Technical Manager – Mbeya Water Supply and sanitation Authority (Mbeya WSSA)

Key Result Areas
Major
The Technical Manager shall be the Head of the Technical Department responsible for
water production, water distribution, waste water disposal, planning, designingand construction, maintenance and repair activities of the Authority within Mbeya WSSA.

Specific
» To be responsible for the performance of all water supply and sanitation systems according to agreed performance and public health standards.
» To prepare/review annual budgets and manpower plans for the Technical Department.
» To plan, design and construct water supply and sanitation projects.
» To advise on manpower recruitment and training requirements of the Technical Department.
» To review performance against approved plans and budgets of the department.
» To ensure that water production and sewerage standards and safety procedures are complied with equipment and workshops
» To maintain records on the conditions of raw water from all sources andmonitor the level of undesirable dangerous and toxic substances in the water.
» To report to other bodies responsible for guarding against undesirable
Discharges into water sources within the Authority water catchment areas.
» To ensure prompt and efficient investigation of customer complaintsconcerning quantity, quality, taste and health of water.
» To develop procedure for water quality monitoring and co-ordinate the sampling of raw/water supplied.
» To oversee laboratory service for chemical, bacteriological and biological analysis.
» To ensuring compliance with the prescribed standards for drinking water.
» To carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Managing Director

Requirements for Appointment
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience:-
» Holders of Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering/Water Supply
Engineering/Water Resources Engineering/Environmental or Sanitary Engineering/Engineering Management from recognized university.
» He/she must be registered with EngineersRegistration Board of Tanzania as Professional Engineer and has served inthe water sector for at least seven (7) years, of which three (3) years should be at a Senior position of responsibility.
» Computer literacy is essential.

Personal Attributes
In addition to the above skills and qualifications, applicants for the above position are required to have the following attributes:-
» Strong and demonstrated strategic thinking skills.
» Ability to efficiently interact with Board Members
» Capacity to conceptualize, develop and operationalize revenue collection strategies and arrears control.
» Commitment to working with shared Leadership and in cross-functional teams
» Ability to deliver against set objectives while operating on some occasions in stressful situations.
» Good Client Relationship and networking abilities with demonstrated negotiation and selling skills

General requirements
Applicant MUST be a Tanzanian
Applicant Age should not be above 45 years
Applicants who studied outside Tanzania should have a Certification from NECTA and TCU
Applicants should sign every page of all attached document.
Applications that dully fulfills these requirements will be considered invalid.
Statement results, results slip, testimonials shall not be accepted.
Applicant should attach two passport size.
Applicant should mark at the top of envelope the post he/she is applying for.
All application shall be sent via POST office and NOT other wise.
Applications that dull fulfills these requirements will be considered invalid. Remuneration
Attractive package and fringe benefits as per Mbeya WSSA’s incentives scheme will be offered to the successful candidates.

How to Apply
Only qualified persons should submit their handwritten letters of application stating how they meet the advertised criteria attaching copies of relevant academic, professional certificates and testimonials so as to reach the under mentioned not later than 05th November 2019. Applicants are also required to indicate the names and contacts of at least three (3) work/professional related referees. Applications which do not meet the application requirements will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be subjected to competency assessment and reference checking. The Managing Director, Mbeya Water Supply and Sanitation Authority, P. O. Box 2932, MBEYA.

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