5 Sep 2021

Global Mobility and Onboarding Specialist


About Us

At DeepMind we’ve created a unique environment for long-term ambitious research to flourish in. Our world-class interdisciplinary team combines the best techniques from deep learning, reinforcement learning and systems neuroscience to build powerful general-purpose learning algorithms.

We have already made a number of high profile breakthroughs towards general AI and we now have all the ingredients in place to make further significant progress over the coming years.

We are looking for hardworking and driven individuals who want to be part of an exceptional team, in an inspiring and collaborative environment, working on ground-breaking technology with potentially extraordinary impact.


Our employees are mission driven individuals from across the world, encompassing a vast range of cultures and backgrounds. Everyone brings a new and exciting story to our mission.

We care passionately about building a team that reflects the world, and are looking to hire a Global Mobility and Onboarding Specialist to join us on that journey.

This is the dream role for someone who thrives in fast paced, changeable environments and is looking to define their career within a company that could change the world.

The Role

You’ll join the Global Mobility and Onboarding team, part of our Talent Acquisition team, focused on supporting recruitment, new starters and DeepMinders on the delivery and optimisation of Global Mobility & Onboarding programmes with support from our external vendor teams.

You should expect to work within a degree of ambiguity as we continually adapt to a growing and evolving business. The team is growing and learning together, adapting alongside the business and people.

There is significant scope for this role to grow over time and as such you’ll need to confidently take ownership of your role and your own personal development. Of course, a collaborative and incredibly helpful team will support you along the way.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Be an integral part of our Global Mobility and Onboarding team.

  • Advise recruitment and the wider DeepMind Operations team on immigration, relocation and tax policies and processes.

  • Support our recruitment team with assessment of immigration cases by partnering with our immigration vendor.

  • Supporting the administration of global mobility and onboarding programmes.

  • Continually looking for ways to improve these programmes.

  • Helping recruitment, candidates and transfers understand our relocation support and with feeling comfortable relocating.

  • Building close relationships with our vendor teams and optimising the support that they deliver to our stakeholders.

  • Hosting the New Starter Welcome Programme and delivering presentations to the groups of new starters.

  • Collaborating with wider DeepMind Operations, Partnering with Alphabet/Google, where needed.

  • Preparing reports and back-end processing to ensure smooth logistical and operational onboarding experiences.

  • Supporting the wider People & Culture team’s projects and proactively suggesting ideas for continuous improvement to grow efficiencies.

  • Support with driving the adoption, communication, training and change management of various initiatives within Global Mobility.

  • Provide general information, education, and guidance to a wide range of stakeholders regarding requirements for entry to specific countries that are in line with immigration regulations.

  • Help create content and maintain Global Mobility intranet site which will include but not limited to, process workflows, policy guidelines, and other necessary resources.

About You

You will need to use your previous immigration and global mobility experience and show initiative in order to fully carve out your contribution. To succeed in this role you need to be motivated, compassionate, dependable, self-aware, efficient and your authentic self. You have a can-do attitude and a thirst for learning.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience in a similar role

  • Experience of UK Points Based System (PBS) applications and or consulting on UK immigration routes and policy


  • You instil trust with everyone you interact with and can be counted on to be reliable and helpful.

  • You can confidently and reliably work independently, but enjoy working collaboratively with the wider team. You appreciate that collectively as a team, we are greater than the sum of our parts.

  • You are extremely organised and have experience and skill in juggling multiple tasks. You can fill in the gaps and read between the lines, while at the same time ensuring impeccable attention to detail.

  • You are proactive and see what needs to be done. You are flexible and highly responsive to the needs of the project, team and wider group, and are able to effectively prioritise tasks accordingly

  • You are willing to roll your sleeves up. Your “get stuck in” mentality means that no task is too big or too small.

  • You instinctively act with absolute discretion and diplomacy, and apply sound judgement in responding to circumstances.

  • You are self-aware, self-resilient and self-disciplined. You take responsibility for your own behaviour and actions.

  • You use your initiative and offer well thought through solutions. You know when to seek guidance, and have the confidence to make decisions when needed.

  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and enjoy changeable environments where you can implement creative and innovative ideas. You react and flex to changes quickly and confidently.

  • You want to support DeepMind’s long term mission.

DeepMind welcomes applications from all sections of society. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or additional need that requires accommodation, please do not hesitate to let us know

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