3. WATER AND SANITATION DIVISION
The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) is an independent, world class regulatory authority responsible for licensing, tariff setting and quality of service regulation of the electricity, water, and petroleum and natural gas sectors. EWURA has the following vacancies for which suitably qualified Tanzanian citizens are invited to apply.
3.1 Post Title: Director of Water and Sanitation – 1 Post
Duty Station: EWURA Head Office – Dar es Salaam
Reports to: Director General
Director of Water and Sanitation will be responsible for overseeing, coordinating and monitoring of the Water regulated sectors.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To oversee effective and efficient application of the Authority’s mandate in respect of the Water Sector as per the EWURA Act and the Water Supply and Sanitation Act and good industry practices.
ii) To ensure optimal provision of economic, technical, safety and environmental inputs to regulating and controlling the distribution and sale of water and sanitation services
iii) To ensure the process of reviewing, issuing, renewing and revoking licenses for water and sewerage services is carried out in accordance with the EWURA Act, Water Supply and Sanitation Act and accepted standards
iv) To establish standards relating to equipment attached to the water and sanitation services
v) To review, for updating, and advise on the entire water and sewerage licensing process, including fixing and applying for application and licence fees, reviewing terms and conditions of licenses and tariffs, reviewing and advising on tariffs and prices of water and sewerage services, advising on rules for terms and conditions of licenses for supply of water and sewerage services to consumers
vi) To monitor the performance of the water utilities in relation to levels of investment, availability, water and waste water quality, efficiency in production and distribution, quantity and standard of services.
vii) To promote of least-cost investment and security of supply for the benefit of consumers.
viii) To promote the development of water supply and sanitation services in accordance with recognized international standard practices and public demand.
ix) To initiate and conduct investigations in relation to the quality of water and standards of services given to consumers
x) To conduct studies necessary for administrative or management purposes
xi) To advise stakeholders, including the Government, on the technical area.
xii) To maintain good working relationships with other divisions, divisions and units as well as external stakeholders
xiii) To effectively administer all resources allocated to the Division, including offering technical and operational support to staff members in the Division
xiv) To undertake any other duties as assigned by the Director General.
Minimum Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience;
i) Possession of Bsc. In (Environmental Engineering, Civil and Water Resources Management Engineering, Municipal and Industrial services Engineering) from a recognized University.
ii) Possession of Master Degree in Engineering (Water Resources Management, Municipal Water and Infrastructure), Business Administration or any other related field.
iii) Must be registered with Engineers Registration Board (ERB) as a Professional Engineer.
iv) Possession of Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application
v) Possession of at least eight (8) years working experience in relevant field out of which three (3) should be in senior management position.
vi) Knowledge and familiarity in regulated sector will be an added advantage.
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 15th November 2016.
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.
Application letter should be addressed to:
The Director General
Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) 7th Floor, LAPF Pensions Fund Towers,
Opposite Makumbusho, Kijitonyama P O Box 72175
DAR ES SALAAM
Director of Water and Sanitation - Ewura
3. WATER AND SANITATION DIVISION