Request for Expression of Interest for the Provision of PR / Communications Consultancy Services for a Period of One Year SRC/ EOI/04/2013-2014
The Salaries and Remuneration Commission was established by the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 with the mandate to set and regularly review the remuneration and benefits of all State Officers and to advise the National and County Governments on the remuneration and benefits of all other public officers.
The Commission’s Vision is Equitable and sustainable remuneration and benefits for State and public officers in Kenya. Its Mission is To set, review and advise on fair, competitive and sustainable remuneration and benefits through research and analysis.
The Commission wishes to invite consultancy firms with expertise in PR/ Communications to assist develop and implement comprehensive communications strategy, including annual work plan with clear details on activities, resourcing requirements, timeframes and success indicators.
2. Scope of assignment
i. A comprehensive communications strategy targeting all SRC stakeholders and various influencer groups and the general public.
ii. Public education and engagement campaigns, advocacy
iii. Create promotion messages that will educate the public on public wage issues including fiscal sustainability, and develop assessment instrument & evaluate the public education campaign
iv. Propose, implement creative PR and social media and below the line promotional activities to ensure the realisation of the overall goal of this assignment and assess the impact
In assessment of submissions, consideration will be given to technical competence, qualifications and experience on similar assignments, financial capability and existing commitments.
The consultancy should demonstrate capability to offer 360 degrees holistic communications approach.
The firm should apart from offering strong media engagement should demonstrate ability to develop creative marketing communications and grass root promotion with a strong focus on public wage bill issues.
4. Mandatory Requirements to be provided
Certificate of registration/incorporation, VAT certificate, Valid VAT compliance Certificate, Proof of Registration with relevant professional body, Audited and certified accounts for the past three years and two copies of tender document (Marked Original and Copy).
5. Requirements/ Evaluation Criteria
To qualify for shortlisting the firm must
I. Demonstrate results-oriented, creative Consultancy interested in providing the above services.
II. Demonstrate strong knowledge of the Media, PR and Marketing industry in Kenya
III. Demonstrate a deep understanding of the political, economic and the public sector wage issues.
IV. Demonstrate the consultancy has been in active relevant business for at least five (5) years
V. Should provide evidence in successfully implementing PR/ Communication strategy for at least three Government Ministries/ Departments /organizations
VI. Proven experience of handling at least five similar assignments (social issues advocacy).
VII. The consultants should possess at least postgraduate qualifications in Mass Communication and Journalism or Public Relations or any other relevant field. Evidence of their professional qualification and relevant experience must be provided. Signed CV attached.
VIII. Consultant should submit detailed company profiles and qualifications and experience of key staff and the methodology of undertaking the assignment.
IX. Consultant should provide physical address, telephone contacts and email address Expression of Interest must be submitted in plain sealed envelope marked; Expressions of Interest: “Consultancy for Strategic PR/Corporate Communications Services for Salaries and Remuneration Commission” (SRC/ EOI/04/2013-2014) addressed to:
The Commission Secretary
Salaries and Remuneration Commission
P. O. Box 43126-00100
Or be deposited in the Tender Box situated at the entrance of Salaries and Remuneration Commission offices on 6th floor, Williamson House, 4th Ngong Avenue so as to reach on or before 8th January at 12 noon.
Expression of interest delivered after 12 noon will not be accepted.
Opening of the Expressions of Interest shall be done immediately thereafter on the 6th floor Williamson House, Salaries and Remuneration Commission meeting Room in the presence of Consultants/Firms who will have expressed interest or their representatives who wish to attend.
SRC reserves the right to accept or reject any or all applications without obligation to assign any reasons for the decision.
Salaries and Remuneration Commission