Immigration Manager

What impact will you make?

At Deloitte, we have a clear purpose, to make an impact that matters to our clients, our colleagues and our communities. From professional development to leadership opportunities and career advancement, we empower our people to be their very best – because that is how you make an impact.

Main Purpose of the Job

Deloitte East Africa currently has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic person to join our Tax and Legal team as an Immigration Manager. The holder of this position will ensure that all client assignments are carried out to the highest standards in order to provide outstanding value to clients and the Firm; develop high-performing people and teams, leading and supporting them to make an impact that matters; and setting the direction to deliver exceptional client service.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

Processing travel Visas for foreigners, various work authorizations – work permits/special passes and other immigration related duties.
Ensuring preparation of proposals and engagement letters and client take on procedures are completed in a timely manner.
Managing the team to ensure client deliverables and deadlines are met;
Managing working capital and debtors for the immigration client portfolio.
Liaising with the relevant Government ministries/departments on expectations and other policy matters.
Business development aimed at growing the Immigration portfolio/business;
Budgets and profitability – managing engagement budgets & profitability through accurate budgeting, cost control and the right resourcing mix.
Immigration Laws and regulations –applies his/her knowledge on the practice trends, current immigration and proposed/pending legislation, their implications and understanding the interaction with Global mobility tax.
Managing day to day client communication and building value adding client relationships.
Training and coaching (classroom and on-job) the junior staff.


Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations, Economics, Business Administration or other related fields.
At least 6 years post-qualification experience with an international auditing/accountancy Firm/Immigration Firm/Government Immigration department.
Professional qualifications are an added advantage.
Additional Information

Key Performance areas

Strategic Impact – Support the Partner or the Associate Director on delivery of designated engagement / project and manage the implementation of the agreed deliverables.
Budgets / Profitability – Manage engagement budget through accurate budgeting, cost control and profitability management.
Tax Laws and Rules – Apply knowledge of current tax and proposed/pending legislation, their implications, and understand interaction across the Global Tax and Legal function.
Delivery Excellence – Demonstrate subject matter specialty and ability to share knowledge in one or more service lines within the Global Tax and Legal function.
Professional competencies

In depth knowledge of international and national immigration policies.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Good organization and planning skills.
Good project management skills and ability to optimize projects.
Ability to apply ethical and professional standards.
Your role as a leader

At Deloitte, we believe in the importance of leadership at all levels. We expect our people to embrace and live our purpose by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters.

Leadership / Behavioural Capabilities

Living our Purpose – Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognizing others for the impact they make.

Influence – Influences clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people.

Performance drive – Delivers exceptional client service; maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders.

Strategic direction – Translates broader strategy into a compelling team vision and goals; aligns the team and sets priorities to achieve objectives.

Talent development – Develops high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities.

How you’ll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world.

From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

Our purpose

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. Every day, Deloitte people are making a real impact in the places they live and work. We pride ourselves on doing not only what is good for clients, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work—always striving to be an organization that is held up as a role model of quality, integrity, and positive change. Learn more about Deloitte’s impact on the world. https://www2.deloitte.com/global/en/pages/about-deloitte/articles/impact-that-matters.html

To the successful candidates, the Firm will offer a competitive and performance driven remuneration package, a highly energized team environment comprising individuals who are committed to working as one, producing results and enjoying it.


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About Deloitte Consulting

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