Job Opportunity at Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA)

Other Dodoma District Dodoma
Mwananchi 18/10/2017


The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) is an independent regulatory authority responsible for licensing, (tariff setting and quality of service regulation of electricity, water, petroleum and natural gas sectors. The position of the Director General of EWURA Will fall vacant in January 2018, and the Chairman of the Nomination Committee now invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for this position.

Reporting and Responsibilities Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Director General of EWURA is responsible for the day to day operations of the Authority. Specifically, the responsibilities of the Director General are:

To oversee effective and efficient implementation of the provisions of EWURA Act, legislations relevant to regulated sectors and other such laws, rules and regulations.To provide direction and leadership towards achievement of the Authority vision, mission, business strategy, annual goals and- objectives;To advise and inform the Board on regulated sectors; support activities and other matters;To oversee designing, promotion and delivery of quality products and services by the Authority;To prudently manage the Authority's resources within approved budget guidelines, policies, laws and regulations;To ensure that the Authority consistently presents strong and positive image to stakeholders and the public;To maintain cost effective operational environment for motivating employees for optimal performance, andTo undertake any other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors and other appropriate authorities.

Required Qualifications and Skills are

At least bachelor's degree from a recognized university:At least ten years' work experience in one or more of the fields of management, law, economics, finance or engineering;Knowledge and experience in managing EWURA regulated sector utilities; A good record of achievements in her/his previous career;Excellent communication and negotiation skillsNo conflict of interest as stated in Section 12 of the EWURA Act;Willingness to serve as Director General;


Qualified and interested candidates are requested to send an application letter and a CV indicating clearly their current position, e-mail address, telephone contacts, three names of referees and copies of relevant certificates and two current passport size photographs.

Opening date for the receipt of applications: 18 October 2017

3: Application should be clearly marked "Director General of EWURA" on top of the envelope and be addressed to the Chairman of the Nomination Committee (EWURA), Ministry of Water and Irrigation to the address indicated below. Closing date for receipt of applications: 17 November 2017, 17.00.

The Chairman

EWURA Nomination Committee

Ministry of Water and Irrigation

P.O Box 456, NBC Mazengo Branch


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