Legal Aid Forum ⋆ Programs Manager at Legal Aid Forum(LAF) Kigali,Rwanda - CLOSE:15/10/2021 ⋆
Posted September 18, 2021 at 23:59 by Tohoza INFO

Programs Manager at Legal Aid Forum(LAF) Kigali,Rwanda – CLOSE:15/10/2021

RECRUITMENT NOTICE No LAF0021                                

In order to effectively accomplish its mission and vision, the Legal Aid Forum is accepting applications on a rolling basis from qualified and skilled individuals to fill the following vacant positions within its Secretariat.





Qualifications and desired skills


Key Responsibilities


Programs Manager

  • Advanced degree in Law or other relevant social science fields with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing access and related projects;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and acquaintance   of the Justice Sector in Rwanda;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of core project management skills;
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities;
  • Experience working with NGOs;
  • Fluent in spoken and written English with working knowledge of French;
  • Commitment for access to justice for venerable groups;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative management styles.

  • Coordination of programs, projects, and initiatives;
  • Assist in overseeing the development of annual planning processes and LAF activities;
  • Be part of LAF Secretariat Management Committee and provide leadership in his/her area of expertise;
  • Quality control of programs, identifying potential challenges and addressing them in conjunction with the Management;
  • Writing, or contribute in writing of project reports and donor reports;
  • Preparing proposals, work plans, budgets, and progress reports;
  • Provide input on strategic direction of activities and identify opportunities for productive interventions;
  •  Participate in strategic planning and work plan development;
  • Assess the capacity building needs and implement capacity building and professional development programs for members of LAF;
  • Assist the Executive Director where required in developing policies for sound management for programs;
  • Contribute to the functioning of the Legal Aid Civil Society Fund, in conjunction with  Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning and Business Development Officers;
  • Supervise and coach staff attached to the department of programs;
  • Assist the Executive Director in developing strategic partnerships and strengthening linkages with donors, government institutions, and civil society;
  • Participate in meetings, workshops, seminars, and conferences particularly related to LAF activities /programs as designated by the Executive Director.

Interested Candidates should send a CV, 2 references, a letter of motivation, a copy of the degree(s), and relevant Certificate(s) to LAF offices addressed to the Executive Director: P.O.Box 5225 at Kimihurura, KN 14 AV, KG 668 ST electronically to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The deadline: 15th October 2021

Done at Kigali, on 14 September 20121


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