Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Technical Manager Jobs in Tanzania at Moshi Urban Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (MUWSA)

Job Title: Technical Manager

 Employer: Moshi Urban Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (MUWSA)

Duty Station: Moshi

Application Deadline: 26th Aug 2013

Job Description:

Moshi Urban Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (MUWSA) is a full autonomous utility responsible for the provision of safe water and collection and disposal of wastewater in Moshi, the town of Mt. Kilimanjaro. MUWSA is looking for dynamic, results driven individual to fill in the position of Technical Manager:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Technical manager is the head of department responsible for water production, water distribution, wastewater disposal, mechanical and electrical maintenance, planning and construction.
  • The Technical Manager is responsible for ensuring the performance of all water supply and sewerage systems according to agreed performance and public health standards.
  • Regularly review actual performance against approved plans and budgets and submits report to the Managing Director detailing performance with recommendations for actions necessary to correct adverse variances. Ensure that corrective measures are implemented.
  • Ensure that there is proper and economic use of the Authority's plants, equipments, vehicles and workshops.
  • Make recommendations to the Managing Director for the appointment of all senior technical staff.
  • Liaise with other bodies to guard against undesirable discharges into raw water supplies with the Authority's catchments areas.
  • Ensure prompt and efficient investigation of customer complaints concerning water quality and quantity.
  • Develop procedures for water quality monitoring and ensure coordinated sampling of raw water and treated water supplies.
  • Ensuring availability of a laboratory service for chemical and bacteriological analysis.
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Managing Director.


  • Holder of Master Science Degree in Water Resources Engineering

Working experience

  • Minimum of seven (7) years Working experience in related field and registered with Engineers Registration Board of Tanzania as Professional Engineer.
  • Common Requirements for All Vacancies

Key competences

  • Proven substantial computer knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrated good leadership qualities
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High level of initiative, creativity and integrity

Age Limit

  • The applicant should between 30 and 50 years of age
  • Nature of Employment
  • Five years (5) renewable depending on the performance

This position attracts competitive salary plus other fringe benefits

How to Apply:

Handwritten application along with Curriculum Vitae to include reliable contacts [emails and day time working telephone], applicants' recent passport size and copies of all relevant certificates and transcripts, and names and addresses of at least three (3) reputable referees, to;

Managing Director,
Moshi Urban Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (MUWSA)
P.O Box 1001,

"MUWSA is an equal opportunity employer"