Employment Vacancy Notice: Medical assistant

The Embassy of Japan in Nigeria
Employment Vacancy Notice
(Dated: 14th of May, 2021)

The Embassy of Japan in Nigeria has a vacancy for one (1) Medical assistant.
1. Vacant Position
● Position Title: Medical assistant (Local Staff)
● Number of required: 1 (One) position
● Type of Employment: One year*
  * Renewable. Subject to 3 (Three)-month probationary period.
● Location: Embassy of Japan in Nigeria
          No.9, Bobo Street (off Gana Street), Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria
● Applicability: All interested candidates
● Salary, Bonus and Allowance*: Depending on skills and experiences.
  * To be announced to the successful candidate when the Embassy agree to recruit.
● Job Environment: Full-time (38 hours 45 minutes/week)*.
  * Overtime work (including evenings, weekends and/or holidays), and response to urgent summons will be required from time to time.
● Working Hours: Mon – Thu: 8:00 to 17:30 (Lunch break: 12:00 to 13:00)
                           Fri: 8:00 to 12:45
● Annual leave and Holidays: Provided in accordance with internal regulations.

⇒Any questions you may have about this position will only be answered during interview, should you be invited.  

2. Qualifications/Skills/Experience
● Must have Registered Nurse certificate in Nigeria.
● Applicant with work experience in some Hospital in Nigeria will be highly considered.
● Must have Computer Skills/ Knowledge of the Microsoft Office (Excel, PPT and Word etc...)
● Preferable, applicant should have a clean driving record and valid driver license.
● Cheerful, courteous and cooperative manner in dealings with all members of Embassy staff, and guests;
● Demonstrate Flexibility and versatility;
● Written and oral communication skills in English;
● Attention to detail and thoroughness in following through tasks to completion;
● Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective relationships and working within a team;
● Displays personal integrity and an honest and ethical approach.
3. Selection Process
● The embassy will proceed selection of candidates by procedure below;
   1. Document Screening
   2. 1st Interview and PC skill test
   3. 2nd Interview

● Only successful candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.  

4. How to Apply
● All qualified candidates meeting “Qualification/Skills/Experience” stated above MUST deliver and submit the following documents to the Embassy during the PERIOD of APPLICATION, or the application will not be considered.
   1. Application Form*
    * Must use “Application Form” provided.
    * Please indicate reachable telephone numbers on the “Application Form”, or may lose the opportunity to apply for the vacancy.
   2. 1(one) passport-size photograph*
   3. Nigerian National Identity Card and/or International passport (Copy)
   4. Certificate of Education (Copy)
         5. Certificate/Supporting documents for “Qualifications / Skills / Experience” stated above, if any

    From 17th of May, 2021 to 4th of June, 2021: 8:00am to 5:30pm (Friday: 8:00am to Noon)
● Incomplete applications will not be considered.
● Submitted documents will not be returned.  

5. Important Notice
● Closing date for applying this position is the 4th of June, 2021, and no further applications will be accepted after this date.
● The Embassy accept enquiries about this Employment Vacancy Notice/Application ONLY by telephone number below;  

     090-6000-9099, 9019 (Admin section)
     Operating only on;
     From Monday to Thursday: 8am to 5:30pm
     On Friday: 8am to Noon

     * Please DO NOT SEND any E-mails or postal mails to the Embassy as these will not be accepted.

● Reference verification will be conducted within the review period.
● ​We thank all candidates for their interest but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application as being unsuccessful.