Legal Officer at Rwanda Medical Supply Ltd

1 Legal Officer at Rwanda Medical Supply Ltd
Legal Officer

Rwanda Medical Supply Ltd | Type: Job
Published: 2024-06-13 | Deadline: 2024-06-28

Job advertisement for vacant position in Rwanda Medical Supply Limited (RMS Ltd).

RMS Ltd is a State-owned company created by the Government of Rwanda with the mandate of managing the end-to-end health supply chain for Rwanda. RMS Ltd provides pharmaceuticals and health commodities towards 5 rights: the right patient, the right drug/dose, the right cost, the right route, and the right time. The vision of RMS Ltd is to ensure quality and timely availability of all health commodities to the public through a cost-efficient, sustainable and effective supply chain. Drugs will be available throughout the country through an economical and financially sustainable supply chain that can meet current and future need and manage increasing complexity, RMS Ltd is looking for qualified, dedicated & experienced individual to fill the following position:

  • Legal Officer

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Providing legal advice and assistance to management and internal departments;
  2. Assist management in understanding legal risks and mitigating those risks;
  3. Assist RMS management in decision making concerning legal matters;
  4. Provide support, advice, and guidance as necessary to the members of the RMS teams and senior managers on legal matters;
  5. Deal with legal issues, providing legal advice on contractual, staff, financial, and company matters to ensure their compliance with applicable laws, instructions, regulations, and procedures;
  6. Assist the Company Secretary in preparing documents including Board papers, and litigation cases involving the Company;
  7. Collaborating with external solicitors in litigation and other legal matters concerning the Companies’ business;
  8. Interpret laws, instructions, regulations, and procedures to the Company staff and management;
  9. Assist the Company Secretary in Monitoring the implementation of applicable laws, internal policies, regulations, and procedures;
  10. Carry out other relevant tasks as appropriate.

Position Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Law.
  • Experience: At least 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Additional Qualifications: A Master's degree in Law or a Diploma in Legal Practice will be considered an added advantage.

Knowledge and technical skills required

  • Teamwork and the ability to work with a variety of people at all levels;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Attention to detail and strong understanding of agreements;
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of legal terminology;
  • Must have strong computer skills especially Microsoft Office package;
  • Capable of professionally managing confidential information;
  • Possesses attention to detail in order to spot inconsistencies in contracts and other legal documents.

Job application procedure

Interested candidates should send their application documents (in one PDF document) including Application letter, Curriculum Vitae, copy of ID, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter, names of three referees as well as their emails and telephones.

All applications are to be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer of Rwanda Medical Supply Ltd through the following email 

Deadline for applications: 28th June 2024


  1. Only applications sent via the above e-mail shall be considered;
  2. Only Candidates with the right qualifications and relevant experience shall be shortlisted and contacted;
  3. Incomplete applications shall be rejected.