Senior Legal Officer – Licensing and Enforcement – 1 Post

Published by Jobstanzania on 1:58:00 pm

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 

Position Title: Senior Legal Officer – Licensing and Enforcement – 1 Post 
Duty Station: EWURA Head Office – Dar es Salaam 
Reports to: Principal Legal Officer –Licensing and Enforcement 

Senior Legal Officer – Licensing and Enforcement will be responsible for ensuring the Authority’s license rules, regulation and procedures are consistency with the relevant legislation. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities: 
a) To participate interpretation of all regulatory legislation and other legal documents 
b) To assist in preparing the Authority’s representation in matters of litigation 
c) To assist in interpretation of all regulatory legislation and other legal documents 
d) To assist in coordinating, drafting and updating concessions, lease and license agreements in the regulated sectors 
e) To assist in reviewing appeals, procedures and enforce actions 
f) To assist in providing inputs to research on legislation and other legal aspects pertaining to regulated sectors and the role and functions of the Authority 
g) To participate in provision of legal inputs and advice to and settle consumer complaints as well as from regulated suppliers 
h) To participate in drafting various legal instruments 
i) To effectively supervise and guide staff member(s) reporting to the job position 
j) 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: 
a) University degree in laws (LL.B) from a recognized university 
b) Admission to the Bar is a must. 
c) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application. 
d) Possession of at least five (5) years work experience in relevant fields. 
e) Knowledge and familiarity in Regulated Sectors 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 and names and contacts of two referees should be addressed to reach the under-mentioned by 8th August 2014. 

Lobbying and canvassing for employment will not be entertained and may work to the candidate’s disadvantage. 
Only short listed candidates meeting the above criteria will be invited for interview and those who will not hear from us should consider themselves unsuccessful. 

Application letter should be addressed to: 
The Director General 
Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) Samora Avenue, 6th Floor, Harbour View Towers 
(Former JM Mall Building) P O Box 72175 DAR ES SALAAM 

Email: jobs@ewura.go.tz

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