Job Description

Legal Specialist is responsible:
1. to advise the Ministry on public service management, labour and employment laws and any other legal matter for the prevention of litigations;
2. to review contracts, agreements and memorandum of understanding and advise the Ministry on their compliance with substantive and procedural laws before approval and implementation;
3. to conduct legal research, develop and amend laws and orders for the effective and efficient governance of public institutions and management of public servants;
4. to conduct legal research, develop and amend laws and orders related to labour and employment to ensure conducive working environment and productivity;
5. to analyse the relevance of international/regional treaties related the management of public servants, labour and employment and advise on their ratification and domestication by Rwanda;
6. to ensure that the Ministry is in compliance with regional and international instruments to which the Rwanda is party;
7. to prepared legal opinions on lawsuit and any other legal matter that involve the Ministry;
8. to prepared briefs on bill related to the Ministry’s mandate for presentation and approval by the Cabinet and Parliament;
9. to provide technical support during the review and examen of bills by the Parliament.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law with Diploma in Legal Practice3 Years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law with Diploma in Legislative Drafting3 Years of relevant experience

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • N/A
  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Inclusiveness
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Client/citizen focus
  • Professionalism
  • Commitment to continuous learning
  • Resource management skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Time management skills
  • Risk management skills
  • Results oriented
  • Digital literacy skills
  • Knowledge of public service labor law

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