Job Opportunity at | Nafasi za Kazi EWURA ~ Zonal 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 ~ Zonal Manager
a) Zonal Manager (1 post) – Re-advertised
b) Duty Station: Dodoma
c) Reports to: Director General
Zonal Manager will be responsible for administration of day-to-day activities of
Zonal Office and carrying out the coordination of monitoring of regulated services
with a Zone.
d) Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To oversee implementation of EWURA’s mandate in respect of
regulating energy and water sectors as per EWURA Act, Cap. 414, sectors
legislation and other relevant applicable laws at the Zone;
ii) To supervise licensing and enforcement activities carried out at Zonal
iii) To ensure implementation of the performance and compliance
monitoring activities in the zone;
iv) To coordinate tariff review activities in the zone;
v) To manage communications and public relations issues in Zonal Office
in line with Authority’s communication policy;
vi) To handle consumer complaint settlement process for complaints
submitted at Zonal Office;
vii) To prepare periodic zonal performance reports;
viii) To undertake administrative services and financial management
activities including, budgeting, approving zonal expenditures and reporting
on financial performance of the zone;
ix) To manage purchases of goods and services at the Zonal Office;
x) To ensure proper management of the Authority’s records at the Zonal
xi) To provide support in overseeing prudent management of the Authority’s
resources at zonal offices, including to keep records on their utilization;
xii) To coordinate awareness and public education activities in the zone; and
xiii) To undertake any other duties as assigned by superiors.
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: Engineering majoring in Civil, Mechanical ,petroleum, electricity or
water resources management, Economics, Finance, Law, Business or
Public Administration, Geology, Oil and Gas Science, Energy Economics,
Mass Communication, Public Relation or equivalent qualifications from
ii) Knowledge in any of Regulated sub sectors will be an added advantage.
iii) Must have work experience of at least eight (8) years in related field and
should be at the rank of at least senior officer.
iv) 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]
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