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Nile Basin Discourse

REQUEST for EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

 

Consultancy: EXTERNAL AUDIT FOR THE ACCOUNTS OF THE NILE BASIN DISCOURSE FOR THE 2017, 2018 and 2019 FISCAL YEARS

 

Countries of the Project: Burundi, D.R. Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda

Development Partner: The World Bank

Project Title: Engaging Civil Society for Social and Climate Resilience in the Nile Basin Project

Procurement Section: Consultants

Project ID No.: P132448

NBD CIWA/WB Grant No.: TF015834

Deadline: 25th September 2017

 

1) The Nile Basin Discourse (NBD) received Additional Financing (AF) support from the Cooperation on International Waters Africa (CIWA)/World Bank (WB) to fund further activities of the project: Engaging Civil Society for Social and Climate Resilience in the Nile Basin Project. The objective of this project is to strengthen the capacity of the NBD to engage civil society members and relevant stakeholders in Nile Basin cooperation and development programs, processes and dialogue.

2) NBD’s Governing Board now invites eligible consulting firms to express their interest in providing services of audit of the project financial statements (PFSs) for three fiscal years (2017-2019) on an annual basis.

 

3) The first audit will be for the financial year ended 2017 (January 2017 – December 2017); the next audit will be for the financial year ended 2018 (January 2018 – December 2018); the final audit will be for the financial year ended 2019 (January 2019 – December 2019).

 

4) The objective of the audit of the Financial Statements (FSs) is to enable the auditor to express a professional opinion on the financial position of the project at the end of each fiscal year, and on funds received and expenditures incurred for the relevant accounting period.

 

5) The consultant must be a duly registered, chartered accounting and auditing firm, whose regular occupation is to carry out audit of accounts, and with proven experience in financial audit of development projects.

 

6) The shortlisting criteria will comprise of:

a. The firm’s qualification and relevant experience in financial audits of the accounts of development projects financed by the World Bank.

b. The firm’s qualification and relevant experience in financial audits of the accounts of development projects financed by other international multilateral donors.

 

7) The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Sections I and IV of the “World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers” dated January 2011, revised July 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”).

 

8) The Terms of Reference (TORs) are herewith attached at the bottom of this page -> Download - (PDF - 152kb)

 

9) The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Consultant’s Qualification Selection (CQS) method of procurement set out in the Consultant Guidelines.

 

10) Further information can be obtained using all emails in Section 11.

 

11) Expressions of interest must be submitted by e-mail to the Regional Manager of NBD at the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and a copy to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before 25th September 2017 by 1700hrs Uganda Local Time.

 

Borrower’s Address:

The Nile Basin Discourse

Plot 32, Nsamizi Road

P. O. Box 185, Entebbe, Uganda

Attn: Regional Manager

Tel: +256-414-322432

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website: www.nilebasindiscourse.org

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