Job Opening for the Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Moldova

  The Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Moldova, which officially opened in Chisinau on January 1, 2016, is seeking a staff member for the following position:

1. Post offered
  Secretary to the Ambassador and the Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM)

2. Responsibilities
- Assistance to the Ambassador and the DCM;
- Managing work/meeting schedules for the Ambassador and the DCM;
- Communication with the Moldovan and relevant foreign organizations as well as counterparts.

3. Required skills and qualifications
- Good communication, teamwork, planning and organizational skills;
- Completed university/institute degree;
- Computer proficiency;
- Fluency in Romanian, Russian and English is required. Knowledge of the Japanese language will be considered as a strong advantage;
- Previous work experience as a personal secretary to a company’s representative level or a high-ranking official.

4. Terms and conditions
- Starting date of work: June 1, 2016 (may be changed)
- Office location: 73/1 Stefan cel Mare Blvd., Chisinau
- Working hours: 38 hours and 45 minutes per week
- The monthly remuneration rate is set at no less than 600 USD. Applicants' work experience and knowledge will be taken into consideration while determining monthly remuneration in each specific case.
- There will be a trial period.

4. Applications
- All applicants are requested to download the Application Form, fill it out in English and send it back to: by e-mail no later than April 13, 2016. Please, also enclose an electronic file of your passport-type photo.
- For those who speak the Japanese language it is also requested to enclose your certificate of the Nihongo Noryoku Shiken (Japanese language proficiency test).
- Initial screening will be made based on the Application Forms received, only those who will have successfully passed such screening will be invited to take a written exam and have an interview.
- Any documents submitted to the Embassy in the course of this application procedure will not be returned to the sender.