review and edit immigration paperwork including but not limited to H-1B applications, amendments, and extensions, and LCA documentation, L-1A applications, RFE responses and support, permanent residency applications, etc.;
  • Utilize and maintain immigration documentation, metrics and reports in a variety of software applications;
  • Create and process immigration and employment letters for employee travel requirements as well as ad-hoc requests;
  • Support non-US business visa processing, and provide advice, when required, as well as keep up to date with changes and updates in the application and interview process;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required, candidates with paralegal certificate and interest in human resources preferred;
  • 1-3 years of professional experience, preferably in human resources or an immigration-related role involving employment-based non-immigrant and permanent residence processes, ideally in a multi-national professional services environment;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Strong attention to detail and good time management skills;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to work and communicate with multiple levels of the organization and a global team;
  • Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented culture, but with a large degree of autonomy;
  • Strong work ethic and initiative;
  • Ability to maintain professionalism in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment;
  • Experience working in a role that requires a high degree of confidentiality and/or dealing with sensitive information.

ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English is required, additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is desirable. 
Candidates must possess work authorization for their intended country of employment. An on-line application, including a cover letter expressing interest and a full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered.
ZS offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, complete medical/dental/life insurance programs and retirement savings benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NO AGENCY CALLS, PLEASE.

 

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ZS has been recognized globally for its expertise in consulting and its flexible work environment. View ZS’s accolades.

 

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About ZS Associates, Inc.

ZS Associates is a global management consulting firm specializing in sales and marketing strategy, operations and execution. Since our founding in 1983, ZS has been recognized around the world for our expertise in go-to-market and sales force strategies and our implementation capabilities. ZS helps companies achieve sales success by delivering both issue-specific solutions and large-scale business transformations. We focus on increasing sales for our clients, addressing a broad range of business issues in pursuit of that single goal. More than twenty years ago, ZS founders Andy Zoltners and Prabha Sinha, as professors, put their theories into practice with the creation of ZS. While we have strong academic roots, we're growing beyond them. We've expanded our industry focus, developed new product service areas and created new software tools to enable our services. One hallmark of ZS is our relationship with our clients. We partner with them, helping them make decisions about their business, and implementing change within their organizations. Our culture is unique, too. ZS is a place where excellence is the standard, teamwork is emphasized, and integrity is the norm.

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