JP Senior Administrative Officer

Advertised on : 24 Sep 2018 | Closing date : 23 Dec 2018

  Job Reference : 10273

Japanese-Speaking Senior Administrative Officer & Interpreter



£35,000 to £45,000 per annum (depending on experience)


Contract Type

Full-time permanent



Wiltshire, UK


Company Profile

Leading automotive parts supplier and manufacturer working with international clients.


Main Responsibilities

·            Management of the daily activity of the executive administration team (allocation of responsibilities, translations skills for meetings, etc.)

·            Face-to-face interpretation during corporate meetings.

·            Translation of company documents, etc.

·            Organisation and arrangement of internal and external meetings (documents/presentations preparation, etc.).

·            Management of corporate travel arrangements for staff and visitors.

·            Management of VISAs for visitors, expatriates, business trips and so on.

·            General administration for Japanese expatriates and visitors.


Candidate Requirements

·            Outstanding written and verbal English and Japanese language skills.

·            Experience in simultaneous interpretation between English and Japanese.

·            Experience of managing a team.

·            Experience working in similar administrative positions.

·            IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

·            Beneficial: Understanding of automotive technical terminology in English and Japanese.

·            Beneficial: Experience in the manufacturing industry in the UK, Japan and/or elsewhere.

·            Good eye for detail and a high degree of accuracy.

·            Flexible approach towards working hours.

·            Willingness to occasionally travel domestically and overseas.

·            Able to work under pressure and manage a busy workload.

·            Strong communication skills.

·            Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

·            Respect for working with confidential information.



·            23 days paid annual leave (Pro Rata) increasing by one day for each year of service.

·            Cafeteria benefits of £120 monthly after successful completion of probation period.


Starting Date



Working Hours

Monday to Friday; 39 hours per week



All candidates must have full, permanent eligibility to work in the UK as VISA sponsorship cannot be provided.


Functional Areas : Office Professionals;Executive / Management;Office Manager
Type of Employment : Permanent
Work Location : [England - South West]
Salary Description : £35,000 to £45,000

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