Procurement Officer Job Vacancy in Turkana West, Kenya - Association for Aid and Relief Japan

Position Title: Procurement Officer - Kenyan National ONLY 

Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR Japan) is an International Non-Governmental Organization that reaches out to the most vulnerable populations around the globe. AAR Japan is to launch a new project of in-kind food distribution to address food insecurities in Turkana West Sub-County, from this November 2022. Therefore, AAR Japan is seeking for a Procurement Officer for the abovementioned project. The successful candidate will be on duty at AAR Japan Kakuma Office, which is located in Kakuma, Turkana West, Turkana County. The candidate will work under the direct supervision of AAR Japan’s international staff. The details of the position in concern are as follows.


  • Carry all duties under the direct supervision of the Admin and Finance Officer;
  • Be responsible for all procurements for the project implementation, including sourcing and validating suppliers, quotation collection, quotation analysis, preparation of procurement documents, liaison with suppliers for procurement service, stock management of procured materials, filing of procurement documents for a financial assessment;
  • Support the Admin and Finance Officer in necessary arrangements for the project, analysis and documentation of collected data, and any other assistance needed;
  • Draft a monthly financial report and submit to the Admin and Finance Officer every month to report the expenditures made within the month;
  • Perform any other duties instructed by AAR Japan’s international staff or the Admin and Finance Officer


  • More than 1 years’ experience in humanitarian work;
  • Work experience with UN agencies or international NGOs is highly valued;
  • Experience in distribution is highly valued;;
  • Fluent language skills of English
  • Additional language skills, Kiswahili, Ng’aturkana, or Japanese, are highly valued;
  • Team-work skills;
  • PC skills (Microsoft Office is a must);
  • Degree or experience in procurement, finance or stock management is highly valued

Period (subject to change due to internal circumstances);

From 15th November 2022 to 14th June 2023 with 3-month probation period

Salary (Gross);

30,000 KES to 45,000 KES per month (amount will be determined based on experiences or skills)

Other Benefits;

  • Medical insurance
  • Work injury benefits
  • Accommodation, including utilities
  • Telecommunication (only for work-related purposes)
  • Paid leave

How to apply

Interested candidates are required to submit their applications consisting of the following documents to via email by 8AM of 17th October, 2022.

  • Cover letter (A4, 1 page)
  • Curriculum Vitae with 3 referees (include their contacts of email address or phone number)
  • Copy of academic or professional certificates

*Any submissions after the deadline or incomplete submissions will NOT be considered. *Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. *Any inquires on assessment process/progress of an application will NOT be accepted.