Legal Officer at Vivo Energy Rwanda


This role has the following primary purposes:

  • Assisting Sales team in debt recovery and prevention of OVDs
  • Documentation of sales transactions for recovery
  • Assist the Legal manager in advisory and company secretarial responsibilities

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Working closely with our Sales team in recovery of debts and documentation of business transactions
  • Follow up of court cases with electronic case management system ( IECMS)
  • Manage Court Schedules with the External Law Firm
  • Report the outcome of each litigation
  • Encourage Settlement agreements with debtors and payment without litigations
  • Follow up contracts execution with Sales team
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies
  • Assisting in Maintaining all corporate records and documenting all corporate decisions
  • Ensure documentation of corporate assets titles
  • Reviewing and preparing contracts and documentation used by the Company
  • Providing training to staff on various areas related to legal aspects of the Company’s compliance responsibilities
  • Coordinating the company’s courts representation and receivership
  • Under supervision and guidance of the Legal Manager, Coordinate and oversee the pursuit of claims by the Company as applicable, and protect the Company against claims by third parties
  • Keep up to date the debt register and the payment plan (done jointly with the Treasury and Sales departments).
  • Keep the Legal Datasite (documents repository) and Blueprint updated
  • Assisting Legal Manager in management of legal correspondences (initiation of notices, response to notices, etc)
  • Replace the Legal Manager during his absence
  • Other duties may be assigned


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law (Post graduate diploma in Legal Practice or Master’s Degree in Law (LLM) is an added advantage but not a requirement)
  • Knowledge of the Rwanda Legal System and mastering the IECMS (Integrated Case Management System)
  • Experience with a Corporate Law Firm (as Legal Officer)
  • Have proficient knowledge on the use of Microsoft Office packages.
  • Good communication and drafting skills
  • Analytical and Problem Solving
  • Experience of 1-2 years’ experience in similar positions
  • · The incumbent should have adequate knowledge of Knowledge of legal system, procedures and the case management platform. · Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a proficiency in French and English language


The job offers the following among other benefits:

  • A competitive basic salary based on qualification and experience
  • Medical insurance for the employee and family (spouse+ up to 4 legitimate/adopted children)
  • A supplementary pension scheme paid with a private insurance company
  • Other allowances: meal allowance, canteen allowance, airtime allowance, etc.

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here
Closing Date : 22nd January, 2021.

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