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Senior Manager, Global MobilitySingapore



Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Life at  Grab

At Grab, every Grabber is guided by The Grab Way, which spells out our mission, how we believe we can achieve it, and our operating principles - the 4Hs: Heart, Hunger, Honour and Humility. These principles guide and help us make decisions as we work to create economic empowerment for the people of Southeast Asia.


Get to know the Team

We are a small but mighty and collaborative team whose mandate is to build a forward looking and future ready people function at Grab. We are also a relatively new team that is looking to punch above its weight and create a positive impact quickly while having fun.

Get to know the Role

The Global Mobility Manager role is an exciting opportunity to build a Global Mobility Program ground up. The role will focus on all aspects of Global Mobility across Immigration, Relocation and Tax. 

The role sits on our People Experience team whose mandate is to ensure that we scale our processes and employee experiences as we grow the company.

The role will focus on building our Global Mobility Program while ensuring we have innovative programs in an evolving external environment. The role will also focus on finding ways to scale these with the employee experience at the forefront while keeping us compliant. As a result, you will often be the face of Pops (People Operations) and seen as a respected advisor, a friendly face with a reputation for your passion in out serving our employees and managers.

The Day-to-Day Activities

1. Define the north star of the Global mobility program at Grab

2. Develop a clear strategy across immigration, relocation and tax 

3. Ensure that the company is aware off and protected from various risks arising out of mobility

4. Advise and educate team members on regulations and approaches to international mobility and taxation

5. Immigration:

  • Work on ensuring that all our employees have the right to work in their countries

  • Manage operations for employment visa applications, renewals for existing employees and new hire

  • Be a trusted advisor to all stakeholders to ensure various considerations are taken into account for various programs 

  • Help define and own the future of work with flexible work options for employees 

6. Relocation

  • Work closely with our relocation provider to ensure comfortable relocation for employees. 

  • Hold the providers to a very high standard of delivery

  • Work on constantly refining our policies and programs to keep us competitive in the market. 

7. Tax:

  • Be a trusted advisor to stakeholders on all tax matters 

  • Work closely with payroll teams to ensure taxes are accurately accounted for 

  • Advise on cross border tax issues especially when it comes to equity related taxes and income 

  • Track taxes for international assignments and expats in their home and host countries. 

The Must-Haves

  • Min 12-15 years of experience in Global Mobility operations and programs with an emphasis on immigration and tax

  • Deep understanding of taxation and immigration requirements in South East Asian countries

  • Experience in vendor management is a must

  • Familiarity with labor regulations in South East Asian countries. 

  • Ability to analyze data and drive data based decisions and actions. 

  • Strong business acumen and business partner mindset

  • Strong Project and Change Management skills

  • Passion for out-serving our people

  • Analytical and problem solving mindset

  • Strategic thinking and Intellectual curiosity

  • Be able to step out of your comfort zone, deal with ambiguity

  • GMS Certification 

  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft office specifically excel and PowerPoint or similar tools

Our Commitment

We recognize that with these individual attributes come different workplace challenges, and we will work with Grabbers to address them in our journey towards creating inclusion at Grab for all Grabbers.

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Equal opportunity

Grab is an equal opportunity employer. We owe our success to the talents of our globally-diverse team and the varying perspectives they add to our thriving community.

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