Vacant position of legal assistant officer

Vacant position of legal assistant officer

Job Title:  Legal assistant officer (2 Job position)

Based: AERG regional office (Southern Province and Eastern Province)

Reporting to: ELE regional coordinator with copy to AERG Chief legal officer

Job Purpose:

The Legal Assistant officer is responsible for facilitating AERG beneficiaries by focusing on their legal issues. The purpose is to provide basic legal education in ELE project , receiving clients complaints and providing  generic legal advice , orientation and referral cases to the competent institution on behalf of the beneficiaries , assistant of the clients where their cases  located , field visit , recording and tracking legal cases and providing basic generic legal advice to the clients received

Qualifications and Person Specification

·         A Bachelor’s degree in law

·         Confident and positive, approachable and sensitive to the needs of survivors

·         Highly organized and able to analyze the legal matters

·         Proactive and ability to self-direct own work

·         A willingness to be flexible according to the demands of the Organization

Skills and Experience

·          Experience and confidence working with legal aid

·         Experience working with different categories of people especial youth

·         Experience working with AERG members will be an added value

·         Good communication skills

·         Ability to work independently and manage own time

·         Microsoft Office and general office skills

·         Fluency in English and Kinyarwanda

How to Apply

– Interested candidates should apply online via this email,, ; for more information contact 0783016783.

– Application letter addressed to AERG Coordinator

– Degree/diploma

– Remember to attach your CV and ID card photocopy

– Deadline to receive application is 1st, May 2016 at 5pm. Only candidate selected shall be contacted for interview exam on 3th may, 2016


AERG shall pay the legal assistant office the monthly stipend allowance, transport and communication will be included


Done at Kigali on 25th, April 2016









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