Office of the Auditor General Request for Expression of Interest for Jobs Evaluation Consultancy Services

Office of the Auditor General
Request for Expression of Interest for Job Evaluation Consultancy Services
Tender No. OAG 6/2012-2013
Background Information
The Office of the Auditor General is a Constitutional Office established by Article 229 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 with the mandate to audit and report in respect of each financial year on accounts of all national and county governments, funds and authorities of national and county governments, courts, commissions and independent offices, the national assembly, the senate, the county assemblies, political parties, public debt and any other entity that is funded from public funds.
To achieve its mandate, the Office of the Auditor General invites expressions of interest from eligible individual consultants/firms to provide consulting services on job evaluation and to and analysis for the Office of the Auditor General
The Scope
The tasks in the assignment will be undertaken in close working collaboration with a team from the Office of the Auditor General.
The scope of the services will cover but not limited to the following:
1. Develop a comprehensive work plan for the various phases of the job evaluation exercise;
2. Comprehensively understand the mandate, the strategic orientation, the functions and powers of the Office of the Auditor General under Article 229 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and the Public Audit Act 2003;
3. Review the existing functions and expertise and interpret each in terms of tasks, duties and responsibilities;
4. Evaluate the strategic orientation in terms of functions, expertise, tasks, duties and responsibilities;
5. Identify gaps between existing expertise and the desired expertise under the strategic orientation;
6. Review and carry out detailed job analysis for all jobs in the organization and using a suitable evaluation system evaluate the jobs accordingly;
7. Review the current grading system to determine its relevance to the vision, mission and strategic objectives of the Office of the Auditor General and propose appropriate changes to the structure;
8. Analyse the current salary and benefit structure and propose an appropriate salary and remuneration structure for all job categories taking into account the following factors;
(i) The social, economic, environmental and prevailing job market factors;
(ii) Level of performance or productivity of the officer in relation to performance and achievement of national objectives by the government;
(iii) Benchmark with similar organizations or those organization that OAG loses staff to;
(iv) Equity and competitiveness; and
(v) Devise a system for annual salary review based on productivity and performance of the set targets.
 
Requirements for Eligibility
This assignment is open to both individual consultants and firms and must meet the following requirements:
 
(a) Individual Consultant:
1) Detailed curriculum vitae of the consultant;
2) Be in possession of a Masters degree in a relevant field from a university recognized in Kenya;
3) Detailed curriculum vitae of the resource persons to be used in the assignment including a signed commitment on the availability of the resource persons during the period of the assignment;
4) List and contact details of organization for which similar assignments have been conducted over the last five (5) years;
5) Provide three letters of reference from major clients for whom similar assignments have been;
6) Proposed work plan which will set out the approach to activities.
(b) Consulting firms:
1) Detailed firm profile;
2) Certificate of registration/incorporation;
3) Tax compliance certificate (VAT/Income Tax);
4) Names and detailed Curriculum Vitae of key assignment staff, a list of other staff who will participate in the assignment and their qualifications;
5) Provide three letters of reference from major clients for whom similar assignments have been undertaken;
6) List and contact details of the organizations for which similar consultancies have been undertaken over the last 4 years;
7) Proposed work plan which will set out the approach to activities.
Letters of expression of interest clearly marked “Expression of Interest for consultancy services Tender No.OAG 6/2012-2013” and addressed to:
The Auditor General
Kenya National Audit Office
Anniversary Towers, University Way
P.O. Box 30084 – 00100,
Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone: +254-20-342330
Fax: +254 – 20-311482
Website: www.kenao.go.ke
should be deposited in the Tender Box located at the Reception, 3rd Floor, Anniversary Towers Building, Nairobi.
Alternatively, the letters may be posted or sent through e-mail to jobevalutionconsulting@kenao.go.ke to be received not later than 18th February 2013 at 10:00am East African time.
The documents will be opened immediately thereafter in the presence of the Bidders’ representatives who choose to attend the opening in Board Room 4th floor, Anniversary Towers Building, Nairobi.
Only pre-qualified consultants will be contacted thereafter for subsequent discussions.
Auditor General



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