Kenya Railways Corporation

Management TraineesThe Corporation wishes to engage fresh graduates of 2011,2012 and 2013 from recognized universities who are interested in developing a career in the Railway industry in the following fields:
  • Quantity Survey
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • ICT & Telecommunication
  • Electrical Engineering 
  • Signalling
  • Human Resources Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Procurement
  • Finance
  • Business Management/Administration
  • Public Relations/Mass communication
Requirements
  • Interested applicants must have graduated with a Bachelors Degree (minimum of Upper Second Class Honors) from a recognized  University/ Institution in the relevant field within 2011, 2012 or 2013.
Terms of Offer: An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form (click here to download), attach their testimonials and certificates and address their applications to the:

Managing Director
Kenya Railways Corporation 
P.O. Box 30121, 00100, 
Nairobi

to be received by Friday  6th June, 2014.

Note: Those who had applied for these positions previously need not apply.
Republic of Kenya
 
County Assembly of Trans Nzoia
 
County Assembly Service Board
The Trans-Nzoia County Assembly Service Board wishes to invite applications from qualified persons for the following positions:

1. Deputy Human Resource Management Officer
 
1 Post

Ref: TCA/CASB/2014/29
 
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee and coordinate Human Resource services in the areas of recruitment, promotion
  • Placement
  • Discipline
  • Training and development
  • Staff welfare.
  • Ensure proper application and interpretation of Human Resource Management policies, regulations, procedures and systems
  • Advising the Clerk on Human Resource and Administrative matters.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned by the Clerk from time to time.
Requirements for Appointment
 
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
  • Served as a Human Resource Management Officer 1 for a minimum period of at least three (3) years;
  • Bachelors degree in Social Sciences AND Diploma in Human Resource Management or Industrial Relations
  • Attended a management course lasting not less than four (3) weeks; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
2. Legal Clerk 
4 Posts
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Ref: TCA/CASB/2014/4
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Taking hearing dates in Litigation matters;
  • Facilitating service of Legal Documents;
  • Collecting, circulating and filing of published bills and subsidiary legislation;
  • Filing of court documents and any other legal documents;
  • Organizing the Legal Department Registry;
  • Drafting Legal Documents under the supervision of Legal Counsel;
  • Preparation of Bills and other legislative instruments for publication;
  • Preparation of vellum copies for assent and publication;
  • Preparation of committee stage amendments to bills; and,
  • Providing any other Clerical services that may be required by the Assembly, the Committees, the Speaker, the County Assembly service Board or the Clerk.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Served in a comparable and relevant position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Diploma in Law from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in the use of basic computer applications in preparation of legislative and legal instruments;
  • Possession of a current Process Server’s Certificate will be an added advantage.
Applications including curriculum vitae and copies of certificates and testimonials should be addressed to:
 
The Secretary,
County Assembly Service Board,
County Assembly Building (Former County Council)
P. O. Box 4221 – 30200,
Kitale.
 
Closing date: Friday 13th June, 2014.
 
Any application received after this date shall not be considered.

Kenya Railways Corporation

Cartographer

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparation and compilation of plans and maps
  • Drafting of plans and maps for land acquisition
  • Maintenance of plans and maps for durable and safe keeping
  • Maintaining an inventory of the ownership data for purposes of compensation and closer.
Requirements
  • Diploma in Cartography
  • Competency in Cartographic applications
  • 3 years experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Terms of Offer: An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form (click here to download), attach their testimonials and certificates and address their applications to the:

Managing Director
Kenya Railways Corporation 
P.O. Box 30121, 00100, 
Nairobi

to be received by Friday  6th June, 2014.

Note: Those who had applied for these positions previously need not apply.
Kenya Railways Corporation
 
Communications and ICT Engineer
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for railway communications and ICT interventions design, manufacture, procurement and commissioning.
  • Responsible for communication and ICT support required during the construction and commissioning of the railway.
  • Focal point for railway communications and ICT interventions design and commissioning of maintenance facilities.
  • Focal point for training (including induction and capacity building) for all cadre of staff in all railway requirement for communication and ICT interventions.
  • Participating in setting and monitoring implementation schemes and milestones
  • Preparing monthly progress reports and other reports for Management.
Requirements
  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering (provide copy of practicing certificate).
  • Fifteen (15) years professional experience and ten (10) years experience in design and installation of telecommunications and ICT facilities.
  • Knowledge of modern communications and ICT interventions for railway operations an added advantage
  • Demonstrate understanding of both software and hardware requirements for modern communications and ICT interventions.
Terms of Offer: An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form (click here to download), attach their testimonials and certificates and address their applications to the:

Managing Director
Kenya Railways Corporation 
P.O. Box 30121, 00100, 
Nairobi

to be received by Friday  6th June, 2014.

Note: Those who had applied for these positions previously need not apply.
Kenya Railways Corporation

Locomotives Engineer
  • Focal point for locomotives design, manufacture, procurement and commissioning.
  • Focal point for design, construction and commissioning of locomotives maintenance and fuelling facilities
  • Focal point for training including induction and capacity building for all cadre of staff in all locomotives issues
  • Participating in setting and monitoring implementation schemes and milestones
  • Preparing monthly progress reports and other reports for Management.
Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (provide practicing certificate).
  • At least fifteen (15) years of professional engineering experience including eight (10) years in locomotives design or manufacture or maintenance.
  • Knowledge of locomotives used in standard gauge railways an added advantage
  • Demonstrate understanding of general railway operations and maintenance
Terms of Offer: An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form (click here to download), attach their testimonials and certificates and address their applications to the:

Managing Director
Kenya Railways Corporation 
P.O. Box 30121, 00100, 
Nairobi

to be received by Friday  6th June, 2014.

Note: Those who had applied for these positions previously need not apply.
Kenya Railways Corporation

Architect

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for all architectural interventions including designs and finishing works.
  • Training including induction and capacity building for all staff in architectural interventions and finishing work section
  • Participating in setting and monitoring implementation schemes and milestones
  • Preparing monthly progress reports and other reports for Management.
  • In general, the Architect will assess the suitability of contractor’s designs of all the building and landscaping works and monitor quality control during construction of the buildings.
Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Architecture
  • Fifteen (15) years professional experience and ten (10) years of in an active design office or construction sites.
  • Familiar with Kenyan building code and regulations.
  • Participation as a lead architect in at least 2 projects with at least one project completed, in the last 3 years
Terms of Offer: An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form (click here to download), attach their testimonials and certificates and address their applications to the:

Managing Director
Kenya Railways Corporation 
P.O. Box 30121, 00100, 
Nairobi

to be received by Friday  6th June, 2014.

Note: Those who had applied for these positions previously need not apply.
Kenya Railways Corporation

Civil Engineer (General)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Handling miscellaneous civil engineering structures design and construction works including supply chain, materials testing and commissioning.
  • Training including induction and capacity building of staff in miscellaneous civil engineering structures design and construction
  • Setting and monitoring implementation schemes and milestones
  • Preparing monthly progress reports and other reports for Management.
  • Setting up safety, health and environmental sustenance rules and regulation at all working places and labour camps;
  • Monitoring safety etc at working places and labour camps.
Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering (provide practicing certificate)
  • Fifteen (15) years professional experience and ten (10) years in general civil engineering designs and construction including roads, buildings, water supply, wastes disposal (solid and liquid), etc.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Good writing and speaking skills in English.
  • Demonstrate understanding of standard gauge railway design, construction and general railway operations
  • Be a team player
Terms of Offer: An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form (click here to download), attach their testimonials and certificates and address their applications to the:

Managing Director
Kenya Railways Corporation 
P.O. Box 30121, 00100, 
Nairobi

to be received by Friday  6th June, 2014.

Note: Those who had applied for these positions previously need not apply.
Kenya Railways Corporation

Railway Track Engineer I

Duties and responsibilities
  • Will deputize for the Project Manager
  • Focal point for all railway track infrastructure development issues including components manufacture, supply, testing and commissioning
  • Focal point for all cadre of staff induction, training and capacity building in railway tack infrastructure development
  • Setting and monitoring implementation schemes and milestones
  • Preparing monthly progress reports and other reports for Management.
  • Setting up safety, health and environmental sustenance rules and regulation at all working places and labour camps ; monitoring safety etc at working places and labour camps.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering
  • Twenty (20) years professional experience in civil engineering and 15 years (15) experience in railway track design or construction/maintenance
  • Knowledge of railway operations will be an added advantage
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Demonstrate understanding general railway operations
  • Be a team player
Railway Track Engineer II

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Handling Railway corridor development issues including, supply chain, materials testing, machinery deployment
  • Training including induction and capacity building for all staff in railway corridor development
  • Setting and monitoring implementation schemes and milestones
  • Preparing monthly progress reports and other reports for Management.
  • Setting up safety, health and environmental sustenance rules and regulation at all working places and labour camps;
  • Monitoring safety at working places and labour camps.
Requirements
  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering
  • Fifteen (15) years professional experience and ten (10) years experience in transport infrastructure design or construction or maintenance
  • Familiar with structures designs and construction
  • Good knowledge of geotechnical investigations
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Demonstrate understanding of general railway operations
  • Be a team player
Terms of Offer: An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form (click here to download), attach their testimonials and certificates and address their applications to the:

Managing Director
Kenya Railways Corporation 
P.O. Box 30121, 00100, 
Nairobi

to be received by Friday  6th June, 2014.

Note: Those who had applied for these positions previously need not apply.
Kenya Railways Corporation

Vacancy: Project Manager

Duties and Responsibilities 

 
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer for the following:
  • The focal point in KR for Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) development issues and head of the Project Implementation Department (PID).
  • Provide a link between the Supervision Consultant and EPC Contractor;
  • Provide secretariat duties for all KR and Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure SGR consultations and meetings
  • Custodian of all SGR related correspondence
  • Focal point for SGR development in the region
  • Responsible for monitoring the project and approving project expenditure.
Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering (provide practicing certificate);
  • Twenty (20) years professional railway experience and eight (8) years in management position;
  • Knowledge of SGR development requirement in the Country and the Region and particularly Mombasa – Nairobi SGR Project with respect to engineering, financing, human resource requirement among others;
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Good writing and speaking skills.
  • Demonstrate understanding of general railway operations
  • Understanding of railway electrification will be an added advantage
  • Team player
Terms of Offer: An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form (click here to download), attach their testimonials and certificates and address their applications to the:

Managing Director
Kenya Railways Corporation 
P.O. Box 30121, 00100, 
Nairobi

to be received by Friday  6th June, 2014.

Note: Those who had applied for these positions previously need not apply.

Republic of Kenya

County Government of Baringo
 
Baringo Public Service Board
Baringo County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions as per the Constitution of Kenya 2010 under article 176 and County Government Act No. 17 of 2012.
 
1. County Chief Officers

Ref: BCPSB/14/2014
 
The posts will be for each of the following County Departments
 
1. Agriculture and Livestock
 
2. Trade and Enterprise Development
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 

The Chief Officer shall be the authorized officer in respect of exercise of delegated powers and shall be responsible to the respective county Executive Committee Member for:-
  1. Administration of the County Department
  2. Formulation and implementation of policies and laws
  3. Development and implementation of the County’s Strategic and Integrated Development plan
  4. Formulation and Implementation of effective programmes to attain Vision 2030 and Sector goals
  5. Promotion of National Values and Principles of the County Public Service
For appointment to this position a candidate, in addition to general requirements listed above, must:
  • Be Holder of a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • A Master’s degree in the relevant field applied for, will be an added advantage.
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than ten (10) years in the specific area.
Terms of service: Contract
Salary Scale Kshs. 120,270 – 180,660 p.m. 
House Allowance 60000p.m. 
Other allowances Kshs. 20,000 p.m.
 
2. Director, Supply Chain Management 
1 Post
 
Job Group “R”. 

Ref: BCPSB/15/2014

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The officer will be the head of supply chain Management unit and will be responsible to the chief officer finance for the efficient management of supply chain management services.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Policy implementation and interpretation on Supply Chain Management;
  • Advising the Chief Officer on matters relating to Supply Chain Management;
  • Issuing administrative guidance on implementation and interpretation of the public procurement and disposal Act, 2006, regulations and other statutes;
  • Introducing modern inventory management techniques and approaches;
  • Implementing e-government procurement strategies;
  • Interpreting international trade agreements/policies related to procurement;
  • Providing over sale guidance on framework and consortium buying, providing guidance on public private partnerships and concession in infrastructure and specialized services;
  • Advice the county government on partnership in asset management;
  • Implementing inventory management information system;
  • Providing guidance on procurement policies and procedures;
  • Providing overall guidance on contract design and management;
  • Providing guidance on disposal of County Government inventory and other assets;
  • Undertaking capacity building of staff at county level;
  • Advising on quality assurance on goods, works and services;
  • Management, training and development of supply chain personnel and;
  • Representing the Chief Officer in relevant meetings on procurement matters.
Qualifications
 
For appointment a candidate must:
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in any of the following – commerce, business administration, economics, procurement and supplies management economics, marketing, or the equivalent from a recognized university; Masters degree in any of the following: Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Supplies Management, will be an added advantage;
  • Have a diploma in supplies management or its approved equivalent from a recognized university;
  • Have served in the supply chain management for eight (8) years in the Civil Service or a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service and;
  • Have shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Have shown exemplary leadership qualities;
  • Satisfy the requirements of the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
 
i. Salary scale : Kshs 109,089 -144,928p.m
 
ii. House allowance : Kshs 40,000 p.m
 
iii. Other allowances : Kshs. 16,000 p.m.
 
3. Chief Internal Auditor 
1 Position
Job Group “M”
Ref: BCPSB/16/2014
 
The Officer will be responsible for planning ,execution and reporting on Audit assignments. 

The Officer will report to the Head of Treasury-Internal Audit.
 
Duties and Responsibilities;
  • Preparation, implementation and supervision of all audit programs in the County
  • Reviewing audit working papers, draft audit reports and ensuring maintenance of high audit standards and performance
  • Regularly review the County’s internal control and accounting systems and recommend risk-mitigation measures.
  • Developing audit plans, programmes and standard audit working papers.
  • Guiding and supervising staff
Requirements for appointment
  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration Commerce or relevant equivalent degree. A Masters degree is an added advantage
  • Be holder of CPA(K) or its recognized equivalent
  • Have a Masters Degree in any of the relevant field from a recognized University
  • Be registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
  • Relevant working experience of not less than five years.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Kenya constitution 2010 on leadership and integrity.
4. Internal Auditor III 
2 Positions
 
Job Group “H”

Ref: BCPSB/17/2014
 
Duties and responsibilities
  • Apply audit programmes and procedures to detect errors and fraud
  • Examine transactions and procedures to confirm adherence to established laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Gather, index and file audit evidence that is sufficient and appropriate for audit conclusions reached.
Requirements for appointment
  • Must be a Bachelor’s degree holder in Accounting, Finance, Economics or its equivalent from a recognized university; or
  • Must be a holder of CPA(K) or its equivalent.
  • Relevant working experience of not less than one year.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Kenya constitution 2010 on leadership and integrity.
5. County Mechanical and Transport Officer
1 Post

Job Group  ‘P’ 

Ref: BCPSB/18/2014
 
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Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure effective preventive maintenance of county fleet.
  • Prepare and manage fleet records.
  • Ensure optimal and economical allocation of vehicle and plant to departments.
  • Ensure the efficient scheduling of vehicle movement.
  • Adopt new fleet management technologies.
  • Ensure effective deployment of drivers and plant operators.
  • Monitor and manage fuel consumption.
  • Manage out sourced transport services.
  • Ensure effective management of public transport.
Requirements
  • Possess a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering from a recognized institution.
  • Should have a minimum of 5 years relevant experience with a minimum of two years in logistics management.
  • Excellent interpersonal communications, feedback and analytical skills and must be computer literate.
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenya Constitution 2010 and is not disqualified for appointment to office by County Government Act or any other law.
6. County Directors 
3 Posts

Job Group “R”
 
Ref: BCPSB/19/2014
 
The posts will be for each of the following County Departments:
 
1. Director -County Public Service
 
2. Director of Information Technology and Communication
 
3. Director - Civic Education
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
The Director will be answerable to the Chief Officer in the relevant Department and will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Development , implementation and evaluation of the relevant division strategic plans, programmes and projects in collaboration with other departments and stakeholders.
  • Planning and supervision of the relevant division’s programmes and activities.
  • Organization, direction, control and co-ordination of the functions of the division.
  • Interpreting and applying national and county laws and other related statutes in the relevant division in line with the county goals and objectives.
  • Developing appropriate county departmental policies, legal and institutional frameworks for implementation of the mandate of the division.
  • Handling administrative, Human Resources and assets management issues.
  • Oversee preparation of annual work plans and financial budgets.
  • Ensuring strict compliance with all financial, budgetary and procurement procedures,
  • Co-ordination of production, documentation and dissemination of the relevant division’s information.
  • Provide advice and guidance in recruiting, hiring and staff development.
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Officer.
Requirements:
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be a holder of a relevant 1st degree from a recognized University in Kenya in the relevant field.
  • A Master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage
  • Have a relevant knowledge and experience of not less than five (5) years in the field applied.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Be conversant with policy formulation and implementation.
  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Devolution, the County development objectives and vision 2030.
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity.
How to Apply:
 
For a candidate to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution, he/she must have the following clearances:
  1. Certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  2. Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  5. Certificate of clearance from any of the Credit References Bureaus in the Country
All written applications, CVs, copies of certificates, testimonials and identity card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position being applied for and addressed to:

The Secretary
County Public Service Board
Baringo County.
P.O. Box 53-30400,
Kabarnet.

So as to reach the Offices mentioned above on or before 6th June 2014.

Candidates are advised against canvassing.

NB: Baringo County Government is an equal opportunity Government and all are encouraged to apply as provided in the advert.

County Government of Kisumu

Office of the County Executive Committee Member for Education, Youth, Culture and Social Services

Request for Proposal (RFP)

Title of Assignment: Conducting a Baseline Survey on Devolved Educational Functions within Kisumu County

Background

 
The County Government of Kisumu envisions a future in which every child is accorded a conducive learning opportunity where they can fully realize their potential. 

The County Government seeks to develop a sustainable, cohesive education system that provides relevant formal and non-formal education. 

This vision is very much in tune with the constitutionally devolved county education functions relating to Early Childhood Development Education, Village polytechnics, Home craft centres and childcare facilities.

This terms of reference have been prepared to guide the process of “conducting a baseline study to assess the current status of the institutions and resources under devolved education function, and to propose innovative mechanisms for developing a robust, responsive and relevant (technologically, socioeconomically, and practically) county education system”.

Overall purpose of the study
 
The purpose of the consultancy is to generate comprehensive baseline information on the current status of the devolved education sector services across Kisumu County. The information will inform education programming in the county and support the county government and her implementation partners to understand and monitor the progress and results of their education interventions
 
Objective: The overall objective of the baseline survey is to generate baseline data, both qualitative and quantitative, as benchmarks for measuring intervention by the county government and provide an understanding of the present education services provision by Village/Youth polytechnics, Home Craft centres, Child care centres and ECDs within Kisumu County.
 
The specific objectives of the consultancy are to:
 
1. Conduct a detailed baseline study to assess, inventory and document all the devolved aspects of education within the county (number of institutions, location, physical infrastructure, land acreage and related resources owned by these institutions);
 
2. Conduct Institutional Audits on existing Youth/Village polytechnics, Home craft centres, and ECD/Childcare facilities to establish their purpose, document their contributions and propose strategies to make these institutions relevant and responsive to the current needs to the county residents;
 
3. Evaluate the existing capacity of these institutions (in terms of man power, student population, management, skill-sets, and infrastructure) to deliver on their purpose. The baseline data collected should include but not be limited to access/enrolment rate, quality of education, relevance of education, internal efficiency, equity, status of girls’ enrolment etc.
 
4. Establish the socio economic needs of the county residence with regards to the devolved education.

The baseline data collected should include but not be perception of parents and communities towards these institutions, community contributions, etc.
 
5. Produce contextually relevant framework and a set of education baseline tools for use by the County government in measuring progress and impacts of interventions implemented in the education sector.

Provide a raft of recommendations on policy actions and possible practice interventions by the County government of Kisumu.
 
The Full RFP documents including Terms of Reference (ToR) is available at www.kisumucounty.go.ke, or alternatively hard copies of the same may be obtained at the County Secretary’s office.
 
Requirements
  • Technical proposal on how the above scope of work will be executed specifying timelines.
  • Profile of the firm to include company background, CVs of key professionals/experts indicating educational background and experience in similar assignments.
  • Company registration certificate, VAT compliance and company PIN.
  • Demonstration of firms ability to conduct such an assignment.
  • The assignment may be carried out by one firm or a Consortium (not individual consultant).
  • A consulting firm will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the standard tender documents for selection of consultants available at www.ppoa.go.ke
Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below from Monday to Thursday 00800 to 1700 hours and on Friday from 00800 to 1600hrs

Request for proposal (one original plus two copies) must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Request for proposal for Consultancy Services for CONDUCTING A BASELINE SURVEY ON DEVOLVED EDUCATIONAL FUNCTIONS WITHIN KISUMU COUNTY” and must be deposited in the tender box located at the prosperity building, 2nd floor or delivered to the County Secretary’s of on or before 10th June 2014 at 12.00pm, Kenyan time, at which time the bid documents will be publicly opened at the Conference hall in the presence of bidders or their representatives who choose to attend.

N.B: Late tenders shall not be accepted.

Interim County Secretary
County Government of Kisumu,
P O Box 2738,
Kisumu
County Government of Kisumu

Office of the County Executive Committee Member for Education, Youth, Culture and Social Services

Request for Proposal (RFP)

 
Title of Assignment: Conducting a situational analysis of street children phenomenon within Kisumu County
 
Background
 
The County Government of Kisumu envisions a situation in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. 

Towards that end, the County Government intends to commission a study to inform and influence policy and best practices in addressing the phenomenon that is street children- and as part of the broader mandate of crafting innovative, practical and sustainable solutions to education, sports and talent development for children and young people (CYP) in Kisumu County.
 
The County Government of Kisumu now invites interested and experienced consultancy firms to submit their expression of interest for consultancy services to conduct “a situational analysis of street children phenomenon within Kisumu County”.
 

Overall purpose of the study
 
The overall purpose of the study is to assess the situation and rights of children living and working on the streets to facilitate the development of a long-term strategy for promoting, protecting and fulfilling their rights”.

Scope of Work
 
The study will look at the situation of street children in Kisumu County (covering all the sub-counties and satellite towns) and present an assessment of the problem. 

It will also analyze the causal factors, the effects of the problem of street children, the interventions and responses currently being offered to street children, the gaps in service provision and recommend strategies for intervening in the short, medium and long-term.

The study will use gender lens in all the analysis and recommendations.

The Full RFP documents including Terms of Reference (ToR) is available at www.kisumucounty.go.ke, or alternatively hard copies of the same may be obtained at the County Secretary’s office.
 
Requirements
  • Technical proposal on how the above scope of work will be executed specifying timelines.
  • Profile of the firm to include company background, CVs of key professionals/experts indicating educational background and experience in similar assignments.
  • Company registration certificate, VAT compliance and company PIN.
  • Demonstration of firms ability to conduct such an assignment.
  • The assignment may be carried out by one firm or a Consortium (not individual consultant).
  • A consulting firm will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the standard tender documents for selection of consultants available at www.ppoa.go.ke
Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below from Monday to Thursday 00800 to 1700 hours and on Friday from 00800 to 1600hrs

Request for proposal (one original plus two copies) must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Request for proposal for Consultancy Services for CONDUCTING A SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS OF STREET CHILDREN PHENOMENON WITHIN KISUMU COUNTY” and must be deposited in the tender box located at the prosperity building, 2nd floor or delivered to the County Secretary’s of on or before 10th June 2014 at 12.00pm, Kenyan time, at which time the bid documents will be publicly opened at the Conference hall in the presence of bidders or their representatives who choose to attend.

N.B: Late tenders shall not be accepted.

Interim County Secretary
County Government of Kisumu,
P O Box 2738, 
Kisumu

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