Deadline of this Job: 31 August 2022Background
IntraHealth International is a US-based organization and has worked over the last 40 years in over 100 countries, in partnership with governments and local communities to make sure health workers are present where they’re needed most, ready to do the job, connected to the technology they need, and safe to do their work.
IntraHealth International is a sub partner to AMREF Health Africa implementing a five-year (2017-2022), USAID funded Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health and Family Planning (MNCH/FP) program called Transform – Health in Developing Regions (HDR) in Ethiopia. The aim of this project is to end preventable child and maternal deaths in four developing regions of Ethiopia: Afar, Benishangul – Gumuz, Gambella and Somali. It will focus on increasing access to integrated quality, high impact MNCH-FP services at the facility and community levels, strengthen health systems to provide quality MNCH/FP services; improving health seeking behavior enhanced by reduced gender inequalities and improve strategic information for evidence-based decision making and program learning.
IntraHealth is seeking a reputable audit firm to conduct an objective external financial audit of the organization’s financial transactions for the period ending June 30, 2022.
Objectives of the assignment
Conduct an audit of IntraHealth Ethiopia Office for the period from July 1, 2021, ending June 30, 2022.
The financial audit shall be performed in compliance with:
Generally Accepted Auditing Standards
U.S. Government Auditing Standards
The statutory requirements of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Audit requirements of Title 2 U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance)
The contractor will be expected to carry out the following:
Conduct an audit of the IntraHealth International (Ethiopia) as per the objectives and provide assurance on a complete set of financial statements for all costs incurred in the IntraHealth International (Ethiopia), including the opinion and notes. The financial statements will be in English, and in both U.S. Dollars and Ethiopian Birr, and should include the following:
Opinion on the basic financial statements taken as a whole.
Statement of financial position (balance sheet) as of June 30, 2022 (Please provide a breakdown of all types of accrued employee benefits).
Statement of activities and change in net assets (statement of revenue and expenses and changes in fund balances) for the year ended June 30, 2022.
Statement of cash flows for the year ended June 30, 2022.
All appropriate notes to the financial statements.
The revenue, expenses and change in net assets in the audited financial statements should be prepared by cost center. In addition, if applicable, please also complete footnotes by cost center; and
Management Letter, including the status of all prior year comments, if applicable.
A comfort letter on IntraHealth’s compliance with the terms/conditions/restrictions or requirements specified by the grants or contracts.
IntraHealth Ethiopia Country Office
Will provide all required documentation to facilitate the audit
IntraHealth International’s Department of Risk Management and Compliance will review the audited financial statements prior to finalization by the contracting firm.
Required skills and competencies
Professional accountancy qualification, CPA, or ACCA
Extensive experience in auditing of USG funds
Demonstrated professionalism and work ethics
Available and duly qualified team to undertake the assignment with the required level of accuracy, detail, and diligence
Ability to deliver within a short turnaround
Registered audit / accountancy firm with a valid practicing certificate
Certified by the Accounting and Audit Board of Ethiopia
Requirements from contractor
A technical proposal and a financial proposal
Company Profile: Company Name, year and country of incorporation; copies of valid tax compliance certification, PIN certificate and Certificate of Incorporation; Locations of offices, contact Information; Principal activities (Auditing, Accounting, etc.).
Experience and Interest: General Information concerning Standard Products and/or Services; Brief Description of Relevant Completed Projects; Brief Description of Project Work in Process; names and CVs of key personnel demonstrating technical capability to undertake this assignment
Client Lists: List of Major Clients; List of Clients in the financial or similar sector, supported by recommendation from at least three (3) major relevant clients. Please include the following for each reference: organization, contact name, title, phone number, email address, years as a client, and scope of services provided. Also include the names of the assigned partner and manager.
Submission of Proposals:
Submit original Technical and Financial pdf format proposals mailed to the following address to
ET-Procurement@intrahealth.org with a copy to email@example.com no later than August 31, 2022, at 5pm Ethiopian time:
Location and Period of field work:
The audit will be performed from IntraHealth Ethiopia Office
Regardless of the period of the field work, IntraHealth expect to receive the final reports no later than October 31, 2022
Questions and Results of the selection:
Questions and request for additional information can be directed using the contact information under ET-Procurement@intrahealth.org with a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The results of the selection will be communicated no later than September 9, 2022, to enable the field work to begin as soon as possible.
Deadline of this Job: 31 August 2022
Deadline of this Job: 26 August 2022Background
The FHI-360-managed, USAID Healthy Behaviors (U-HB) Activity, with its partners the Consortium of Christian Relief and Development Associations (CCRDA); ActionAid Ethiopia; Zeleman Communications, Advertising, and Production; and Fraym, works to increase sustained adoption of appropriate health and nutrition behaviors in Ethiopia using evidence-based, theory-informed social and behavior change (SBC) strategies. Geographically, U-HB implementation covers Oromia, Amhara, SNNP, Sidama, Benishangul, and Gambelia regions with a total of 126 woredas. U-HB achieves this goal by increasing the adoption of household-level behaviors, increasing demand for health services, and improving the enabling environment for gender equitable and healthy behaviors. This includes contributing to reductions in primarily unmet need for family planning (FP); malaria; and maternal and child mortality. U-HB may also contribute to reductions in malnutrition; water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH)-related illness; and emerging infectious diseases (EIDs). Underlying this approach, U-HB advances SBC institution and capacity strengthening strategies to enable a strong Ethiopian SBC system, able to positively engage households and communities to address barriers, leverage assets, and achieve and sustain positive change.
FHI 360 seeks the services of a consultancy to conduct a Social and Behavior Change (SBC) audit to support the USAID-Healthy Behavior (U-HB) Activities. This material audit is expected to collect, identify, and summarize the past 3 years SBC campaigns and activities related to Malaria, Family Planning, Maternal & Child Health, Health Promotion in these focal areas, gender-based violence, gender norms, and social and behavior change-focused capacity strengthening at community and higher level. These includes partners identification, materials, media, campaign evaluations, capacity strengthening materials/tools, research reports, and relevant literature to understand the known barriers and facilitators of priority behaviors in Ethiopia. The task may require regional travel as needed.
Detailed Description of Tasks to be Performed:
Review U-HB activity documents with technical staff to discuss expectations and develop an SBC audit activity plan. With the consultation of the U-HB team, craft criteria and search parameters for the SBC audit. This includes search methods, partner identification, criteria for SBC materials and campaigns, and a plan for collecting and cataloging relevant materials and those with evaluation results.
Conduct the SBC audit at federal and implementing regions as per the plan
Draft the SBC audit report for feedback, and
Final SBC audit report addressing FHI 360 feedback and comments.
Deliverables/Milestones & Due Dates:
Deliverables Payment modality
1. Activity plan for SBC audit
2. Identified and interviewed partners, and list of collected SBC materials and best practice associated with well evaluated interventions at community level.
3. Draft report
4. Final report incorporating FHI 360 feedback and comments
The Consultant/firm needs to have the following qualifications:
A consultant/firm who has experience with the SBC-related assessments, and SBC materials development (Malaria, Family planning, and Mother & Child Health are preferred)
Experienced in social and behavior change intervention
Experienced with supporting SBC programs strategy development, barrier analysis, and priority behavior identification
Diverse SBC health thematic areas team composition (Malaria, Family planning, and Mather & Child Health are preferred)
Familiar with the U-HB implementing regions’ culture and social environment
Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
Location of work: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and possible travel to implementing regions
Payment: All payment should be in Ethiopian Birr up on the deliverables.
Proposals must be submitted by August 29, 2022 via email to: Liyouwork Elias email@example.com. with “Consultancy work of SBC materials Audit” in the subject line. If there is a need for clarification about posted work, you need to submit your queries by August 26, 2022 to email firstname.lastname@example.org. The documents to submit include:
Proposed work plan for this SOW, with activity description and timeline (maximum 3 pages)
CV (maximum 3 pages)
Budget based on this SOW (daily rate of each consultant must be specified)
Contact information for three references for whom the consultant did similar work
Evaluation criteria Points (Max. Total 50)
Degree to which the work plan demonstrates a clear, realistic and effective approach to reach the expected objective, based on a profound understanding to the SOW 20
Degree to which the consultant possesses the technical knowledge and experience needed to implement the work plan 20
Degree to which the references are positive 10
Only complete proposals will be evaluated.
Disclaimers and Protection Clauses
FHI 360 may cancel the solicitation and not award
FHI 360 may reject any or all responses received
Issuance of the solicitation does not constitute an award commitment by FHI 360
FHI 360 reserves the right to disqualify any offer based on failure of the offeror to follow solicitation instructions
FHI 360 will not compensate any offeror for responding to solicitation
FHI 360 reserves the right to issue award based on initial evaluation of offers without further discussion
FHI 360 may choose to award only part of the activities in the solicitation, or issue multiple awards based on the solicitation activities
FHI 360 reserves the right to waive minor proposal de