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GovAssist LLC

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Legal Manager

MANAGEMENT FINANCE
Contract
Management and Finance
Anywhere in the World
We are GovAssist.com




GovAssist LLC is the leading company specialized in immigration consultancy dedicated to helping individuals travel to the United States, affiliated with the UT law firm GovAssist Legal which provides legal services on immigration matters. We have offered superlative assistance to more than 250000 clients so far, and we are preparing for a business expansion.


GovAssist Legal is a non-traditional legal services provider, authorized to the practice of Immigration Law by the UT Supreme Court’s Office of Legal Services Innovation. We collaborate with leisure travelers, business professionals, private organizations, international managers, investors, artists, and other experts for business and work-related travel visas, while we as well represent individuals in family-based immigration matters, permanent residency, and the United States citizenship.


We are seeking an innovative and tenacious professional to fill the position of Legal Manager. This role's primary purpose is to lead the team responsible for immigration legal services. This includes providing consultation, advice, and guidance spectrum-related while managing and monitoring the program. This position is open to 100% remote anywhere in the world.



KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Dexterity in prioritizing competing demands while mitigating risk and providing timely solutions.
  • Comfortable dealing with clients to the very highest standards of care, verbal and written complaints included.
  • Capability to distill complex regulations and processes to internal and external partners not familiar with immigration matters.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the intersectionality of oppression and vicarious trauma resilience. 
  • Proven immigration law technical expertise, comfortable with technical terminology, and proficient in learning new software. 
  • Security and privacy-focused, as per the understanding of confidentiality that comes with handling sensitive cases.
  • Practice thoroughness and integrity while with a focus on empathy and sensitivity to intercultural mediation.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively within an ambiguous environment across multi-disciplinary and distributed teams.
  • Clear and concise professional, with outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Over-achiever and self-aware, with a strong bias for action.
  • Faultless written and spoken English and Spanish.

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Law, Psychology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, or a related field; Master's Degree preferred.
  • At least 6 years experience in compliance, audit, legal, and risk management or related fields.
  • Demonstrated experience in advising/supporting immigration programs in a high-growth global company across more than one jurisdiction.



RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage a scalable global immigration program that offers a premium experience to clients while guaranteeing adherence to existing and changing laws and regulations.
  • Facilitate training and coordinate the activity of the Legal Dept while continuously mentoring direct reports.

  • Proactively assess and plan for regulatory changes with flawless communication and execution.

  • Confidently represent the interest of the company in relation to customers, business partners, and external consultants.

  • Respond promptly and tactfully to a wide range of complex legal requests from internal and external partners.

  • Define and implement depts legal procedures and strategies, and develop tools to educate internal partners on immigration policies, processes, and updates.

  • Evaluate and optimize internal processes for scale and efficiency.

  • Partner with other depts on issues regarding the legal implications of all actions, act as a subject matter expert for complex regulatory queries.

  • Prepare status reports of program initiatives, activities, and compliance issues for senior management.

  • Assists the legal team in research on immigration policies at the local, state, federal, and international levels.

  • Inform product enhancements, and helps coach legal assistants, sales representatives, and customer support teammates.

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations within the leave of absence space and the implementation of the projects from a legal perspective.

  • Carries out regular team quality measures and drives a culture in the conveyancing teams to deliver exceptional customer service to clients.

  • Support the team with technical queries when necessary and helps them achieve and exceed clients' expectations.

  • In addition - undertakes such duties as may reasonably be required of this role.
  • Elevate our mission and foster an environment that reflects the GovAsisst's values.


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