05.02.2024 - Auslandshandelskammern

Skills Expert Dual System Vocational Training (m/f/d) - AHK Japan

Full-time/Part-time: Full-time
Preferred start date: Zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt
Location: Tokyo
With representations in 93 countries around the globe, the network of German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHKs), provides a local, distinctive, result-oriented service network – the largest of its kind in the world. The AHK network is tasked to advise, support and represent German companies worldwide that wish to develop or expand their business activities abroad. AHK Japan is the key institution of Germany’s foreign trade promotion in Japan, representing the interests of German business in Japan. You can find more information about the AHK Japan here: https://japan.ahk.de/

For the development of a Dual Vocational Training Program (Duale Ausbildung) according to the German system, the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan is looking for a Skills Expert for Dual Vocational Training as soon as possible.

About the position

  • Management of a recently initiated training program for automotive mechatronics and expansion of further training programs based on the German Dual Vocational Training System (“Duale Ausbildung”) 
  • Identification of demand for vocational training of German and European companies in Japan 
  • Transfer of know-how from Germany to Japan
  • Central point of contact for vocational training related inquiries in Japan and in charge for policy advice and acquisition 
  • Identification of partner colleges for the deployment of vocational training programs 
  • Development and implementation of training programs for trainers 
  • Responsible for quality management

Required qualifications

  • Proven track record and at least 5 years of experience in the setup or management of the German Dual Vocational Training Programs 
  • Ideally experienced in the implementation of technical training programs 
  • Fluency in German and English is a must, Japanese language skills are a plus 
  • Experience as a trainer of a training program are a plus
  • Experience in managing project budgets and leading small teams 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and deal with heterogenous stakeholders 
  • Business minded and capable in delivering results 
  • Highly competent in all current MS Windows applications and working with CRM software

What we offer

  • Self-directed work in a pleasant, international workplace 
  • Local employment
  • Salary and social insurance commensurate with experience and demands of the role 
  • Flexible working-hour scheme
Please send your application (with photo) indicating your earliest availability and your salary expectations in English and Japanese by email to lwitoslawski@dihkj.or.jp.