Jan 22

Job: Senior Coordinator at Embassy of Japan (UK)

Closing Date: 7 February, 18:00. Thanks to JET alum Dipika Soni who works at the Embassy for passing this on. Posted by blogger and podcaster Jon Dao (Toyama-ken, 2009-12)Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


Position: Senior Coordinator, Administrative Section
Posted By: Embassy of Japan
Type: Full-time
Salary: According to qualification and experience (24K to 29K)


Working hours: Monday to Friday, 9:30 to 18:00 (lunch hour: 12:45 to 13:45) with the possibility of overtime work
Commencing: March 2014

    • Assist general administrative duties in the Embassy
    • Assist human resource management of locally hired staff of the Embassy
    • Undertake ad hoc research on administrative issues
    • Assist with coordination between departments internally, and with other institutions such as the FCO, for VIP visits and major events hosted by the Embassy


  • An excellent command of the English language, both spoken and written
  • A strong command of the Japanese language, both spoken and written
  • Good IT skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint are essential
  • Communication and negotiation skills
  • Academic and/or professional knowledge or work experience of human resource management would be preferred (not mandatory)


Interested candidates should submit a CV (as detailed as possible) with a covering letter explaining how you are able to meet the requirements for this position and your current salary. Daytime telephone number is also required.

admin @ ld.mofa.go.jp

Closing Date: 7 February, 18:00

It is the Embassy’s policy that we contact only successful candidates.



All Applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK in accordance with the actual Immigration Act. All applicants must state if this right is obtained through citizenship, permanent residency or work permit in their application. Applicants who do not provide this information in their application will not be considered for employment. Short-listed applicants will be asked to provide, prior to interview, documentation to certify their legal right to work in the UK.

The Local Employee shall serve a probation period of three months immediately after the date of the start of the employment.

It is the Embassy’s policy that we do not give any kind of feedback from the interviews.

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