Q-1092 – Zambia – Provision of EU Expenditure Verification Services

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Self Help Africa (SHA) is an Irish-based international development organisation that works through agriculture and enterprise development to end hunger and poverty. We help rural poor farmers grow more, source markets, and earn more from their small farms.

Self Help Africa (SHA) has worked in Zambia since 1987 and has an established reputation for implementing projects that support poor smallholder farmers (male and female) to acquire the knowledge and skills to make immediate and long-term improvements to their food, income and nutrition security and livelihoods through intensified and diversified agricultural production.

Self Help Africa (SHA) invites tenders to perform an expenditure verification and to report in connection with a European Union financed grant contract for an external action concerning Enterprise Zambia Grant Contract No. FED/2019/413-674. The Expenditure Verification will be undertaken in line with the Practical Guide issued 15 January 2016 (PRAG 2016).

We are looking for a supplier based outside of Zambia who can provide services for a project operational in Zambia. The company must have extensive demonstrated experience in European Development Fund expenditure verification exercises and in the audit of Challenge Funds.

The duration of contract will be for up to five years – subject to performance.

The contract may be awarded to a company/firm that specialises in this area of work. In the case of a company, a named designated resource will carry out the key functions required.

Click here to download the following documents:

  • Q-1092 Provision of EU Expenditure Verification services
  • Annex VII – Terms of reference for an expenditure verification
  • SHA Code of Conduct Policy
  • SHA Conflict of Interest Policy
  • SHA Anti Fraud and Anti Corruption Policy
  • SHA Child Protection Policy
  • SHA Terms and Conditions W&S

Tenders must be submitted via electronic format to the following address: procurementza@selfhelpafrica.org Tenders must be received not later than 5pm 8th January 2021 extended to 31.1.2021. Tenders that are received late or are in a format that cannot be accessed will be deemed to be invalid.

Please read the TOR document for all other details, including how to submit queries and the deadline for clarifications.

OUR POLICY:  Self Help Africa does not ask for or accept money for bids.  If approached for money or other favours, or if you have any suspicions of attempted fraud, bribery or corruption while tendering, please report immediately to our confidential email: confidentialreporting@selfhelpafrica.org   Please provide as much detail as possible with any reports.  Further information on Confidential Reporting is available here.