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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. EURA has the following vacancies for which suitably qualified Public Servants who wish to be transferred to EWURA are invited to apply.

Post Title: Legal Officer II (1 Post)
Duty Station: EWURA Headquarters Office - Dodoma
Reports to: Manager Licensing and Enforcement

Legal Officer Il will be responsible for interpretations of regulatory legislation and legal matters, to represent the Authority in various Courts and tribunals and to provide inputs to research on legislation and other legal aspects pertaining to regulated sectors, the role and functions of the Authority.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• To assist in interpretation of regulatory legislation and other legal documents.
• To assist... in preparing the Authority's representation in matters of litigation.
• To represent the Authority in various Courts and tribunals.
• To follow up on implementation of laws, regulations, rules, contracts, agreements and other legal instruments.
• 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.
• To assist in providing inputs in drafting and updating concessions, lease and license agreements in the regulated sectors.
• To participate in reviewing appeals, procedures and enforce actions.
• To provide inputs to research on legislation and other legal aspects pertaining to regulated sectors and the role and functions of the Authority.
• To provide legal advice to and settle consumer complaints as well as from regulated suppliers.
• To coordinate and participate in consumer complaints hearing sessions.
• To participate in preparing Board meetings and minutes.
• To provide advice in drafting various legal instruments.
• To provide legal inputs in the preparation of divisional performance reports.
• To undertake any other duties as assigned by the superiors.

Minimum Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience: -
• Holder of Bachelor's Degree in one of the following fields: Law (LL.B) from any recognized Institution who has passed a recognized practical legal training or undergone internship program recognized by the Attorney General.

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

• EWURA is an equal opportunity employer.
• Staff will be employed on permanent and pensionable terms.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree
Dodoma Tanzania


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