Job at The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) : Legal Specialist (Deadline: 23 November 2018)

Job at The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) : Legal Specialist (Deadline: 23 November 2018)

Job at The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) : Legal Specialist (Deadline: 23 November 2018)

Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program Coordination Unit

Regional Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project


Legal Specialist

  • Background
  • Objective of the Assignment:
  • Required Qualification and Experience:
  • How to apply

The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) is a partnership of the riparian states of the Nile River. The NBI seeks to develop the river basin resources in a cooperative manner, share substantial socioeconomic benefits, and promote regional peace and security. Within the framework of the NBI, the Governments of Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania have received financial support from various donors for implementation of the Regional Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project (RRFHP), conceived as part of the Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP).

The agreed project implementation management arrangements consist of a Council of Ministers responsible for Energy in those countries; a Rusumo Power Company Limited (RPCL) Board of Directors consisting of seven members (two from each of the partner states and one Independent), a Project Steering Committee (PSC) consisting of senior officers from electricity utilities and ministries responsible for energy in each country; and a Project Implementation Unit (PIU) at NELSAP led by a Project Manager. The project is financed by the World Bank.

Overall objective is to ensure effective legal advice of CP-1 (Civil Engineering Works Contract), CP-2 (Electro-mechanical Works Contract) and Consultancy Contract for Owner’s Engineer (OE) all financed by the World Bank in close coordination and should attach:

  • A cover letter with statement on applicant’s interest in the given assignment and suitability based on the given TOR
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) including date of birth and nationality (Recommended CV Format Attached)
  •  An affidavit of good health – Format attached
  • Copies of academic & professional training certificates

Legal Specialist and the candidate name”. Deadline for submission is on 23rd  November   2018 before 17:00 hours Rwanda time 

Detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) can be accessed on the following websites: and

Only candidates who meet the requirements and are short-listed for the interview will be contacted


Additional Application Instructions

NB:Interested candidates should submit their elec­tronic application addressed to the NELSAP Regional Coordinator through the following e-mail adrdress [email protected] with copy to [email protected] and should attach:


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