Life Skill Education (LSE) Officer Job Vacancy in Kakuma, Kenya

Association for Aid and Relief Japan 

Position Title: Life Skill Education (LSE) Officer

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 implementing a project of education to assist primary education in Kalobeyei, Turkana West Sub-County funded by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

Therefore, AAR Japan is seeking for a Life Skill Education (LSE) 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 AAR Japan’s international staff;
  • Liaise with stakeholders (local authorities, local-led organizations in communities or other agencies in education sector) to conduct a LSE project;
  • Develop LSE guidelines, training manuals, survey tools;
  • Pay a site visit to target schools to monitor the LSE activity progress and give teacher/student beneficiaries instruction/advise for the way forward;
  • Provide professional information and views on LSE to AAR Japan’s international staff when needed;
  • Conduct a pre/post survey to assess the impact of the project, analyze and compile collected data;
  • Write a monthly report and submit to AAR Japan’s international staff every month to report the progress of the project implementation;
  • Perform any other duties instructed by AAR Japan’s international staff;


  • More than 3 years’ work experience with a LSE-related position(s);
  • Deep understanding on LSE, relative international and national policies, teaching and learning materials;
  • LSE experience in the refugee set up is greatly valued;
  • Work experience with UN agencies or international NGOs is highly valued;
  • Fluent language skills of English;
  • Team-work skills;
  • Communication skills;
  • Independency and professionalism;
  • PC skills (Microsoft Office is a must);

Period (subject to change due to internal circumstances);

Starting immediately until 31st December 2024 with 3-month probation period

Salary (Gross);

Gross amount of 62,000 KES to 101,600 KES per month (amount will be determined based on experiences or skills)

Other Benefits;

  • Medical insurance
  • Work injury benefits
  • Accommodation, including utilities (pre-fixed rent to be deducted from monthly salary)
  • 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 5PM of 19th January, 2024.

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

*Please indicate which position to apply for in the email title.
*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.