Senior Economist – One Post

The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) is an independent, world class regulatory authority responsible for licensing, tariff regulation and quality of service regulation of the electricity, water, petroleum and natural gas sectors.

EWURA has the following vacancies for which suitably qualified Tanzanian citizens are invited to apply.

Post Title: Senior Economist – One Post 

Duty Station: EWURA Head Office – Dar es Salaam

Reports to: Principal Economist
Senior Economist will be responsible for carrying out economic analysis to regulated sectors to ensure efficiency in regulated services under the supervision of Principal Economist.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To participate in the process of coordinating and monitoring of market competition trends in view of the Regulated Sectors;
ii) To participate in development and implementation economic models to cater for specific agendas;
iii) To participate in monitoring of market competitiveness in the regulated sectors;
iv) To participate in monitoring of performance of the Regulated Sectors in terms of level of investment, availability of Regulated Services, cost of services and level of efficiency in production and distribution of the required services;
v) To participate in tariffs/prices setting and/ or review and enforce condition to operators in the Regulated Sectors in order to institute financial discipline and efficiency;
vi) To participate in benchmarking utilities’ performance over time with one another or peers to assess their productivity, indirect costs, return and growth, utility staffing, funding from development partners;
vii) To undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience:
i) Bachelors Degree in economics 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 the relevant field in any of the regulated sectors.

Mode of Application
Signed application letter with Curriculum Vitae (CV) including e-mail address or day time contact telephone number, together with photocopies of certificates, academic transcripts, one passport size photo and names and contacts of three referees should be addressed to reach the under-mentioned by 18th April 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 Pension Fund Tower,
Opposite Makumbusho Village, Kijitonyama,

P O Box 72175 DAR ES SALAAM

Email: jobs@ewura.go.tz

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Legal Officer (Legal Services) – 1 Post

The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) is an independent, world class regulatory authority responsible for licensing, tariff regulation and quality of service regulation of the electricity, water, petroleum and natural gas sectors.

EWURA has the following vacancies for which suitably qualified Tanzanian citizens are invited to apply.

Post Title: Legal Officer (Legal Services) – 1 Post 

Duty Station: EWURA Head Office – Dar es Salaam
Reports to: Senior Legal Officer- Legal Services
Legal Officer will provide assistance in the interpretation of legal instruments

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To participate in interpretation of all regulatory legislation and other legal documents;
ii) To assist in preparing the Authority’s representation in matters of litigation;
iii) To follow up on implementation of laws, regulations, rules, contracts, agreements and other legal instruments, including to assist in providing legal advice on internal matters such as Human Resources, procurement and contracts for goods and services entered into by the Authority;
iv) To provide inputs to research on legislation and other legal aspects pertaining to regulated sectors and the role and functions of the Authority;
v) To participate in provision of legal inputs and advice to and settle consumer complaints as well as from regulated suppliers;
vi) To participate in consumer complaints hearing sessions;
vii) To participate in drafting various legal instruments;
viii) To effectively supervise and guide members of staff reporting on the job; and
ix) To undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience:
i) Possession of University degree in laws (LL.B) from a recognized university;
ii) Possession of a certificate from law school is required;
iii) Admission to the Bar will be an added advantage;
iv) Possession of Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application;
v) No prior work experience is required but possession of work experience in related fields will be an added advantage.

Mode of Application
Signed application letter with Curriculum Vitae (CV) including e-mail address or day time contact telephone number, together with photocopies of certificates, academic transcripts, one passport size photo and names and contacts of three referees should be addressed to reach the under-mentioned by 18th April 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 Pension Fund Tower,
Opposite Makumbusho Village, Kijitonyama,

P O Box 72175 DAR ES SALAAM

Email: jobs@ewura.go.tz

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Senior Accountant – 1 Post

The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) is an independent, world class regulatory authority responsible for licensing, tariff regulation and quality of service regulation of the electricity, water, petroleum and natural gas sectors.

EWURA has the following vacancies for which suitably qualified Tanzanian citizens are invited to apply.

Post Title: Senior Accountant – 1 Post 

Duty Station: EWURA Head Office – Dar es Salaam
Reports to: Principal Accountant
Senior Accountant will responsible for overseeing prudent management of the Authority’s financial resources and proving support in preparation of financial reports.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To participate in the process of support in ensuring timely and effective provision of financial services to the Authority.
ii) To participate in monitoring of financial expenditure as per approved budget, procedures and policies.
iii) To participate in overseeing establishment and application of systems and procedures for finance.
iv) To participate in ensuring that all approved and normal operations pertaining to finance are carried out on time and according to approved budget.
v) To participate in overseeing prudent management of the Authority’s resources, including to keep records on their utilization.
vi) To participate in preparation of time-based reports on financial performance.
vii) To participate in preparing annual financial statements and provide required support to external auditors.
viii) To participate in controlling, applying and monitoring routine finance functions.
ix) To participate in monitoring and controlling all receivable accounts.
x) To effectively supervise and guide members of staff reporting on the job.
xi) To undertake any other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience:
i) University Degree/ Advanced diploma majoring in accounting or finance from a recognized higher learning institution;
ii) Certified Public Accountant, CPA (T) or ACCA and must be registered with the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA).
iii) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application, and familiarity with one of the accounting software;
iv) A good knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Public Sector Accounting and Reporting Principles; and
v) Not less than five (5) years work experience in relevant fields.

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.

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 5 years renewable contracts.

Mode of Application
Signed application letter with Curriculum Vitae (CV) including e-mail address or day time contact telephone number, together with photocopies of certificates, academic transcripts, one passport size photo and names and contacts of three referees should be addressed to reach the under-mentioned by 18th April 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 Pension Fund Tower,
Opposite Makumbusho Village, Kijitonyama,

P O Box 72175 DAR ES SALAAM

Email: jobs@ewura.go.tz

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