Visa Analyst

CGI
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 01

Position description

The Visa Analyst provides support to the Government staff and prepares letters, reports, and specialized correspondence. A Government manager will provide day-to-day oversight and direction. The Visa Analyst shall perform all duties required including, but not limited to, the following: 

• Assist VO managers with inquiries from posts, Congress, other bureaus, White House, foreign diplomatic missions, and other Government agencies. 
• Participate in consular outreach activities including, but not limited to: professional meetings, interagency meetings, college, and university events. 
• Manage individual portfolios by region and/or policy issue. 
• Maintain flexibility and availability to work at different work sites within State and at partner agencies. 
• Ability to learn and recall information about visa application procedures and the rules and regulations pertaining to visa requirements. 
• Interpret complex laws and regulations. 
• Comprehend and communicate the security requirements for a visa in a professional and courteous manner over the telephone. 
• Coordinate clearances and conduct research on visa cases by gathering information from a variety of sources, including but not limited to: applications, supporting documents, the internet, telephone calls, and government, commercial, and open source databases. Write recommended findings in a clear and concise manner that summarizes the information gathered and identified during research. 
• Provide support for special projects, including, but not limited to, support for conferences, meetings, representational events or bilateral delegations. 
• Assist in training new analysts in the essential job functions. 
• Serve as back-up to the other analysts in their absence. 
• Available for telework when allowable and requested by Government Managers.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor’s Degree (advanced degree preferred), and, 
• Six (6) years of written and oral communications in an office environment, including, 
• Two (2) years of policy development, international relations, intelligence community, legal, and/or foreign service, including, 
• Four (4) years of experience utilizing a variety of office software, specifically: MS Word, MS Power Point, MS SharePoint, MS Excel, and MS Outlook. 
• (Preferred) Advanced knowledge and understanding of the laws, rules and regulations pertaining to eligibility for and issuance of a U.S. visa 
• Communicate effectively and confidently with high-level executives 
• Superior organizational skills and work ethic 
• Ability to manage projects at an HQ level 
• Effectively and politely interface with public 
• Excellent customer service, written, and oral communications skills 
• Ability to interpret and apply complex regulatory material 
• Ability to work independently and/or as a member of the team to effectively interact with personnel at all levels
• Successful completion of a company Background investigation, including criminal, education, employment, credit and driving record checks. 
• A Final TOP SECRET security clearance is required to begin employment.

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.

Application instructions

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