Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Job at Arusha Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (AUWSA), Project Public Relation And Communication Officer

Project Public Relation And Communication Officer

The Arusha Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (AUWSA) is a legally established entity responsible for the overall operations and management of water supply and sanitation services in Arusha City. It is among of the best Authorities in Tanzania.

The core function of the Authority is to deliver excellent water supply and sanitation services for all categories of customers and stakeholders in Arusha City. In order to attain its vision and mission, AUWSA is seeking to recruit dynamic, experienced, competent and qualified Tanzanians to fill the vacant post within the Authority’s establishment.


Appointing Authority : Management Appointing Committee.

Reports To : Project coordinator.

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience:

The successful applicant must be / have:

  • Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Journalism, Mass Communication, Marketing, Communication, Public Relations, Community Development, Sociology, Business Administration (Marketing) or any other approved equivalent qualifications from recognized institution.
  • Masters degree will be added advantage.
  • Certificate of Secondary Education /Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education from National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).
  • Should have at least four (4) years of relevant work experience. The candidate must have ability to speak and possess good writing skills in English and Kiswahili and be proficient in Computer applications.

Employment Terms: Unspecified Period Contract

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To assist in facilitating project conferences, seminars, ceremonies, etc
  • To assist in the production of Radio and TV programmes for project.
  • To maintain project photographic records of major events.
  • To guide and accompany official visitors to the Authority’s and Project offices and installations.
  • Provide a Social outreach plan developed for the project.
  • Promote social integration in line with the project and provide technical input to Project Implementation Team and guidance on social issues to ensure expected results.
  • Description of relevant aspects of the social and socio-economic conditions in the project area of influence which will serve as the baseline for impact assessment.
  • Assist in addressing all social related issues as needed by the project.
  • To perform any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the respective Project Coordinator.


The above vacancy carry an attractive competitive salary and remuneration package in accordance with the qualifications, required skills and experience stated in specific vacant post and AUWSA’s Scheme of Service and Salary Structure.


  • All applicants must be citizens of Tanzania and not more than 40 years of age.
  • Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply by sending their application letters attached with certified copies of relevant certificates, testimonials and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • The CV must incorporate all contact: telephone numbers, mobile, postal address, e-mail and physical address.
  • Only Certificate of Secondary Education (CSSE) and Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE) from National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) are accepted, result slips are strictly not accepted.
  • Certificates from foreign examination Bodies, Colleges or Universities should be verified by NECTA, NACTE or TCU.
  • Only short-listed candidates (who meet requirements) will be contacted for interview.
  • Applicants who will submit fraudulent documents will be subjected to criminal proceedings.
  • For re-advertisment post (Head of Legal Service Unit), the candidate who applied before are not allowed to re-apply.
  • In addition to the qualifications mentioned, the incumbent is expected to posses the following traits:
  • Excellent communication skill.
  • High integrity and ability to adapt to changes quickly.
  • Capacity to work hard, under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work under teamwork spirit, establish and maintain effective working relations with different people and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Applications should be addressed to the undersigned so as to reach him/her not later than 03rd June, 2019 16:30 HRS. AUWSA is an equal opportunity employer women with the required qualification and experience are highly encouraged to apply.



P.O.BOX 13600,


Tel: + 2547186, 254 8981,

Fax: 254 7163, E-Mail: md@auwsa.go.tz