Senior Global Mobility Officer

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Date: Sep 12, 2023

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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Purpose of the job?

Join our dynamic Global Mobility Services team within the Rewards Center of Expertise as a Senior Global Mobility Officer! In this exciting role, you'll play a crucial part in managing all aspects of international relocations, including benefits, taxation, immigration, and relocation. Collaborating closely with recruitment, finance, shared services, and local country teams, you'll ensure top-notch service delivery to our valued relocating employees and the business. Be an integral part of our mission to provide exceptional global mobility support and help us take our services to the next level




  • First point of contact for business representatives and Local International Hires relocating into specific regions


- advising line management and local HR managers on the relocation package and timelines, and the financial impact of such permanent relocations, and
- give guidance to GMS officers who support Local International Hires with daily operational actions, and review cost projections for relocation packages.


  • Support the Global Mobility Case Manager for international assignments into specific regions


- managing end-to-end coordination of these assignments including immigration, relocation, tax, social security, children’s education, and partner support,
- prepare cost projections, balance sheets and assignment letters for international assignments,
- conduct policy counseling for employees and their family on international assignment,
- instruct local payroll teams timely of changes in net pay and reimbursements.


  • Act as a liaison between AkzoNobel and global mobility outsource vendors, review invoice specifications on correctness, and arrange timely payment.
  • Maintain assignment data in local and global HRIS systems, and support with internal reporting and data analytics.
  • Project work as designated; own initiatives are highly appreciated.

What do you bring?

  • Bachelor's degree in HR, Law, Economics, Business Administration, or similar field required.
  • Extensive experience and therefore proven track record, within an in-house Global Mobility team, where you can classify yourself as a Senior / Seasoned professional within your field. 
  • In-depth knowledge about international compliance for relocating employees, i.e. immigration, tax, social security, and understanding the impact of international treaties and regulations, is a must.
  • Experience with vendor management and RFP processes is a plus.
  • Analytic, detail-oriented, independent, and a team player.
  • Fluency in English; other languages are a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Excellent organizational, administrative, and planning skills required.

Become part of an outstanding company

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. At a personal level you will also benefit from:


  • a competitive salary with an above average number of annual holidays;
  • participation in the AkzoNobel pension plan; 
  • travel expenses to and from work;
  • opportunities for education that will help you to grow beyond this role;
  • Fixed Bonus.


We welcome your online application via Only online applications including resume and a cover letter will be considered. If you have any questions, please contact Nicolas Beslic, Talent Acquisition Partner. Send an email to #LI-Hybrid


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


An employment screening may be part of the selection process.


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: 33764