Economist II – Local Content (2 posts)
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 vacancies for which
suitably qualified Public Servants who wish to be transferred to EWURA are invited to apply.
REGULATORY ECONOMICS DIVISION
Post Title: Economist II – Local Content (2 posts)
Duty Station: EWURA Head Office Reports to: Senior Economist II
Economist II will be responsible for providing support in economic regulation to the regulated sectors.
Duties and Responsibilities:
To assist in the coordination of local content development in the natural gas, petroleum and electricity sub sectors.
To provide inputs in the preparation of various guidelines for local content plans and reporting.
To assist in reviewing of local content plans submitted to the Authority by regulated natural gas, petroleum and electricity service providers.
To provide inputs in development and reviewing the local content regulatory tools.
To assist in educating and sensitizing key stakeholders as well as the general public on local content issues.
To undertake local content monitoring, audit and enforcement.
To provide technical inputs in the preparation of periodic and annual natural gas (transmission), petroleum and electricity performance reports.
To undertake any other duties as may be assigned by superiors.
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: Economics, Economics and Finance, Economics and Statistics, Regulatory Economics, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Applied Economics and Business or equivalent qualifications from recognized Institutions.
In addition to the above skills and qualifications, 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.
EWURA is an equal opportunity employer.
Staff will be employed on permanent and pensionable terms.
Mode of Application
Interested Public Servants should apply in confidence enclosing:
Application letter with Curriculum Vitae (CV) including names, postal address, e-mail address and telephone number.
Certified copies of certificates.
One passport size photo and names and contacts of three referees,
Applicants must channel their application letters through their respective employers, failure of which will lead to automatic disqualification.
Transfer is not promotion therefore applicants should apply for the position they are currently holding and must state their check numbers.
Only successful candidates will be contacted for further procedures.
Applicants should indicate their willingness and commitment to cover for their transfer costs as the application for transfer will be considered as self-initiated.
Lobbying and canvassing will not be entertained and may result to the applicant’s disadvantage.
The applicant who will submit the applications through E-mail address provided below should attach all necessary attachments as one document or file in PDF format.
Interested applicants should submit their applications by 17th January, 2023 through E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or to the following address:
The Director General,
Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA),
EWURA House, Plot No 3, Block AD, Medeli West,