Sponsorship & Right to Work Manager

Lloyds Banking Group

Location: Bristol City, Cardiff, Greater London, West Yorkshire

Job Type: Full time

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End Date

Sunday 03 July 2022

Salary Range

£51,384 - £64,231

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Agile Working Options

Flexible / Variable Hours

Job Description Summary

Interprets and Implements HR policy and delivers high quality professional advice and support to senior stakeholders EITHER through managing a team AND/OR operating as a generalist or specialist in a specific HR discipline.

Job Description

At Lloyds Banking Group, we have a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. What we do makes a genuine difference to families, businesses, and communities as we play a central role in creating a thriving UK economy. Together we'll deliver our strategic vision 2022 of being a UK focused digital leader and integrated financial service provider with our aim to become the best bank for our customers, colleagues, and shareholders.


You'll be joining our team during a time of significant focus and change, leading to opportunities to simplify and improve processes from the offset.


As an Immigration Specialist, you’ll have the ability to embed best practice in immigration compliance across policies, procedures and processes. You will be comfortable acting as a trusted advisor to key partners on immigration matters, answering queries, offering guidance and able to deliver training as necessary. You’ll be managing a team of colleagues that process Applications & Certificate of Sponsorships, aligning with reporting duties on the Sponsorship Management System (SMS). Your team will also be in charge of Migrant Worker tracking, ensuring all records are maintained and up to date and preparing for internal and external audits.


What you'll be doing...

  • Overseeing the Sponsorship and Right To Work Team who are responsible for case managing UK immigration applications, providing expert immigration advice to HR, recruiters and business leaders and engaging government authorities involved in the immigration matters
  • Strong UK immigration experience, identifying key trends and developing initiatives
  • Act as a subject matter expert and advise on complex case situations
  • Partner with internal teams to review and understand the impact of UKVI changes and communicate changes clearly to the wider business
  • Provide advice on UK immigration policies and their impact on business and hiring strategies
  • Conduct regular reviews of current processes and legislation to ensure ongoing compliance and to support continuous improvement
  • Experienced level 1 user on the SMS
  • Record keeping


Key Capabilities, Knowledge, Skills and Experience...

Previous experience in an Immigration role

SMS level 1 user experience

Strong attention to detail and an improvement attitude

Influences others to achieve objectives

Effective written and verbal communication skills


The above should include being able to:-

Work under pressure and apply logical thinking to problem solving

Build & maintain internal / external customer relationships. Manage expectations of all internal and external partners

Communicate and provide guidance to individuals at all levels. Take ownership for queries / issues through to resolution

Work as a team

Prioritise workloads


Interested? Apply today. Together we make it possible.

We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our Organisation.


We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive environment where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.


What you’ll receive in return…

You’ll be offered a competitive package which includes:

  • Salary – dependent on location and experience,
  • Bonus,
  • A generous pension contribution; and
  • Flex cash to spend on a host of benefits to suit your lifestyle
  • 30 days annual leave

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain recover. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.

You’ve got this!