Assistant Legal Counsel

Published by Jobstanzania on 9:38:00 am

Job Vacancy: Assistant Legal Counsel

Position Summary
Assist in carrying out research and in providing legal advice to Counsels and other officials.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Give accurate legal advice on less complex matters to Managers and staff to ensure that decisions made are legally correct.
  • Carry out research and prepare reports on any legal issue to support more senior members in a team.
  • Review documents to check for legal accuracy.
  • Prepare case portfolios; open up case files, and record cases into inventories.
  • Prepare evidence, the witnesses and arrange for transport to court.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by supervisor.

Key qualifications, experience and competencies.

  • University Degree in Law or its equivalent from a recognized institution/University.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Law School)
  • Excellent analytical skills, problem solving and decision making
  • Team building and Interpersonal skills.
  • Effective communication skills coupled with the ability to effectively network with stakeholders.
  • Not above thirty five (35) years of age by the time of job application deadline.

Interview for the positions of Assistant Tax Officers, Assistant Customs Officers and Assistant Preventive Officers will be held on same day and time therefore applicants are advised to apply for one job position only. In the event the applicant decides to apply for more than one job position Management will reserve the right to shortlist the candidate for one position without consultation.

Successful/selected applicants for positions in the Large Taxpayers, Domestic Revenue and Customs and Excise Departments will be issued with provisional employment and will be required to attend a twelve (12) months Pre- Service Graduate Training Program at the Institute of Tax Administration ( ITA) as a pre-requisite conduction towards acquiring skills and work conduct of a Professional Tax Person. Failure of examination shall imply failure of practical interview.

Applicants MUST be ready to work anywhere in the United Republic of Tanzania.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidates


The application should be submitted online by 23rd October, 2015. 

Applicants who will not be contacted should regard themselves unsuccessful.


Under TRA Website Here ➵ http://www.tra.go.tz/  , Go to “Do it Online” then Click on “ Job Application”.

All applicants are required to properly fill in the application form provided in the system. Please be informed that shortlisting have been automated through the Human Resources Information System (Aruti). Therefore a failure to fill in all the fields properly may lead to disqualification.



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