Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Arusha Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority,Technical Manager Jobs in Tanzania

The Arusha Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (AUWSA) is a legally established entity responsible for the overall operations and management of water supply and sanitation services in Arusha City. It is among of the best Authorities in Tanzania. The core function of the Authority is to deliver excellent water supply and sanitation services for all categories of customers and stakeholders in Arusha City.
In order to attain its vision and mission, AUWSA is seeking to recruit dynamic, experienced, competent and qualified Tanzanians to fill the following vacant posts within the Authority’s establishment.

Technical Manager - (1 Vacant Post)

Appointing Authority: Board of Directors.
Reports To: Managing Director

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience:
The successful applicant must be / have:
- Holder of Form IV / VI certificate.
- Holder of a Master Degree in Engineering (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Environment, Water, Sanitary or Sewerage Management) from a recognized Institution.
- Must be registered by the Engineers Registration Board as a Professional Engineer.
- The Candidate must have working experience of at least ten (10) years in a relevant
field of which at least two (2) years should be in a senior position.

Employment Terms: Three years Contract - Renewable upon satisfactorily performance.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
(i) To oversee water supply and sewerage systems
(ii) To provide advice on the policies, standards, and procedures for:-
• The production and distribution of water.
• The control of water quality and wastewater effluent.
• The maintenance of water sources, water storage, facilities, water treatment
works and water networks.
• The maintenance and operation of sanitation systems.
• The maintenance and operation of tools, equipment and vehicles used in
running water and sanitation works.
• The maintenance of natural vegetation and landscape of the water sources as
well as water and wastewater treatment plants including tank sites and booster
• Setting materials and financial performance targets in conjunction with the
Finance and Administration Manager.
• Preparation of environmental reports related with core functions of the Authority.
(iii) To oversee treatment of water and disposing of water wastes.
(iv) To oversee maintenance and repair, Construction of water network activities of the Authority.
(v) To prepare annual budgets and manpower plans for the Technical Services
(vi) To oversee planning of urban water development projects so as to ensure that
operation, maintenance and quality requirements are taken into account.
(vii) To develop procedures for water quality monitoring and ensure co-coordinated
sampling of raw water and chlorinated water supplies.
(viii) To conduct performance appraisal to all staff under the department
(ix) To prepare technical specification for water and sanitation projects ready for
procurement process.
(x) To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Managing Director

The above vacancy carry an attractive competitive salary and remuneration package in accordance with the qualifications, required skills and experience stated in specific vacant post and AUWSA's Scheme of Service and Salary Structure.

i. Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply by sending their application
letters attached with copies of relevant certificates, testimonials and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV).
ii. The CV must incorporate all contacts telephone numbers, mobile, box numbers, e-mail and physical addresses.
iii. Form IV and VI result slips are strictly not accepted.
iv. Certificates from foreign examination bodies, Colleges or Universities should be verified by NECTA, NACTE or TCU.
v. Only short-listed candidates (who meet requirements) will be contacted for interview.
vi. In addition to the qualifications mentioned, the incumbent is expected to posses the following traits:

- Excellent communication skill.
- High integrity and ability to adapt to changes quickly.
- Capacity to work hard, under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
- Ability to work under teamwork spirit, establish and maintain effective working
relations with different people and stakeholders.
- Ability to work under minimum supervision.

Applications should be addressed to the undersigned so as to reach him/her not later than 31st
May, 2016.

P.O.BOX 13600,

Tel: + 250 4163, 250 6124,
Fax: 250 4163, 254 8981,

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