Human Resources - Government Relations Manager

Location
Muscat (OM)
Posted
25 Jan 2017
Closes
25 Mar 2017
Ref
JB3590013
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management

We are currently seeking for passionate and dynamic Human Resources professionals who pride themselves on their ability to deliver extraordinary levels of customer service and provide creative solutions to our employees.

As a Government Relations Manager you are responsible to lead the team for the day to day processing of all transactions relating to visas, permits, licenses and registration while liaising with various government departments and agencies and your role will include key responsibilities such as:
•Oversee the processing of all types of visas, including employment visas, residence visas for employees as well as for entertainers and guest required visas
•Monitor the renewal of permits and licenses including hotel trade license, liquor trading license, chamber of commerce certificates of registration, civil defense certificate for the hotel, etc.
•Be up to date with regard to any changes or amendments to the prevailing laws / rules / regulations, changes in forms / formats and other procedures
•Ensure that all relevant documents are submitted periodically to the immigration / labour office with regard to cancelled / absconding employees in order to be deleted from the hotel’s sponsorship list
•Ensure the departure and exit formalities for employees are completed after cancellation of visas
•Obtain quarterly sponsorship reports from the immigration / labour office and tally sponsorships and re-submit to immigration / labour office with relevant support documents

Skills

Education, Qualifications & Experiences

You must have a minimum of four years experience in a government relations role with good proven knowledge of labour laws and immigration procedures within the country assigned. You should be fluent in written and spoken Arabic and English and a computer literate with a valid country driving license.

Knowledge & Competencies

The ideal candidate will be result oriented, self motivated and with a positive attitude. You have the ability to think laterally and have strong social skills and a presence, enabling you to interact and deal with officials effectively. You portray a fair leadership style and be easily approachable for all employees, while possessing following additional competencies:

Understanding Hotel Operations
Effective Communication
Planning for Business
Supervising People
Understanding Differences
Supervising Operations
Teamwork
Adaptability
Customer Focus
Drive for Results