Call for Expression of Interest Review of Finance, Grants, Procurement & Administration Manuals and their Reporting Tools May - June 2020

Closing date

1.0 Background

I Choose Life - Africa (ICL) is a leading youth focused Non-Governmental Organizations that has significantly contributed to the realization of socio-economic development and empowerment of individuals bringing about transformative change across communities in Kenya. The organization has over 16 years’ experience implementing evidence-based adolescents and youth programs in over 345 institutions of learning (Primary, Secondary and Higher learning institutions) across 25 Counties in Kenya. ICL aims at contributing towards improved life opportunities of adolescent and youth aged 10-24 using a holistic transformational model. ICL employs evidence to design and run innovative and high impact interventions to improve key indicators in health, education, economic empowerment and leadership and governance with regards to children, adolescents and youth. To ensure maximum impact, ICL utilizes a multi-sectorial approach, Quadra Helix development approach (which brings together the Government, Private sector, Academia and Civil society) to foster innovative and sustainable transformation in communities. In this model ICL envisions better health and well-being, quality education and improved livelihoods for sustainable development. In her work, ICL is guided by Vision 2030 whose objectives it seeks to cascade to counties, sub counties, wards, organized groups and households. In her sustainable and transformative service delivery, ICL invests in generation and documentation of evidence to influence policy and practice. The organization is guided by a vision of a “Healthy Africa, Empowered People!” and is on a mission to improve the life opportunities of youth aged 10-24 through strategic empowerment for sustainable development.

2.0 Deliverables

2.1 Revised Finance, Grants and Sub grants management policies, procedures and manual

2.2 Revised Administration and procurement policies, procedures and manual

2.3 Finalized computation of NICRA

3.0 Timelines and budget

The proposed timeline for this consultancy work is over a period not exceeding three months hence the assignment has to be completed by 25th June 2020. The timeframe for deadlines should be considered as fixed; however, the expected number of consultant days will be discussed and adjusted appropriately by candidates in their applications. The consultant will be expected to present a budget.

4.0 Expertise and Experience

The forum lead will be required to have the following experience and expertise:

a) Working knowledge of internal audit review

b) Previous experience on similar or higher magnitude assignments

c) Demonstrable understanding of the finance, grants, Human Resource and administration requirements of different donors among them UN, EU, DfID, USAID, SIDA to name a few.

d) Demonstrable experience of working on similar assignments

e) Experience of working within a dispersed team, remaining self-motivated, using initiative and responding appropriately to constructive feedback.

f) Able to reliably access the Internet and available for meetings on short notice.

How to apply

Interested consultant must submit the following documents with the term Finance, Grants, Procurement & Administration Consultancy as the subject:

a) Cover Letter and CV including reference details of previous clients

b) Proposed approach and methodology to the assignment including number of days

c) Proposed work plan and Consultancy cost/budget

d) Samples of previously done work

All documents must be submitted not later than 2.00pm Kenyan Time on 29th May 2020 via email to and copy