Consultancy Services for Feasibility Studies and Development of Master Plan for the Proposed Leather Industrial Park at Kinanie, Athi River

EXTENSION OF TENDERS CLOSING DATE for Tender No. MOIED/RFP/006/2014-2015 and MOIED/RFP/007/2014-2015 

As you are aware the closing date for the above mentioned tenders was 22nd April 2015 at 12.00 noon Kenyan time. However due to the request for extension of tender submission by most of the bidders the closing date has been extended to Tuesday 5th May 2015 at 12.00 noon Kenyan time.

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Head Supply Chain Management Services
For: Principal Secretary


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1. Background

The Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development has identified key sectors and enablers to deliver the Kenya Industrialization Roadmap whose focus is job creation, investment attraction and sustainable industrialization. One of the 7 key drivers in the Kenya Vision 2030’s Economic Pillar is manufacturing. The Second Medium Term Plan (MTPII) of the Vision focuses on the establishment of Industrial Parks in various places, to act as attractions for foreign direct investment, promotion of value addition, and technology/technical skills development.

The Ministry has also developed an Industrialization Roadmap which sets ambitious yet achievable targets for growth in GDP, increase in manufacturing share of GDP and increase foreign direct investment, largely by improving the ease of doing business and improving overall competitiveness of Kenya as an industrial investment destination. The economic outcome of this strategy will be job creation, investment attraction and sustainable industrialization.

As a means to achieving these targets, the Ministry has prioritized several sectors among them is the Leather sector which is expected to drive growth in manufacturing. Towards this, the Ministry plans to establish an Industrial Park dedicated to Leather at Kinanie Athi River.

The Ministry of industrialization and Enterprise Development is therefore looking for a consultancy firm to provide services for carrying out feasibility study, Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment and development of a Master Plan for the Leather City in Athi River.

2. The objectives of the Consultancy

The general objective is to establish a competitive leather sector and will specifically through the Consultancy;

  1. a. Carry out feasibility study on the establishment of Kinanie Leather Industrial Park
  2. b. Develop a Master Plan which will include but not limited to land use plan, utility services plan, infrastructure plan etc
  3. c. Cost estimates for infrastructural development
  4. d. Develop marketing and promotion plans for attracting investors to the industrial parks
  5. e. To Project implementation roadmap, develop financing models and funds mobilization strategies

3. Scope of Work/Services

The Scope of the Services to be provided by the Consultant or Consortium will include preparation of the following:

  1. a. A feasibility study
  2. b. A Master Plan which will include land use plan (for tannery and full leather value chain activities), utility services plan, infrastructure plan and designs
  3. c. Cost estimates of infrastructure development,
  4. d. A project implementation roadmap and financing model
  5. e. A marketing / business plan for this project
  6. f. Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment Sustainability (SEIA) study.

4. Project Outputs

  1. a. Feasibility Study report for the site
  2. b. Master Plan for the site
  3. c. Action plans/implementation matrix/road map with cost implications for developing the industrial parks
  4. d. Marketing / Business Plan

5. Location

The proposed Leather Industrial Park will be located in Kinanie, Athi River.

6. Eligibility

The Ministry therefore invites eligible firms to submit their Bids to provide the services of carrying out the feasibility study and develop a Master Plan for the proposed Leather Industrial Park in Athi River Kenya. Interested Firms must demonstrate the following among others;

  • Evidence of registration and approval by relevant authorities
  • Availability of qualified personnel with the appropriate relevant skills
  • Availability of adequate resources (technical and financial) to carry out the assignment
  • Evidence of capability and experience of at least ten (10) years to prove that they are qualifi ed by attaching testimonials and description of similar assignments
  • All documents must be presented in English language.

7. Tender Document

Complete Request for Proposal document is available from the Head Supply Chain Management office at Social Security House Blk ‘A’, 16TH FLOOR Eastern Wing or you may download from the ministry’s website “www.industrialization.go.ke.”

8. Tender Submission

The Bids shall be in plain sealed envelopes clearly marked “Tender no. MOIED/RFP/006/2014-2015 and Tender for consultancy services for feasibility studies and development of master plan for the proposed leather industrial park at Kinanie, Athi River.

The Principal Secretary
Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development
Social Security House Blk ‘A’
Bishops Road, Capitol Hill
P.O Box 30547-00100
NAIROBI

Or be deposited in the Tender Box located at Social Security House Blk ‘A’, 16TH FLOOR Eastern Wing on or before 22nd April 2015 at 12 noon Kenya Time

The Bids shall be opened immediately thereafter in the Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development, Conference room on 23rd floor at Social Security House (NSSF) Blk ‘A’ Eastern wing Bishops Road, Capitol Hill, in the presence of bidders or their representatives who choose to attend.

Contacts

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  • P.O. Box 30418-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
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