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Manager, Legal Services

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The Development Bank of Rwanda is Rwanda’s only National Development Bank mandated to support Rwanda’s development goals. Over the last years, the bank has undergone substantial re-organization aimed at positioning it as an “innovative and sustainable provider of development finance for socio-economic impact”.

In order to achieve this vision, the bank’s new strategic plan (2018-2024) has outlined 3 key strategic themes;

  • Operational Excellence: Continuous improvement of our credit and risk management system, financial performance, and customer services.
  • Strategic Partnerships: Forming strategic partnerships to deliver our mandate is a key component of our core activities.
  • Dynamic Culture: Continuously improving our pool of knowledge to have the most competent and skilled employees.

To help accomplish this ambitious and exciting vision, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) would like to recruit suitably qualified staff to fill the following vacant position;



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Job Purpose

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Manager, Legal Services (1)

JG 5

The purpose of the job is to oversee, guide, and provide direction on the Bank’s daily legal operations that include litigation matters as well as legal advisory services for all the functions within the Bank.


  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience.
  • Ability to lead and develop a team.
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills.
  • Demonstrated working experience in transactional law.
  • A good understanding of the Rwandan judicial process.
  • Have any of the following academic qualifications LLB, LLM, ILDP Certificate

Reports to: Company Secretary & General Counsel

Direct Reports (2):  (1) Legal Counsel; Project Finance & 1. Legal Counsel Litigation



Application Guidelines:

Interested candidates should apply online via the "Apply for this job" button and upload application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter, names of three previous supervisors (as one document) as well as their emails and telephoneOnly online applications shall be considered.

Email:   (for only inquiries)

Address all applications to the Head, Human Capital, and Corporate Services of the Development Bank of Rwanda.

Deadline for application: Wednesday, July 06, 2020, 06:00 pm.

Details of the job descriptions are posted on the BRD website:

The employment package is highly competitive/attractive.

Candidates with the right qualifications and relevant experience shall be shortlisted and contacted for interviews.

Done in Kigali, June 24, 2020