Job Vacancies Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) 2021-At Dodoma Tanzania(3position)Full Time

 

Overview
EWURA Tanzania Jobs 2021. 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.
THE OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL

1.  Duty Station
: Dodoma
 Reports to: Director-General
Zonal Manager will be responsible for the administration of day-to-day activities of Zonal Office and carrying out the coordination of monitoring of regulated services with a Zone.
 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 Office;
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 the 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 office;
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.

 Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience.
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 recognized institutions.
ii) Knowledge in any of the Regulated sub-sectors will be an added advantage.
iii) Must have work experience of at least eight (8) years in a related field and should be at the rank of at least senior officer.
iv) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application.

2. Job Title: Principal Procurement Officer II – (1 Post)
Duty Station
: EWURA Head Office
Reporting to: Manager Procurement Management
The principal Procurement Officer will be responsible for ensuring the efficiency and timely performance of procurement functions in the authority.

Duties and Responsibilities:

i) To plan and coordinate preparation and implementation of Annual Procurement and disposal plans.
ii) To coordinate preparation and review of periodic reports for Tenders.
iii) To ensure conformity with the Public Procurement Act, its regulations, and guidelines.
iv) To coordinate, review and evaluate procurement requirements and recommend appropriate alternative procedures.
v) To plan, prepare and review tender bidding documents.
vi) To undertake a review, quality-check, and clear tender evaluation reports.
vii) To validate the authenticity of payment certificates and invoices.
viii)To coordinate development and review of policies relevant to the procurement function.
ix) To coordinate and prepare periodic unit performance reports.
x) To supervise and guide subordinates.
xi) To undertake any other related duties as may be assigned by the superiors
Academic Qualifications and Experience:
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience:
i) Possession of Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in one of the following fields: Procurement and Supplies Management, Material Management, Business Administration majoring in Procurement and Logistics Management, Logistics Management or equivalent qualifications from recognized institutions.
ii) Possession of Working experience of at least thirteen (13) years in a related field.
iii) Must also be a holder of Certified Procurement and Supplies Professional (CPSP) or its equivalent and is registered by PSPTB in the Category of Authorized Procurement and Supplies Professional.
iv) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application.

3. NATURAL GAS DIVISION
 Job Title: Natural Gas Transmission Manager (1 post)
Duty Station:
 Dodoma
Reports to: Director of Natural Gas
The gas Transmission Manager will be responsible for ensuring the activities of the Gas Transmission function of the Authority are carried out according to the prescribed rules and regulations and ensure technical, economic, and environmental aspects of the gas sub-sector.

 Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To ensure effective and efficient application of provisions of the Petroleum Act, 2015 by ensuring transmission aspects of the natural gas sub-sector are in conformity with the provision of the Act and best industry practices;
ii) To provide technical inputs on health, environmental, and safety requirements on regulating and controlling the distribution and sale of natural gas;
iii) To provide technical inputs to relevant institutions for development, adoption, or monitoring of technical standards and/or specifications for natural gas;
iv) To review and recommend issuance, renewal, and revocation of licenses for natural gas transmission in accordance with the Petroleum Act, standards, and best industrial practice;
v) To review and provide technical input on viability of new natural gas development projects in accordance with the Act;
vi) To monitor availability, quantity, and standards of services provided by a natural gas exploiter, distributors, and sellers and perform verification tests to determine natural gas quality;
vii) To develop and review natural gas regulatory tools prescribing for natural gas licensing procedures, license templates, construction approvals, terms and conditions of licenses, tariffs and prices of gas, fees and charges and transmission of natural gas to consumers;
viii)To supervise and ensure that regular inspections, audits, and investigations pertaining to the natural gas sector are carried out in line with published regulations, code of conduct, and rules;
ix) To prepare periodic performance reports with respect to transmission aspects of natural gas sub-sector;
x) To administer all resources allocated to the section, including offering technical and operational support to staff members in the section efficiently and effectively; and
xi) 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) Holder of Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in one of the following fields: Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Geosciences, Geology, Chemical and Processing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Oil and Gas Science, Energy Economics or equivalent qualifications from recognized institutions.
ii) Masters in Business Administration will be an added advantage.
iii) Engineers must be registered with ERB as Professional Engineers.
iv) Knowledge in regulatory affairs and experience in the Natural Gas sub-sector will be an added advantage.
v) Must have work experience of at least eight (8) years in a related field and should be at the rank of at least senior officer.
vi) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application.

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 permanent and pensionable terms.
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 candidates meeting the above criteria will be invited for an interview. Lobbying and canvassing for employment will not be entertained and may work to the candidate’s disadvantage.

NB: -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]

 –All applications that shall not be channeled through email: [email protected] or postal address mentioned above shall not be considered.

Opening Date: 08th September 2021
Closing Date: 17th September 2021
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