Narok County Government Website Development Request for Expression of Interest

Narok County Government
Office of the Governor

Expression of Interest for Website Development
Narok County Government is soliciting for expression of interest for development of county website from highly qualified firms.
Scope of Work
The design and development shall include the following elements and activities leading up to final implementation:
  • Development of an online web base CMS database for the county.
  • Incorporation of Banners, news blog, photo gallery, publication blog/chat, multimedia, Email new letter and link to most popular social media links
The following design elements and capability will be essential for the county website
  • Optimizing the site to the reputable search engines
  • Website pages to have consistency for easy navigation and visual appearance
  • Easy management of content by content contributors, editors, and assign separate permission levels of posting and approval of content.
  • Easy management of emails, inquiries and enabled electronic correspondence
  • Embed GIS features on the site to attract diverse investors and tourist
  • Embed SMS broadcasting features to the site to ease mass communication
  • Embed online payment via third payment partner and rates queries and bill payment through banks.
  • Ability of the site to be viewed across different technology platforms including mobile technology
  • Ability of the site to include future development and dynamic technology and ongoing support from the designing firm.
Any addenda included prior to scheduled closing date shall be made part of the content. 
Expression should be prepared simply and economically, providing a straight forward, concise description of the vendor’s capability to satisfy the requirements of this expression.
The vendor shall be responsible for costs incurred in the expression preparation and delivery.
The expression shall be organized in the following manner:
  • Executive summary
  • Company background
  • Examples of completed projects relevant to this expression
  • List the technology to be used, firm team personnel and their CVs, any other sub service e.g where your servers are hosted
  • List of recent client reference and their day contacts
  • Detailed cost breakdown e.g customization, maintenance, installations, training, application, development costs, annual hosting subscription,
  • Detailed description of payment requirements/options
  • Terms and conditions proposed
  • Project schedule with strict timelines and include user participation in every project milestone.
Each expression must include three (2) hard copies and electronic file of the expression on either a thumb drive, DVD, or CD enclosed in plain sealed envelop clearly marked “expression of interest for website design and development“ and deposited on the tender box situated at Narok County Government Headquarters, next to the entrance, or posted and addressed to:
Interim County Secretary
Narok County Government
P.O Box 898
So as to reach on or before 4th July 2013 at 11.00am. 
Expressions shall be opened immediately thereafter in the presence of firms or their representatives who wish to attend.
The Government reserves the right to accept or reject any expression in whole or in part and does not bind itself to give reasons for its decision.

Questions relating to this expression maybe addressed to;