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Job Opportunities at Legal Services Facility (LSF) 2022

Job Opportunities at Legal Services Facility (LSF) 2022

Job Opportunities at Legal Services Facility (LSF) 2022
The Legal Services Facility (LSF) a registered non–government Organization (NGO) with Registration No. 00NGO/R2/00011. It is a basket fund created to channel funding on equal opportunity basis to organizations which are providing legal aid and paralegal services in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar. 

These services assist individuals to claim their rights, redress grievances and protect their fundamental human rights. The LSF manages a basket fund to which DANIDA and the EU are contributors. It operates as grant maker with the overall goal to increase access to justice through a legal empowerment approach, in particular for women and girls. 

Through implementing partners, a paralegal cadre of around 4000 is supported, organized in 184 districts based paralegal organizations. Promoting protection of human rights for all, with an emphasis on poor women, girls and other vulnerable groups. We enhance the availability, affordability, accessibility, and acceptability of quality legal aid services through paralegals and other legal aid providers. 

LSF works closely with the government of Tanzania at all levels, development partners, organizations involved in the provision of legal aid, including paralegal services and other like-minded stakeholders.


  • Assist in Preparation of financial reports and cash flow spread sheet on quarterly basis or as required by the management for decision making.
  • Check staff working advances and maintain subsidiary ledgers for all staff working advances for control purposes and ensure that all working advances are accounted timely and properly.
  • Facilitate other staff on financial issues e.g. budget management and provides assistance and training to others in the work unit.
  • Prepare monthly salaries and statutory payments for all staff within the prescribed dates.
  • Participate in audit processes including preparations, collaboration during the audit itself and in preparing audit responses.
  • Monitor and fulfill all statutory and regulatory compliance as per Tanzanian laws and regulations. File all returns in accordance with the existing laws, dealing with taxation matters including VAT, cooperate tax, Withholding Tax and PAYE, Workers Compensation (WCF), Pension funds and Students Loan Board etc.

4.0 Qualifications:

A combination of the experience, skills, and education listed below that provides an equivalent background to perform the work of this position.

Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • Bachelor degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • Experience of working in a similar job in an NGO for at least 3 years.
  • Proficiency in Excel and MS Word
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Experience in budget review and monitoring with development projects
  • Experience in budget analysis and cost controls in development projects
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with teams
  • Ability to prepare presentations and reports
  • Willingness to work and travel in all project areas
  • Grants management experience is an added advantage

This job description covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from staff. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organizational needs.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: If you are a Tanzanian and qualify for this post, please submit a single page application letter showing your suitability to the role with an updated Curriculum Vitae to by Monday 03rd October, 2022. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. For a full job profile and information about LSF please visit LSF Website:




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