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      Download:  2015 EPA Job Vacancy Announcement

      The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) invites applicants for the hereunder position:


      Title Field Closing Date
      EPA*Program Coordinator Japanese-Language Education
      Administrative Work
      September 11, 2015


      *EPA-The Japan Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement

      1.    Procedure

      Please submit the following to the JFM via e-mail or courier service.

      1)    Curriculum Vitae (with profile picture taken within 6 months);

      2)    I.D. size photo

      3)    Copy of certificate of graduation (diploma) from Higher Educational Institution;

      4)    Copy of certificate of Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (if any); and

      5)    Essay/Statement of Purpose (your motivation in applying for the position)

      Based on the submitted requirements, the successful candidates will be notified by email, and invited to take the computer-literary test and interview at the JFM.

      2.    Contact and Inquiries

      The Japan Foundation, Manila

      Address: 23F, Pacific Star Bldg., Sen. Gil Puyat Ave. corner Makati Ave., Makati City

      TEL: 02-811-6155 to 58  FAX: 02-811-6153

      E-mail: email@jfmo.org.ph

      (Contact person: Ms. Naomi Sakatani)




      Job Title:

      EPA Program Coordinator


      Contractual (October 2015 – May 2016)


      Main Purpose of Job:

      To provide project support to the Preparatory Japanese-Language Training for the Filipino Candidates of Nurses and Certified Care Workers under EPA, which JFM has been conducting at TESDA since the year 2011; in particular, to provide coordination among the various parties, such as Japanese-language advisers and lecturers, TESDA officials, POEA officials, and other related agencies.  It also aims to provide physical and mental support for the Filipino candidates who participate in the program to complete the training with the least difficulties.



      • Assisting in smooth and efficient coordination and arrangement in implementing the training which includes coordination with various stakeholders, such as TESDA, POEA, etc. and arrangement of equipment / resources etc.
      • Extending support for candidates such as assisting physically and mentally the Filipino candidates who come from various provinces and backgrounds to complete the training with the least difficulties.




        Required Preferable
      Age Between ages 30 to 40  
      Academic Background   B.A. degree
      Work Experience   Project based work in Education. Experience in Japanese company
      Skills Basic knowledge in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) Caregiving and/or Nursing Knowledge
      Japanese-language proficiency Minimum of JLPT N4  
      Personal skills

      Excellent interpersonal skills

      Ability to work independently and efficiently.

      Excellent English communication skills both in written and oral.




      The salary will be decided based on the qualification of successful candidate.