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

  • 17 Nov 2014

    SUPPORT TO MAINSTREAMING SUSTAINABLE LAND MANAGEMENT IN AGRO-PASTORAL PRODUCTION SYSTEMS OF KENYA PROJECT (SLM)

    UNDP wishes to recruit a national individual consultant to provide a technical oversight to SLM project. Under the supervision of the GOK Coordinator for the project and the Team Leader Energy and Environment Unit, UNDP, the consultant will ensure that the project produces specified results in the project document to the required standard, cost and time frame.

  • 28 Oct 2014

    IC Needs Assessment for KNCCI Institutional stregthening strategy

    UNDP is seeking the services of a National Individual consultant to undertake a needs assessment study to identify institutional competency gaps in delivering quality services both at national and county level; to recommend its commercially viable business model for sustainability at County level; and to provide implementation strategy to enhance its positioning in County for policy advocacy and public-private dialogue in collaboration with the County Business Development Center and County Government. This study will be a baseline for identifying joint activities and implementation at County level from 2015-2018 and shall inform the preparation of an Institutional Strengthening Strategy.

  • 27 Oct 2014

    RFP CONSULTANCY FOR THE COSTING OF FUNCTIONS FOR COUNTY AND NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS IN KENYA

    The overall objective is to determine the realistic quantum or proportion of funds and other resources necessary for the performance of the functions assigned to the National and County Governments. This will ensure that there is no mismatch between the resources and service delivery on responsibilities assigned to the county and national governments hence improvement in service delivery.

  • 27 Oct 2014

    RFP CAPACITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT FOR SUPPORT TO ELECTORAL REFORMS AND ELECTORAL PROCESS IN KENYA

    The purpose of the RFP is to solicit proposals from experienced firms is to conduct CAPACITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT FOR SUPPORT TO ELECTORAL REFORMS AND ELECTORAL PROCESS IN KENYA

  • 21 Oct 2014

    DEVELOPMENT OF THE KENYA NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT AND FREE PRIOR INFORMED CONSENT WITH ASSOCIATED OPERATIONAL MATERIALS FOR UNREDD+

    The purpose of the RFP is to solicit proposals from experienced National Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) or Indigenous Peoples Organization (IPO) to draft two sets of national guidelines on stakeholder engagement and FPIC, respectively, and develop associated operational materials.

  • 02 Oct 2014

    DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNAL KNOWLEDGE AND LEARNING SYSTEM

    Amkeni Wakenya requires the services of an Information Communication Technology firm to provide proposals for upgrades and development of additional functionality to the system to increase collaboration between Amkeni and its CSO partners. The system will also improve on reporting to various stakeholders.

  • 02 Oct 2014

    RFP AMKENI WAKENYA END TERM EVALUATION

    The overall objective of the evaluation is to (1) assess the impact of the “Civil Society Democratic Governance Facility” Project and (2) produce recommendations for future Democratic governance programmes. The Evaluation is expected to improve the effectiveness of the support extended to civil society organizations in the democratic governance sector

  • 02 Oct 2014

    Engendering Conflict Early Warning and Response System

    A general review of the system in Kenya has revealed a gender gap, despite UNSCR 1325 calling for increased roles for women participation in conflict prevention and peace-building. Specifically, in its current design, the system is not effectively and efficiently capturing gender dynamics of conflicts. It is to this regard, the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government seeks to fill this gap and examine the process and outcomes of a conflict early warning system with an explicitly gender-sensitive perspective and approach.

  • 01 Oct 2014

    IC TECHNICAL ADVISOR DEVOLUTION

    The UN in Kenya has developed a new United Nations Development Assistance Framework (2014-2018). Within the UNDAF, Devolution and Accountability is an outcome area under the Transformative Governance Pillar. Further devolution is a crosscutting theme within the UNDAF as the UN will have to implement its programmes within the framework of the devolved governance. There is also a UN Joint Strategy on Devolution that provides an overall framework for UN support to devolution. The overall objective of this assignment is to support the design of the UN Joint Programme on Devolution.

  • 29 Sep 2014

    NATIONAL INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT DRR SPECIALIST

    UNDP is supporting the country’s efforts to reduce and manage risks of natural and manmade disasters through upstream policy engagement as well as resilience building measures at the community level. Specific activities include building institutional capacity for policy formulation, implementation and coordination; supporting the Government of Kenya’s Plan to End Drought Emergencies; building the capacities of disaster prone Counties; mainstreaming of risk reduction measures into the planning processes and within the devolved structures; enhancing preparedness and contingency planning and integrating climate change risks and gender dimensions into DRM strategies.

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