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    Position: Assistant Program Officer 
    Organization: The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam
    Duty Station: Hanoi, Vietnam
    Number of vacancy: 1
    Expected start day: In late October 2012 Type / Duration of contract:

                   Short-term contract

                  A substitute for a staff on maternity leaves
                  Approximately 4 months

The Japan Foundation is Japan’s principal organization for promoting international cultural exchange. Opened in 2008, the Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam (hereinafter called “the Center”), one of the foundation’s newest overseas offices, has been enthusiastically implementing a diverse range of cultural activities including art, culture and society, and coordinating various programs supporting Japanese language education and Japan studies, in cooperation with the Vietnamese counterparts.

We are looking for a substitute for an Assistant Program Officer on maternity leaves whose main (but not limited) tasks are described below.

Main tasks in charge: – Coordination for the smooth running of various programs/projects related to Japanese language education – Administrative works to assist Japanese language teachers – Translation of documents mainly from Japanese to Vietnamese

– Other occasional tasks assigned by superiors

Qualifications: – Age less than 35 with Vietnamese nationality – Not pregnant as of the applying day – Holding a Bachelor degree in relevant field – Holding a Master degree in relevant field is an advantage – A strong command of Japanese (Equivalent to N2 / Level 2 or above) – A strong command of English (Equivalent to ILETS 6.5 or above) is an advantage – Strong and enthusiastic interest in Japanese language education – Excellent computer skills (MS Office) – Good team player with strong interpersonal skills – Excellent communication skills to diplomatically handle sensitive situations with fellow partners and cultivate productive relationships

– A good attitude to warmly welcoming guests

Working conditions: – Working days: Monday to Friday – Working time: 08:30 to 17:30 – Salary: Upon negotiation

– Benefits: 4 days of paid leaves, a social and health insurance and so on

How to apply: Please send the following documents by mail or E-mail to us by Monday 8 October 2012. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview and written examination. – CV (in English or Japanese) – Copy of ID certification – Copies of certification of completion of relevant degree(s) – One photograph of the face (4 x 6 cm, recently taken one) – Copies of documents to certify the level of foreign language(s) (if any)

– One short essay (two A4 papers, in Japanese ) on your motivation to apply

Attention: Ms. Ha (Ext. 136) / Mr. Yoshioka Address: The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam 27 Quang Trung, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi TEL 04-3944-7419/7420 E-mail: Website: