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 who are passionate about shaping the future of APO member country economies for the following positions:



Information on the roles and responsibilities, as well as required qualifications and experience, for each position is given in the job description links below. Candidates must be citizens of APO member countries and enjoy working with various nationalities from different cultural backgrounds. Retirement age at the APO is 60 years. Experience in working with an international organization, a public-sector organization, and/or a multinational corporation would be an advantage.



Fixed-term appointment for three years. Other conditions are determined by the Staff Regulations and Rules of the APO.



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 problem in filling in the form, 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 below). Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted. Application documents will not be returned.



Job description

Application deadline: Monday, 10 April 2017

Designated e-mail address:


IT Assistant

Job description

Application deadline: Monday, 27 March 2017

Designated e-mail address:



Sakaguchi (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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