An international assignment represents a costly investment for companies, and a stressful moment for the assignee. We provide assistance during the whole assignment cycle, from pre-departure to repatriation, operating as a single point of contact.
Should You stay or should You move?
Moving to a new country is a life changing decision. The better one is prepared, the more effective the transition will be. Start considering the following points:
Career and Motivation
What motivates you to move abroad? Will it help your career progression? What is included in your relocation package? How are your career perspectives upon your return back home?
Issues to consider are general health questions (do you have allergies, a chronical disease?), Do you have parents or other dependents left behind? Could you spouse/ partner work abroad? Are ther good schools for your children?
Are you open to other cultures? Flexible and tolerant? Resilient?
Cost of living and quality of living, climate, healthcare system, education system, pollution and hygiene factors people speak English, is there a large expat community, is the local population open to foreigners? What about the local cuisine?
Our Service Offerings
Self-Assessment tool to determine a candidate’s and his/ her family’s readiness for an international assignment. Debriefing and counselling session, to identify the competencies required for an international role & to pinpoint potential challenging areas.
Needs assessment and intake call to introduce the target country/ city (incl. cost of living, housing and transportation options, etc), costs calculation, area tours, temporary housing, move coordination.
Home search and accompanied visits, lease negotiation and explanation, property inventory assistance, bank deposit, utilities connection, furniture and appliance shop lists, household help coordination.
Pre-schools, difference between private and public schools presentation, universities briefing, school tours and enrollment, after-school activities and nannies coordination.
Community orientation, driver’s license exchange, car and pets registration, bank account opening, compulsory insurances enrollment, medical information, local government registration, leisure & sport activities.
Closing out all contracts: housing, utilities schooling, insurances, clubs and associations, bank accounts, cars. Check-out inspection, security deposit return. Tenancy replacement if requested, move coordination.
Why Work With Us?
Time efficient and Cost effective
Program packages of 5, 10, 15 or 20 hours for more flexibility. Be operational right from the start.
Compliant with local law & regulations
All our programs ensure compliance.
We really take care of our clients, taking into account their emotions and personal challenges .
Strong ties with the local community (agencies, banks, insurances and other financial advisors, lawyers, doctors, …
What Our Clients Say
The work and effort Alexandra has put in for us has been truly outstanding. I owe her a great deal. She continues to assist in all areas of my relocation and for this I’m extremely greatfull.
Middle Office Manager, Socar Trading SA
Alexandra has performed her offered services with excellence: orderly, quickly and especially on a high professional level.
Trader, Integral Petroleum SA