Procurement

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Procurement

What are the General Terms and Conditions for Goods at UNDP?
The General services wishes to inform potential suppliers on the terms and conditions for good. They include; Purchase Order, Payment, Tax Exemption, Risk of Loss, Export licences, Fitness of Goods, Inspection, Intellectual Property Infringment, Rights of UNDP, Assignment & Insolvency, Child Labour, Mines, Use of UNDP Emblem and Authority to Modify. Read the detailed chapters of the National Execution (NEX) Manual.

What is an Invitation to Bid ?
An ITB is normally used whenever the entity is not required to propose technical approaches to a project activity, or to offer management or supervision of an activity. ITB’s are used when the entity is to provide its cost requirements to meet precise specifications sought from UNDP. This is normally the case when UNDP buys goods. It may also apply to work contracts and services that can be expressed quantitatively and qualitatively.ITB applies to contracts exceeding $100,000. The United Nations Development Programme in Kenya, (UNDP Kenya) is in the process of pre-qualifying suppliers and contractors for provision of goods and services listed below for the 2009 financial year. Current suppliers and service providers who wish to be retained in the register are encouraged to apply.

Request for Proposal - RFP
RFP is used when the inputs and/or outputs cannot be quantitatively and qualitatively expressed at the time the invitation is made, as for example consulting or similar services are sought. A RFP may also be used for purchase of complex goods when you are not sure of the functional specifications and wish to seek proposals.

Request for Quotation (RFQ)

The most flexible and least formal method that is applied for procuring goods, services and/or works. RFQ’s call for a written quotation.RFQ applies to contracts exceeding the range $2,500 but less than $100,000.

UNDP Kenya welcomes enquiries and comments from you. Let us know what we can do for you.

List of Contracts with Purchase orders (PO) who received more than USD 30,000 in 2011 is available below.

Procurement Notices

  • 23 Aug 2014

    IC Value Chain Analysis of the Extractives Industry in Kwale County

    Request for Recruitment of National Individual Consultant to carry out a “Value Chain Analysis of the Extractives Industry in Kwale County, with a special focus on Silica Sands and the Duruma (Mazeras) Slates”.

  • 23 Aug 2014

    Individual Consultant Supply Chain Analyst

    Request for Recruitment of National Individual Consultant to carry out a “Supply Chain Analysis at National Level, as well as in Kwale and Kitui Counties, to inform the Development of Small- and Medium-Size Enterprises (SMSEs) As Suppliers to the Extractive Industry”

  • 22 Aug 2014

    Individual Consultant Disaster Risk reduction Specialist

    In order to decrease vulnerabilities to frequent disasters, especially in the arid and semi-arid areas (ASALs), UNDP has been implementing resilience building measures including improving access to basic livelihoods infrastructures such as water sources, markets, support to alternative livelihoods such as greenhouse farming and small irrigation schemes, capacity building in entrepreneurship, value chains and range land management

  • 06 Aug 2014

    Individual Consultant to support SGBV

    UNDP is seeking an Individual Contractor to support the project on accelerating efforts to prevent and respond to SGBV; including day to day project management in collaboration with UN agencies, project partners at national and county levels; enhance smooth working relationships; lead the documentation of good practices, monitoring and communication as per the Annual Work Plan. Further, jointly with other project partners, the consultant will work closely with both state and non-state actors together with UNDP staff to achieve programme delivery in a timely manner.

  • 31 Jul 2014

    Recruitment of Individual Consultant- Economic and Job Creation Potential of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Taita Taveta County

  • 29 Jul 2014

    RFP/009/2014-TO DEVELOP A NATIONAL APPROPRIATE MITIGATION ACTIONS (NAMA) FOR THE CHARCOAL SECTOR IN KENYA

    UNDP is looking for a qualified firm to develop a National Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA) for the charcoal sector in Kenya. The charcoal NAMA development will be funded through the Joint UN-DFID support to low carbon climate resilient development for poverty reduction in Kenya. Developing countries have agreed to prepare and implement NAMAs as part of their contribution to global mitigation efforts.

  • 23 Jul 2014

    consultants to Review and analyze existing PGRFA policies and frameworks

    The objective of the Project is to mainstream the conservation and use of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (PGRFA) into national climate change adaptation policy, programs and projects for enhanced food security and economic development. UNDP wishes to commission a study to review the existing plant genetic resources’ administrative and regulatory frameworks in Kenya.

  • 23 Jul 2014

    consultants to develop a communication plan for knowledge and information sharing

    The objective of the Project is to mainstream the conservation and use of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (PGRFA) into national climate change adaptation policy, programs and projects for enhanced food security and economic development. UNDP wishes to commission a study to review the existing plant genetic resources’ administrative and regulatory frameworks in Kenya.

  • 22 Jul 2014

    Provision of Salary Survey Services for UNDP Country Offices

    UNDP Kenya Country Office would like to engage the services of a reputable and technically qualified individual with extensive expertise in labour market analyses, management and organizational development to undertake the salary survey process.

  • 14 Jul 2014

    CONSULTANCY - VIABILITY OF ESTABLISHING A COUNTY LIVESTOCK MARKET

    The objectives of this assignment is to provide technical support to the ministry of Livestock & Fisheries of Taita Taveta County and UNDP to the development and revision of the livestock sector strategy through development of viable livestock markets as a social economic enterprise of the county government.

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