Expression of Interest for Consultancy Services to review WIOMSA’s internal control and management systems

 Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) is an NGO registered in Tanzania with a secretariat in Zanzibar. WIOMSA is dedicated to promoting the educational, scientific and technological development of all aspects of marine sciences in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region. WIOMSA supports ocean research and management in ten countries: Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa, Madagascar, the Comoros, Mauritius, Réunion, and Seychelles. WIOMSA has operated since 1993 and received grant support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).

WIOMSA is implementing its 5-year Strategic Plan (2021-2025), through which several programs and projects are being implemented, and other programs are expected throughout the strategic plan period. In May 2023, WIOMSA entered into a contract agreement with Sida for institutional support to enable it to carry out activities under a project titled “Sustainable Blue Future in the Western Indian Ocean”, through Contribution No. 15568.  The project aims to support a resilient, sustainable and productive WIO Blue Economy based on a trusted and diverse knowledge base, capacity, partnerships and resources. The project aims to apply research findings to policies, strategies, plans, directives, and initiatives in collaboration with regional governments, partners, and civil society.

WIOMSA intends to strengthen its internal control and management systems to deliver the project efficiently. As a result, WIOMSA wishes to hire a consultant/audit firm to assess internal control and management systems based on the terms of reference outlined below.

Interested auditing firms are requested to submit a technical proposal and a financial proposal to by 15th January 2024

Download the TORs for the assignment.


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