Adeso Consultancy Jobs in Kenya

Adeso Consultancy Jobs in Kenya

Terms of Reference:
  • Translation Services
    Organization:
  • Adeso - African Development Solutions, www.adesoafrica.org
    Project:
  • DEPP - Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Program
    Position Type:
  • Short-Term Consultancy
    Study/Assessment Topic:
  • Translation services
    Position Location:
  • Nairobi With Possible Travel to Garissa and Marsabit
    Duration:
  • One (1) day
    Reporting To:
  • Project Director
    Working With:
  • The Innovations Lead
    Starting Date:
  • Immediately

    Vacancy Contact
  • Please send applications to [email protected] – Adeso will only respond to short-listed applicants.

    Organizational Background

    Adeso is an expanding and vibrant African based international development and humanitarian organization.

    At Adeso, we work with African communities who are yet to realize their full potential; working inside these communities to create environments in which Africans can thrive.

    Our belief that economic, social and environmental security is the bedrock of a healthy community drives the nature and intent of our programming.

    We work to prevent and overcome situations that adversely affect community well-being by: reinvigorating the economy, developing skills for life and work, providing humanitarian aid, and influencing policy.

    For the past 20 years we have strengthened rural livelihoods through environmental awareness, training, technology transfer and innovative humanitarian projects in pursuit of a peaceful, self-reliant, and greener future.

    Adeso is an exciting and dynamic organization experiencing managed rapid growth. It offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.

    Project Summary

    Adeso is leading in the implementation of Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Program (DEPP) Innovation Lab is a 22 months’ project under the AIM (Adeso, iHub MasterCard) Consortium.

    The objective of this program is to increase preparedness and resilience of disaster-prone communities in Garissa and Marsabit counties of Kenya by drawing on their deep knowledge of pastoralist.

    The Consortium has formed Maarifa Kona community innovations labs in Garissa and Marsabit where rural communities are participating to find ideas, prototype and scale innovations for commercialization.

    It is from this background that a number of community innovators are engaged with the labs to refine and prototype their ideas.

    Application Requirements:

  • Consultants/firms who meet the following requirements should submit their detailed narrative and financial proposal on how to undertake the assignment.
  • Should be a firm/individual consultants with office/operational establishments within Kenya or able to access the area of assignment.
  • Technical proposal on how the assignment will be conducted including methodologies, data analyses and interpretation, reports
    and schedules.
  • Proven technical experience of Lead/proposed Consultant with a bachelor’s degree in education or in any related field.
  • Must have performed at least 3 similar consultancies in the last 5 years.
  • Proof of personnel and equipment and ability to mobilize them on short notice
  • Submit a detailed financial proposal including all professional fees, travel, transport, reporting costs and subsistence costs.
  • Please note all costs must be broken down into details (no lump sums, no contingencies etc.)
  • Consultants who do not meet the above requirement will not be evaluated further. You are therefore asked to submit your best proposal with relevant documents.
  • The consultant/firm will be responsible for their own security; insurance while in the field and Adeso will not be responsible for any injuries or damages incurred during the assignment.
  • The costs submitted must be inclusive of all anticipated expenses.

    Evaluation Criteria:
  • At least 3 past performed works similar to solicited work with proof of reference or completion letters/contract/ for each past work.
  • Technical responsiveness of submitted proposal detailing understanding of related assignment.
  • Overall responsiveness on ToR methodology and analysis
  • Cost effectiveness/reasonableness & Budget
  • Work plan

    Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights
  • In consideration of the fees paid, the Consultant expressly assigns to Adeso any copyright arising from the works the consultant produces while executing this contract.
  • All images (whether used for online or print purposes) must however bear the consultant’s photo credit, as specified by international intellectual property rights.
  • The consultant may not use, reproduce or otherwise disseminate or authorize others to use, reproduce or disseminate such works without prior consent from Adeso.

    How to Apply:
  • All applications and proposals should be sent to [email protected] by 15th January 2019 with “prototype modelling” on the subject line.
  • The selection committee will review submitted proposal as they arrive.
  • All applicants must meet the minimum requirements described above, and those unable to meet these requirements will not be considered.
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