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Global Mobility Officer

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Date: Mar 31, 2021

Location: Amsterdam, NL

Company: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

Job Purpose


The Global Mobility Officer will work as a member of the Global Mobility Service team that is part of the Rewards Center of Expertise. The Global Mobility Officer will be integral in all aspects of an international assignments and relocations, including international compensation, benefits, taxation, immigration, and relocation and will work with the recruitment, finance, shared services and local country teams to ensure high quality service to expatriates.

Key Accountabilities


Support the Global Mobility Case Manager as the single point of coordination towards assignees and the local international hire population in specific regions. End to end coordination of transfers and assignments, including administrating and monitoring of all in- and outsourced services and activities throughout the life cycle of an assignment:

  • immigration
  • relocation
  • tax and social security
  • children’s education
  • partner support
  • health insurance


  • Act as the liaison between AkzoNobel and global mobility outsource vendors;
  • Calculate cost projections for international assignment compensation packages and for relocation packages of local international hires at the request of the Case Manager;
  • Conduct in depth policy counseling for assignees and family members;
  • Prepare assignment contracts and corresponding compensation packages;
  • Maintain international assignment data in local and global HRIS systems;
  • Coordinate with local country teams and/or outsource vendors regarding visa applications and renewals;
  • Review vendor invoices for approval by Team Lead Global Mobility Services, including allocation to intercompany accounts;
  • Special project work as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Labor Law, Economics, Business Administration, or similar;
  • Two-three years of relevant experience in Global Mobility operations or in one or more of its specific areas of expertise (e.g., immigration, relocation, tax, etc);
  • Fluency in English;
  • Candidate will have 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.


Application details:


We welcome your online application, reference 9940. Please note that applications sent by mail will not be considered. If you have any question, please feel free to contact our Talent Resourcing Partner Jeroen Sevenstern phone +31 (0)6 51706499.


An employment screening may be part of the selection process.


Agency or sales calls are not appreciated



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 9940