Job Opportunity at |Nafasi za Kazi EWURA ~ Natural Gas Transmission Manager
The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) is an autonomous multi-sectoral regulatory authority established by the EWURA Act Cap 414-2006 of the laws of Tanzania and its amendments EWURA Act (Amendments No.6 of 2019).
It is responsible for technical and economic regulation of the electricity, petroleum, natural gas and water sectors in Tanzania pursuant to Cap 414 and sector legislation.
To be a World Class Regulator for Sustainable Energy and Water Services
To regulate energy and water utilities in a transparent, effective and efficient manner that ensures their quality, availability and affordability
The functions of EWURA include among others, licensing, tariff review, monitoring performance and standards with regards to quality, safety, health and environment. EWURA is also responsible for promoting effective competition and economic efficiency, protecting the interests of consumers and promoting the availability of regulated services to all consumers including low income, rural and disadvantaged consumers in the regulated sectors.
In carrying out its functions, EWURA shall strive to enhance the welfare of Tanzania society by:
promoting effective competition and economic efficiency;
protecting the interests of consumers;
protecting the financial viability of efficient suppliers;
promoting the availability of regulated services to all consumers including low income, rural and disadvantaged consumers;
taking into account the need to protect and preserve the environment;
enhancing public knowledge, awareness and understanding of the regulated sectors.
Job Opportunity at | Nafasi za Kazi EWURA ~ Natural Gas Transmission Manager
a) Post Title: Natural Gas Transmission Manager (1 post) – Readvertised
b) Duty Station: Dodoma
c) Reports to: Director of Natural Gas
Gas Transmission Manager will be responsible for ensuring the activities of Gas
Transmission function of the Authority are carried out according to the prescribed
rules and regulation and ensure technical, economic and environmental aspects
of gas sub-sector.
d) Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To ensure effective and efficient application of provisions of the Petroleum
Act, 2015 by ensuring transmission aspects of the natural gas sub-sector
are in conformity with provision of the Act and best industry practices;
ii) To provide technical inputs on health, environmental and safety
requirement on regulating and controlling the distribution and sale of
iii) To provide technical inputs to relevant institutions for development,
adoption or monitoring of technical standards and/or specifications for
iv) To review and recommend issuance, renewal and revocation of licenses
for natural gas transmission in accordance with the Petroleum Act,
standards and best industrial practice;
v) To review and provide technical input on viability of new natural gas
development projects in accordance with the Act;
vi) To monitor availability, quantity and standards of services provided by
natural gas exploiter, distributors and sellers and perform verification tests
to determine natural gas quality;
vii) To develop and review natural gas regulatory tools prescribing for natural
gas licensing procedures, licence templates, construction approvals, terms
and conditions of licences, tariffs and prices of gas, fees and charges and
transmission of natural gas to consumers;
viii)To supervise and ensure that regular inspections, audits and
investigations pertaining to the natural gas sector are carried out in line
with published regulations, code of conduct and rules;
ix) To prepare periodic performance reports with respect to transmission
aspects of natural gas sub-sector;
x) To administer all resources allocated to the section, including offering
technical and operational support to staff members in the section efficiently
and effectively; and
xi) To undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
e) Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications
i) Holder of Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in one of the following
fields: Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Geosciences, Geology,
Chemical and Processing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Oil and
Gas Science, Energy Economics or equivalent qualifications from
ii) Masters in Business Administration will be an added advantage.
iii) Engineers must be registered with ERB as Professional Engineer.
iv) Knowledge in regulatory affairs and experience in Natural Gas sub sector
will be an added an advantage.
v) Must have work experience of at least eight (8) years in related field and
should be at the rank of at least senior officer.
vi) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications
Technology (ICT) application.
(f) Personal Attributes
In addition to the above skills and qualifications, applicants for the above
positions are required to have the following attributes:
a) A very high level of integrity, honesty and sense of responsibility;
b) Ability to work under pressure and produce expected results;
c) Ability to work in a dynamic team;
d) Ability to self-manage, achieve results and meet deadlines; and
e) Willingness to work beyond the call of duty.
g) Tenure and Remuneration
a) A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidates for the posts.
b) EWURA is an equal opportunity employer.
c) Staff will be employed on permanent and pensionable terms.
h) Mode of Application
Application letter with Curriculum Vitae (CV) including e-mail address or day time
contact telephone number, together with photocopies of certificates, one passport
size photo and names and contacts of three referees should be addressed to
reach the under-mentioned by 17th September 2021.
All applicants who applied earlier for the posts of Central Zone Manager
and Natural Gas Transmission Manager; and still qualify for the posts are
encouraged to reapply.
Only short-listed candidate meeting the above criteria will be invited for interview.
Lobbying and canvassing for employment will not be entertained and may work to
the candidate’s disadvantage.
g) Application letter should be addressed to:
The Director General,
Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA),
EWURA House, Plot No 3, Block AD, Medeli West,
P O Box 2857, DODOMA
Email: [email protected]