Francis Edapal Esimit, Dr. Yusuf Kibet


The evaluation committee has played a significant role in various Counties in the evaluation of submitted bids for the award of tenders. The committee has successfully worked as a team bringing together all the departments of the County to get the best out of Awarded tenders. However, with the introduction of e-selection, despite the key role of the committee, the procurement process in the Counties has been facing challenges that do not effectively lead to successful procurement of goods and services. This study determined the influence of e-selection on evaluation committee performance in the County Government of Turkana. This study was based on the theory of reasoned action. Explanatory research design was used. The study targeted 70 members of the evaluation committees in 14 departments of the Turkana County Government. A census survey was conducted. Primary data were collected using structured questionnaires. Both descriptive and inferential statistics were employed in the data analysis. Descriptive statistic tools included frequencies, percentages, means and standard deviations. Inferential statistics involved correlation and multiple regression analysis. Findings were presented in tables. The study results revealed that E-selections has a positive and significant influence on performance of evaluation committee in the County Government of Turkana (β=0.255, p=0.029). The study concluded that E-selection influence on performance of evaluation committee in County Government of Turkana. The organization engages all relevant stakeholders through e-interviews in e-selection process for candidates. The County should always use electronic information in order to ease County activities and improve communication process positively.


Keywords; E-Selection, Evaluation, Committee Performance, County Government

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