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Title SUPPORTING THE DELIVERY AND COORDINATION OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAMS UNDER THE INTEGRATED PROJECT DELIVERY UNIT [IPDU]
Category Consultancy
Organization MINISTRY OF LAND, HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Description

STATE DEPARTMENT FOR HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

CONTRACT NO: MoTIH&UD/SDoH&UD/DoU&MED/KUSP/WINDOW1/TA-01/2018-2019

ASSIGNMENT TITLE: SUPPORT THE DELIVERY AND COORDINATION OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAMS UNDER THE INTEGRATED PROJECT DELIVERY UNIT [IPDU]

1. The Government of Kenya has obtained a credit from the International Development Association [IDA] towards the cost of Kenya Urban Support Program (KUSP] and it intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contracts for Consultancy Services to Support the Delivery and Coordination of Urban Development and Affordable Housing Programs Under the Integrated Project Delivery Unit (IPDU; Contract No. MoTIH&UD/SDoH&UD/DoU&MED/KUSP/WINDOW1/TA-01/2018-2019

2. The objective of the consulting services [“the Services”] include providing technical support to the State Department of Housing and Urban Development, (the “State Department” or “SDH&UD"] in its programs and initiatives in program implementation, coordination and backstopping, and resources mobilization. The Consultant will also promote and support the Kenya Urban Support Program and the 500,000 affordable homes program by: [i] providing analytical and technical advice on options for financing and resource mobilization, especially through private sector participation modalities; and [ii] collaboratively harnessing the talents and insights of all participants to optimize the programs' and projects’ results, reduce waste, and maximize efficiency.

3. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011 [revised July 2014] (“Consultant Guidelines"], setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest

4. The State Department for Housing and Urban Development, through the Kenya Urban Support Programme [KUSP] now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”] to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The short listing criteria are:

         i.            At least 10 years relevant consulting experience across urban planning and development;

       ii.            Undertaking at least 3 similar project delivery unit implementation projects in the last five years;

      iii.            Ability to access multi-disciplinary teams involved in development, financing, and implementation of planning and development projects covering housing and urban transport; and

     iv.            Track record of working in, and understanding of, developing economies in Africa and emerging markets.

5. The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality Based Selection (QBS] method set out in the Consultant Guidelines

6. The Consultants may associate with other firms to enhance their qualifications, but should indicate clearly whether the association is in the form of a joint venture and/or a sub-consultancy. In the case of a joint venture, all the partners in the joint venture shall be jointly and severally liable for the entire contract, if selected

7. The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR] for the assignment can be obtained by sending a request by Email or from the address below during office hours from 8:00 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 17:00 hours, Monday through Friday, except public holidays at the address given below:

8. The expression of interest should be submitted in plain sealed envelope clearly marked “Expression of Interest for Consultancy Services: “for Support the Delivery and Coordination of Urban Development and Affordable Housing Programs Under the Integrated Project Delivery Unit [IPDU]” to the address below OR dropped at the Tender Box situated on 10th Floor, Cianda House, Koinange Street, Nairobi, So as to be received on or before Friday 31st August, 2018 at 12.00 Noon East African Time.

9. EOls will be opened immediately thereafter in the presence of the applicants or their representatives who choose to attend

The Principal Secretary,

State Department for Housing and Urban Development

P.0 Box 30119-00100

NAIROBI, KENYA

Tel: +254-20-2713833 Email: [email protected]

HEAD SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SERVICES

FOR: PRINCIPAL SECRETARY.

Close Date 2018-08-31