Consultancy Services for Individual Communications Consultant for RSIF




Project Name:            The Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) for Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Grant No.:                  D347-3A

Assignment Title:      Individual Consultancy Services for Communications for the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund

Reference No:           KE-ICIPE-218866-CS-INDV

The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) aim of the assignment will be to provide interim communication support to RSIF and contribute to the advancement of the objectives of the RSIF Communications Strategy (and its overall goals to i) Enhance awareness of RSIF as an entity, as well as its three windows; and (ii) Support resource mobilization and increased investment in RSIF). Specifically, the consultancy will support the development of a visual identity for the program and support development and implementation of campaigns in support of the RSIF communication objectives.

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be downloaded at the following link:

The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology now invites eligible individual consultants  (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:

  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree in science, social science, journalism, communications or other related field.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in undertaking similar consultancy work.
  • Relevant Experience: Examples of at least three (3) relevant assignments undertaken in the last five (5) years of similar nature as sought by icipe.

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 2016 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Selection Based on Consultants Qualification” (CQS) method set out in the Procurement Regulations.

Further information can be obtained at this address ( during office hours 08:00 – 17:00 hrs East Africa Time.

Expressions of interest can be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person and deposited in the icipe Tender Box, located at icipe Duduville campus, Kasarani, Nairobi (Carroll Wilson Building, Ground Floor) on or before Friday 26th February 2021 at 11:00 hrs, East Africa Time. The bids will be opened the same date and time, in the presence of those submitting. The submissions in hard copy should be clearly marked: ‘Expression of Interest – Individual Consultancy Services for Communications for the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF)”. REF: KE-ICIPE-218866-CS-INDV. Electronic submissions can be sent to

International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe)

Attn:  Susan Kariuki, Procurement Manager

Duduville campus, Kasarani, Nairobi

P.O. Box 30772, 00100 GPO


Tel:  +254-20-8632000 , Fax: +254-20-8632001/2