Options | MANI Project
Terms of Reference (ToR)
Consultancy Title Quantity Survey – Infrastructural Renovations
Project: Maternal and New-born Improvement (MANI) project
Reporting to: Facility Upgrade Manager
Liaison with: County Public Works and County Health Management
Number of days and timeframe: 30 days
About MANI: With support from the UK Department for International Development, the Maternal and New-born Improvement (MANI) project is working with the Bungoma County Health Management Team (CHMT) to strengthen core health systems and increase survival of mothers and new-borns in Bungoma County.
Technical assistance is being provided across three core areas:
- Strengthening health systems to manage and deliver quality Maternal and New-born Health (MNH) services,
focusing on health planning, governance and leadership and supply chain management;
- Working at the community level to increase demand for and uptake of MNH services for mothers and newborns;
- Leading the County Innovation Challenge Fund (CICF) to provide funding for innovative projects, which offer local solutions to local problems in reducing maternal and new-born mortality.
About Options and the consortium partners: Technical leadership of the MANI project is provided by Options Consultancy Services, supported by a consortium of MannionDaniels, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Research (IHPMR), AMREF, CARE International and KPMG IDAS.
Options Consultancy Services Limited was established in 1992 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marie Stopes
We are a consultancy organisation providing technical and management expertise in the health and social sectors to governments and international development partners to transform the health of women and children.
We provide information, expertise and influence to governments, health workers, NGOs and businesses to catalyse change so that health services can be accessed by the people who need it the most.
Background to the Assignment: Through its support to Bungoma County, MANI Project seeks to contribute to the reduction of maternal and neonatal deaths through its implementation of the Maternal and Neonatal Health Improvement project.
MANI currently provides MNH health system strengthening support in six sub counties of Bungoma County. (Kanduyi, Webuye East, Webuye West, Tongaren, Kabuchai and Sirisia Sub- Counties).
One of the challenges that the Health facilities face in Bungoma County is inadequate infrastructure. Recent
assessment on Organization Capacity Assessment (OCA) for the county in 2015 and 2016 found that Health
Infrastructure scored Red Score (< 30%).
In another assessment done in 2016, an Energy and WASH Audit it also highlighted infrastructure as a key challenge to majority of the Health Facilities; Majority of these facilities have incomplete/unfinished buildings.
MANI seeks to improve this infrastructural challenges by conducting modest infrastructural renovation including but not limited to;
- Completion of existing abandoned buildings
- Plastering of walls in existing incomplete buildings
- Improving electrical wiring
- Drainage and Plumbing works
- Soakaway/Soak pit construction
- Handwashing facilities provision
- Tiling of floors
- Replacing damaged roofing
- Grill and Windows installations
- Rain water harvesting installations
- Water Closet installations
Scope of work
MANI is seeking an experienced quantity survey firm to quantify the works required in these facilities.
The scope of work will include;
a) Field visits to the targeted sites for Infrastructure improvements in 18 health facilities (attached list of health facilities)
b) Conduct an assessment of existing infrastructure needs and quantify the works required.
c) Develop Bills of Quantities (BOQ) for each of the hospital Improvements required
d) Design architectural drawings for each site
e) Liaise closely with the county public works team and county and sub county health management teams in designing the interventions
1. The company should be duly registered as per the Kenyan laws requirements for company registrations – Registrar of Companies and Kenya Revenue Authority.
2. The company should be registered by National Construction Authority (NCA) as a building contractor in the relevant class.
3. The company should be registered by National Construction Authority (NCA) as an electrical works contractor.
4. Company Engineer’s should be qualified with Bachelor’s in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering and Architecture.
5. The engineers should be registered with the Board of registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors of Kenya with valid practicing licence.
1. The company should have at least five years’ experience in designing – architectural, mechanical; electrical and civil works in hospital settings in Kenya.
2. Applicants are requested to attach prove of similar works undertaken in the last 5 years accompanied by letters of recommendations from previous clients.
Statutory Requirements ( To be Attached)
i. Certificate of incorporation
ii. Pin certificate
iii. Valid Tax compliance certificate
Regulatory bodies Requirements
1. Practicing licence for Engineers, Quantity Surveyors and Architect’s
2. Valid NCA licence for Building works
3. Valid NCA licence for Electrical works
4. Certificate of membership of the Institute of Quantity surveyors of Kenya (IQSK)