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Request for Proposal for Long Term Agreement for Audits of UNDP Seychelles NGO/NIM Projects RFPSEY/2016/003 UNDP/NGO-NIM Projects
Procurement Process :RFP - Request for proposal
Office :UNDP Country Office - SEYCHELLES
Deadline :24-Nov-16
Posted on :08-Nov-16
Development Area :SERVICES  SERVICES
Reference Number :34084
Link to Atlas Projects :
00075876 - Management of Outer Island Protected Areas in Seychelles
00079923 - Resource Efficiency Project in Seychelles
00080054 - Ecosystem Based Adaptation to Climate Change in Seychell
Documents :
List of Clarifications RFPSEY2016 -003
RFPSEY2016-003 LTA NIM AUDIT SEY 7 November 2016 signed
RFPSEY2016-003 LTA NIM AUDIT SEY 7 November 2016
Section 4-7 Submission Forms
Overview :

Overview

UNDP hereby invites prospective offerors to submit a Proposal to this Request for Proposal (RFP) for the audits of UNDP Seychelles NGO/NIM Projects. The purpose of this present tender is to conclude a Long Term Agreement (LTA) with the successful Proposer for a period of three years. The successful Proposer shall be contracted for an initial period of 1 (one) year, with the contract renewable on an annual basis subject to satisfactory contract performance.

The TOR is directed to the audit of special purpose financial statements, which are referred to as Combined Delivery Reports (CDR).  The report to be audited is referred to as the Combined Delivery Report (CDR).  These reports are prepared following the UNDP Financial Regulations and Rules issued by the Bureau of Management, Office of Finance and Administration. A copy of the Financial Regulations and Rules is accessible upon request.

In general, and subject to modifications as per project documents, the projects are nationally implemented (NIM) with or without UNDP Country Office Support (Country Support to NIM modality). The Ministry executing the activities is termed the Implementing Agency for the project. A Project Management Unit (PMU) is established within the Ministry concerned to implement the project. The PMU is responsible for the delivery of all project outputs through direct action or hiring of necessary experts.  Overseeing the PMU, a National Steering Committee (NSC) is established to provide expert and technical guidance to the PMU in the implementation of the projects. The NSC is chaired by the National Project Director and includes representatives from the Implementing Agency, UNDP and other relevant stakeholders. The NSC advises Project Manager, thus supporting the decision-making process. Ultimate responsibility for day-to-day decisions lies with the PMU, which carries the responsibility for delivery of project outputs.

The management of projects is contained in the NIM Manual (National Implementation (NIM) by the Government of UNDP-supported projects: Guidelines and Procedures, which can be made available upon request. For more details on individual projects, the consultant should refer to the project document section on Management Arrangements. In addition Annex 12 shows the roles.

Deadline for submission is Friday 24 November 2016 at 16:00hrs (Seychelles Local time).

Important Note: 22 November 2016

Deadline for submission should read Thursday 24 November 2016 at 16:00hrs (Seychelles Local time) instead of Friday 24 November 2016.