Ref: HN43259

Japanese-speaking Development Support Co-ordinator EMEA R&D (Ref: HN43259)

Sector Administration/PA
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location North England
Salary (Annual) £19,500 - 19,500 / Year
A Japanese manufacturer is currently recruiting a Japanese-speaking Development Support Co-ordinator EMEA R&D at their office near Liverpool.
TYPE: Permanent, full-time

WORKING HOURS: Mon-Thurs 7.30am to 4.30pm, Friday 7.30am - 12.20pm

SALARY: £19.5K depending on experience, plus good benefits


LOCATION: near Liverpool

1. Facilitator R&D Meetings:

• Administration regarding Co-ordination of specific R&D Meetings as requested
• Pre-Booking of Local facilities if needed including suppliers, caterers, hotels etc
• Management of In-Out schedule for meeting attendees
• Securing Hotel reservations for non-UK participants
• Organising travel to and from meeting venue to hotels and restaurants

2. : Monthly Reports for Japan & MSC (Management Strategy Committee)
• Translation of report content
• Submission of monthly reports to Japan & MSC

3. Supporting EMEA R&D Centre Director/ Runcorn Branch Manager:
• Translation of presentation materials and emails
• Administration of development requests to Japan
• Updating bulletin boards for EMEA R&D related information
• Other miscellaneous tasks as required

4. Technical Translation:
• Translation of technical reports, test methods, presentations, machine manuals and emails etc for R&D engineers
• Occasional interpretation during meetings

5. Japanese Expatriates Support Team co-ordinator:
• Contact support person for Ex-Pat Support Team
• Co-ordinator for tasks and duties in respect to support team members
• Relocation support for R&D Japanese expatriates as required
• Other miscellaneous tasks including language support as required

6. General Administration for EMEA R&D
• General miscellaneous administration tasks as required
• Purchasing office consumables
• Managing petty cash
• Invoice control processing prior to forwarding to London Accounts
• Organizing accommodation for visitors as needed
• Occasional travel arrangement for staff and visitors

7. Training & development
• Undertake training and instruction to a pre-arranged Training Schedule for all the duties associated with development Support Co-ordinator within a given Timeframe
• Be proactive in undertaking any training required to advance knowledge to bring benefit to the role
• Learn and understand Machinery & Technical Terminology for Technical Translation

- Fluent spoken/ written Japanese and English to Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 1"
- English written and spoken to native level
- Experience administration role supporting senior figures within organization
- Ability to translate technical materials - advantageous but not essential
- Basic accounts knowledge/ability to understand and analyse basic financial data –not essential
- Upper intermediate/advanced Microsoft Office skills. (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
- Able to communicate effectively with people at all levels of organization
- Basic Knowledge of Machinery & Technical Terminology- advantageous but not essential

** All applicants must have the right to work in the UK as the Company is not able to offer visa support.
Updated: 14 days ago
Ref: HN43259