Eng Charles Mutunga, a consulting with GIBB International consulting engineers gave a lecture to our 4th year students on Friday 4th March 2016 on “The Procurement of Irrigation projects (services)” at Upper Kabete. This was among the lecture series for the unit FEB422: Professional Practice.
The Lecture touched on the procurement for consultants and civil works contractors. Some of the topics covered included;Feasibility studies; Design and preparation of Tender documents; Design review and Construction supervision. Other topics included Expression of Interest, request for proposals, preparation of proposals both technical and financial, evaluation and award, preparation of tender documents; standard forms, general and special conditions of contract, etc.
Eng. Mutunga has MSc in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering from UON; is a registered consulting engineer with the engineers board of Kenya(EBK) and corporate member of the Institution of engineers of Kenya. He has over 20 years experience in design and supervision of Irrigation Projects in Kenya and abroad.