Kyrgyz Global Partnership for Education - P132490
Ministry of Education and Science | Published July 23, 2015 - Deadline August 7, 2015
Audit Of Financial Statements Under The Sector Support For
Educational Reform Project
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Country: TheKyrgyz Republic
Name of Projects: Sector Support for Educational Reform Project (SSER, Credit No. 5230-K G and Grant No.H836-KG) and Global Partnership for Education Project (Grant No TF016201 and TF016209)
Assignment Title: For the audit of financial statements underSector Support for Educational Reform Project (SSER, Credit No. 5230-K G and Grant No. H836-KG) for the period from January 1, 2015ended July 16, 2018
Assignment reference: #SSFER/CS/LCS/3.0/31c
Assignment Title: For the auditof financial statements under Global Partnership for Education Project (Grant No TF016201 and TF016209) for the period July 9, 2014ended June 30, 2017
Assignment reference: # GPE_FTI/CS/LCS-29
The Government of the Kyrgyz Republic intends to apply for financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the The Sector Support for Educational ReformProject (SSER, Credit No. 5230-KG and Grant No. H836-KG) and Global Partnership for Education Project (Grant No TF016201 andTF016209), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The consulting services ("the Services") include audit of the project financial statement (PFS) is to enable the auditor toexpress a professional opinion on the project's financial position as at the end of December 31, 2015, December 31, 2016, December31, 2017, July 16, 2018 (SSER, Credit No. 5230-KG and Grant No. H836-KG) December 31, 2015, December 31, 2016, June 30, 2017, (GPEGrant No TF016201 and TF016209) and of the income and expenditure for the accounting period ending on that date. The project booksof account provide the basis for preparation of the financial statements and are established to reflect thefinancial transactions in respect of the project.
The Project Coordination Unit under the Ministry ofEducation and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic now invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate their interest inproviding the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualificationsand relevant experience to perform theServices. The shortlisting criteria are:
a. Overall experience of the firm (7 years) in the field ofassignment;
b. At least three similar assignment- completed during last fiveyears;
c. Should be on thelist of World Bank ? ECA ? List of Eligible AuditFirms.
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the WorldBank's Guidelines: Selectionand Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World BankBorrowersdated January 2011 ("ConsultantGuidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy onconflict of interest. In addition, please refer to the following specificinformation on conflict of interest related to this assignment:
Relationship with Borrower's staff: Consultants (including their personnel and sub-consultants) that have abusiness or family relationship with a member of the Borrower's staff (or of the project implementing agency's staff, or of abeneficiary of the loan) who are directly or indirectly involved in any part of: (i) the preparation of the TOR of the contract,(ii) the selection process for such contract, or (iii) supervision of such contract may not be awarded a contract, unless theconflict stemming from this relationship has been resolved in a manner acceptable to the Bank throughout the selection processandthe execution of the contract."
Consultants may associate with other firms from the list of World Bank ? ECA ?List of EligibleAudit Firms in the form of a joint venture or a subconsultancy toenhance their qualifications.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Least CostSelection method set out inthe Consultant Guidelines.
Further information can be obtained at the address below duringoffice hours 09:00 to 18:00(local time).
Expressions of interest (in person, by mail, or by e-mail) mustbe delivered to the address below before 15:00 (local time) August 7, 2014.
under the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic
Attn: PCU DirectorAinekenova Anara
257 Tynystanovastr., 410a,
720040 BishkekCity, the Kyrgyz Republic
Tel: + 996 (312)62-34-17
Fax: + 996 (312)62-34-17