The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Management has led the rest of the University fraternity in undertaking the task of implementing the performance targets for the year 2019/2020 performance contracting cycle.
The performance contracts were signed, October 24, 2019 in the Council Boardroom, during a brief ceremony presided over by the Chairman of Council, Prof. Paul Kanyari Njuki, who signed the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Victoria Wambui Ngumi’s contract who in turn, signed contracts with all her Deputy Vice Chancellors and Principals.
The Chairman of Council noted that “the Council appreciates the efforts made by the University top management in meeting the Government’s expectations through performance targets.”
He acknowledged the Directorate of Performance Contracting and Appraisal (DiPCA), under the stewardship of Prof. John Wesonga, for their dedication and commitment that has ensured the university remains focused on targets.
The Vice Chancellor observed that the signing of the contracts was an important exercise because, “It will guide us in determining what performance direction to take for the year 2019/2020.
Prof. Ngumi urged the University Management to encourage everyone under their respective jurisdictions “to do their best to meet the targets set out in the signed performance contracts.”
Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Administration, Prof. Bernard Ikua, lauded DiPCA, “for demonstrating what team work is” and appreciated the Colleges/Campus Principals and all JKUAT staff who are expected to cascade and implement the contracts.
Present during the signing of the contracts expected to be cascaded to all staff were; Deputy Vice Chancellor (RPE), Prof. Mary Abukutsa, Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics), Prof. David Mburu, College/Campus Principals; Professors David Mulati (COPAS), Haroun Mengech (COHES), Dr. Hiram Ndiritu (COETEC), Dr. Rose Ndegwa (Registrar, Admin) and Dr. Patrick Mbindyo (RPE).
The function was overseen by Prof. Wesonga, assisted by his Deputy, Dr. Charles Gaya and Senior Administrative Assistant, Mr. Anderson Mwito.