Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Development of a KNLS Documentary Request for Expression of Interest

Request for Expression of Interest
Ref: KNLS/HQ/T005/2013/2014
Development of a KNLS Documentary
Kenya National Library Service (KNLS) Board was established by an Act of Parliament Cap 225 of the Laws of Kenya (1965). 

The Act gives the Board responsibility to manage both the National Library of Kenya and the Public Library Service. 

To date, a network of 60 branch libraries have been established, with others coming up in different parts of the country.

Scope of Work
Development of a TV quality documentary that will detail the history of KNLS, major successes, milestones and achievement so far and the projected direction. 

The video documentary must be able to bring out the following objectives;
i) Effective Communication of the Documentary theme
ii) Telling the story of KNLS and the historical perspective
iii) Fundraising
iv) Showing the link between KNLS and vision 2030
v) Partnership and outcomes of various projects
vi) KNLS contribution towards Kenya at 50
vii) Awareness raising on the overall idea of fundraising and advocacy of the library for effective and sustainable national development of libraries
viii) Highlight the contribution of libraries to national development
ix) Build public awareness about libraries and their importance to the economy
More details on the assignment can be downloaded from knls
Interested firms should provide information and documents indicating that they are qualified to provide the required services. 

The information should include:
i) The legal status of the firm (enclose copy of Certificate of Incorporation/registration)
ii) Copies of valid VAT, PIN and Tax Compliance Certificates
iii) Provide details (names, qualification and relevant experience) of key staff members in the organization who shall be involved in the assignment.
iv) A brief profile of the firm, indicating relevant experience with details of similar assignments undertaken to demonstrate ability and capacity to carry out the assignment.
v) Provide references from at least three (3) reputable organizations where you have provided similar services).
vi) The firm should have at least three years’ experience in producing video documentaries

Expressions of Interest and accompanying documents should be submitted in plain sealed envelopes clearly marked “Expression of Interest: Development of a KNLS Documentary “ and addressed to:
Kenya National Library Service (Headquarters)
Mumias Road/Ol Donyo Sabuk Road Junction, Buruburu
P.O. Box 30573-00100
The Expression of Interest must be deposited in the Tender Box located at the Supply Chain Department at our Head Office on or before 14th January, 2014 at 11.00 a.m.

Late bids will not be accepted.

Request of Proposals (RFP) will be issued to the short-listed firms thereafter.

Director, KNLS