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Thoughtworks would like to hire someone who understands the impact that Global Mobility will have on the growth of our organization and contribute accordingly. As a Global Mobility person you are accountable for all aspects of global movements in and out of Australia, including the best execution, customer service, policy application and reporting, with a focus on a centralisation approach and continuous improvement. Reporting to the Global Head of Global Mobility, with dotted line reporting to the Head of People Australia.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the full assignment life-cycle, handling a caseload of international assignees to and from Australia
  • Having a strong sense of accountability for all that is entailed in global movements processes in and out of the country 
  • Vendor management and liaison with service providers including; immigration, relocation and taxation
  • Providing advice to internal stakeholders on global mobility policies and compliance topics as well as support any questions relating to mobility
  • Proactive contributing to the strategic Global Mobility collaboration, projects and working groups to standardize assignment management processes and structures within Thoughtworks and steering the change in the country
  • Supporting tax, social security, immigration management and compliance for international assignments

Job qualifications

Technical skills

  • Minimum diploma or equivalent qualification 
  • Profound working experience (10+ years) in a comparable position in an internationally operating company
  • Excellent working knowledge of Mobility practices and relevant legal, immigration, tax and social security laws 
  • Exposure to global business operations, with a strong preference for knowledge of nuanced regional differences in cultural and assignment practices
  • Desirable skills - working knowledge of agile methodologies, transformational / centralisation experience, and working knowledge of Technology industry

Professional skills

  • Both people oriented and analytical skill-set to drive actions throughout the organisation with a strong stakeholder orientation
  • Great interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills, persuasion and team orientation and a structured working style
  • Proven ability to work productively both independently and in a team in fast-paced and agile environment
  • Resilience and ability to work under pressure, prioritise and manage workloads 
  • Curious, flexible, positive and proactive with a willingness to learn and take on different tasks

Other things to know


There is no one-size-fits-all career path at Thoughtworks: however you want to develop your career is entirely up to you. But we also balance autonomy with the strength of our cultivation culture. This means your career is supported by interactive tools, numerous development programs and teammates who want to help you grow. We see value in helping each other be our best and that extends to empowering our employees in their career journeys.

What's offer

  • All Thoughtworkers receive an annual professional development allowance to attend conferences, courses, workshops and to purchase books
  • Other benefits include a large network of mentors and coaches, generous paid parental leave package, a communications allowance, a monthly health and wellness allowance, free and discounted tickets to major industry conferences, and catered Friday lunches

Job Details

Country: Australia
City: Sydney
Date Posted: 08-31-2022
Industry: Information Technology
Employment Type: Regular

About Thoughtworks

Thoughtworks is a global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and engineering to drive digital innovation. For 28+ years, our clients have trusted our autonomous teams to build solutions that look past the obvious. Here, computer science grads come together with seasoned technologists, self-taught developers, midlife career changers and more to learn from and challenge each other. Career journeys flourish with the strength of our cultivation culture, which has won numerous awards around the world.

Join Thoughtworks and thrive. Together, our extra curiosity, innovation, passion and dedication overcomes ordinary.



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