Legal Officer – 1 post
b) Duty Station: EWURA Head Office
c) Reports to: Senior Legal Officer
Legal Officer will be responsible to provide support on the legal affairs of the Authority in order to increase effectiveness and efficient to the delivery of regulatory service.
d) Main Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To participate in interpretation of all regulatory legislation and other legal
ii) To assist in preparing the Authority’s representation in matters of litigation.
iii) To follow up on implementation of laws, regulations, rules, contracts,
agreements and other legal instruments, including to assist in providing legal
advice on internal matters such as Human Resources, procurement and contracts
for goods and services entered into by the Authority.
iv) To provide inputs to research on legislation and other legal aspects pertaining
to regulated sectors and the role and functions of the Authority.
v) To participate in provision of legal inputs and advice to and settle consumer
complaints as well as from regulated suppliers.
vi) To participate in consumer complaints hearing sessions.
vii) To participate in drafting various legal instruments.
viii)To effectively supervise and guide members of staff reporting on the job.
ix) To undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
e) Minimum Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and
i) Possession of University degree in laws (LL.B) from a recognized university.
ii) Must be an advocate of the High Court of Tanzania.
iii) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology
iv) No prior work experience is required but possession of working experience in
the relevant field will be an added advantage.
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 Permanent and pensionable terms.
Mode of Application
a) 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 two referees should be addressed to reach the undermentioned
by 15th January 2018.
b) Those with certificates from the overseas universities, the same MUST be verified by
Tanzania Commission for University (TCU)
c) 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
d) 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
|Qualifications||Possession of University degree in laws (LL.B) from a recognized university.|
|Experience||No prior work experience is required but possession of working experience in the relevant field will be an added advantage.|
|Company Name||Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA)|
|Apply To||THE DIRECTOR GENERAL|
|Deadline||15 DECEMBER 2017|