Estates Department

Engineer Julius Maloba
Estate Officer

Estates department is one of the departments under the division of Administration, Planning and Finance in the University. The department is headed by Eng. Julius Maloba and assisted by Mrs. Irine Wepukhulu, in charge Buildings and Water sections and Mr. Dennis Mugendi, in charge Electrical and Grounds sections.

The core function of the department is to develop and maintain physical infrastructure in the University

The department has four sections namely:

  1. Building section
  2. Water section
  3. Electrical section
  4. Grounds section

Estates Department 2019/2020 Financial Year Performance Contact Self Evaluation Exercise

Estates Department 2019/2020 Financial Year Performance Contact Self Evaluation ExerciseIn August 2019 the Ministry of Education and the Inspectorate of State Corporations negotiated and vetted Kibabii University’s performance contract for the financial year 2019/2020. The contract was cascaded and implemented within the required stipulated framework. The self-evaluation process was carried out from Tuesday 25th August, 2020 to Friday 28th August, 2020, Estates Department was evaluated. Kibabii University has successfully implemented the PC of FY 2019/2020 despite the challenges brought about by the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Estates Department QMS External Quality Audit based on ISO 9001:2015 Standard 2020

KIBU Undergoing QMS External Quality Audit based on ISO 9001:2015 Standard 2019Kibabii University attained ISO 9001:2015 certification in November, 2019 after a successful certification audit conducted by SGS Kenya Ltd. Surveillance audits are conducted to ensure the University quality management system has continued to fulfil requirements of the certification audit. It is a periodic audit performed by an external auditor to ensure that an organization still meets ISO standard requirements SGS Kenya external auditor, Mr. Jared Ogutu conducted a surveillance audit virtually from 4th to 5th August, 2020. Estates Department was sampled.

The objectives of the audit were to determine conformity of the management system, or parts of it with audit criteria and its: ability to ensure applicable statutory, regulatory and contractual requirements are met; effectiveness to ensure the client can reasonably expect to achieve specified objectives, and ability to identify as applicable areas for potential improvement.

Official Handing Over of Women’s Hostel

Millicons Limited officially hands over the newly constructed Women’s Hostel to Kibabii University Management. The project management team led by the Project Manager QS Mary Gichuki led the University Management on an inspection tour of the completed Women’s Hostel project. The hostel block has 108 rooms to accommodate 412 students, 4 Entertainment rooms and Hostels officers’ offices.

Official Handing Over of Women’s Hostel

Official Handing Over of Women’s Hostel

Stock Taking Exercise at the Estates Department for the Closure of Final Accounts for 2018/2019

Kibabii University staff from Internal Audit, Procurement, Estates and Finance departments participating in stock taking exercise in preparation for the closure of final accounts for the year 2018/2019 at the Estates stores. Stock taking exercise took place on 20th June, 2019

Stock Taking Exercise at the Estates Department for the Closure of Final Accounts for 2018/2019

Stock Taking Exercise at the Estates Department for the Closure of Final Accounts for 2018/2019

Site Inspection for Proposed Women Hostels

Kibabii University Vice Chancellor Professor Ipara Odeo, Milicon’s Limited Project Manager QS Mary Gichuki with user department inspecting the ongoing women hostel project in the University on 7th June, 2019. Various fittings including access doors were approved to enable contractors deliver the project as scheduled

Site Inspection for Proposed Women Hostels

Site Inspection for Proposed Women Hostels

Site Inspection for Proposed Women Hostels

Reinforcement of Cooper Tapes for the Lightning Arresters

Staff from Estate department engaged in the reinforcement of cooper tapes for the lightning arresters before the onset of long rains. This is to curb lightning and thunderstorm disasters in the University. The activity took place from 25th February to 7th March, 2019

Reinforcement of Cooper Tapes for the Lightning Arresters

Official Handing Over of Phase II Education Block

Millicons Limited officially hands over the newly constructed Phase II Education Block to Kibabii University Management. The project Manager walked them through different sections in the facility including offices, laboratories and demonstrating how some equipments in the facility are used.

Millicons Limited also handed over a 14 seater Van to Kibabii University as a token of appreciation. The event was crowned by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Ipara planting a tree in front of the newly constructed block.

Official Handing Over of Phase II Education Block Gallery

Official Handing Over of Phase II Education Block

Official Handing Over of Phase II Education Block

Official Handing Over of Phase II Education Block

Official Handing Over of Phase II Education Block

Site Inspection for Proposed Phase II Educational Block

DVC (Planning, Partnerships, Research and Innovation) Prof. Dr.-Ing. Benedict M. Mutua, PhD, Rer. Nat. lead the inspection team for constructed Phase II of Educational Block together with the Technical Project Management Team.The Technical Project Team Manager briefed the Inspection Committee on various sections allocated to different Departments and Schools/Faculties. This meeting comes just before official handing over of the facility to the University.

Site Inspection for Proposed  Phase II Educational  Block

Site Inspection for Proposed  Phase II Educational  Block

Site Inspection for Proposed  Phase II Educational  Block

Tender Awarded for the Proposed Women Students Hostel and Associated Works

Signing of the tender awarded contracts for the construction of the proposed women students hostel and associated works in the Vice Chancellor’s office

Tender Awarded for the Proposed Women Students Hostel and Associated Works

Tender Awarded for the Proposed Women Students Hostel and Associated Works

Tender Awarded for the Proposed Women Students Hostel and Associated Works

Tender Awarded for the Proposed Women Students Hostel and Associated Works

Car Parking

Capital Development Projects in the University
The 60 cars capacity central car parking in the university
Car Parking

Oxidation Ponds

The new oxidation ponds to serve a design population of 12,000 students
Oxidation Ponds

Incinerator

The new incinerator built under the Oxidation Ponds project.
This is being used to manage wastes from the ponds and the university health clinic
Incinerator

Underground Rain Water Tank

The newly completed 180,000 liter underground rain water tank in the university to boost the water storage capacity
Underground Rain Water Tan

Tuition Block

The completed Phase I of Education Tuition Block
The block supplies 52 No. Lecture rooms and 32 No academic staff offices
Tuition Block

Phase I of Education Tuition Block

The underway construction of Phase I of Education Tuition Block
This block will supply 22No. Laboratories, 5No. Deans offices, 60No. Academic staff offices, Senate Boardroom and 700 Capacity Auditorium
Phase I of Education Tuition Block

Auditorium

The second 700 capacity ultra-modern Auditorium under construction in the phase II of Education tuition Block project
Auditorium