THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA MINISTRY OF WATER AND IRRIGATION VACANT POSTS FOR MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL OF THE ENERGY AND WATER UTILITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITY CONSUMER CONSULTATIVE COUNCIL (EWURA CCC)
BACKGROUND INFORMATION The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority - Consumer Consultative Council (EWURA CCC) is a Council established under Section 30 of the EWURA Act, Cap. 414. Functions of the Council conferred under the Act are: (i) Representing the interests of consumers by making submissions to, providing views and information to and consulting with the Authority, Minister, and sector Ministers; (ii) Receiving and disseminating information and views on matters of interest to consumers of regulated goods and services; (iii) Establishing regional and sector consumer committees and consult with them; (iv) Consulting with industry, the government and other consumer groups on matters of interest to 'consumers of regulated goods and services; and . (v) Establishing local and sector consumer committees and consult with them. EWURA CCC is constituted by seven members appointed by the Minister for Water and Irrigation from amongst a list of the business community or an organization or by organization(s) legally recognized as being representative of private sector interests.
VACANT POSTS OF MEMBERS OF EWURA CCC
Tenure of four (4) current members of EWURA CCC ends in November, 2016. Therefore, the Chairman of the Nomination Committee who is also the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water and Irrigation hereby invites applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians to apply for the vacant posts of EWURA CCC members.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS A person seeking appointment of the EWURA CCC Member should have the following minimum qualifications: a) Should have knowledge and understanding of the interests of: - b) Consumers and that of the regulated services; c) Low income, rural and disadvantaged persons; d) Industrial and business users; and e) Government and community organizations. ii) Be a graduate of a recognized University or equivalent; iii) have at least (10) years’ experience in one or more of the fields of engineering, management, law, economics, mass communication, sociology or finance; iv) Have knowledge of the energy, water or utility 'regulation industry; v) Is not a leader in a political party; _ vi) Have satisfied the Nomination Committee that he/she is unlikely to have a conflict of interest; vii) is willing and available to serve as member of the EWURA CCC; and viii) Is in the opinion of the Nomination Committee, otherwise suitable to perform the functions and duties of a member competently and honestly.
Qualified and interested candidates are requested to apply describing how they consider themselves suitable and qualified applications should be attached with certified copies of relevant certificates, curriculum vitae (CV), one current passport size photograph, names and contact details of three work related referees including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. The applications, marked "Members of EWURA CCC" on top of the envelope should be addressed to following addressee so as to reach him not later than 8th October, 2016. The Chairman, EWURA CCC Nomination Committee, Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Ubungo Maji, along Morogoro Road, Opposite TANESCO HQ; P.O Box 9153, DAR ES SALAAM