Director of Water and Sanitation 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

3.1 Post Title: Director of Water and Sanitation – 1 Post
Duty Station: EWURA Head Office – Dar es Salaam
Reports to: Director General
Director of Water and Sanitation will be responsible for overseeing, coordinating
and monitoring of the Water regulated sectors.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To oversee effective and efficient application of the Authority’s mandate in
respect of the Water Sector as per the EWURA Act and the Water Supply
and Sanitation Act and good industry practices.
ii) To ensure optimal provision of economic, technical, safety and
environmental inputs to regulating and controlling the distribution and sale
of water and sanitation services
iii) To ensure the process of reviewing, issuing, renewing and revoking
licenses for water and sewerage services is carried out in accordance with
the EWURA Act, Water Supply and Sanitation Act and accepted standards
iv) To establish standards relating to equipment attached to the water and
sanitation services
v) To review, for updating, and advise on the entire water and sewerage
licensing process, including fixing and applying for application and
licence fees, reviewing terms and conditions of licenses and tariffs,
reviewing and advising on tariffs and prices of water and sewerage
services, advising on rules for terms and conditions of licenses for supply
of water and sewerage services to consumers
vi) To monitor the performance of the water utilities in relation to levels of
investment, availability, water and waste water quality, efficiency in
production and distribution, quantity and standard of services.
vii) To promote of least-cost investment and security of supply for the benefit of
viii) To promote the development of water supply and sanitation services in
accordance with recognized international standard practices and public
ix) To initiate and conduct investigations in relation to the quality of water and
standards of services given to consumers
x) To conduct studies necessary for administrative or management purposes
xi) To advise stakeholders, including the Government, on the technical area.
xii) To maintain good working relationships with other divisions, divisions and
units as well as external stakeholders

xiii) To effectively administer all resources allocated to the Division, including
offering technical and operational support to staff members in the Division
xiv) 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
i) Possession of Bsc. In (Environmental Engineering, Civil and Water
Resources Management Engineering, Municipal and Industrial services
Engineering) from a recognized University.
ii) Possession of Master Degree in Engineering (Water Resources
Management, Municipal Water and Infrastructure), Business Administration
or any other related field.
iii) Must be registered with Engineers Registration Board (ERB) as a
Professional Engineer.
iv) Possession of Knowledge and Competence in Information and
Communications Technology (ICT) application
v) Possession of at least eight (8) years working experience in relevant field
out of which three (3) should be in senior management position.
vi) Knowledge and familiarity in regulated sector 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
Source: Ewura Official Website
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