Irrigation Manager

We are recruiting a Irrigation Manager to be part of Medine Agriculture

  • Medine Agriculture
  • 11 May 2023
    • Leading the irrigation department and related projects.
    • Managing Medine’s water rights and representing Medine on all water-related committees.
    • Dealing with local authorities and related bodies (MCA, MSIRI among others) when handling irrigation and water management.
    • Responsible for the proper and judicious water management at Medine (Agriculture) Ltd.
    • Responsible for the proper running of all irrigation systems (centre pivot, linear move, dragline, drip).
    • Supervising a team of field technicians responsible of the different sugarcane production zones.
    • Maintaining irrigation systems, reporting any loopholes in their functioning and ensuring timely repairs of all systems.
    • Consulting Area Managers to ensure proper harmony of all farm operations and irrigation.
    • Collaborating actively with the agronomy department on research and development projects, trials, onsite tests.
    • Effectively providing feedback on assigned tasks.
    • Assisting in the implementation of technology-driven irrigation techniques.
    • Ensuring that agricultural activities, namely irrigation, comply with quality standards.
    • Applying health and safety standards across the activities.
    • Executing any other cognate duties as may be necessary in the circumstances as required by the employer.
    • Masters/Degree holder in Agriculture or any other equivalent experience any other equivalent technical qualification related to irrigation.
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience in the related field.
    • Sound knowledge in sugarcane cultivation would be an advantage.
    • Valid driving license (Manual).
    • Familiar with good and modern agriculture practices.
    • Strong written and verbal communication with a positive, can-do attitude.
    • Open to new ideas and adaptable to changing technology.
    • Excellent research, analytical and communication skills.
    • Having an attention to detail and able to maintain high level commitment to accuracy and quality.
    • Team leader promoting team cohesion.
    • Analytical and attention to details.


    The management reserves the right to call only the most qualified candidates for the recruitment and selection exercise.

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