HELB Human Resource Consultancy on Organizational Design and Job Evaluation Expression of Interest

Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
Expression of Interest
Provision of Human Resource Consultancy on Organizational Design and Job Evaluation
Tender Ref: HELB/EOI/15/2012-2013
The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) is a state corporation whose mandate is to provide financing to Kenyans pursuing higher education in institutions of higher learning in and outside Kenya as recognized by Commission for University Education (CUE).
The Board desires to carry out human resource consultancy services on job evaluation and organizational design.
Purpose of the Consultancy
The purpose of the consultancy is to develop a functional organization structure, size the jobs for appropriate reward and remuneration, describe each job role, put value on jobs and establish an objective job hierarchy that reflects equity of all the jobs at the Board.
Scope of the Consultancy
The consulting services will involve but not limited to undertaking of the following:
i) Reviewing of the current organizational structure that supports the Board’s strategic plan, succession plans with a requisite span of control while reviewing the names of the job titles that resonate with the near similar bodies in the market.
(ii) Evaluation of the current staff establishment and advising the Board on the optimal staffing levels taking into account the Board’s expansion plans and alternative funding mix while embracing an enabling and secure automated environment and in addition highlight the duties of each job holder in line with the Board’s strategic plan of 2013-2018.
(iii) Evaluate the current job descriptions and establish any additional duties and responsibilities that reflect the qualifications and experience.
(iv) Establishing of a standard procedure for determining the relative worth of each job based on work performance and responsibilities.
(v) Reviewing and recommending a salary banding progression criteria based on the cost of living and staff performance.
(vi) Developing and promoting a fair and accurate consideration career progress and growth for all cadres.
(vii) Developing a structure that reflects how divisions/departments/sections are holistically streamlined for effective synergy.
(viii) Building internal capacity for job evaluation to ensure that in future jobs in the Board are continuously evaluated.
(ix) Model a performance management framework for effective employee reward.
(x) Review the HR policy and manual and recommend any gaps to be closed to support the new organizational design.
The Higher Education Loans Board hereby therefore invites interested, eligible Human Resource consultancy firms with relevant  experiences to submit their Expression of Interest for the provision of this service. 
Interested firms must provide the following:-
1. Detailed Company profile including CV’s of 4 key staff demonstrating technical capability to undertake the assignment. The lead consultant should possess a minimum of a master’s degree in the relevant field.
2. Provide proof of having conducted assignments of similar nature with reputable clients (at least 3) in the last five years preferably in the public sector. Attach respective recommendation letters.
3. Must submit copies of tax compliance certification, PIN, Certificate of incorporation/registration.
The Expression of Interest shall be enclosed in a plain sealed envelope clearly marked ‘HELB/EOI/15/2012- 2013: PROVISION OF HUMAN RESOURCE CONSULTANCY SERVICES’ and deposited in the Tender Box at Anniversary Towers 19th floor, University way, or sent by post to:-
The CEO & Board Secretary
Higher Education Loans Board
P. O. Box 69489 – 00400
so as to reach not later than Tuesday 25th June 2013 at 11.00 a.m. The EOI’s submitted latter than the indicated closing date and time shall be automatically disqualified. 
Opening of the submitted Expressions of Interest will take place immediately on the same date in the main boardroom on 19th floor, Anniversary Towers at 11.15 a.m and consultants or their representatives are allowed to witness the opening. 
Only short listed firms who meet the requirements stated above shall be invited to submit their proposals.
C.E.O & Board Secretary
Higher Education Loans Board