Government Relations Officer

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United Arab Emirates
AE - Dubai
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R154822
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Accounting/Finance/Administration

Job Description:

Parsons Dubai HR Team is seeking a PRO Assistant who is innovative, pro-active and can succeed in a fast-paced environment.  The Public Relation Officer Assistant provides vital support to the day-to-day operations of the Company. They ensure successful implementation of PR functions, company policies, and practices as required. ​Daily interaction with government and quasi-government entities is necessary to conduct business, submits and ensures the processing of all types of applications and documentation to the local government bodies, including but not limited to employment or residence visas, trade license, labor permits and economic license.                       

What you'll be doing:

  • Establishes and manages communications with government and quasi-government entities as may be necessary to conduct business.

  • Provides assistance and submission of applications in relation to notarization of documents, translation, licenses renewals and other similar applications.

  • Maintains knowledge and record of all regulations and legislations for licensing activities and ensure appropriate implementation and prepare strategies for various business groups.

  • Submits and ensures the processing of all types of applications and paperwork to the local government bodies, including but not limited to employment or residence visas, trade license, labor permits, economic license etc.                                                                         

  • Renews, updates and keeps up all employees and their dependents’ visas and work contracts on time to guarantee that organization’s records are up to date in the labor and Immigration Departments. 

  • Proactively manages the timely renewal of all Employment Visas and Labor Permits, and company related licenses; makes sure all business and trade Licenses are updated, follows-up official approvals and permits, to prevent unnecessary violations.

  • Assists employees in the process of renewing visas for their immediate dependents.

  • Acquires visas from different Embassies in UAE for staff members for business related travels.

  • Maintains accurate database of employee’s documents and visa copies

  • Deals promptly and productively on general enquiries about PRO functions.   

  • Ensures to comply with the organization’s rules and procedure to execute and deliver required services.

  • Collects and gives regular updates on all work and migration standards from the government offices to keep the office well informed for any changes in procedures and rules.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

What you'll bring:

  • Preferred Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field

  • Experience as PRO or GRO in UAE and/or licensing administration experience.

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills (both Arabic and English), good typing skills in both English and Arabic.

  • Experience in UAE Labor law, extensive experience in the licensing and government approvals, proven interpersonal skills, attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Proficiency in keyboard skills and the utilization of MS Windows and related word processing, with broad IT knowledge on all government official smart apps and websites.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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OUR MISSION

We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.

ABOUT US

Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.

PARSONS IN CANADA

Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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17,000+ Employees

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80+ Languages

COMPETITIVE BENEFIT OFFERINGS

Financial Wellness

We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

Work Life Harmony

Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

Veteran Support

We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

Mind & Body

At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.

Health

Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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