Request For Proposals - Partnership With Solar Distributors To Establish And Strengthen Supply And Distribution Of Quality Solar Powered Systems For Productive Use In Business Settings.

  • Full-time
  • Contract type: Consultancy contract

Company Description

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization that applies practical know-how to make a lasting difference in the lives of people living in poverty. We use our extensive and long-term in-country presence to apply and adapt our top-notch expertise in agriculture, energy and WASH to local contexts. SNV has an annual turnover of €130 million, over 1,250 staff in more than 25 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization that uses project financing to implement our mission. This requires us to work efficiently and to invest in operational excellence.

In its new Strategic Plan period (2019 – 2022), SNV will more explicitly aim for systems change during project preparation and implementation - by strengthening institutions and kick-starting markets that help many more to escape poverty beyond our projects. We will continue to position ourselves as a premium organization, with decentralized management.

For more information on our operations in Kenya and SNV generally visit our website:


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and SNV Netherlands Development Organisation in Kenya hereby invite eligible organizations to submit their expression of interest (EoI), to participate as a beneficiary of project support within EnDev Phase III towards enhancing the supply, distribution and access of solar powered systems for productive use in business settings. Productive use entails solar solutions (both electrical and thermal solutions) for income generation for small scale businesses (both individual and enterprise set-up). 

The full details on the project, the applicable support, eligible products and other details have all been included in the Terms of Reference.

Job Description

1.     Request for Expression of Interest (EOI)  

GIZ and SNV invite eligible organizations to submit their EOI to participate in this project. Applicants’ attention is drawn to the qualification requirements and the application process as outlined in the Terms of Reference for this initiative.

2.     Terms of Reference and Application template.

The Terms of Reference (TOR) can be found on the link TOR_Solar_PU_Call for Proposal and the official application template can be found on the link EOI Application Template_Solar PU_EnDev Kenya (link)

Additional Information

The project will accept applications/EOIs until 15th November 2020.

All applications/EOIs must be submitted in the prescribed format. An application template (attached above) has been provided as an attachment to this request for proposals.

All applications/EOIs should be submitted by Email to: [email protected]  and [email protected] and cc to [email protected]

The project is being implemented from Jan 2020 to Mar 2021.The project will assess applications, undertake due diligence and sign MoUs on a continuous basis over this period, but will give priority to applications on a first come first serve basis.

This call for EOI does not guarantee any applicant of selection. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

We do not appreciate third-party mediation based on this advertisement.

SNV Kenya does not require you to undergo any medical test prior to employment

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