Performance Contracting

Message From the Coordinator-Stephen Waweru

The Eldoret National Polytechnic has been participating inperformance contracting since its inception in 2008 as a management tool. The performance contract was introduced with the aim of improving service delivery to our customers.The institution is ranked nationally as a top performer amongst tertiary and technical institutions. Performance contract in the institution is implemented up to the lowest level to ensure participation and compliance by all.The contract for the period 2015/2016 like the previous years was negotiated vetted, signed and implemented successfully in all categories. Improvement was recorded and various certifiates of compliance received for work well done. Performance reviews are conducted under the leadership of the council Chairman, Amb Eng. Samson Chemai before reports are submitted to the ministry. Financial resources have, however, remained the biggest challenge in the implementation of performance contract.The institution has achieved the following through performance contracting:i. Improved governance ii Increased enrollment of students iii. Increased number of training programs iv. ISO certifiation

The Eldoret National Polytechnic Strategic Plan 2015-2020 provides a road map for the growth of the Polytechnic into a centre of excellence in technology advancement in the TIVET sector by offering unparalled quality services to its customers. The review of the lapsed Strategic Plan was carried out at a time when the Polytechnic had acquired a new mandate vide the Legal notice N0. 114 of August 22nd 2014. This created a greater awareness of what the Polytechnic ought to build into as a National Polytechnic taking cognizance of the greater expectation under the new mandate. The process was carried out in a participatory, consultative and all inclusive manner that entailed taking into consideration the views of a broad spectrum of stakeholders. This further included a comprehensive review of the previous Strategic plan taking stock of the achievements, challenges faced as well as the various implementation gaps that made it difficult to implement the conceived strategies.

This Strategic Plan is organised into five Chapters for easy of presentation, easy understanding and flow of content upto and including the logical framework of this strategy. The first chapter presents the historical background information of the Polytechnic and introductory information on the Kenya vision 2030 which is the guiding economic blueprint and more significantly the interlink age and TENP's mandate, chapter two provides the situational analysis, this gives an in-depth interrogation of the current state of affairs in full appreciation of both the internal and external environments...

Mission Statement: "To Produce Human Capital and Advance Technology through Innovative Training for a Dynamic Economy"
Vision Statement: "To be a Centre of Excellence in Technological Advancement"
Core Values: Customer focus • Integrity• Professionalism • Teamwork• Creativity and innovation