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Administrator - French Speaking at Fragomen LLP

Administrator - French Speaking

Fragomen LLP Sheffield, UK Full Time
Required languages: French (Business Fluent)
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Job Description

We are looking for French speakers to join our European Shared Services team. These roles will be based in our Sheffield office, however will support and work closely with our teams across our European offices. This can be an opportunity for over the summer months.

About us:

Fragomen is the world’s leading exclusive provider of immigration services. With more than 50 offices worldwide, we provide immigration services in more than 170 countries.  For over 60 years, we have provided strategic immigration advice to a diverse range of clients from individuals to the world’s leading multinational corporations. With over 4,500 employees in more than 50 offices, you will be joining a truly global firm where providing exceptional client service is at the core of what we do. 

Fragomen’s professionals are respected thought leaders in the immigration field providing expertise to governments across the world including the US Congress, the UK Parliament, the European Union and the United Nations.

A career at Fragomen will provide you with the opportunity to work in an exciting environment for a broad range of clients, where no two days will be the same. You will face interesting challenges and you will work with dedicated, friendly and ambitious people.  We are extremely proud of our diverse workforce at Fragomen and we are fully committed to providing equal opportunities.  We believe that our differences make us stronger.

About the team:

The European Shared Services team in Sheffield supports the wider immigration teams in our European offices remotely. They are an extremely friendly and supportive team to join with people of all ages and backgrounds and multiple languages being spoken.

About the role:
The Administrator helps to provide exceptional levels of business support to a wide range of clients by supporting European offices and the Associates and Consultants in an administrative capacity. They are exposed to a full range of immigration processes and administrative tasks including:

  • Draft immigration applications in French
  • Draft support letters
  • Maintain Fragomen’s database and client folders up to date
  • Save and upload case related documents and government decisions onto Fragomen’s database
  • Identify embassies / consulates in charge for a specific assignee
  • Draft emails to provide updates on all immigration matters
  • Check appointment availability at embassy / consulate
  • Participate in case audits
  • Rename and downsize documents, request company set up
  • Create client care letters
  • Take on any additional projects as required

About you:

To be successful in this role you will have strong administrative and data entry skills, this can be taken from either previous work experience or educational background. You will be comfortable working in a team with excellent communication skills. These roles require a high level of French language, ideally C level, but at least B2.

Also required:

  • Ability to work flexibly and accurately in a fast paced environment
  • Uses communication skills to achieve objective
  • Being confident in verbal communication
  • Demonstrate exceptional planning and time management skills with an ability to multi-task.
  • Be proactive and able to act under instruction with limited supervision
  • Be able to plan workload, meet deadlines and priorities
  • Ensures work completed is accurate, to a high quality and follows standard layouts
  • Completes tasks within agreed time-frames and in line with expectations
  • Implement effective processes to manage workflow and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrates proficiency in word processing, Internet and email systems

Fragomen in Sheffield:

Our Sheffield office is based in the city centre with the added bonus of free on-site parking, as well as several public transport links close by. The office has approximately 150 people working collaboratively and creating a dynamic, positive environment with over 20 different languages being spoken.

As the UK moves through lockdown and Fragomen moves out of a fully working from home model, a regular attendance in the office will be required in this role. The Firm is however transitioning towards an agile working approach, which incorporates a blend of in-person attendance as well as working from home – our aim being to fully leverage our remote working technology and provide a balance for our people in the way that they work.

Whether in the office or working remotely, we are proud of our team spirit and we like to reflect this in the way that we work and everything we do. Our Employee Wellbeing scheme sees us offer great opportunities for everyone at Fragomen to get involved in a variety of activities and initiatives both inside and outside of the office. These range from nutrition talks and cooking courses, to running clubs and on-site massages

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