REQUEST FOR BID

 

The Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) has a constitutional mandate and, as the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) of South Africa, exists to strengthen our constitutional democracy by enabling oversight, accountability and governance in the public sector through auditing, thereby building public confidence.

The AGSA invites bids for the following requirement:

 Bid number

Bid description

Office

Compulsory briefing session detail

Closing date

Closing time Documents

AGSA/01/2019

Appointment of an independent internal auditor to provide internal audit services to the AGSA for a period of 3 years

Nationally

There is no scheduled briefing meeting in respect of this bid. All related enquiries should be forwarded to the emails indicated below.

25 February 2019

15:00

 

Special condition of bid
In line with the AGSA’s transformation strategy which is guided by the BBBEE Codes of Good Practice, the organisation aims to be one of the key contributors to socio-economic change in the country. We therefore prioritise procurement from businesses certified as level 1 and level 2. In addition, preference may be given to companies that are at least 51% black owned and at least 30% black woman owned.

 

Eligibility/Pre-qualification criteria

The key criteria to be considered for the suitability of the service provider include the following;

  1. Knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of the public sector; and an understanding of the AGSA’s enabling legislations
  2. A minimum of two (2) partners, including the engagement partner. The engagement partner must be based in Gauteng and directly involved in every engagement review undertaken at the AGSA.
  3. Have a quality control department responsible for ensuring the IIA standards are appropriately applied; this includes a demonstration that they adhere to the IIA Standards, particularly as they relate to:
    1. The application of a risk based approach to auditing,
    2. The use of IT audit resources (Including the appropriate tools), and
    3. The availability of resources that perform risk management and governance reviews
  4. Have a resource plan that indicate the core team having the necessary skill, knowledge, capacity and resources to meet the needs of the AGSA (i.e. forensic audit skills and tools as well as the computer audit skills and tools)
  5. The service provider must be able to demonstrate the ability to reach all South African regions within which the AGSA operates.
  6. In the event of a joint audit proposal, both independent internal auditors must have sufficient partners to meet the minimum of two (2) partners, with the engagement partner responsible for AGSA’s audit being based in Gauteng

 

Professional Membership

It is mandatory for the senior resources of the preferred service provider (i.e. directors, senior managers and specialists) to have professional certification enabling them to perform internal audit services. These may include, but not limited to the following:

  • CIA (IIASA),
  • CISA (ISACA),
  • CA(SA)

 

All core members of the internal audit team must belong to a professional body that regulates the services they offer.

 

For general enquiries, email Ms Celia Mabusela, MabuselaC@agsa.co.za and Mr Mandisi Ngozi, MandisiN@agsa.co.za.  Only written enquiries will be responded to.