Please turn on your javascript Fahim Ansari - Manager Immigration - Austrak Immigration & Education Consultancy (www.austrak.net.au) - Karachi, Pakistan

Summary

• Accomplished and well organized professional with over 5 years of experience in handling the entire immigration procedure by providing end-to-end expert guidance throughout the process of visa application

• Well-versed at dealing with issues of high complexity, requiring independent decision making and providing clear and accurate information based on the current immigration & visa laws & policies

• Skilled in ensuring timely resolution of multiple client queries over the emails & phone; responsible for promptly communicating with various clients for proper documentation

• Proficient in identifying immigration requirements and processing various types of visas. Maintains an updated knowledge of the competitor’s products, services and prices and also keeps abreast of changes in immigration laws that affect the area of business

• Adept in acting as a mediator between the visa applicants and the legal firm with regard to processing the requests, providing status of the petitions and setting expectations

• Excellent negotiation, people management and relationship abilities to deal with the client, colleagues and authorities

• Highly motivated and energetic individual, adapts to a fast-paced and ever-changing environment with excellent organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills

Projects

Australian Visa Grant Letter - Subclass 476 (Electrical Engineer)
Australian Visa Grant Letter - Subclass 476 (Electrical Engineer)
Australian Visa Grant Letter - Subclass 489 (Laboratory Manager)
Australian Visa Grant Letter - Subclass 489 (Mechanical Engineer)
Australian Visa Grant Letter - Subclass 476 (Mechanical Engineer)
Australian Visa Grant Letter - Subclass 489 (Interior Designer)
Australian Visa Grant Letter - Subclass 489 (Property Manager)
Australian Visa Grant Letter - Subclass 190 (OH&S Adviser)
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Experience

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Manager Immigration
Austrak Immigration & Education Consultancy (www.austrak.net.au)
Apr 2015 - Present | Karachi, Pakistan

• Efficiently assisting visa applicants with gathering and documentation needed for immigration petitions, participating with outside immigration counsel to initiate immigration petitions.
• Helping the client to obtain visas and other documentation required, reviewing and ensuring accuracy of all immigration forms and letters while handling tracking sheet for all immigration matters.
• Managing applications to ensure compliance with immigration laws, communicating directly with immigration officials to ensure efficient processing of immigration applications.
• Finalizing applications from initial assessment till visa applications, final go through the applications and supporting documents in detail, ensuring that they are received within the time limit set by the immigration officials.
• Ensuring the client avoids any discrepancies that may occur in relation to their relocation by assisting them to obtain visas and other related immigration documentation.
• Acting as a liaison between the candidate and outside counsel and providing continuous support and coordinating with business partners to ensure getting the visa processed as per timelines.
• Following up with concern offices and authorities for case progress. Report to CEO/Managing Director on client’s applications progress.
• Implementing regular housekeeping procedures, including data backup, managing the distribution and retention of data on various storage devices.
• Ensuring that all of the information provided by the clients are accurate and correct, preparing and checking all legal documents, interviewing clients and dealing with clients face to face and by post to ensure that the clients are suitable.
• Preparing all fee quotes and any information required by clients, colleagues or authorities, maintain strong working relationships with all clients and colleagues.

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Consultant
Austrak Immigration & Education Consultancy (www.austrak.net.au)
Jan 2015 - Mar 2015 | Karachi, Pakistan

• Efficiently assisting visa applicants with gathering and documentation needed for immigration petitions, participating with outside immigration counsel to initiate immigration petitions.
• Helping the client to obtain visas and other documentation required, reviewing and ensuring accuracy of all immigration forms and letters while handling tracking sheet for all immigration matters.
• Managing applications to ensure compliance with immigration laws, communicating directly with immigration officials to ensure efficient processing of immigration applications.
• Finalizing applications from initial assessment till visa applications, final go through the applications and supporting documents in detail, ensuring that they are received within the time limit set by the immigration officials.
• Ensuring the client avoids any discrepancies that may occur in relation to their relocation by assisting them to obtain visas and other related immigration documentation.
• Acting as a liaison between the candidate and outside counsel and providing continuous support and coordinating with business partners to ensure getting the visa processed as per timelines.
• Following up with concern offices and authorities for case progress. Report to CEO/Managing Director on client’s applications progress.
• Implementing regular housekeeping procedures, including data backup, managing the distribution and retention of data on various storage devices.
• Ensuring that all of the information provided by the clients are accurate and correct, preparing and checking all legal documents, interviewing clients and dealing with clients face to face and by post to ensure that the clients are suitable.
• Preparing all fee quotes and any information required by clients, colleagues or authorities, maintain strong working relationships with all clients and colleagues.

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Senior Case Worker
B&H Enterprises (www.ggckhi.com)
Aug 2014 - Jan 2015 | Karachi, Pakistan

• Ensured proportionate and efficient casework progression to practice cases in line with legislative requirements, operational standards, quality and performance indicators.
• Converted warm leads and inquiries to prospects and sold cases performing the necessary checks to ensure full client eligibility.
• Maintained accurate case records of assessments and case. Retained confidential case records. Gathered, verified and assessed all appropriate and available information.
• Managed Petty Cash, performed Data Entry, prepared emails and correspondence with clients/immigration officials.
• Provided on-going case management services to clients as per the Client Service Agreement, prepared all documentation needed for service delivery and intake interview after arrival.
• Effectively communicated with both external and internal contacts, met with operation manager and reported the progress of applications, tracked online status of submitted applications.
• Coordinated system updates and replacement of outdated versions to optimize performance and initiate recovery action after system failures.
• Prepared applications from initial assessment till visa applications.
• Held accountable for translation of all Urdu documents into English, prepared case copies of final set of documents, performed scanning, cropping and setting of documents sharpness on Adobe Photoshop for printing.
• Coordinated donations drives, organized storage room, maintained accurate inventory, prepared household kit for each arrival from donated supplies, provided and supervised housing procurement process with other staff.
• Prepared case copies of final set of documents, applications from initial assessment till visa applications, query for missing information and documents from clients, application forms for getting police certificates.

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Junior Case Worker
WASZAF Consultant (www.waszaf.com)
Nov 2011 - Apr 2014 | Karachi, Pakistan

• Undertook casework and engaged in managing caseload up to level of competence/accreditation.
• Supported in department administrative duties, including tracking data, supporting in fee management, coordination of schedules, and utilizing computer software to prepare immigration forms.
• Assisted in the management of all client work in accordance with detailed procedures and quality standards contained in the practice’s office manual. Ensured all client work is progressed expeditiously and client is kept regularly informed on progress.
• Drafted applications from initial assessment till visa applications.
• Maintained confidentiality and security of all documentation and information of the practice and clients.
• Prepared query for missing information and documents forms as well as application forms to get police certificates on behalf of clients.
• Carried out scanning, cropping, and setting documents sharpness on Adobe Photoshop for printing.
• Involved in the translation of all Urdu documents into English.
• Prepared case copies of final set of documents.
• Coordinated with the Operations Manager, reported applications progress, and checked online status of submitted applications.
• Coordinated system updates and replacement of outdated versions.
• Managed the distribution and retention of data on various storage devices.
• Checked systems in order to optimize performance and to initiate recovery action after system failures.

Education

Board of Intermediate Education Karachi
Intermediate/A-Level, , Higher Secondary Certificate‎
Accounting, Economics, Banking
Grade D+
2011
Board Of Secondary Education Karachi
Matriculation/O-Level, , Secondary School Certificate‎
Science
Grade C+
2007

Skills

5+ Years Adobe Photoshop
3 Years Client Counselling
5+ Years Computer networking
3 Years HTML5
5+ Years Microsoft Excel
5+ Years Microsoft Outlook
5+ Years Microsoft PowerPoint
5+ Years Microsoft Word
2 Years Petty Cash Management
2 Years Social Media Marketing
5+ Years Team Player
5+ Years Visa Processing and Documentation

Languages

Expert Urdu
Intermediate English

Fahim Contacts

Muhammad Sarfaraz
Gulf Constructors (Pvt.) Ltd.