Who We Are:
HBC is a diversified global retailer, focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings.
Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. Our portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around the world.
Our leading banners across North America and Europe include Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, Galeria Kaufhof, the largest department store group in Germany, and Belgium’s only department store group Galeria INNO.
We have significant investments in real estate joint ventures. HBC has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBC Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, HBC has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.
A truly global corporate citizen, HBC is committed to responsible business practices to bring about positive change, and we work hard to shape a sustainable future for people and the planet. Our philanthropic initiatives help create healthy families, strong communities, and sport excellence in the cities and countries in which we operate around the world, while striving to create innovative programs and resources that provide flexibility for work-life balance in order to maintain a positive working environment
What This Position Is All About:
The Administrator, Immigration will be the primary contact for all associate immigration-related duties, including the preparation of employment visa petitions, coordinating application and interviews with Associates, developing and maintaining employee visa database. Furthermore, the Administrator, Immigration will serve as the resident subject matter expert (SME) who will advise and offer guidance to internal stakeholders on immigration costs, timelines, and requirements for current and potential visa holders.
Who You Are:
- Superb analytical and organizational skills
A strong sense of urgency
Empathetic and confident Customer Service skills, flexibility and diplomacy
You Also Have:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year College or University
Administrative experience an asset
Foreign Language skills a plus
As The Immigration Administrator, You Will:
Research and analyze legal sources regarding immigration requirements, partnering with Outside Counsel
Serve as main point-of-contact for HRBPs, recruiters, and hiring managers on visa application status, work permit renewals or Lawful Permanent Resident applications
Obtain, review, and organize supporting documentation for petitions to submit to immigration partner
Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to manage each associate’s immigration needs throughout the life cycle of their employment/assignment
Develop and Maintain Associate Immigration Database to keep abreast of all visa holders, applications and renewal deadlines
Assist in gathering benchmarking materials, industry norms, and specific Company needs to collaborate with HR on introducing a formal Immigration Policy
Your Life and Career at HBC:
Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner- operator!
Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate.
A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
An amazing employee discount
Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.
HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.