EoI, PPP Advisor to provide Technical Support to PPP Unit

The main objectives of the Advisor’s assignment are to:

1. Provide the requisite specialist technical advice and support to the PPP Unit to carry out its mandate to assist Contracting Authorities, across various sectors and county governments, to identify, select, appraise, approve, negotiate and monitor PPP projects throughout their life cycle

2. Assist the PPP Unit in establishing and operationalising systems and frameworks to ensure compliance with the PPP Act, as well as the regulations thereto.

SCOPE OF WORK

        The Scope of Work in this assignment will include, but is not limited to, the tasks described below:

a)      Provide specialist technical support and advise to the Unit on PPP projects, including review and comment on Project proposals, Terms of Reference for Transaction Advisors, Feasibility Study reports, Tender Evaluation reports, and draft PPP contracts as submitted by Contracting Authorities, and other PPP-related matters as they emerge;

(b)   Assist the PPP Unit in establishing and operationalising systems and frameworks to ensure compliance with the PPP Act, as well as the regulations thereto;

(c)    Provide advice on the PPP capacity building requirements of the Unit and its Contracting Authorities, and assist in the enhancement efforts;

              (d)   Engage with stakeholders in both the private and public sectors to determine varying needs and perspectives with regards to PPP projects in the country targeting the full spectrum of opportunities;

(e)    Provide expert PPP input into all aspects of the PPP Unit activities, in particular

 (f) Support the Unit in providing the requisite PPP advice to the State Department of Infrastructure and the Road authorities, as well as county governments, to identify, select, appraise, approve, negotiate and monitor PPP road projects throughout their life cycle, i.e.: Project Identification and Selection, Project Preparation and Appraisal, Selection of Private Party.

 (g) Support the PPP Unit in coordinating the efforts of the consultant hired by the State Department of Infrastructure to develop a national tolling policy, by providing technical input and assisting in the operationalization of the strategies to-be adopted.

(h)    Assist the Director – PPP Unit in the recruitment of local staff to fill out the interim organization of the PPP UnitDeadline for submission of Expressions of Interest is Monday 12th October 2015 at 1600 hours Kenyan local time.