Cummins Inc. Global Mobility Senior Specialist in Nashville, Tennessee

Global Mobility Senior Specialist


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Provides day to day support in the delivery of the company’s expatriate policies and processes. Provides policy and process consultative services to assignees and other stakeholders to ensure understanding of mobility support, policies and procedures and service delivery.


  • Ensures all requests for global mobility services include complete and accurate information, and any needed corrections are returned to global mobility in a timely manner.

  • Develops and maintains key statistical data in the required formats; prepares and delivers the requested data for leadership dashboards, and can explain the data provided.

  • Provides customer support excellence to all levels within Cummins.

  • Manages vendor relationships, raises delivery and quality issues immediately, and escalates to manager as necessary.

  • Identifies process improvement opportunities and manages process improvement projects.

  • Maintains customer services excellence attitude, and a positive, team oriented approach to work.

  • Leads the collection, consolidation and interpretation of information required to support management of expatriate services and provide management reporting.

  • Acts as a consultant on moderately complex compensation inquires; creates strong working relationships with global payroll and remuneration providers; addresses moderately complex issues with service providers.

  • Participates in the development of budgets and costs connected to the delivery of expatriate assignments and benefits.

  • Coordinates the delivery of third party services provided to individual employee expatriates and the global mobility team; administers third party service provider annual reviews.

  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with business leaders and line human resources around the globe as a subject matter expert.

  • Coordinate with global tax provider to ensure worldwide tax compliance for expatriate employees, delivery of tax equalization settlements, and to answer tax related questions from individual assignees.

  • Collaborates with compensation, payroll and benefits teams on the delivery of these services to employee expatriates.

  • Provides ongoing training to line human resources, expatriate employees, internal team members and other key stakeholders on global mobility programs and practices.

  • Collaborates with the global mobility team on continuous process improvement; leads initiatives to improve performance excellence in expatriate service delivery.

  • Coaches and mentors less experienced team members.


  • Expatriate Benefits – Has a good understanding and detailed knowledge of all expatriate programs. Experience in designing expatriate programs or strategies. Ability to perform and communicate expatriate strategy.

  • Taxation of Employee Compensation and Benefits – Understands the underlying principles, techniques and procedures associated with the taxation of employee compensation and benefits and effectively applies this knowledge.

  • HR Data Management – Understands Human Resources information requirements. Able to perform data quality reviews and take corrective actions to ensure data completeness and accuracy. Has a full understanding of information confidentiality requirements.

  • Communication – Significant experience in written and verbal communication and should be capable of communicating effectively to all levels within and outside the company.

  • Compensation Administration – Possesses a basic knowledge of pay systems, merit pay structure, and variable pay compensation structures.

  • Benefits Design and Administration – Has a good understanding of benefits programs including the design, cost structure, and experience answering employee questions.

  • Payroll Administration – Possesses and can apply the knowledge of the basic elements of payroll processing.

  • Employee Relocation Benefits - Familiar with the relocation benefits process. Understands who is eligible and has experience answering questions from employees.

  • Finance Internal Controls – Understands the importance of finance internal controls, capable of identifying, evaluating and documenting internal controls. Understands the underlying principles, techniques, and procedures of this skill.

  • Payroll Administration – Possesses and can apply the knowledge of the basic elements of payroll processing.

Education, Licenses, Certifications:

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in Human Resources, Business or related field required. Global Mobility Specialist Designation (GMS) preferred.

Compensation and Benefits:

Base rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify:

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Primary Location United States-Tennessee-Nashville-US, TN, Nashville, Cummins Business Services

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting May 19, 2017, 2:13:29 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1700028X