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  • Posted: Jun 22, 2020
    Deadline: Jun 26, 2020
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  • Kenya Association of Manufacturers is the representative organisation for manufacturing value-add industries in Kenya. Established in 1959 as a private sector body, KAM has evolved into a dynamic, vibrant, credible and respected business association that unites industrialists and offers a common voice for businesses. KAM provides an essential link for co-o...
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    Request For Proposal (RFP) For Development Of TVET Mobile App, Integration Of Mobile App To KAM TVET Jobsite And Maintenance Of The KAM TVET Mobile App

    CURRENT SITUATION

    KAM’s TVET program seeks to provide our members with skilled technical labor. KAM has partnered with various technical training institutions, and with funding from donors is able to provide matching services to young people within our membership for internship and jobs.  Young people spend most of their time on their mobile phones, for networking, training and job searches. KAM has had a web based jobsite that has had some good use by KAM members, and is seeking to strengthen this with the mobile app to increase traffic for young people who use app based solutions more regularly. Because apps are installed on smartphones and tablets they are always accessible, even if there is no Internet connection available.  
    Such a mobile platform is expected to further enlarge KAM’s rich pool of online tools, and bring our results and achievement instantly to our members in a friendly and accessible manner.
     
    OBJECTIVE OF THE CONSULTANCY

    KAM seeks to engage a Consultant (Firm/Individual) to provide consultancy services to develop a Mobile and integrate a Mobile App to the TVET other interfaces such as TVET jobsite. To link young people to job opportunities under the TVET project. The consultant will be responsible to launch a multi-platform mobile application that is available to our Staff, Members, Partners and TVET graduates. This should support manufacturers to access quality, reliable and timely technical skills. The provision of both software and implementation services will be the responsibility of the successful bidder, subject to the satisfactory performance of the service provider during and after a competitive bidding process.
     
    SCOPE OF SERVICES

    While not exhaustive, the following basic requirements for the app have been identified (the list of features will be expanded based on the findings resulting from the ideation phase):

    The mobile platform should be accessible on multiple platforms (Android and IOS platforms)

    • Free and easy to download
    • Training of KAM TVET staff on Mobile App use
    • General information – TVET project general information, function dates, calendar of events etc
    • Push Notifications – A free direct communication messaging link to TVET youth to send out training reminders, job alerts, urgent information, etc
    • Effective “all-in-one” (phone, text, image) communication delivery tool – Effective delivery to members as most information about the association is at the touch of a button.
    • Integration of the app to KAM’s existing jobsite to include job advertisements and online learning
    • Galleries – showcase our latest pictures for events within the app
    • Direct call dial - by TVET program youth to the TVET team via the app for any queries
    • Integration of the mobile app with KAM’s existing SMS platform
    • Location proximity to match graduates to employers
    • Easy to use back office function to ensure real time change of content on the mobile app.
    • Ability to perform analytics - including ease reports linked to Excel  

    You are requested to submit a proposal for consulting services in respect of the above referenced subject. Your proposal could form the basis for a contract between your firm / institution and the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM).
     
    To enable you submit a proposal, please find enclosed:
     

    1. Annex I: Proposal submission: Description of  requirements for proposal submission;
    2. Annex II: Terms of Reference (TOR), containing a description of KAM requirements for which these services are being sought.

    In case you will need clarification on the RFP kindly feel free to contact us through [email protected] We will be more than willing to share and clarify on any query regarding the project. Kindly make sure you have the words TVET MOBILE APP in the subject of the email. Note: This letter is not to be construed in any way as an offer to contract with your firm/ institution.

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    Consultancy for Assets Identification, Verification and Tagging of Kenya Association of Manufacturers Assets

    Background

    Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has vast assets including among others land, building, furniture, computers, plant and machinery and movable and immovable assets. In pursuit of its mandate, an exhaustive record of all fixed and movable assets of KAM has to be systematically documented. In view of this KAM is desirous of undertaking identification, verification and tagging of all its assets and preparation of assets register/inventory within its area of jurisdiction in accordance with generally accepted accounting standards which are compliant with prudent financial management. In order to improve asset management and bring the financial statements, records and reporting up to date, KAM intends to develop a comprehensive inventory of all its assets complete with quantitative and qualitative variables; and provide valuation of all obsolete assets that are due for disposal. KAM therefore wishes to procure consultancy services for asset identification, verification and tagging of all its assets which are located in its seven (7) chapters namely, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret, Kisumu, Industrious Area, Machakos and Central (Thika) and also the HQ located in Westlands.

    OBJECTIVE OF THE ASSIGNMENT

    The key objectives of the assignment are:

    • Identify all the KAM existing physical assets (movable and immovable)
    • Develop an asset register, assess the asset condition and useful life and assign identification numbers/ tags.
    • Tag all the movable and non-movable assets
    • Develop and recommend a methodology for periodic identification and verification of KAM assets
    • Develop an updated assets/ inventory register.  

     Scope The scope covers all assets that KAM has at all its offices. The assets include but not limited to the following:

    • Land
    • Building
    • Plant, machinery and motor vehicles
    • Furniture and office equipment
    • Computers and accessories
    • Maintenance tools and equipment
    • The consultant shall carry out a comprehensive and complete physical identification, verification and tagging of all assets.
    • The consultant shall tag all KAM assets with good quality and durable aluminum Barcode tags with KAM logo and code numbers
    • Provide a listing of all tagged assets and their locations.
    • The consultant shall identify and indicate any obsolete assets captured, and assign a valuation for them separately

     
    Deliverables

    The key deliverables for the provision of these services have been highlighted below (but not limited to the below): The service provider shall provide a report that must be detailed and comprehensive. Well bound printed hardcopies of the report shall be presented in addition to the Soft Copies of the same presented in clearly labeled CDs in both editable (Ms Excel) and non-editable (PDF) format and also share on email. The report (both hardcopy and soft copy) should include:

    • Description of asset-Include the physical location, units, region, date of acquisition and original cost etc  
    • Make and model number (where applicable)
    • Asset Location
    • Asset Tag number
    • Asset Serial Number
    • Asset Status- in service/obsolete 
    • Asset Category
    • Asset Sub Category
    • Open Market Value for asset identified as obsolete.
    • Any other relevant remarks for the asset.

     
    Specifications for the asset tags

    • Anodized aluminium bar code (good quality) 
    • Alphanumeric code
    • Code is readable by scanner
    • Can use adhesive that can stick to metal, plastic, wood and any other surface and should be durable.   

     Submission of Proposal  

    • Your proposal shall be prepared in the English Language.
    • Your proposal shall comprise the following documents:
      • Technical component and
      • Financial component.
    • Each copy will be on a separate envelope clearly marked and indicating the name of the firm and whether the proposal is the technical or financial. 2 copies of proposals shall be submitted and marked “Original” on one and the second one “Copy” 
    • Please attach a copy of your PIN certificate, Certificate of Incorporation, up to date Tax compliance and ETR registration certificate.
    • Your proposal are to be submitted to KAM  

    Content of Proposal
     

    Technical Component
     

    • Description and profile of the firm
    • Detailed proposed approach and methodology.
    • Timing of activities and reports.
    • Evidence of the past related experience (give contact details of the past clients and attach awards contracts)  

     Financial (Price Component)
     
    The price component shall have a cover letter wherein your firm/institution’s authorized representative affirms the following:

    • A summary of the price;
    • The period of its validity;
    • Taxes
    • Other costs if any (indicating nature and breakdown).

    Deadline for Submission 

    The proposals are to be submitted to KAM HOUSE, 5th floor, by 23rd June 2020, at 4.00 p.m and share soft copy of your proposal to [email protected] . late submissions will not be opened.  Please Label the Envelope “CONSULTANCY FOR ASSETS INDETIFICATION, VERIFICATION AND TAGGING OF KENYA ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS ASSETS”
     
    Physical address: KAM Procurement Kenya Association of Manufacturers KAM House

    Method of Application

    Use the emails(s) below to apply

     

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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