Irrigation Engineer -. Davis & Shirtliff

Davis & Shirtliff


uganda - kampala full-time Closing date - 22/05/2019

Job Summary

Minimum qualification: Bachelors degree

Minimum years of experience: 3

Required languages: English

Required IT skills: ,MS Office

Job Description

The Davis & Shirtliff Group is the leading supplier of water related equipment in the East African region. Founded in 1946, business activities are focused on six principal product sectors - Water PumpsBoreholesSwimming PoolsWater TreatmentGeneratorsSolar Equipment and Irrigation. The group is Kenyan based and operates through a network of Kenyan branches as well as regional subsidiaries in UgandaTanzaniaZambiaRwandaSouth Sudan and a partnership in Ethiopia

Davis & Shirtliff regionally distributes high quality equipment sourced from a number of industry leading companies from around the world as well as carrying out manufacture and assembly of various water related products. With a total complement of over 500 highly trained and professional staff, particular emphasis has been placed on infrastructure investment and the company is extremely well resourced with modern office facilities, a fully integrated ICT network and large product and spare parts stocks. The Nairobi headquarters cover an area of 10,000m2 with extensive warehousing, manufacturing, training and administrative facilities from where products are efficiently distributed by the company's own fleet of trucks. The company is also ISO 9001:2015 certified to demonstrate the quality focus.

Recognising that the provision of efficient water supply is essential for the region's economic development, Davis & Shirtliff is committed to playing a major role in this vital industry by offering a comprehensive and competitive product range with regional availability and unrivalled technical and service support.

The Davis & Shirtliff Group is the leading supplier of water and energy solutions in the region with operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Rwanda, and South Sudan with its headquarters in Nairobi.

The firm is looking for qualified, experienced and talented Sales Engineers to fill the following positions.

The work stations are in Mbarara and Gulu.


The main roles and responsibilities for the positions are highlighted below as follows:

Roles and Responsibilities


•          Selling specialised equipment and services.

•          Planning, designing irrigation fixtures and overseeing installation of fixtures to requirements and specifications.

•          Conducting research on problems of soil drainage and conservation.

•          Customer development and retention.

•          Travels to customer visits.

•          Any other task deemed necessary to accomplish the above.

Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate will most likely have

 A second upper class university degree in a Agricultural Engineering from a recognised university.

•          At least 3 years' relevant experience and below 35 years.

•          Excellent written and spoken English, good interpersonal, presentation skills and commercial skills are also of great importance.

•          Good computer skills including MS Word and Excel.

•          Be self-motivated, disciplined and effective team player

•          Additional professional qualification is an added advantage

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send their applications, CVs with copies of certificates,and passport size colour photograph . They should also indicate their email, day-time phone number, current salary and how soon they would be available to begin work. Email: Address: People Performance Group Plot 8 Kitante Close P.O. Box 12405 Kampala. While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those that qualify will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification

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