Australian Embassy

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Job vacancies at the Australian Embassy in Tokyo are advertised below.

Locally engaged staff do not have diplomatic or consular status, privileges or immunity. Wages and conditions of service are based on Japanese labour laws and Japanese labour market conditions.

Current local job opportunities

Visits and Protocol Officer (TK009)

THE AUSTRALIAN EMBASSY is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to act as the embassy Visits & Protocol Officer. 

Main responsibilities include organising senior official visits to Japan, by facilitating travel arrangements and liaising with hotels, businesses, the Japanese government and others, and the production of program booklets. 

The position liaises closely with Ministry of Foreign Affairs on protocol matters associated with visits and diplomatic accreditation issues. It also supports official events, such as the National Day function, at the Embassy.

The position requires fluency in both English and Japanese. If you have superior organisational skills and demonstrated competence in complex administrative operations, the ability to effectively communicate and negotiate at a senior level, an understanding of Japanese protocol and are a strong team player please refer to the position description and the LES Conditions of Service.

Position Description

Conditions of Service

Application sheet

A completed Job Application Sheet and current CV must be submitted by email (Subject: Visits and Protocol Officer Position – Your Full Name) as PDF file to by Sunday 5 January 2020.


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Please note that a security assessment is a mandatory condition of employment with the Embassy.

The Embassy is an equal opportunity employer and is a smoke-free workplace.