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Director of Legal Services Wanted at 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.

LEGAL SERVICES DIVISION
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.

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
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
Source: Ewura Official Website
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