Positions open at the Secretariat

The Asian Productivity Organization (APO) is an intergovernmental organization with the mission of contributing to the socioeconomic development of Asia and the Pacific through enhancing productivity. The APO Secretariat, based in Tokyo, Japan, is currently seeking qualified, highly motivated candidates for the following positions:


Position Terms/Conditions Deadline Send application forms to
Program Officer (Service Sector) Fixed-term appointment for three years 30 July 2017
Director, Research & Planning Department Fixed-term appointment for three years 30 July 2017
Content Writer Consultancy contract for one year 30 July 2017


Information on the roles and responsibilities, as well as required qualifications and experience, for each position is given in the job descriptions linked to the position title in the table above.


APO welcomes candidates who:



1-24-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan.



Saturdays, Sundays, and Japanese national holidays.


To Apply:

Please fill out the application form and send it with a cover letter in English stating which position you are applying for, why you are applying, and how you may qualify for the position (if you have any problems in filling out the application, please contact us). No other supporting documents, such as copies of letters, certificates, publications, or writing samples should be submitted, as they will not be considered as part of the application process.


Applications must reach the APO Secretariat by the designated deadline via postal mail or e-mail to the designated e-mail address for each position (see the table above).


Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted and application documents will not be returned.



C. Sakaguchi (Ms.)/E. Araki (Ms.)

Administration & Finance Department

Asian Productivity Organization

1-24-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan

Phone: 81-3-3830-0413

Fax: 81-3-5840-5323

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