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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 vacancy for which suitably qualified Tanzanian citizens are invited to apply.
Post Title : Senior Engineer -Renewable Energy – One Post
Duty Station : EWURA Head Office – Dar es Salaam ,
Reports to :Technical Manager – Electricity

Senior Renewable Energy Engineer – Electricity will be responsible for carrying out the coordination of renewable energy matters ‘under the supervision of Commercial Manager – Electricity.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
To provide support in ‘ensuring optimal provision of economic, technical, safety and environmental inputs to regulating and controlling the generation of electricity.
To monitor activities of new and renewable energy and light handed regulation of Small Power Projects.
To ensure compliance of approved Rules on Small Power Projects. ‘
To ensure yearly reviews and approvals of the Standardized Power Purchase Tariffs are conducted through the Small Power Projects Working Group.
To ensure compliance of the portiesto the Standardized Power Purchase Agreements and advise the Electricity Generation Manager on the status of operation.
To monitor renewable energy projects licensees’ performance and compliance in accordance with the Act. ‘
To ensure regular reporting of renewable energy information by developers. ,
To provide support in reviewing of application for renewable energy projects licenses and to carry out assessments, and other activities necessary for License applications.
To provide technical support in licensing of new renewable energy generation projects.
To participate in dispute resolutions of various customers’ complaints.
To undertake any other duties as assigned by the Electricity Technical Manager or his/ her superiors.

Academic Qualifications and Experience .
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience:
Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering or Energy.
Post graduate qualifications in the fields mentioned above or others such as Business
Administration will be an added advantage ..
Knowledge end-Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application. ‘
Not less than five (5) years work experience in relevant fields, with at least three years involvement in renewable energy activities.

Personal Attributes
In addition to the above skills and qualification’s, applicants for the above positions are required to have the following attributes: .
A very high level of integrity, honesty and sense of responsibility;
Ability to work under pressure and produce expected results;
Ability to work in a dynamic team;
Ability to self manage, achieve results and meet deadlines; and
Willingness to work beyond the call of duty.

Tenure and Remuneration
A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidates for the posts.
EWURA is an equal opportunity employer.
Staff will be employed on 5 years renewable contracts.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Application letter with Curriculum Vitae (cy) include 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 September 2015

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
DARES SAlAAM

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.

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