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Senior Communication and Public Relations Officer - 1 Post


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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.

Post Title: Senior Communication and Public Relations Officer - 1 Post 

Duty Station: EWURA Head Office – Dar es Salaam

Reports to: Principal Communication and Public Relations Officer
Senior Communication and Public Relation Officer will be responsible for providing support to ensuring that the good relationship with stakeholders is maintained and upholding the image of the Authority through continuous awareness programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To provide support to ensuring that the Authority builds and maintains good relationship with the Public and stakeholders
ii) To assist in determining the most effective ways to communicate with different segments of the community
iii) To provide support to coordination and facilitation of issuance of press releases, prepare information media kits and develop and maintain information for uploading on internet and intranet web pages
iv) To provide support to publicizing and promoting EWURA by creating awareness through producing publicity materials
v) To participate in preparation and organization of special events and functions of interest to EWURA
vi) To provide support in monitoring the media for news and information that either relate to or may impact the Authority
vii) To assist in formulating policies and procedures related to public information programs
viii) To provide support in establishing and maintaining effective working relationship with media
ix) To provide support in facilitating production of in -house publicity and promotional materials, films and other video products and regulate their distribution.
x) To effectively supervise and guide members of staff reporting on the job.
xi) To undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Minimum Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience:
i) Bachelor degree in Social Science, Mass Communication or Journalism from a recognized university;
ii) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) applications; and
iii) Not less than Five (5) years work experience in Public Relation, Journalism or Diplomacy.
iv) Experience in media industry as an editor will be an added advantage.
v) Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

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: Jobs@ewura.go.tz 

OR

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


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