Immigration Consultant at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates.   We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Immigration Consultant Location: Scope of WorkTo provide Immigration support and assistance to CRS Nigeria Program who periodically play host to international staff and visitors.The Immigration Consultant will typically:    Provide CRS Nigeria with advice and guidance on how best to obtain required travel documentation and how to complete this process smoothly,    Have a strong understanding of immigration, government and border control procedures and operations as well as any related legislation and advice the client accordingly    Be willing to turnover within tight timelines while consistently communicating with and updating the authorities and CRS Nigeria.    Oversee the completion of all relevant visa and immigration documents while crosschecking and ensuring that the information provided by the client are accurate and complete before proceeding for submission and processing    Maintain strong working relationships with CRS Nigeria and other relevant government agencies    Prepare and submit quotes and invoices for payment processing according to CRS procedures and guidelinesServices required from the immigration consultant include but are not limited to:    Processing of Visa on Arrival (VOA)    Processing of extension of visiting pass (VOA, Business Visa etc)    Processing of fresh regularization of stay / residence permit / CERPAC Card for staff and dependents    Processing of renewal of residence permit / CERPAC Card    Processing of E-pass / Visa (for applicable countries)    Processing of temporary work permit    Processing of ECOWAS residence permit    Providing regular advice and consult on immigration and government policies as requested    Facilitating processing of policy documents such as host country agreement and other government official letters    Provide periodic training to CRS staff on changes in immigration procedures, policies and laws    Provide consultancy on visa processes for other countries    Any other related functions required 

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