Production managers and directors in the mining and energy sectors are key, not only to the operation of a business, but also the planning development and quality control – meaning that UK businesses need to hire the most skilled and experienced manager and directors.
Recruiting high calibre production managers and directors in the mining and energy sectors can prove a challenge in an increasingly competitive global recruitment market and a UK labour market that has serious skills shortages, especially in STEM subjects.
Tier 2 visa restrictions in the UK can further hamper international recruitment targets for production managers and directors in the mining and energy sectors, making it crucial for businesses to ensure that visa applications are completed correctly and in accordance with current UK immigration law.
Duncan Lewis business immigration solicitors can advise companies on overseas recruitment of production managers and directors in the mining and energy sectors – who are eligible to work in the UK under the regulations covering occupations skilled to NQF Level 6.
Duncan Lewis business immigration lawyers frequently advise businesses on Tier 2 applications – as well as advising on recruiting recent overseas graduates who have qualified in the UK.
Any Tier 2 applicants can be sponsored for jobs in certain occupations – and the government has drawn up a list of eligible occupations for production managers and directors in mining and energy wishing to apply for a Tier 2 visa to take up a position in the UK.
UK Visas & Immigration regulations set out in the Codes of Practice for Skilled Workers such as production managers and directors in mining and energy.
Under the regulations, the sort of roles within a company that would be eligible for a Tier 2 visa application include:
UK Visas & Immigration rules also set out the types of duties production managers and directors in mining and energy might undertake to qualify for a Tier 2 visa, including:
The current minimum salary range for a production manager or director in mining and energy applying for a Tier 2 UK visa would be £37,900 for an experienced member of staff – and £20,500 for a new entrant, or £15,000 for applicants who entered Tier 2 under the Rules in place before 6 April 2011 and are not subject to the experienced worker rate.
Source: Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings 2013.
Applying for a Tier 2 visa for a production manager or director in mining and energy requires expert legal advice on the preparation of the visa application to ensure no delays occur – any delays in the Tier 2 visa application process might potentially jeopardise the timely take up of an appointment.
Duncan Lewis immigration experts are one of the UK’s leading specialist immigration and business immigration solicitors, with a highly successful track record in advising companies and professionals on business immigration and the UK visa application process and UK business immigration law.
Duncan Lewis immigration lawyers have offices nationwide and in most major cities – and our national and London immigration lawyers regularly advise companies wishing to recruit high-calibre production managers and directors in mining and energy from overseas on:
Duncan Lewis business immigration experts are also able to advise on visa appeals for production managers and directors in mining and energy wishing to take up appointments in the UK.
As immigration specialists, Duncan Lewis is ranked by Legal 500 2015 for its business immigration services.
For further information on UK visa applications for Production Managers and Directors in Mining and Energy, call Duncan Lewis Business Immigration Solicitors in confidence on 0333 772 0409 for a FREE initial consultation.