Oxfam Water Systems Audit Jobs in Kenya

Oxfam Water Systems Audit Jobs in Kenya


Job Details

  • In Kenya, Oxfam works with others to alleviate poverty and inequality.

  • We work with the most vulnerable communities in the dry and remote northern regions, and in the impoverished slums of the capital, Nairobi.

  • In Kenya, the highest poverty levels are in the northern pastoralist districts – in some areas 95% of people fall below the poverty line.

  • Like many developing countries, Kenya is undergoing rapid urbanisation.

  • It’s estimated that by 2050 half the Kenyan population will be living in urban areas.

  • This high presents a myriad of challenges. 34% of the 17 million poor Kenyans are urban poor and most of them live in informal urban settlements.

  • Oxfam in Kenya Since starting work in Kenya in 1963, Oxfam has: provided long-term development aid and emergency relief, for example supporting refugees; promoted peace and managed conflicts between communities; campaigned for better governance and equitable access to services.

  • We aim to help citizens stand up for their rights, and we work with others from government, civil society, communities, international development actors and the private sector.

    Overview of the task

  • Oxfam in Kenya, in collaboration with LeFil Consulting, a company limited by guarantee that offers top-notch business consulting to solve social problems such as poor access to water and sanitation, seek to contribute to a paradigm shift on how rural water infrastructure is installed, managed and paid for in the Arid and Semi -Arid Lands (ASALs) of Kenya.

  • The Parties co-developed a model that seeks to optimize and reduce operation and maintenance (O&M) expenses and improve the quality
    and lifespan of rural water infrastructure.

  • The concept revolves around bundling several rural water schemes in a region, contracting a private operator to perform their O&M, and instituting a dedicated public fund to pay for O&M expenses.

  • The purpose of the proposed research is to identify key opportunities to strengthen the economic rights of marginalized women in Kenya.

    Scope of Work

  • Oxfam is seeking a qualified firm or individual consultants to undertake water system audit for selected water systems in Turkana and Nyeri Counties.

  • The proposed consultancy requires conducting formative research analytics and due diligence on water supply systems.

    How to Apply

  • Interested consultants (firms and individuals) are requested to submit their bids including technical and financial proposals.

  • The technical proposals must include the TOR interpretation, proposed methodology including a detailed workplan and a Financial proposal with daily costs per activity.

  • Likewise, CVs of consultants must be attached and three (3) referees must be included in the CVs.

  • Please submit applications on or before 22nd May 2020 and indicate Application for Consultancy on Water Systems Audit in Turkana and Nyeri in the subject line, and submit to the email address
    Kenya.Logs@oxfam.org.uk

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