The Public Institution “Environmental Projects Implementation Unit” (EPIU) acting as a Project Fiduciary Team on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment is inviting your company to participate in the tender for performing the audit for the period 1 June 2018 – 30 June 2019.
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the Austrian Development Agency have provided financial contributions to the Republic of Moldova in order to improve the institutional foundations for a better sector management and efficient investments in the whole water sector. The agreement for the implementation of the project called “Strengthening the institutional framework in the water and sanitation in Republic of Moldova (Phase 01)” (IFSP) was signed on May 13th, 2016 between the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, the Austrian Development Agency and the Ministry of Environment of Republic of Moldova, and it is enforced up to August 31st, 2019.
The project will work with Moldovan sector stakeholders at the national, district and local level; with sector professional associations; with relevant education and environmental NGOs and will support the Republic of Moldova in facing its responsibilities and challenges in the implementation of the Association Agreement and the acquis communautaire towards achieving a more efficient management of the sector.
According to the Project Agreement article 8 “Reporting and Information”, line 4, the Project is subject to annual independent audits. The current Project Financial Audit will cover the period of 1 June 2018 – 30 June 2019 and the total expenditure for project implementation in the mentioned period is projected to be 28,918,748.00 MDL.
Taking into account that EPIU, acting as a Project Fiduciary Team on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment, is responsible for organizing the tender for selecting the auditor company, we are sending you in attachment the ToR and audit report template, which are considered to be compulsory.
As for the time planning, the period starting July 15, 2019 seems to be convenient for us. The final reports should be submitted not later than September 10, 2019.
We would appreciate very much if you would consider the above and expect presentation of your proposal which contains all elements of our arrangements including fees, budgeted time, and payment terms matter by June 14, 2019 to the following address: