Ministry of Infrastructure Legal Affairs Specialist Jobs in Rwanda

Ministry of Infrastructure Legal Affairs Specialist Jobs in Rwanda


Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law with (3) years
    of relevant working experience with

  • Diploma in Legal Practice or a Diploma in
    Legislative Drafting; or

  • Master’s Degree in Law with (1) years of
    relevant working experience with

  • Diploma in Legal Practice or a Diploma in
    Legislative Drafting.

  • A transition period for professional
    certification requirement is three (3)
    years starting from 1st January, 2021.

  • However, a new entrant without the
    required professional certification for a
    given job position shall not be eligible, one
    (1) year before the expiration of the
    transition period.

  • Required competencies and key
    technical skills

  • Capacity for legal research and
    analysis in complex areas of law;

  • Analytical and problem solving
    skills;

  • Knowledge of substantive law and

  • legal procedures;

  • Experience in legal advisory

  • Experience in legal drafting and
    negotiation;

  • Knowledge in civil litigation
    management;

  • Collaboration and team working
    skills;

  • Resource Management skills;

  • Analytical skills;

  • Problem solving skills;

  • Decision Making skills;

  • Time management Skills;

  • Risk Management skills;

  • Result oriented;

  • Digital Literacy skill;

  • Time management skills;

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English
    and/or French. Knowledge of all is
    an advantage

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiate and draft instructions and laws for the

  • Ministry in line with best practices in legal
    drafting;

  • Attend Parliamentary sittings when Bills
    pertaining to the Ministry or impacting the

  • Ministry's operation are being considered;

  • Examine draft laws, orders and instructions
    emanating from others Ministries or Agencies;

  • Ensure that the legal texts which concern the
    Ministry are translated appropriately in Kinyarwanda, English and French and applicable;

  • Establish legal work relations with national
    organizations and international ones for the
    benefit of the Ministry;

  • Carry out research on legislation and legal trends;

  • Undertake a comparative analysis of legislations

  • Vets Cabinet Paper submitted by other
    departments and agencies and provide feedback
    to the respective departments or agencies before
    submission;

  • Participate in negotiations of transactions
    concerning the Ministry;

  • Provide legal opinion on legal matters regarding
    the Ministry;

  • Participate in negotiating and drafting of contracts
    on behalf of the Ministry;

  • Participate in negotiating and the drafting of
    international conventions on behalf of the
    Ministry;

  • Participate in civic activities on behalf of the

  • Ministry and/or its agencies ensuring adequate
    support to the Attorney General ‘s department as
    required;

  • Support and advise other lawyers of public
    institutions in legislation matter;

  • Code legal texts on behalf of the Ministry and
    follow up on their publication;

  • Hold Laws, collections, instructions, Ministerial

  • Order and other legal decisions;

  • Hold the alphabetical tables and chronology of the
    legislation pertaining the Ministry;

  • Coordinate the legal texts with their successive
    modifications and take care of their disclosure;

  • Maintain documentation and legal files of the
    Ministry;

  • Work closely with other Institutions including the

  • Office of Attorney General by providing necessary
    information on legal issues involving the
    institution.; Represent the institution before the
    court in case he/she is entitled to do so;

  • Attend regular coordination and validation
    meetings organized by the Ministry of Justice and
    other Institutions.

  • Carry out legal research and highlight potential
    problems that may engage the liability of the
    institution;

  • Propose new amendments and revision of existing
    legal instruments related to the mission and
    mandate of the institution;

    How to apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Infrastructure Internal Auditor Jobs in Rwanda

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