1.0 ABOUT US
I Choose Life – Africa (ICL) is a leading youth-focused Non-Governmental Organization 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 17 years of 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 adolescents 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-sectoral 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 the 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 OBJECTIVE OF THE CONSULTANCY
I Choose Life Africa is seeking expressions of interest from website designers to design, develop and launch an online platform for capacity building entrepreneurs and supporting them to start and grow their businesses through the use of digital tools and e-Commerce. The platform must include an online marketplace for their products and a payment solution.
The Consultant who will be shortlisted must have relevant experience in developing a fully responsive web-portal platform with a focus on mobile and tablet design. The consultant must be familiar with the use of WordPress as a content management system and a coding language for web development. The website should be able to accommodate blog-based and article-based content, directories, audio and video content with an online storefront. It should be adaptable for future feature and performance upgrades.
Developed web-portal should have the following deliverables;
- Integration capabilities to allow our organization to unite systems and customer data on the back end.
- An emphasis on consistency across digital touchpoints to give these united systems a shared look and feel on the front end
- Personalization through a combination of biographical data (who they are) and behavioral data (what they did on the site) gives enterprises the ability to contextualize experiences, usually facilitated by a login process.
The consultant should have the following qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in Web development or related field, or relevant experience.
- Solid knowledge and experience in programming applications.
- Dedicated team player.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
- Solid ability in both written and verbal communication.
- Knowledge of programming language and technical terminology.
- Able to develop ideas and processes and clearly express them.
- A high degree of independent judgment.
- Able to solve complex problems.
6.0 TIME FRAME AND DAYS REQUIRED
The assignment should be completed within 3 weeks of signing the contract.
ICL will conduct relevant quality checks including relevant plagiarism tests.
7.0 EXPRESSION OF INTEREST – TECHNICAL AND FINANCIAL PROPOSAL
Agencies or individuals interested in tendering for Web-portal Development should prepare a technical and financial proposal and submit the following information:
7.1 Summary or profile of individual/agency seeking to bid.
7.2 Samples of previous work done with links attached
7.3 Proposed methodology including activities in the delivery of this assignment.
7.4 Proposed quotation for the work to be done
7.5 Contact details of 2 referees related to the past relevant work done.
7.6 A copy of KRA PIN and Tax certificate of compliance
7.7 CR12 for companies.
How to apply
The Expression of Interest – Proposal should be submitted on or before 9th March 2022 at 12:00 Pm to email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; and cc email@example.com;