Job Vacancies - Ministry of Justice

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The Regional Rights Resource Team (RRRT) of the South Pacific Community (SPC) in liaison with the Ministry of Justice is piloting a Legal Aid Centre for survivors of Domestic Violence in Tonga, which will be trialing for a period of one year.

This project is established under the implementation projects of the Family Protection Act 2013 and as such, SPC/RRRT and MOJ hereby invite internal and external applications for the following 1 year contract vacancies:




Salary Point

Minimum Requirements

Legal Officer

Legal Aid Center


-                      Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized tertiary institution - Professional Diploma in Legal Practice from a recognized tertiary institution.

-                      Holder of practicing certificate - 5 years’ experience as a practicing lawyer with a specialization in family law is desirable

Project Manager

Legal Aid Center


-                      An Undergraduate degree from a recognized university

-                      2-3 years’ experience working on project management

Family Protection Advocate

Legal Aid Center


-                      A Diploma or Certificate from a recognized University

-                      2-3 years’ experience working on issues relating to family violence in



-                      Pass in PSSC or its equivalent with at least four (4) years of relevant work experience

Please find below are the mandatory requirements to be submitted in all applications:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Updated CV
  3. Certified Copies of Academic transcripts
  4. At least two (2) reliable references

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered

Public servants who wish to apply must submit their applications with the endorsement of the Chief Executive Officers however please take note, applicants will be subjected to Section 2D.4 (Secondment) of the Public Service Policy Instructions 2010.

A copy of the relevant job descriptions may be obtained from ‘Ana Niutupuivaha Kakau at telephone 25-618 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

For further information regarding the actual project, please do not hesitate to contact ‘Ana

Laulaupea’alu at telephone 25-618 ext. 203 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

All applications are to be received no later than 4:00pm, Sunday 31st December, 2017 and to be addressed to the:

Chief Executive Officer

Ministry of Justice

P.O Box 130

Corner of Kausela and Lavinia Road

Fasi moe Afi






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