Audit of Mali private sector programme
The Foreign Ministry in Copenhagen seeks to audit the partners in a private sector programme in Mali.
The Support Programme for Economic Growth and Employment Promotion stimulated by the Private Sector of Mali (PACEPEP) is the 2nd generation development programme of cooperation between Mali and Denmark. PACEPEP covers the regions of Mopti, Segou, Sikasso and Bamako District.
PACEPEP is working with five partners, who manages the Danida fund. Among these, four are to be audited by the consultant. Each partner has its management procedure. The consultant will have to travel to Sekou (230 km from Bamako) to audit one of the partners who is based there. All others partners are based in Bamako.
The assignment is to audit the grants programme for 2014, 2015, 2016. An option for audit for 2017 and 2018 will also be included. The audit will also include an unannounced audit in 2016.
The purpose of the audits is to confirm that the programme funds have been used for the intended purposes and in an efficient and economical manner in line with the financing covenants between Danida and the Malian government and between Danida and the partner concerned.
Danida Business Contracts and the Danish Embassy in Bamako now wish to tender and award the contract for the auditing services.
Candidates should have extensive international experience with similar external programme audits, international experience with assignment in the sub-Sahara region and extensive international experience in audit of public and private fund.
The deadline for the submission of tenders is October 4, 2015.