|Location||Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
|Date Posted||July 27, 2021|
Advertising / Media / PR
PRO - UAE National (Dubai/Abu Dhabi)
Job Req ID: 147583
Location: United Arab Emirates, AE
Contract Type: Full Time
PRO - UAE National (Dubai/Abu Dhabi)
Make a difference every day
The Job Opportunity
The purpose of the Public Relations Officer is to provide and oversee administrative & clerical support in addition to assisting with obtaining new visas, renewals and cancellations for all the employees working thereby ensuring that all government formalities are completed as per UAE regulatory requirements. The PRO is also the first point of contact with all authorities and regulatory bodies in the UAE.
Serco gains scale, expertise and diversification by operating across the sectors of: Transport, Healthcare, Defence, Citizen Services and Justice and Immigration. Have you got what it takes to join our team of over 50,000 people responsible for transforming the delivery of vital public services on behalf of governments and corporations across the globe?
Liaise with the immigration for visa formalities (new, renewal, release and cancellation and coordinate legal typing requirements and organise all documentation formalities, for new recruits ensuring they obtain their residence visa prior to commencing work.
Forward plan and prepare all visa renewals in a timely manner in accordance with as per the UAE government regulation and ensure compliance with Government legislation, Ministry of Labour & Immigrations laws and keep informed of new policies and procedures.
Own and manage the new/renewal of Trade license & Membership Certificate of Serco and Serco related ventures with the Economic Department, Ministry of Economy, Municipality, Town Planning, Waste Management Centre and Chamber of Commerce.
Assist with the end of service process for employees and ensure the necessary paperwork is provided to cancel their visas and manage and maintain a robust spreadsheet of all employee visa renewals
Oversee and manage the visa issuance/cancellation process for staff and dependents during volume hires or exits
What we are looking for in our candidates:
Ability to keep discretion and confidentiality
Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and work productively in a fast paced, team-oriented environment
A mature and responsible approach to work and use initiative to solve problems and be able to liaise in a professional and persuasive manner with staff at all levels in the organization
A minimum of 3 years work experience as a PRO in providing PR support with good administrative & communications skills
Secondary or post-secondary education
Emirati national is a must
Good oral and written communication skills of both Arabic and English & ability to read, write and type in Arabic
Proficiency with MS Outlook, Word, Excel and Immigration, MOHRE, and Pension department applications and Immigration department applications
Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality
Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and work productively in a fast paced, team oriented environment
A mature and responsible approach to work and use initiative to solve problems and be able to liaise in a professional and persuasive manner with staff at all levels in the organization.
Fluent with Ministry of Labour, Immigration department & UAE pension fund process, rules & regulations
Good working knowledge of other local & federal government department process, policies & procedures
Experience with volume hires/exits is a plus
Working with Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has important role to play.
We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), and SercoUnlimited (Disability). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.
Take pride in what you do
Serco is committed to Equal Employment Opportunities and is committed to ensuring the safety of all of its employees through its Zero Harm initiative. Please visit www.serco.com/careers for more information.