Employment Vacancy Notice: Medical Assistant

The Embassy of Japan in Nigeria
Employment Vacancy Notice
(Dated: 4th of July, 2023)
The Embassy of Japan in Nigeria has a vacancy for 1 (One) 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 decides 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 be a Registered Nurse or a Doctor 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...) ;
●Skills to research medical information;
●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.
 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 10th of July, 2023 to 11th of August, 2023: 8:00am to 5:30am (Friday: 8:00am to Noon)
●Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Submitted documents will not be returned.
5. Important Notice

Closing date for this position is the 11th of August, 2023, and no further applications will be accepted after this date.
●To be submitted in person or by post only. No online/email submission will be accepted.
The Embassy accept enquiries about this Employment Vacancy Notice/Application ONLY by telephone number below;
 090-6000-9099, 9019
 Operating only on;
 From Monday to Thursday: 8am to 5:30pm
 On Friday: 8am to Noon

●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 4 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application as being unsuccessful.