District MAJ Coordinators at Ministry of Justice (MINIJUST)

2 District MAJ Coordinators at Ministry of Justice (MINIJUST)
District MAJ Coordinators

Ministry of Justice (MINIJUST) | Type: Job
Published: 2024-07-03 | Deadline: 2024-07-10

Job responsibilities

1. Ensure coordination and supervision of MAJ activities and Abunzi committees in the District:

  • Participate and involve in relevant justice sector forum, act as a focal point on behalf of Ministry of Justice
  • Collaborate with local authorities and other stakeholders at District and Sector level to ensure the effective functioning of Mediation Committees;
  • Make regular assessments and produce regular statistical reports on GBV and children rights violations and propose appropriate interventions to deal with identified problems;
  • Collaborate with local government and non-government partners;
  • Organize sensitization sessions for the population in collaboration with district administration;
  • Prepare and submit monthly and any requested periodic reports on complaints and general legal advisory services provided.
  • Coordinate the execution of judgement execution of indigent people in the district.

2. Ensure public awareness of laws at District level:

  • Carry out public awareness of commonly used laws
  • Conduct regular meetings with target groups on used laws.

3. Ensure effective and efficient representation of vulnerable people before courts

  • Prepare court submissions
  • Represent effectively and efficiently vulnerable people in courts


  • Bachelor's Degree in Law

    2 Years of relevant experience

Required certificates

  • Possession of Diploma in legal practice is mandatory

Required competencies 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

  • Resource management skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage

  • Knowledge on legal Aid procedure and practice

  • Knowledge of gender Basic violence

  • Knowledge of court processes and procedures

  • Knowledge of rwanda's community justice system

  • Having experience in legal advice, legal teaching or legal profession