Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. CRS started full-scale implementation of activities in Kenya in 1960s, focusing on the following programming areas: Microfinance; Agriculture; Water and Sanitation (WASH); Health; HIV/AIDS; Justice and Peace building; Child Protection; Education; and Emergency Response. Most of CRS’ work is implemented through local implementing partners, with CRS providing technical guidance and general oversight on project implementation.
Catholic Relief Services seeks to engage the services of a reputable immigration consultant or consulting Firm to provide services and logistical support to international staff in relation to procurement of work permit, re-entry visas and other immigration related documents.
TERMS OF REFERENCE (TOR)
The Immigration Consultant’s responsibilities shall include the following:
REQUIRED PROFILE OF THE AUDIT FIRM
Firms meeting the above criteria are requested to submit their proposals in two sealed envelopes as follows:
Technical Proposal containing:
Confirmation of the Firm’s understanding of the Terms of Reference and its capacity and capability to deliver on the TOR;
The Immigration consulting Firm’s methodology/approach, work plan and timelines for undertaking and completing the assignment, and deliverables;
Appropriate references to demonstrate having the experience specified in the TOR;
The CVs of the key staff proposed to do the assignment
Financial Proposal indicating the proposed fees and expenses
Bidding firms should submit the following documents with their Technical Proposals:
Proof of registration with the government of Kenya
Provide references of recent similar experience in performing Immigration Consulting services which should be a sample list of past clients including name of organization, contact person, contact number and email address, nature and value of service and period of the appointment
Proposals should be submitted in one sealed envelope clearly marked “REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: PROVISION OF IMMIGRATION CONSULTING SERVICES EXTERNAL” on or before Wednesday May 15, 2019 to: Catholic Relief Services – Kenya, ATTN: Procurement Unit, delivered to our office in St. Augustine’s Court, Karuna Close (Behind Lion’s Place, Westlands)