• Imyanya 8 y’akazi- RWANDA LAW REFORM COMMISSION-

    Employer: Rwanda Law Reform Commission
    Posted: 13 March 2018
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    Translator (Contractual)

    Job Description
    1.To scrutinize the text of all laws voted in the three official languages, as may be assigned by the supervisor;
    2.To reconcile linguistic discrepancies of the three official languages in any piece legislations, as may be assigned by the supervisor;
    3.Making any corrections to existing translation of piece legislations, as may be assigned by the supervisor;
    4.To verify the consistency of the consolidated legislative text in the three official languages, as may be assigned by the supervisor;
    5.Produce draft new translation of any laws that are not currently available in all three official languages, as may be assigned by the supervisor;
    6.Updating archaic terminology;

    Job Profile

    1. To have master’s degree in any of least of the following fields:

    - Translation;

    - Linguistics;

    - Literature;

    - French;

    - English

    - Laws;
    2.Proven Professional experience of not less than three (5) years in translation or interpretation (Kinyarwanda
    - French; Kinyarwanda
    - English); English – French)

    3. Computer Skills;
    4. Team working Skills;
    5. To be available for the whole duration of the contract at the working place as may indicate the contractor and to respect the working hours schedule which shall be similar to the one applicable in the Rwandan public sector
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    Legal analyst in charge of Criminal Law Revision (Contractual)

    Job Description

    1.Go through official gazettes and “Bulletin official” to establish an inventory of all criminal related laws, judicial laws and security organs laws provide soft copies where possible and select from them which laws are still in force or are repealed;
    2.Carries out an analysis and research of the primary and subsidiary legislation for their accurate interpretation and see if they are still in use;
    3.Consults with the Law revision division manager, Law revision analyst and specialist in order to effect the necessary changes;
    4.Examine legislation for imperfections and irregularities, prune away obsolete or unnecessary laws and/ or provisions;
    5.Simplifying and modernizing the wording and phraseology of the laws for easy understanding;
    6.Eradicating drafting, typographical or printing errors;
    7.Cross
    - check the translation of laws in force for harmonization in all three official languages where they have been provided;
    8.Reconciling or settling legislative inconsistencies, including those found between the text of the same law in each of the three official languages;
    9.Index of laws and produce a revised edition of Rwandan legislation;
    10.Contribute to establishment of an online professional legal search and informational tool;
    11. Performs any other duties required from time to time.

    Job Profile

    1.The suitable candidate must have a Master’s Degree in criminal Law with a proven working experience of 5 years of working experience in criminal law matters or A0 in law with proven experience of 8 years in criminal law matters.
    2.Interpersonal Skills
    3.Effective communication skills;
    4.Time Management Skills;
    5.Computer Skills;
    6.Complex Problem solving Skills;
    7.Team working Skills;
    8.Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage.

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    Legal analyst in charge of Civil related laws ( Contractual)

    Job Description

    1. Establish an inventory of all civil related laws, provide soft copies and select from them which laws among them are still in force or repealed;
    2. Carries out an in depth reading and analysis and research of the primary and subsidiary legislation related to civil laws for an accurate interpretation;
    3. Consults with the Law revision division manager, Law revision analyst or specialists in order to effect the necessary changes;
    4. Examine civil related legislation for imperfections and irregularities, prune away obsolete or unnecessary laws and/ or provisions;
    5. Simplifying and modernizing the wording and phraseology of the laws for easy understanding;
    6. Eradicating drafting, typographical or printing errors;
    7. Reconciling or settling legislative inconsistencies, including those found between the text of the same law in each of the three official languages;
    8. Improve the arrangement and layout of the laws; and
    9. Index civil laws and produce a revised edition of civil related laws;
    10. Performs any other duties required from time to time.

    Job Profile

    1.Master’s Degree or Equivalent in Law with 5 years of working experience or A0 in Law with 8 years of proven working experience in civil law matters
    2.Interpersonal Skills
    3.Effective communication skills;
    4.Time Management Skills;
    5.Excellent legal analytical skills and writing skills;
    6.Computer Skills;
    7.Complex Problem solving Skills;
    8.Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage

    Please click here to apply

    Legal analyst in charge of business law(Contractual)

    Job Description

    1.Establish an inventory of all business related laws, provide soft copies and select from them which laws among them are still in force or repealed;
    2.Carries out an in depth reading and analysis and research of the primary and subsidiary legislation related to business laws for an accurate interpretation;
    3.Consults with the Law revision division manager, Law revision analyst or specialists in order to effect the necessary changes;
    4.Examine business related legislation for imperfections and irregularities, prune away obsolete or unnecessary laws and/ or provisions;
    5.Simplifying and modernizing the wording and phraseology of the laws for easy understanding;
    6.Eradicating drafting, typographical or printing errors;
    7.Cross
    - check the translation of laws in force for harmonization in all three official languages;
    8.Reconciling or settling legislative inconsistencies, including those found between the text of the same law in each of the three official languages;
    9.Improve the arrangement and layout of the laws; and
    10.Index business laws and produce a revised edition of business related laws;
    11.Contribute to establishment of an online professional legal search and informational tool;
    12.Performs any other duties required from time to time.

    Job Profile

    The suitable candidate must have a Master’s Degree in Business Law with a proven of working experience of 5 years or A0 in business Law with proven of working experience of 8 years of proven working experience in Business Law matters.

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    Legal analyst in charge of Bilateral agreements (contractual)

    Job Description

    1.Extensive knowledge and understanding of the Rwandan legal system and International law;
    2.Deep understanding of national and international mechanisms;
    3.Knowledge to analyze complex legal information and to present it clearly, comprehensively and accurately, both orally and writing;
    4.To identify and analyze legal reports
    5.Make a research on existing international legal instruments to see which among them need to be revised.
    6.Establish a list of legal instruments identified to be revised.
    7.Index international legal instrument and prepare compendia of related laws to ensure easy accessibility of and reference to the laws

    Job Profile

    International Law with 5 year of working experience or A0 in Law with 8 years of proven working experience in international law matters.
    1.Excellent legal analytical skills and writing skills;
    2.Interpersonal Skills
    3.Effective communication skills;
    4.Time Management Skills;
    5.Computer Skills;
    6.Complex Problem solving Skills;
    7.Team working Skills;
    Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage.

    Please click here to apply

    Legal analyst in charge of agreement Multilateral (contractual)

    Job Description

    1.Extensive knowledge and understanding of the Rwandan legal system and International law;
    2.Deep understanding of national and international mechanisms;
    3.to analyse complex legal information and to present it clearly, comprehensively and accurately, both orally and writing;
    4.To identify and analyze legal reports
    5.To study Treaties, Conventions, Agreements, Protocols and other related Regional and International legal instruments ratified by Rwanda recommend accordingly.
    6.Make a research on existing legal instruments to see which among them need to be revised.
    7.Establish a list of legal instruments identified to be revised.
    8.Index international legal instrument and prepare compendia of related laws to ensure easy accessibility of and reference to the laws

    Job Profile

    Master’s Degree or Equivalent in International Law with 5 year of working experience or A0 in Law with 8 years of proven working experience in international law.
    1.Interpersonal Skills
    2.Effective communication skills;
    3.Time Management Skills;
    4.Computer Skills;
    5.Complex Problem solving Skills;
    6.Team working Skills;
    7.Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage.

    Please click here to apply

    Legal analyst in charge of administrative related laws (contractual)

    Job Description

    1.Establish an inventory of all administrative related laws, provide soft copies and select from them which laws among them are still in force or repealed;
    2.Carries out an in depth reading and analysis and research of the primary and subsidiary legislation related to administrative laws for an accurate interpretation;
    3.Consults with the Law revision division manager, Law revision analyst or specialists in order to effect the necessary changes;
    4.Examine administrative related legislation for imperfections and irregularities, prune away obsolete or unnecessary laws and/ or provisions;
    5.Simplifying and modernizing the wording and phraseology of the laws for easy understanding;
    6.Eradicating drafting, typographical or printing errors;
    7.Reconciling or settling legislative inconsistencies, including those found between the text of the same law in each of the three official languages;
    8.Improve the arrangement and layout of the laws; and
    9.Index administrative laws and produce a revised edition of administrative related laws;
    10.Performs any other duties required from time to time.

    Job Profile

    1.Master’s Degree or Equivalent in Law with 5 years of working experience or A0 in Law with 8 years of proven working experience in Administrative law matters.

    2.Interpersonal Skills
    3.Effective communication skills;
    4.Time Management Skills;
    5.Excellent legal analytical skills and writing skills;
    6.Computer Skills;
    7.Complex Problem solving Skills;
    8.Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage.

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    Editor ( Contractual)

    Job Description

    1.Review produced documents and identify usage errors;
    2.Correct of grammatical mistakes, misspellings, mistyping, incorrect punctuation, inconsistencies in usages, poorly structured sentences, wrong terms;
    3.Edit articles and proofread the final drafts of produced documents;
    4.Proofread final draft and ensure it is complete and there are no omissions before publication.
    5.Ensure the quality of translated texts by comparative editing of target texts.
    6.Watch for and resolve departures from social acceptability (ensure the use on non
    - discriminatory and gender sensitive words).
    7.Provide editorial feedback to authors and make a follow up
    8.Performs any other duties required from time to time.

    Job Profile

    Master’s Degree or its Equivalent in Languages, Literature, Publishing, Translation or Law with 5 years of working experience.
    Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:
    •Excellent knowledge in Editing and proof reading of written materials;
    •Excellent communication, presentation and writing skills;
    •Interpersonal Skills;
    •Time Management Skills;
    •Computer Skills
    •Complex Problem solving Skills;
    •Team working Skills;
    Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage

    Please click here to apply

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