The Finance, Planning and Development is a service division of the South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU) mandated to oversee its financing, physical planning and development aspect and ensuring that they are in line with the vision, mission and core values of the institution. The division strives to offer quality services to all customers, suppliers, students, parents and guardians, sponsors, regulatory authorities and the University staff.
The Key strategic objectives for the division of Finance, Planning and Development are:
i) To Develop Physical Infrastructure that meet demand andpri expectations.
ii) To promote collaboration and networking with stakeholders, industry and allied institutions.
iii) To mobilize adequate resources to fund activities that meet international standards for an institution of higher learning.
The division endeavors to uphold the overall mission of the University which is to provide quality education through teaching, research, extension, innovation and entrepreneurship with emphasis on dry land agriculture, natural resources and environmental management.
The core functions of the Finance, Planning and Development division include but not limited to;
i) Establish and maintain functional systems for regular monitoring and evaluation of the performance, quality, relevance and efficiency of the finance, planning and development programmes;
ii) Review existing and develop new physical, financial and accounting programmes based on established needs;iii) Co-ordinate the preparation of the University budget, expenditure control, revenue control and resource mobilization;
iv) Co-ordinate and monitor physical infrastructure planning and development, maintenance and repair of existing facilities;
v) Ensure that the financing, planning and the development of the University operates effectively and efficiently and that they are in line with the vision and mission of the University
vi) Co-ordinate the performance contracting, measurement, evaluation and monitoring and strategic planning
vii) Co-ordinate the development of the Master plan, Strategic and Procurement plans of the University.
The division has two sections:
i) Finance Department – headed by the Finance Officer
ii) Planning and Development section – headed by the Registrar Planning and Development Finance Department.
Finance Department – headed by the Finance Officer
The Finance department has adopted the “banking model” in processing financial transactions. Financial updates and reports are generated and disseminated on a daily basis.The Finance section also assists schools and departments to operate within the set budgetary provisions and procurement plans. The staff in this section practices professionalism, applies IFRS in SEKU financial statements and acts within the Government of Kenya regulatory frameworks.
Planning and Development Section
The planning and development section is responsible for the development of the following infrastructure amongst others to meet the demands of the institution.
- Office Space and Teaching/Learning Facilities
- Accommodation and Catering facilities
- Sports Facilities and Graduation Square
- Sewerage system and Water supply storage
- Staff Houses
- Schools for Staff Children
- Access Road and internal Road Network
- Environmental Conservation and Landscaping
- Development of Campuses/Student Centre/Conference Centre etc
For more information contact
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Finance,Planning and Development)
South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU),
P.O Box 170-90200, Kitui,
TEL. 0795 107 063
Prof. Reuben Muasya
Deputy Vice-chancellor (Finance, Planning & Development)