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Embassy of Ireland: Staff Vacancy

This vacancy has now closed.

The Embassy of Ireland in Tokyo is seeking to recruit an office manager. The role of the office manager is to oversee the day to day operations and to assist the diplomatic staff in carrying out their duties.

The Embassy of Ireland in Tokyo is seeking to recruit an office manager. The role of the office manager is to oversee the day to day operations and to assist the diplomatic staff in carrying out their duties.

1) Administration of the Embassy.
2) Prepare office accounts and manage the embassy bank account.
3) Supervision of local staff and personnel management.
4) Provide translation and interpretation assistance.
5) Liaison with outside companies and other organisations.
6) Support diplomatic staff in interactions with Japanese Government Ministries and agencies.
7) Any other reasonable duties as assigned by the Ambassador.

Applicants should have management, accounting and administration experience, fluency in English & Japanese, excellent interpreting and computer skills. Work experience abroad and/or in a multicultural environment would be an advantage.

If you wish to apply, please send us the following:

  • A Curriculum Vitae setting out your education and employment record to date as well as information on relevant skills (including IT skills);
  • Copies of any language test scores;
  • A cover letter which provides any additional information which you think is relevant to your application.

Please forward your application (non-returnable), in English and Japanese and a recent passport-size photograph to: Office Manager, Embassy of Ireland, Ireland House, 2-10-7 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083.

On the basis of applications received, we will call a small number of people to interview for the position. At this point, we will ask candidates to provide references.

We regret that we cannot accept e-mails, faxes or telephone calls regarding this matter. Your application (non-returnable) should arrive at the Embassy no later than 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 31 October 2017. Interviews are expected to take place during the second half of November 2017, with a view to taking up duty in the Embassy during the week beginning 22 January 2018.

The Embassy of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

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