CONSULTANCY SERVICES TO REVIEW THE WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT ACT. NO. 47 OF 2013

Tender Type
Consultancy
Organization:
MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND WILDLIFE
Close Date:
2020-09-29
Advert Type:
Consultancy

Description

MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND WILDLIFE

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)

CONSULTANCY SERVICES TO REVIEW THE WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT ACT, NO. 47 OF 2013

1.     Background

The Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, State Department for Wildlife wishes to engage the services of a Consul­tant to carry out a comprehensive review of the Wildlife Conservation and Management Act, No. 47 of 2013.

2.     Objective

The objective is to undertake a comprehensive review of the Wildlife Conservation and Management Act, 2013 (No. 47 of 2013) and develop a draft Bill of the same.

3.     Scope of Work /Activities

a)    Legislative Drafting

         i.            Prepare an inception report clearly detailing proposed approach, methodology and data collection tools to be used in executing the assignment.

       ii.            Undertake a comprehensive review and analyze the existing legal framework and identify the weak­nesses, shortcomings and the gaps in the existing Wildlife Conservation and Management Act (No. 47) of 2013.

      iii.            Study the new Wildlife Policy 2020 and identify aspects to be included in the New Wildlife Bill.

     iv.            Conduct a comparative analysis of wildlife laws (statutes) and provide recommendations in line with best international practices.

      v.            Prepare and present a comprehensive work plan for the development of draft Bill, including the con­sultative process, and resultant budgetary expectations.

     vi.            Draft the Wildlife Conservation and Management Bill.

   vii.            Duration of the consultancy is six (6) months

B Coordination and Facilitation

         i.            Liaise with the State Department for Wildlife (SDW) in coordination and facilitation of the Wildlife Conservation and Management Bill process.

       ii.            Facilitate consultative sessions, forums and workshops organized by the SDW.

4.     Qualification and Experience

Interested consultant should have a minimum of a Master's degree in Environmental Law, with experience in legisla­tive drafting, be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with at least 15 years relevant experience should have good communication skills, have ability to work within tight deadlines, and demonstrate experience in similar assignments within the Natural Resources Sector.

The consultant should provide a pin certificate, valid tax compliance certificate and physical address.

Selection of the Consultant will be in accordance with procedures set out in the Public Procurement and Disposal Act, 2015 and the Public Procurement and Disposal Regulations, 2020.

The complete set of tender documents containing detailed Terms of Reference may be obtained from the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife website (www.tourism.go.ke) or the National Treasury suppliers' portal (www.treasury.go.ke).

Prices quoted must be net inclusive of all taxes and delivery must be in Kenya shillings and shall remain valid for 120 days from the closing date of the tender.

 

Duly completed set of RFP document in plain sealed envelopes clearly marked RFP No. SDW/1/2020-2012: "Provision of Consultancy Services for Review of the Wildlife Conservation and Management Act, 2013" and bearing no indication of the identity of the Consultant should be addressed to The

Principal Secretary,

State Department for Wildlife,

P. O. Box 41394 – 00100

Nairobi,

 and be deposited into the tender box at the reception of State Department for Wildlife, NSSF Building, Block-A, Eastern Wing, 15th Floor, on or before 12:00 Noon, on 29th September, 2020. The proposals shall be enclosed in different envelopes clearly marked technical and financial proposals.

Technical Proposals will be opened immediately thereafter in the presence of Consultants or their representatives who choose to attend.

Principal Secretary

State Department for Wildlife

MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND WILDLIFE