Job Vacancy: Chauffeur

Working hours:            Monday to Friday, 9:30am-6:00pm (Lunch hour: 12:45pm-1:45pm)  with possibility of overtime work

Location:                Embassy of Japan, London

Salary:                   £25K-27K (according to qualifications and experience)

Application Deadline:   5 April 2024

Interviews:                  April 2024 (TBD)

Start Date:                   May 2024  (TBD)
Job Details:   
The Embassy of Japan seeks a highly qualified person who can perform as a Chauffeur.
Duties include:
  • Driving the Embassy’s official vehicles.
  • Maintenance of the Embassy’s vehicles to keep them in good condition.
  • UK driving license
  • English language as a mother tongue or equivalent, both spoken and written
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Willingness to work overtime outside of normal working hours, on weekends and holidays
How to apply:           
Interested candidates should submit a CV (as detailed as possible) and a covering letter explaining how you are able to meet the requirements for the position, along with your current salary, email address and a daytime telephone number, to
※Please note that we do NOT accept application documents via post and that submitted documents will not be returned.
All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations. They must demonstrate that this right was obtained through citizenship, permanent residency or work permit in their application. Applicants not providing 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 Embassy will draw up a shortlist on the basis of the application documents. Applicants on the shortlist will be invited to an interview and examination (date to be announced).

The successful applicant shall serve a probation period of three months immediately after the date of the start of employment.
It is the Embassy’s policy that we do not give any kind of feedback on interviews.

All enquiries regarding this job vacancy must be made by email.
For enquiries contact
Embassy of Japan (Visitors Section)