Global Mobility Lead

Posting Date: 22 Feb 2024

Location: Belgrade, RS

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 34122
Office Country Republic of Serbia
Office City Belgrade
Division Human Resources & Org. Development  
Contract Type Regular 
Contract Length  
Posting End Date 06/03/2024 





Purpose of Job


The main function of the role is to ensure the Bank’s geographic mobility approach enables the business to deliver its strategic mandate as well as optimise talent development and ensure value of investment.


The role includes the development and enhancement of the Bank’s current Mobility policies and plans, introducing new elements where appropriate, and implementing and communicating changes effectively.  A key focus is to act in an advisory role to support mobility and its implementation across the Bank.


The role supports the Director, Reward as part of the Centre of Expertise (CoE). 


Accountabilities & Responsibilities


  • Proactively drives continuous improvements within the Reward CoE and Mobility policy in line with internal changes and external best practice. 
  • Responsible for ongoing reviewing and enhancing the Mobility Policy including:

             - Undertaking reviews of service suppliers including provision of services and costs.

             - Contributing to process redesign/simplification activities impacting mobility policy.

  • Collaborates with HR Business Partners Employee Relations and senior stakeholders to assess mobility needs to support resourcing.
  • Delivers and advises on mobility solutions, working to recommend approaches that balance discrete business needs with the upholding of a consistent policy framework. 
  • Manages the Global Mobility team who administer the global mobility moves for new recruits and international transfers.
  • Manages the contract with the outsourced Destination Service Providers and Mobility data suppliers.
  • Works closely with Talent Acquisition, Employee Relations, HR Operations and Payroll on mobility activities, including providing mobility policy interpretation, guidance and support documentation.
  • Leads on responses to requests from the business regarding their needs across the Bank using up to date knowledge to assist with geographic mobility requirements.
  • Supports the Director Reward by advising and influencing HROD teams in the decision making of mobility exceptions arising out of business needs to ensure a consistent and rational approach.
  • Pro-actively manages communications on mobility policy for line managers and staff to provide up to date guidance, including KBAs, and provide training within HR on policy updates.
  • Supports the Director Reward in proactively partnering with business leaders and HR colleagues to support CoE activities including developing papers to be presented to ExCom. 
  • Develops Bank-wide communications, e.g. when changes to mobility policies and processes are implemented.
  • Delivers and/or implements other aligned projects relating to Mobility (e.g. Reward/ Benefits reviews).
  • Works with external advisors, to continuously explore enhancements to EBRD global mobility policy and offer.
  • Other responsibilities may include supporting colleagues in other teams, providing updates to Staff Handbook and participating in external seminars and conferences.
  • Directly accountable for the engagement and effective overall management of the team including recruitment, performance management, coaching and development.
  • This job description is not limited to the responsibilities listed and the incumbent may be requested to perform other relevant duties as required by business needs.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent professional experience
  • Significant expertise in international geographic mobility
  • Demonstrated experience leading geographic mobility activities at the organisational level, including business relationship management 
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills, with a consulting mentality, and the ability to coordinate and integrate ideas and solutions across teams
  • Demonstrated experience reviewing, developing/monitoring Mobility policies, programmes/ initiatives  
  • Strong collaborator; with a focus on creating positive partnerships, problem solving using sound judgement and facilitating continuous improvement
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills, particularly targeted at the senior stakeholder level
  • Experience delivering change and transition through others 
  • Effective in dealing with complexity managing conflicting priorities within tight deadlines, and prioritising work effectively, with a strong focus on future planning
  • Proven success in managing and motivating a team; coaching to maximise developing levels of experience and expertise
  • Good communication skills, fluent in English language, with the ability to convey complex information in a simple and engaging way
  • Excellent analytical and numeracy skills, strong attention to detail
  • Preferrable experience of working in a large multinational company in a mobility capacity



What is it like to work at the EBRD?


Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in. 


The EBRD environment provides you with:

  • Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in;
  • A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity;
  • An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do.


Diversity is one of the Bank’s core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working and expecting our employee to attend the office 50% of their working time.

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