Global Mobility Manager - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Inc.



Job ID:  488097

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing over 75,800 people at more than 3,160 locations in 29 countries. CRH is the leading building materials company in North America and the world. We manufacture and distribute a diverse range of superior building materials, products, and solutions, which are used extensively in construction projects of all sizes. 


Job Summary


CRH Americas, Inc., is seeking a Global Mobility Manager to coordinate inbound/outbound expatriate assignments with the HR leaders of our four business segments, CRH’s corporate Global Mobility team and our corporate tax and legal departments. The position will also provide expertise for CRH Americas around global mobility best practices and manage frequent business travelers, cross-border issues, and other related topics. The Global Mobility function is responsible for ensuring mobility policies are up to date and in line with industry standards, planning and managing expatriate assignments, managing compliance and governance related to global mobility and managing third-party vendors. The job will play a liaison/project management role for inbound/outbound international assignments and a more direct role in Americas specific mobility issues.  This newly created role, reporting to the Vice President Reward for CRH Americas, will be based out of Atlanta, GA in a hybrid work environment.  


Job Responsibilities


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  1. International Assignment Management (inbound/outbound coordination with CRH Global Mobility):

    • Coordinate and manage all aspects of international assignments, including assignment cost projections, immigration, relocation, taxation, in coordination with CRH Global Mobility, Americas HR leaders and various vendors.

    • Provide guidance and support to employees throughout the assignment lifecycle, from pre-assignment preparation to repatriation.

  2. Cross-border new hires and localizations

    • Coordinate and support the international aspects of CRH Americas hiring new employees from other countries (involving cross-border relocation), permanent transfers from within the CRH Group and localization of individuals following an international assignment.

  3. Immigration and Visa Compliance (in coordination with corporate legal department):

    • Stay up to date with immigration laws, regulations, and visa requirements in the Americas.

    • Assist employees in obtaining necessary work permits, visas, and other legal documents.

    • Work with the Immigration Specialist in the CRH Global Mobility team and the CRH Americas Legal team on immigration-related filings.

    • Assist in developing standards for company-supported green cards and naturalization.

    • Track visa expiration dates and initiate the renewal process in coordination with key stakeholders.

    • Consult with immigration authorities and external service providers to ensure compliance and minimize risks.

    • Assist Americas employees with international business travel (business visitor letters, visa requirements, ETIAS waiver program registration, etc.).

  4. Employee Support and Counselling (in coordination with host HR leaders):

    • Serve as a primary point of contact for globally mobile employees, addressing their queries, concerns, and challenges throughout the assignment lifecycle. Provide guidance on cultural adjustment, local practices, and living conditions in the Americas.

    • Offer support to employees and their families to ensure their well-being and successful integration.

    • Develop policies and guidance for key markets (e.g., Atlanta and other operational hubs) for the support and benefits provided to inbound employees (e.g., housing, education, cars) to ensure buy-in from all stakeholders, maintain internal equity and create a positive experience for our inbound employees.  

  5. Taxation and Payroll Coordination:

    • Collaborate with CRH global mobility, tax vendors and payroll teams to manage tax implications for globally mobile employees.

    • Monitor the accurate and timely processing of payroll, including tax equalization, tax protection, and social security contributions.

    • Track tax implications for frequent business travelers and work with legal counsel to advise whether an intermittent work visa is recommended/required.

    • Coordinate with the tax department and external advisors to provide guidance on tax-related matters and assist in resolving any tax issues that arise during assignments.

  6. Data Management and Reporting:

    • Maintain accurate records of employee assignments, immigration documents, and relevant compliance information.

    • Generate reports and analyze data to track assignment costs, trends, and performance metrics. Provide insights and recommendations to help improve global mobility processes and policies.

    • Manage the US/Canada Frequent Business Traveler program ensuring international travelers are set up with the mobile calendar system for tax and compliance tracking.

    • Participate in the creation or renewal of US/Canada cross-border waivers.

  7. Policy Development and Implementation:

    • Share feedback and participate with CRH Global Mobility to develop and update global mobility policies, guidelines, and procedures to align with company objectives and industry best practices.

    • Communicate policies to employees and HR teams, ensuring a clear understanding of expectations, entitlements, and obligations.

  8. Vendor Collaboration:

    • Collaborate with external service providers, such as relocation agencies, immigration consultants, tax advisors, and international payroll providers.

    • Monitor service quality and cost-effectiveness and approve/process invoices for domestic vendors.

    • Review invoices from external service providers to ensure compliance with agreed upon fee schedule and issue the same to appropriate operating companies for payment.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, finance, business, or a related field or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience in handling global mobility or related programs within a multinational organization or a global mobility service provider.
  • Knowledge of international assignment management, immigration laws, and taxation regulations.
  • Familiarity with HR policies, compensation and benefits, and global employment practices.
  • Proficient in using HRIS systems, global mobility software, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with employees at all levels and across multiple functions and diverse cultures to resolve complex, time-sensitive issues.
  • Strong organizational and project management abilities, capable of multitasking, working independently and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and analytical mindset to manage complex compliance global mobility processes.


Work Requirements


  • Must be 18 years in age or older

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook

  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required

  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required - less than 10% travel


Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person.

  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations.

  • May require sitting for extended periods of time.


Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Usually, normal office working conditions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet

  • The position may require work outside of normal business hours


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


CRH is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Nov 24, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: HR, Data Management, Project Manager, Manager, HRIS, Human Resources, Data, Technology, Management