EY Assistant Consultant - Immigration, People Advisory Services - London in London, United Kingdom

Assistant Consultant - Immigration, People Advisory Services - London


Requisition # LON00DSB

Post Date 5 days ago

The Global Immigration team sits within EY’s People Advisory Services practice and is the largest single brand provider of immigration services managing a range of business immigration services for multinational clients wishing to send their employees to work overseas.These services typically centre on the compliance and legal issues in coordinating and filing their work and visa applications, subsequent work permit/visa extensions and passport/nationality issues.

EY’s Immigration practice is a high-pace, client service focused environment. Team members enjoy extensive contact with corporate clients, assignees and EY contacts at all levels within the organisation globally.

We are seeking an Assistant Consultant to join our busy Global Engagement Services team, based in London. Responsibilities and skills requirements are below:

Your responsibilities as an Assistant Consultant

Assistant Consultantsparticipate in engagements and other related activities under the guidance and supervision of more experienced personnel.Responsibilities will include:

Client s

  • Demonstrate commitment to delivering high quality client service by delivering quality work product, free of errors.

  • Meeting all assigned engagement commitments in a timely manner and accurately identify problems and exceptions.

  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and proactively communicate with more senior members of the team to ensure timely delivery and review of key work products/activities.

  • Gather and analyse required information from client and external knowledge sources in order to prepare suitable conclusions and recommendations as instructed by more senior members of the team.

  • Prepare and draft materials and communications for senior members of the practice to present to the client.

  • Support client account team with deliverables such as client reports and billing.

  • Document all tasks, timelines, resource requirements to clarify scope and scale of projects.

  • Acquire basic knowledge of immigration project management methods, standards and tools.


  • Contribute towards the attainment of engagement goals and develop an understanding of individual responsibilities within the team and be open to receiving and providing feedback at all times.

  • Follow a continuing program of development in technical immigration and related areas as well as management skills consistent with the firm’s professional development requirements.

  • Support and participate in practice-wide activities such as recruiting learning and other people initiatives.

Quality & Risk

  • Demonstrate the awareness of EY risk management policies and procedures and support engagement administration.

  • Understand and support Engagement Manager with on-boarding new clients in line with EY’s robust risk process

  • Ensure all time bookings are accurately and timely and achieve chargeable hour’s target.


  • Identify business opportunities and support client pursuits.

  • Undertakes research to stay informed of market activity for select accounts and sectors.

  • Contribute towards account planning.

  • Support the management of key client relationships and build and strengthen own network within the firm and externally with individual clients.

  • Build effective relationships with other EY team members, individuals in other departments, client peers and immigration community.

Skills and experience required for the Assistant Consultant role

  • Demonstrate an awareness of basic immigration or mobility processes.

  • Experience working as an enthusiastic member of the team.

  • Document all tasks, timelines, resource requirements to clarify scope and scale of projects.

  • Good level of written and verbal communication skills.

  • Basic level of organisation and prioritisation skills including ability to manage multiple assignments and work under pressure.

  • Strong IT skills, including very good MsOffice (Word, Excel and Power Point), BIT and local visa preparation software.

  • Excellent level of attention to detail.

  • Basic commercial awareness.

  • Good presentation skills.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build abetter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities andcreativefreedom to make things better.Whenever you join, however long you stay, theexceptionalEY experience lasts a lifetime.And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

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