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CRS Country Programs (CP) with inventory of donated and purchased Food Commodities, Pharmaceuticals, Bed nets, Pre-positioned goods, Program Materials, Construction Materials

Invitation for Consultancy Service to conduct Commodity Audit of CRS Ethiopia for Fiscal Yearend September 30, 2019

About CRS: “Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.”

In Ethiopia, CRS has a long and rich history of providing emergency relief and development assistance to the people of Ethiopia since 1958. At present, CRS/Ethiopia implements multiple projects through different partner organizations.  CRS/Ethiopia has a highly diverse portfolio ranging from very large food-supported emergency response to cutting edge development programs. The current CRS/Ethiopia budget stands at around $100 million with funding from the U.S. Government, UN agencies, private foundations, individual donors, and CRS private funds.

CRS Country Programs (CP) with inventory of donated and purchased Food Commodities, Pharmaceuticals, Bed nets, Pre-positioned goods, Program Materials, Construction Materials, etc. of USD 750,000 or greater by the end of FY2019 (on September 30, 2019) are required to engage an independent external auditor to perform observed physical stock count for the fiscal year and issue a report containing their opinion as to the accuracy of the count results. 

Interested bidders can get the complete Term of Reference on ethiojobs.net website job ID 217494

How to submit proposal

1.         Please contact our Human Resource Department if you need further clarification.

2.         The proposal should be in two separately sealed envelopes:

2.1       Technical Proposal:

2.1.1    Renewed business license for the year 2019

2.1.2    VAT registration certificate

2.1.3 The audit firm’s profile, relevant experience in conducting audits of INGO Commodity and full address of the firm

2.1.4    Auditors to be assigned with summary of their qualifications and experience

2.1.5 Time frame required to complete the audit work including the final report submission date.

2.1.6    List of at least 3-5 of your main clients where you provided similar audits (references may be requested later on)

2.1.7    Other information that you believe is important

2.2       Financial Proposal

2.2.1    Service Fee

Your proposals should be marked “Proposal for CRS Ethiopia Commodity Audit and submitted to Human Resources Department in Person by no later than August 16, 2019.

Physical Address:       Catholic Relief Services Ethiopia

Gulele Sub-City, Patriots Street, Enkulal Fabrica

Addis Ababa

Tel: +251112788800

CRS strictly adheres to its Policy on Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults among its staff, consultants, volunteers, and affiliates.