Consultancy to Undertake Consultancy Services for Water Towers Conservation Management Fund

Republic of Kenya
Office of the Prime Minister
Request for Expressions of Interest
Tender No OPM/EOI/02/2012-2013
Consultancy to Undertake Consultancy Services for Water Towers Conservation Management Fund

The Government of Kenya has established the National Water Towers Conservation Fund for the purpose of the restoration and conservation of the Water Towers. The Government intends to apply part of the budgeted funds for consultancy services. The objective of this consultancy is to undertake studies on resource mobilization. 

The consultants will carry out the required assignments as detailed here below:-
Consultancy on Developing a Resource Mobilization Strategy for the National Water Towers Conservation Fund
Scope of work
In general terms, the consultancy shall cover all aspects of resource mobilization.
More specifically, the following key activities are required to complete the consultancy:
1. Undertake a situation analysis for all the water towers. The consultant will be required to accompany the Fund Committee during its visits to the five main water towers, that will include meetings with relevant stakeholders;
2. Consult policy-makers, users and managing institutions (environment, forestry, water, lands, agriculture) on sustainable management of water towers;
3. Identify potential donors, including development partners;
4. Identify relevant international funding mechanisms, such as global funds;
5. Compile a database of active partners in water towers conservation;
6. Identify resource mobilization activities (including project proposals, payment for environmental services schemes, events);
7. Develop a strategy document and a one-year work plan for resource mobilization, including for engaging private sector and development partners;
8. As part of the implementation of the one-year work plan:
a. Develop and assist submit project proposals to identified donors;
b. Organize resource mobilization events. The logistical costs of these events will be covered by the Fund;
c. Prepare the necessary documents to make the case to the Government to invest in the water towers.
The Office of the Prime Minister now invites eligible Consultancy Firms to submit and indicate their interest in providing the above consultancy services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff etc.)
The information to be delivered shall prove:
i. Appropriate experience and internal skills in identification/appraisal of projects related to similar services.
ii. Appropriate experiences and internal skills in the related fields.
iii. Good knowledge of sector
A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procurement procedures set out in the Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2oo5 and Regulations 2006.
The Office of the Prime Minister will prepare a short list of about six candidates to be pre-selected on the basis of the Expressions of Interest received to whom will send Request for Proposals to perform the intended assignments. Consultants may associate in order to enhance their
Interested consultants may obtain further information at the office of the Head of Supply Chain Management Services, Office of the Prime Minister, Office of the Prime Minister Building, Harambee Avenue, 1st Floor Wing B Room 107, during normal office working hours.
Expressions of Interest must be enclosed in plain sealed envelopes marked with the reference title and be deposited in the Tender Box provided at the Public Entrance, Reception area or be sent to the address indicated here below, so as to be received on or before 26th October 2012 at 10.00 a.m. East African Time.

NB: Telegraphic/Telex/Email Expressions of Interest are not permitted. Late submissions will not be accepted irrespective of the circumstances.

Permanent Secretary
Office of the Prime Minister
Office of the Prime Minister Building
Harambee Avenue; 
P.O. Box 74434 – 00200, 
E.N. Nyachio
Head, Supply Chain Management Services
For: Permanent Secretary

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