May 16, 2017

Technical Guidance to the TEC Members

This memo provides Technical Evaluation Committee members guidance for evaluating applications for the referenced RFP. Each member of the TEC should be familiar with the process.

Since these are RIG/Cairo approved audit firms you are to give more weight on technical evaluation based on the given evaluation criterion. Cost is not the only or a controlling factor.

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The objective of this engagement is to audit the locally incurred costs of the contractor/sub-contractor under the above mentioned contract(s)/sub-contract(s).

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Sample Criteria for Evaluating Audit Firms’ Proposals

Relevant and appropriate experience in auditing development partner funded projects or programs must complement academic training and professional qualification.

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1. Examination of xx compliance with Terms and Conditions of xx Number xx for the period from xx to xx

[ Insert the audit title per the audit notification letter]

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Locally incurred costs do not only include costs that are “paid” locally. Locally incurred costs include costs incurred in the West Bank, Gaza and Israel, even if paid in or from the U.S. - where it is the auditor’s responsibility to define its materiality. If material, these costs should be audited.