Senior Communication and Public Relations Officer - Ewura


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.

1.2 Post Title: Senior Communication and Public Relations Officer - 1 Post
     Duty Station: EWURA Head Office – Dar es Salaam
     Reports to:   Principal Communication and Public Relations Officer

Senior Communication and Public Relation Officer will be responsible for providing support to ensuring that the good relationship with stakeholders is maintained and upholding the image of the Authority through continuous awareness programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

i) To provide support to ensuring that the Authority builds and maintains good relationship with the Public and stakeholders

ii) To assist in determining the most effective ways to communicate with different segments of the community

iii) To provide support to coordination and facilitation of issuance of press releases, prepare information media kits and develop and maintain information for uploading on internet and intranet web pages

iv) To provide support to publicizing and promoting EWURA by creating awareness through producing publicity materials

v) To participate in preparation and organization of special events and functions of interest to EWURA

vi) To provide support in monitoring the media for news and information that either relate to or may impact the Authority

vii) To assist in formulating policies and procedures related to public information programs

viii) To provide support in establishing and maintaining effective working relationship with media

ix) To provide support in facilitating production of in -house publicity and promotional materials, films and other video products and regulate their distribution.

x) To effectively supervise and guide members of staff reporting on the job.

xi) To undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Minimum Academic Qualifications and Experience

The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience:

i) Bachelor degree in Social Science, Mass Communication or Journalism from a recognized university;

ii) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) applications; and

iii) Not less than Five (5) years work experience in Public Relation, Journalism or Diplomacy.

iv) Experience in media industry as an editor will be an added advantage.

v) Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

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