Global Mobility Professional with over 12 years of hands-on experience over multiple jurisdictions in multiple countries and exceptional people skills, desires a challenging role as in International Assignments. Experienced and driven to succeed by utilizing knowledge in Global Mobility, International Assignments and Rig Moves within the Oil & Gas industry. Action-oriented with strong ability to communicate effectively through technology with executive, vendors and business audiences. Skills include project management, ability to multi task, resourceful, proactive, versatile, and keen attention to detail. Highly developed sense of integrity and commitment to client/vendor satisfaction.
Account Management, budget, coaching, consultation, consulting, cost-reduction, client, clients, executive management, managing, market research, market, Excel, MS Office, MS PowerPoint, Microsoft word, Natural, network, Oil, operations management, Performance management, personnel, policies, Process improvement, Relationship building, Research, strategic sourcing, Tax Laws
Managed offices in Houston, (Virtual) Canada and Dubai.
Managed the relationship with a worldwide network of associates to secure visas for clients with multinational crew.
Initiated rig moves to many countries, including Angola, New Zealand, Brazil, Nigeria & Saudi Arabia, which resulted in vessel
arriving to its contracted country with a full crew holding the correct work visa/permit.
Developed global mobility work flow for various global companies to assist in international relocations for existing talented employees.
Projects included short term assignments, long term assignments and permanent transfer/indefinite length assignments.
Spearheaded a new program of professional development courses for all staff to become specialist in specific
"High Interest" countries for international relocation and rig move projects.
Developed Global Mobility & Expat policy for a global drilling contractors utilizing best practices in the industry and adopting new ways of thinking to retain and attract talent.
PARAGON OFFSHOREHouston, TXMobility Services Coordinator04/2014 to Current
Responsible for developing and managing all aspects of company's global mobility, immigration and travel programs.
Ensuring that related activities are performed efficiently and in compliance to company policies and procedures.
Oversea global vendor relationships and meet the company's need within the constraints of the company budget.
Perform periodic market and spending analysis and strategically develop and manage cost-reduction programs.
Partner with executive management to grow business through innovative global mobility management.
Collaborate with the company's division offices to maintain updated information on all international assignees to continuously provide guidance.
TOTAL VISA SOLUTIONSHouston, TXMobility Services Coordinator03/2014 to Current
Integral in the creating and launch of niche focused company in providing global mobility solutions to Oil & Gas companies with global presence.
Expanded consulting services based on customer needs assessments and market research.
Developed policies for global clients based on the assignment location.
Set up our offices in Houston, Ottawa and Dubai.
Effectively developed and communicated the terms and conditions for the international assignees.
Develop systems and procedures to improve current process and provide positive results to clients with a multinational team.
Manage the relationship of a worldwide network of associates/vendors to ensure compliance and support for client's relocation needs.
TOTAL VISA SOLUTIONSHouston, TXGlobal Mobility Consultant01/2009 to 01/2012
Lead in Rig Move Coordination and International assignment consultation for global accounts
Per local country immigration laws, ensure that local research is completed prior to Employee move or Transit.
This includes the nationality of the personnel on board, destination and transit point of the ON & OFF crew.
Serve as Expert resource for various clients, assisting with important information prior to the proposed Rig move, including details on health requirements, country Entry /Exit regulations, Work Permits, Residence Permits, Tax Laws, Compensation analysis.
Sourced external vendors, evaluate services and implement recommended improvements.
CIBT IncHouston, TXSenior Visa and Passport Specialist05/2008 to 03/2012
Facilitate and monitored every step of rig moves and international assignments.
Single point of contact for client
Research visa requirements for current and future projects.
VISA ACCESS Visa/Immigration Consulting CompanyHouston, TXOwner05/2005 to 03/2012
Education and Training
MASTERS:BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONPresentUniversity of St. Thomas, Houston, TX, USABUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
BACHELOR OF ARTS: HISTORY05/2015University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA