Invitation for Tender at Civil Society for HIV / AIDs in Nigeria (CiSHAN)



Invitation for Tender

External Financial Audit



Civil Society for HIV / AIDs in Nigeria (CiSHAN) is the umbrella national network of about 3.000 indigenous non-governmental, non-profit making organizations spread across the 36 states of Nigeria and the FCT working on different aspects of HIV and AIDS interventions at zonal states, local government and communities in Nigeria. CiSHAN is primarily focused on the prevention and control of the HIV and AIDS pandemic. Its membership includes support groups of PLWA, CBOs. NGOs, FBOs, Trade Unions and Traditional Institutions. CiSHAN exists to coordinate, facilitate and advocate to ensuring the needs and issues of CSOs working on HIV and AIDS are addressed. CiSHAN also provide a coordinated and coherent input into the National Response to HIV and AIDS epidemic. Recently, due to the poor accessibility of funds by members, the network has added to its mandate leveraging of funds.


In this capacity, CiSHAN coordinates, facilitates, advocates and ensures the needs and issues of CSOs working on HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support services in Nigeria are at the front burner of national and international discourse. In 2010, Civil Society for HIV and AIDS in Nigeria (CiSHAN) signed a program grant agreement as Principal Recipient (PR) for a single stream of funding with Global Fund (GF) Nigeria. The broad goal of this project is to scale up gender-sensitive HIV and AIDS prevention, treatment, and care and support intervention for adult and children in Nigeria, The project agreement focused on 3 specific (Service Delivery Areas) SDAs. These are Out of School Youth prevention (OSY), Home Based Care (HBC) and Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC).


Objective of the Audit

A financial Audit of funds provided by Global Fund (GF) to be performed in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards and in accordance with either ISA or International Organizations of Supreme Auditing Institutions (INTOSAI) and the GF “Guidelines for Financial Audits Contracted by Foreign Recipients (Guidelines). The audit will cover the period from January 01, 2011 through December 31, 2011 and January 2012 through March 2012. The audit will also cover commodities procured directly by GF if any and delivered to CiSHAN within the period covered by these audits.


Term and Condition

Interested      firms      should      contact      Femi      Shekoni      via      email   and   copy   ojochide.shaibu@cishannigeria for detail terms/conditions,  scope of work and  any other enquiry related to this invitation  to tender



Tenders should be addressed to the ‘Executive Director’ and submitted at CiSHAN National office, located at CSO House, K Close, Opposite First Avenue, Corner Shop Gwarimpa Estate, Abuja The tender must be submitted in sealed envelopes not later  than 4pm Friday 15th February 2013. Submissions may be delivered by hand or courier provided they are in sealed envelopes. No phone call is allowed and failure to adhere to this instruction will lead to automatic disqualification.


Faxed Copies Will Not Be Accepted.

The Civil Society for HIV and AIDs in Nigeria Tender Committee shall open tenders soon afterward and make notification within one week. CiSHAN will not accept responsibility for the cost of submission.


Further information:

Procurement Officer,

Ojochide Shuaibu,



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