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Kenya Informal Settlements Improvement Project (KISIP)

Credit No: 4873-KE

Consultancy Services

Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) for Individual Consultancy Services for Financial Management Expert to Prepare Guidelines for Operating Costs

Contract No. MH/KISIP/CS/001/2012-2013

1. The Government of Kenya has received funding from International Development Association (IDA) for the Kenya Informal Settlements Improvement Project (KISIP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments under this Consultancy Services for Financial Management Expert to Prepare Guidelines for Operating Costs, Contract No. MH/KISIP/CS/001/2012-2013.

2. The objective of the assignment is to identify, budget and organize the operational costs related to the KISIP project over the remaining implementing period and also prepare guidelines on the use of operating costs.

3. The services will include:

  • To identify the KISIP-related operating costs needs of the Project implementation Team at the Ministry of Housing and those of the Participating Municipalities and align them in terms of their eligibility as per the Financing Agreement.
  • To develop a budget on KISIP related operating costs for Project Implementation Team and the Participating Municipalities for the remaining implementation period given the available funds.
  • To develop a procedures manual to guide on how to account for these operational costs.
  • To develop a reporting structure and standards between the Project Implementation Team and the Participating Municipalities.

    4. The selected consultant should have the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelors degree in Commerce, Business Administration or Economics.
  • Be qualified CPA or ACCA.
  • Must be a registered member of ICPAK.
  • Have at least 8 years’ experience in government accounting, grant management, and donor-funded projects with government partnership.

    At least 5 of those years should be at Finance Manager level with responsibilities of managing the Finance function of an organization or project.

  • Have previous experience in preparation of an operations manual.
  • Have knowledge of World Bank financial management procedures.

    5. The services are expected to be completed within one month upon signing of the contract.

    6. The Ministry of Housing through the KISIP now invites individual consultants to express their interest in providing the services.

    Interested individuals must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (CV, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, etc).

    7. The consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (May 2004, Revised October 1, 2006 and May 2010).

    Interested individuals may obtain further information at the address below from 0800 to 1700 hours from Monday to Friday excluding lunch hour (1300 to 1400Hrs) and public holidays.

    8. Expression of interest shall be deliveredusing one of the following modalities:

  • Deposit in the tender box located on 6th Floor, Ardhi House in Nairobi,
  • Send by Courier to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Housing or
  • Send by email to the Permanent Secretary at ps@housing.go.ke and the Program Coordinator, Ministry of Housing kisip [at] housing.go.ke.

    For expressions of interest that will be deposited at the tender box, the packages should be clearly marked Contract No. MH/KISIP/CS/001/2012-2013 for Consultancy Services for Financial Management Expert to Prepare Guidelines for Operating Costs.

    Permanent Secretary
    Ministry of Housing
    Ardhi House, 1st Ngong Avenue, P.O Box 30119-00100
    Tel: +254-20-2718050
    Fax: +254-20-2734886
    Nairobi Kenya

    Email: info [at] housing.go.ke Website: www.housing.go.ke

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