Bilingual secretary (French and English)

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19 Jul 2019

The Mission of Japan to the EU in Brussels wishes to hire a bilingual secretary starting (French and English) at the end of August, 2019.

Job description:

  • Administrative and personal support to diplomats.
  • Maintaining diaries and arranging appointments/reservations.
  • Answering calls, taking messages and handling correspondence.
  • Receiving visitors at the reception.
  • Research of information.
  • Gathering news and relevant press releases.
  • Contacts with European institutions and with the Belgian protocol service, etc.

Your profile:

  • Experience in an administrative/secretarial function preferable. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French and English (native level).
  • Knowledge and understanding of Dutch is a plus.
  • Knowledge of and interest in EU affairs (agriculture, fisheries, maritime affairs, food, health, labour, welfare, social affairs).
  • Understanding of Japanese working culture is a plus.
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, Outlook etc).
  • Rigorous and very organized.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and discretion.
  • Work permit required for Non-EU citizens.

Application proccedure

Please send the following documents in English with subject line in the format - Economic Section Last Name to recruit@eu.mofa.go.jp:

  • Your CV (with an ID picture)
  • A cover letter (one page maximum)

The deadline for the applications is 19 July (Friday).

Applications, however, will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be filled as soon as we find the right candidate.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Submitted documents will not be returned. 

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