Global Mobility Officer

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Date: Apr 14, 2024

Location: Amsterdam, NL

Company: AkzoNobel

We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities – and the environment – are increasingly relying on. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering paints company that’s committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

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AkzoNobel is consistently rated as one of the top employers in The Netherlands. You will join a company that is committed to achieving real sustainability. The Global Mobility Officer will work as a member of the Global Mobility Services team that is part of the Rewards Center of Expertise. The Global Mobility Officer will be integral in all aspects of international relocations, including benefits, taxation, immigration, and relocation and will work with the recruitment, finance, shared services and local country teams to ensure high quality service to relocating employees. 


•    Support the Global Mobility Case Manager as the single point of coordination towards the internationally relocating employees, including both temporary (long term, short term) and permanently relocating employees, into specific regions.
•    End to end coordination of assignments and relocations, including administrating and monitoring of all in- and outsourced services and activities throughout the international relocation:
o    immigration
o    relocation
o    tax and social security
o    children’s education
o    partner support
o    health insurance
•    Act as the liaison between AkzoNobel and global mobility outsource vendors.
•    Calculate cost projections for relocation packages of assignees and local international hires at the request of the Case Manager.
•    Conduct in depth policy counseling for relocating employees, and family members.
•    Prepare assignment contracts and corresponding compensation packages.
•    Maintain relocation data in local and global HRIS systems.
•    Coordinate with local country teams and outsource vendors regarding visa applications and renewals.
•    Review vendor invoices for approval by the Team Lead Global Mobility Services, including allocation to intercompany accounts.
•    Special project work as assigned.

What do you need to have to be successful in this role?

•    Bachelor’s degree in HR, Law, Economics, Business Administration, or similar.
•    At least 3 years of relevant experience in one or more of the relevant areas in Global Mobility operations, eg. immigration, relocation, tax and social security, benefits, preferably as part of an in-house corporate Global Mobility Team.
•    Eager to learn, motivated to develop and grow quickly.
•    Analytic, and detail oriented.
•    Independent self-starter as well as team player. 
•    Fluency in English and Dutch.
•    Strong interpersonal skills and a certain degree of cultural sensitivity.
•    Good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to maintain accurate records and filing system.
•    Excellent organisational, administrative and planning skills are essential.

What do we offer in return?

It’s a two-way street. This means that we offer not only a competitive salary but also believe in a healthy work-life balance.

•    Above average number of annual holidays: 46 days
•    Participation in the AkzoNobel pension plan
•    13th month
•    Travel expenses to and from work
•    Opportunities for ongoing education and professional development
•    Hybrid way of working (60/40)
•    Being part of events and networking platforms
•    Paint with a discount

We aim to create a sense of belonging, where everyone can share their diverse backgrounds, participate in events, and connect through networking platforms.

More information and how to apply

We welcome your online application via

It is essential for this role that you speak Dutch and live in the Netherlands for a couple of years.

The recruitment process includes a selection of the best applications received through the system, interview rounds and further steps. An online assessment and an employment screening might be part of the selection process.

If you have questions about the role or interview process, please contact Berber Wegener at

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 37337 

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