Legal Advisor Job at National Council of Nurses and Midwives (NCNM) – Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Legal Advisor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Legal ]

Jobs at:

National Council of Nurses and Midwives (NCNM)

Deadline of this Job:
17 August 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, August 06, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The National Council of Nurses and Midwives (NCNM) is a regulatory body established by Law of Parliament ? 25/2008 of 25/07/2008. Its principal function is to protect the public from any harm that may result from the practice of a nurse of midwife, by setting standards of education and practice, as well as registering only those who are eligible and competent to practice. In order to effectively operate and fulfil its obligations, the NCNM is interested in employing dependable and competent candidates to fill the following posts of: Legal Advisor (1). .

Responsibilities And Duties
• Draft legal and regulatory documents of the NCNM;
• Provide legal advice on documents submitted to the NCNM;
• Review complaints or queries from members of the public or institutions;
• Ensure follow-up of laws and subsidiary laws submitted to the line Ministry, Cabinet and Parliament;
• Examine any received document on litigation when in the NCNM interest and advise the decision makers;
• Draft preliminary instructions on litigations and assess the application of laws and regulations when in the interest of the NCNM;
• Collect and record judicial precedents on appeals when in the interest of the NCNM
• Follow up legal proceedings where NCNM may be involved
• Handle any legal matters that affect the NCNM
• Make plans and draft documents for providing guidance on Professional Ethics and updating it for improvement of professional conduct
• Review and maintain records of all professional conduct proceedings Organise professional conduct cases and process them accordingly
• Liaise with the registration department regarding professional conduct information on registrants
• Undertake other activities as delegated by the supervisor

Job Skills: Not Specified

• Bachelor’s degree in Law
• Language proficiency in English, French and Kinyarwanda
• Knowledge in health policies and procedures is an added advantage
• A minimum of two years of practice experience in a recognized institution would be an advantage

Qualification And Experience Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, academic credentials, and any other relevant documents, not later than 17th August 2020. Signed applications letters should be addressed to the “NCNM Registrar” via email provided belowon the following address: E-mail: [email protected]   National Council of Nurses and Midwives (NCNM) KK 15 Road, St. 514, House ? 80 (Opp. Kicukiro District HQs) 2nd floor P.O Box: 4259 Kigali / Rwanda Phone No. +250 78 213 41 19

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