Title: Director of Legal Services - Ewura

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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.


2.1 Post Title: Director of Legal Services – 1 post
Duty Station: EWURA Head Office – Dar es Salaam
 Reports to: Director General

Director of Legal Services will be responsible for providing legal services to the Authority, receiving and processing complaints and concerns from regulated suppliers and consumers and general public.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

i) To interpret all regulatory legislation and other legal documents

ii) To periodically review the Authority’s license rules, regulation and procedures to ensure consistency with the relevant legislation

iii) To draft and update concession, lease and license agreements in the regulated sectors

iv) To establish and manage the review and appeals procedure and enforce legal actions

v) To represent the Authority in matters of litigation

vi) To manage implementation of laws, regulations, rules, contracts, agreements and other legal instruments

vii) To conduct research on legislation and other legal aspects pertaining to regulated sectors and the role and functions of the Authority

viii) To work closely with all divisions, divisions and departments to ensure compliance with the law and laid down procedures

ix) To manage and coordinate customer service function, including complaints from customers and stakeholders

x) To maintain good working relationships with other divisions, divisions and units as well as external stakeholders

xi) To effectively administer all resources allocated to the Division, including offering technical and operational support to staff members in the Division

xii) Secretary to the Board of Directors.

xiii) 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) University degree in laws (LL.B) from a recognized university

ii) Master degree in law or any additional post graduate qualifications in the field or others such as Business Administration.

iii) Admission to the Bar is a must.

iv) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application.

v) Possession of at least ten (10) years working experience in relevant fields. Three (3) of which should be in senior position.

vi) Knowledge and experience in regulation matters will be 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

Jobs@ewura.go.tz



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