The Embassy of Japan in Armenia is hiring a new staff member for the Consular and Security Sections.
Position: Consular and Security Assistant
Type of Contract: Permanent
Starting Date: expected from in July 2022 (flexible; to be agreed with the Embassy)
Application Deadline: 10 June, 2022
  1. Work and residence permit in Armenia
  2. Proficiency in Armenian, English, and Russian languages
  3. University degree
  4. Minimum two years of professional experience in consular/administrative affairs/customer service (working experience in diplomatic missions, international organizations and/or governmental institutions are desirable)
  5. Computer literacy (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SNS)
  6. Excellent communication skills
  7. Good health
Job responsibilities:
Consular Section
  • Receive, review and enter visa applications into the consular system; print approved visas and prepare passports for collection
  • Respond to telephonic, written and in-person inquiries on consular and visa matters, on a daily basis
  • Provide oral interpretation and written translation from/to Armenian, English, and Russian languages, prepare notes verbal and other official correspondence, as required
  • Liaise with international/government/local authorities, including but not limited to law enforcement agencies and medical institutions, airlines and tour operators, hotels and accommodation providers
  • Support the Consular and Security Officer in providing emergency assistance to Japanese citizens as needed
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the relevant diplomats of the Embassy
 Security Section
  • Assist the Consular and Security Officer in overseeing the Embassy’s security arrangement
  • Search, analyze, and report general security information for Japanese citizens
  • Liaise and coordinate business with the security and guard service management company
  • Provide security support as requested by the Consular and Security Officer
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the relevant diplomats of the Embassy

  1. Has the ability to work honestly, openly, impartially
  2. Has the ability to work in a calm, competent, and committed manner; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observes achieving results
  3. Has the ability to work effectively, respectfully, and inclusively with people from different backgrounds and with different perspectives
  4. Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals
  5. Keeps abreast of new occupational/professional developments
  6. Provides constructive advisory and feedback
  7. Operates with transparency
  8. Treats sensitive or confidential information appropriately
How to apply:
  • Candidates are requested to submit the Embassy’s application form and a motivation letter (free format) to the Embassy’s e-mail address ( (closing date: 10 June 2022). Only English applications will be considered.
  • Potential candidates will be invited for an interview and written assessment which is scheduled to be held in the middle of June. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.