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Commercial Manager – Petroleum

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Post Title: Commercial Manager – Petroleum
Duty Station: EWURA Head Office – Dodoma
Reports to: Director of Petroleum

Commercial Manager – Petroleum will be responsible for coordinating and monitoring the demand
and supply of petroleum products to ensure that the country always has adequate petroleum
products for consumption and ensure the availability of the required technical data or information
in the computation of petroleum products prices.

Duties and Responsibilities:
i) Deliver on the Petroleum Commercial deliverables/targets as set in the Authority’s
Strategic and Annual plan through effective performance management and development
of Commercial team in the Petroleum Division.
ii) Formulate the strategy and work plan in the regulation of downstream petroleum
industry and implement after endorsed by the Director of Petroleum.
iii) To always ensure that the commercial interests of the consumers and efficient suppliers
are protected in the downstream industry.
iv) To monitor demand and supply to ensure that the country always has adequate
petroleum products for consumption as required by the law through monitoring daily
stocks and distribution across the country.
v) To supervise collection of the required technical data or information in the
computation processes of petroleum products prices and participate in review of
computed prices to ensure accuracy in the computations.
vi) To monitor the behaviour of service providers with regard to anti-competitive practices
as a way of ensuring a level playing field in the downstream petroleum industry.
vii) To oversee the effective implementation of Bulk Procurement System (BPS) by
working closely with Petroleum Bulk Procurement Agency (PBPA).
viii) To closely work with responsible Division in development of petroleum products price
Setting Rules by providing the required inputs.
ix) Monitor licensee compliance with applicable laws, regulations and license terms and
Conditions and prepare periodic reports for the Director of Petroleum on licensee
compliance and performance.
x) Monitor and analyse domestic market price of petroleum products and make
comparison with world prices and prepare reports for public information.
xi) To develop good relationship with key stakeholders in the downstream petroleum
xii) Carry out any additional duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Director of

Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and
i) Possession of University Degree in Engineering in Petroleum, Chemical and Process,
Mechanical or Petroleum Geoscience from a recognized University.
ii) Masters qualifications in Engineering or Business Administration.
iii) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
iv) Where the candidate is an Engineer, must be registered with Engineering Registration
Board (ERB).
v) Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in senior positions (at least principal or
equivalent) in the petroleum industry in the field of marketing with direct involvement
in the business financial performance management (profit and loss analysis).

Personal Attributes
In addition to the above skills and qualifications, applicants for the above positions are
required to have the following attributes:
i) A very high level of integrity, honesty and sense of responsibility;
ii) Ability to work under pressure and produce expected results;
iii) Ability to work in a dynamic team;
iv) Ability to self-manage, achieve results and meet deadlines; and
v) Willingness to work beyond the call of duty

Tenure and Remuneration
i) A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidates for the posts.
ii) EWURA is an equal opportunity employer.
iii) Women are encouraged to apply.
iv) Staff will be employed on permanent and pensionable terms.

Mode of Application
a) Application letter with Curriculum Vitae (CV) including e-mail address or day time contact
telephone number, together with photocopies of certificates, one passport size photo and names
and contacts of three referees should be addressed to reach the under-mentioned by 20th March
b) Those with certificates from the overseas universities, the same MUST be verified by Tanzania
Commission for University (TCU).
c) Only short-listed candidate meeting the above criteria will be invited for interview. Lobbying and
canvassing for employment will not be entertained and may work to the candidate’s disadvantage.
d) All applications through emails shall not be accepted and considered
e) Application letter should be addressed to:

The Director General
Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA)
th Floor, LAPF House Makole Road
P.O Box 2857, Dodoma, Tanzania