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Title CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR MITIGATION AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AND PREVENTION OF SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE IN THE CIVIL WORKS CONTRACTS FOR THE UPGRADING OF KAINUK BRIDGE, LOKICHAR - LODWAR - NADAPAL/NAKODOK ROAD
Category Consultancy
Organization KENYA NATIONAL HIGHWAYS AUTHORITY
Description

KENYA NATIONAL HIGHWAYS AUTHORITY

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

 

PROJECT ID

PI48853

ASSIGNMENT TITLE

CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR MITIGATION AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AND PREVENTION OF SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE IN THE CIVIL WORKS CONTRACTS FOR THE UPGRADING OF KAINUK BRIDGE, LOKICHAR - LODWAR - NADAPAL/NAKODOK ROAD (Al) -TENDER NO. KeNHA/2022/2018

REFERENCE NO. (AS PER PROCUREMENT PLAN): KE-KENHA-72394-CS-OCBS

1. The Government of the Republic of Kenya (GoK) (hereinafter called "Borrower") has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) (the "Bank") in the form of a credit (hereinafter called "credit") toward the cost of Eastern Africa Regional Transport, Trade and Development Facilitation Project (EARTTDFP). The Kenya National Highways Authority, a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development (MoTIUD) established under the Kenya Roads Act, 2007, intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this Credit to eligible payments under the Contract for which this Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) is issued.

2. The overall objective of the Consultancy Services for Mitigation Against Gender Based Violence and Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in Civil Works Contracts for the Upgrading of Lokichar - LodwarNadapa!/ Nakodok Road (At) ("the Services") is to enhance the capacity of the project to mitigate and manage project-associated risks related to GBV including sexual harassment among project staff and sexual exploitation and abuse between the project workers and the communities within the project zone of influence. The specific objectives include;

         i.            To establish a GBV response system for the project

       ii.            To enhance capacity of the community and local institutions for prevention and management of GBV incidences

The Services will have a total duration of approximately 36 months.

3. The Kenya National Highways Authority now invites eligible Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) ("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 shortlisting criteria are:

a)     NGO must have been-in existence and duly registered with relevant Government authorities for at least 5 to 8 years.

b)     Proven successful completion of at least two (2) contracts of similar nature and complexity under similar conditions in the last five (5) years to international standards;

c)      Technical and Managerial capabilities of each Consultant sufficient to co-opt target community participation;

d)     Relevance and suitability of the Core business of the Consultant to the Terms of Reference (ToR) of this assignment;

e)      Local presence, knowledge and experience working in the project area and familiarity with cultural and socio-economic dimensions of the target communities in Turkana is an added advantage.

The Curriculum Vitae of key experts will not be evaluated at this stage.

4. 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 and revised July 2014 ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest.

5. Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of either a joint venture or a sub consultancy to enhance their qualifications.

6. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Consultant's Guidelines,

7. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours (Mondays to Fridays from 0800 to 1700 hours local time), excluding public holidays.

8. The Expression of Interest enclosed in plain Packages and clearly marked with the Tend

Close Date 2018-10-03