The Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP) is a leading indigenous not-for-profit (non- governmental) organization established in 2010 to promote better health outcomes for all Nigerians through the creation of sustainable health systems and partnerships. The organization evolved from Columbia University’s International Centre for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) in 2010 and has continue to implement various public health programs across states in Nigerian with support from multi lateral organization, local and international foundations. These range from, infectious disease programs (such as HIV, TB. Malaria) Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH) Programs including immunization and other communicable diseases prevention infused with core aspect of gender programming, and health system strengthening. We are a team of committed individuals using our collective learnings and experiences, innovativeness and passion for excellence to deliver equitable, quality, cost-effective, and integrated health interventions through sustainable partnerships.
Title: Request for Proposal (RFP) for Audit Services
Objectives and Background
Bidding Firms are advised to read this section carefully and be sure that all requested information is included in the submission. Evaluators will neither make assumption nor may draw inferences regarding incomplete information result to rejection of proposal.
|SN||Criteria for Selection||Requirements|
|1||Professional Experience||The audit firm should have a minimum of 5 years of experience in external auditing, with a proven track record of auditing organizations similar to ours|
|2||Industry Expertise||Demonstrated expertise in auditing organizations within the not-for-profit making entities, particularly in Non- governmental Organizations. Understanding the specific regulations for statutory and yellow book audit specifically for USG funded projects, the probable challenges, and best practices associated with the industry will be an added advantage|
|3||Certifications and Accreditations||The firm and its auditors should be members of relevant professional auditing bodies and hold valid certification(s). (e.g., Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) etc. Applicants should hold relevant certifications based on specific audit needs and industry requirements|
|4||Independence and Impartiality||The audit firm must adhere to the highest standards of independence and integrity, ensuring impartiality in their audit processes and reports|
|5||Quality Assurance||Evidence of a robust internal quality assurance program to ensure the quality and accuracy of the audit process and deliverables|
|6||Technology Adoption||Demonstrated ability to utilize technological tools for efficient and effective audit procedures, ensuring accuracy and timely delivery of audit reports|
|7||References||Provide references from at least three organizations of similar size and complexity, detailing the nature of services provided and the satisfaction of the clients|
|8||Compliance and Ethics||A commitment to compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and ethical standards governing the audit profession|
|9||Value for Money||Competitive pricing structure offering value for money.|
Pre-qualification Criteria will include but limited to the following:
Application Closing Date
27th November, 2023 (Not later than 12:00PM - Nigerian time).
Method of Application
Interested and qualified individual consultants / organizations should submit the requested prequalification documents as attached files (the attachment should not exceed 10MB in size, in Adobe PDF format) to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the Title as the subject of the mail.
Submit prequalification documents in sealed envelopes marked "Prequalification of firms" at the bottom right corner at the head office, addressed to:
The Bid Review Committee,
Center For integrated Health Programs (CIHP),
Plot 1129, kikuyu close, Off Nairobi Street,
Wuse 2, Abuja.
Interested firms applying for pre-qualification should note the following: