Apply for the Legal advisor & Notary at MUHANGA DISTRICT: (Deadline 15 September 2022).


Job description

– Render notary services to service seekers as per the competencies set forth by the law governing the notary function and any other relevant law and regulations;
– Serve as a member of the District Technical Coordination Committee and proactively or reactively provide legal advice where necessary to avoid or deal with litigation;

– Co-prepare and sign at first degree any tender contract entered into between the District and contractors/service providers;
– Draft bylaws to be issued by the District authorities and advise on the legal impact of any decision of strategic importance taken or to be taken by the institution;

– Analyze contentious dossiers and/or requests emanating from citizens or District’s staff, gather supporting evidence, and recommend conclusions intended for the Attorney General concerning the way out from litigious issues involving the District.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law

0 Year of relevant experience

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity
  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Inclusiveness
  • Accountability

  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Client/citizen focus
  • Professionalism
  • Commitment to continuous learning
  • Legal analytical skills;
  • Communication skills
  • Knowledge of working in pressurized environments

  • Legal and Drafting Skills
  • Analysing skills
  • Excellent IT Skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Social Media)
  • Conscientious and independent worker
  • Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an advantage


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