Job Vacancy: JET Programme Assistant (Commission of Services)

Initial Contract Period: 1 September 2022 to 30 September 2022
*Initial contract is one month due to administrative reasons. Further contracts would be renewed on a six month basis (maximum period of continuous employment: two years).

Working hours: Monday to Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm (Lunch hour: 12:45pm-1:45pm) with possibility of overtime work

Location: Embassy of Japan in the UK

Salary: £13.5 per hour

Number of Positions: Two

Application Deadline: 15 August 2022, 12:00pm (BST)

Interview: Tuesday 16 August 2022

Job Details:
The UK JET Office at the Embassy of Japan seeks a highly qualified person who can perform as JET Programme Assistant.

Duties include:
  • Acting as a point of contact for JET applicants, processing applicant data, and other tasks as related to JET
  • Other work related to the Japan Information and Cultural Centre (JICC)

  • Expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with data and file management systems (ability to handle of large volumes of data is advantageous)
  • Excellent command of the English language (reading, writing and speaking)
  • Good communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Japan and some Japanese language ability preferable
  • All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration Act (permanent residency, dependent visa, etc)

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit a CV, a copy of ID (passport, etc), documents certifying their legal right to work in the UK and a covering letter explaining how you would be able to meet the requirements for this position, to the address below by e-mail: