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Oct 3, 2017

Consultancy Services to Develop Isiolo County Integrated Development Plan (2018-22)

Republic of Kenya
 
County Government of Isiolo
 
Finance and Economic Planning
 
Public Advert
 
Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Consultancy Services to Develop Isiolo County Integrated Development Plan (2018-22)
 
Ref No: ICG/RFF/02/2017/2018

 
1. Background

The County Government Act 2012, in fulfillment of constitutional requirement to legislate preparation of county plans, details the goals and procedures of “County Planning” (Part XI of the Act).

County planners are required to prepare 5-year Integrated County Development Plans and the Annual County Budgets to implement them as per section 108 (I) of the Act.
 
Further, Section 104 (I) of the Act states that, “a county government shall plan for the county and no public funds shall be appropriated without a planning framework developed by the county executive committee and approved by the county assembly”. 

It also states that the county planning framework shall integrate economic, physical, social, environmental and spatial planning.

Act requires a “Five-Year County Integrated Development Plan”, the PFMA (Part IV Section (126) (I)) requires both a long-term and medium term plan.

According to the PFMA, a budget process for the County Government in any financial year shall consist of the following stages:
 
i. Start with an integrated development planning process, which shall contain both short term and medium term plans.
 
ii. Every county shall prepare a development plan as per Article 220 (2) of the Constitution.
 
iii. Budgets are to be based on programmes, projects and other expenditure contained in the plan.

It is unto this backdrop that the County Government of Isiolo intends to develop the second Generation County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP) 2018-2022 that will provide a mechanism for linking County Policy, Planning and Budgeting Processes as required by the County Government Act and the PFM Act.

2. Objectives of the Consultancy
 
The Plan consultant will provide Technical Expertise and support the development of Isiolo County Integrated Development Plan of Isiolo County.

He/She is responsible for coordinating all activities towards the timely preparation of the 2018-2022 CIDP

a) Specific Tasks
i. Support the Establishment of County Theme
 
ii. Provide technical support in Review the Implementation of the Previous CIDP capturing Analysis of the county Revenue Streams comparing the budgeted versus actual, County Expenditure Analysis by Sector / subsector, Achievements, lessons learnt including best practices and flag out gaps, recommend and propose interventions to the second generation CIDP
 
iii. Coordinate the development of County Priorities and Strategies appropriate practical programmes and projects to be implemented in the County for the period 20 18-2022. 

The development priorities, programmes and projects should be linked to the Kenya Vision 2030, MTP-II, County Transformative Agenda / long term strategic plans, as well as strategies identified in the spatial development framework. 

Emphasis should also be given to programmes and Projects aimed at fulfilling Article 56 of CoK, Achieving the aspirations of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and African Union Agenda 2063, Governors manifesto, County and stakeholders, Treasury Guidelines, County acts among others.
 
iv. Linkage of CIDP with other Development Plans
 
v. Lead in the development of an Implementation Framework for the actualization of all the strategies and programmes identified in the plan.
 
vi. Monitoring and Evaluation Framework of the CIDP programmes / programmes as outlined in the County Integrated Monitoring and Evaluation System

3. Qualifications and Experience
 
The potential candidate must possess the following:
  1. Post-graduate degree ¡n Economics, international development, or relevant discipline, with at least 10 years’ experience in project development, policy formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
  2. Professional expertise in the economic planning development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of national development plans including medium term planning frameworks would be a distinct advantage.
  3. Previous experience in the public sector would be an advantage.
  4. Previous experience in the public sector would be an advantage.
  5. Excellent public speaking, presentation and facilitation skills
  6. Proficiency in the use of the Statistical Package for e.g SPSS would also be advantageous
4. Place of Work
 
The consultant work will be done in Isiolo County

4. Place of Work
 
The consultant work will be done in Isiolo County
 
5.Time Frame
 
The duration of this consultancy is Forty Consultancy Days (40) spread in 3 months
 
6.Term of Reference
 
Detailed terms of Reference are available from the office of the Head of Procurement Isiolo County Government office and County Website.
 
7. Selection Method
 
Selection of the consultant will be in accordance with the Public Procurement guidelines of Kenya. 

The completed expression of interest document in writing three (3) copies must be in sealed packages and delivered to the Tender Box on County Government Treasury Offices, Isiolo, or sent to the address below so as to be received on or before 17th October, 2017 11.00 am. 

For expression of interest that will be deposited at the tender box, the packages should be clearly marked: “Consultancy Services to Isiolo County Second Generation CIDP 2018-22” addressed to:

County Secretary
Isiolo County
P.O. Box 36-60300, 
Isiolo.

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