The Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit [GIZ] GmbH – Make-IT in Africa
programme has been commissioned by The University of Nairobi and the Nairobi Innovation
Week secretariat to support the Nairobi Innovation Week 2019.
The programme is seeking a consultant to provide the following services in close coordination
with The University of Nairobi, Nairobi Innovation Week secretariat and the GIZ Project Make-IT in

1. Project management support for NIW 2019
As a basis to consolidate collaboration in the start-up Ecosystem, including impact monitoring for
Start- Up Support Programs.
2. Impact monitoring for Start-ups from NIW 2018
Consolidate follow up on the impact of NIW participation for the 100 start-ups that took part in
the NIW 2018 and set up continuous impact monitoring measure that will be used for NIW 2019
including a baseline survey.

Required competences and professional experience:

1. At least 5 years of demonstrable experience in project management, policy formulation
and working with start-ups.
2. At least 7 years of experience working on/supporting SME/Start-up programs in Kenya.
3. Highly developed organizational development and analytical skills.
4. Experience of organizational development, analytical skills and working with
entrepreneurship enablers.
5. Regional experience/ Knowledge of country [Kenya].
6. Proficiency in English language and Kiswahili.

Please obtain the documents which contain more details on the assignment by sending a blank
e-mail to with the subject exactly as “Nairobi Innovation Week 2019
GIZ- 83302876”.

If interested, please submit your Financial and Technical Proposal in two separate envelopes
together with your CV and Cover letter in a SEALED ENVELOPE, clearly marked TENDER NO:
GIZ/83302876, not later than Friday 22nd October 2018 addressed as follows and dropped to the