Monday, 6 January 2014

Distribution Manager Jobs at DAWASCO

Job Title: Distribution Manager (One post)

Employer: DAWASCO

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 14th January 2014

DAWASCO, a water utility and sewerage company based in Dar es Salaam is looking for dynamic, dedicated people with good leadership and
interpersonal skills to fill existing vacancies immediately. He/she must be a good team player, creative, innovative and result oriented to fill each of these positions.
Applications are now invited from suitable candidates to fill the various positions below. DAWASCO is an equal opportunity employer; hence competent candidates are encouraged to apply.

The Distribution Manager shall be responsible for heading the supervision of network operation, maintenance of the distribution network
and its associated facilities, supervising new connections and planning for network improvement.

Distribution Manager shall be reporting to the Chief Operations Officer.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Operation and maintenance of all transmission and distribution mains and maintenance of all water reservoirs. Determination of waterflow pressure in both water transmission and distribution system. Planning and implementing preventive maintenance for water transmission and distribution mains. Planning and implementing effective water distribution schedules including water rationing. Determination of daily water supplied and water demand for the city. Preparing budget and business plan for distribution section. Detecting leakage and repair of all pipes. Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports. Manage manpower, working tools, equipment and coordinate assets use. Build Team work amongst Team members. Liaise with business units on matters pertaining to water supply operations. Maintenance of good practice of data collection, compilation, recording and storage. Any other work related duties as given by the Chief Operation Officer

Skills and Specification
  • Knowledge of water distribution network operations and planning.
  • Solid commitment to serve the public and solve problems as they arise.
  • Ability to work long hours when necessary.
  • Knowledge of water distribution network and management. Have a 'hands on' approach to work.
  • Team player

Qualification and Experience
The ideal candidate must be University graduate in civil engineering. The candidate should be able to demonstrate sound managerial and leadership skills, good public relations and be computer literate. A post graduate degree in water resources will be an added advantage. In addition the candidate should have at least five (5) years experience in water supply operations. Experience in water supply industry will be an added advantage.

How to Apply:
Candidates who meet the above qualifications and experience are requested to submit their applications which shall include a detailed curriculum vitae or resume, photocopies of relevant certificates and testimonials. Candidates shall also submit names, telephone numbers and addresses of two referees. The applications should be submitted not later than three weeks from the date of advertisement. The applications shall be addressed to; 

The Chief Executive Officer
Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Corporation (DAWASCO) P. O. Box 5340