Public Sector Network Tender Alert


7841-2013: UK-Sunderland: Internal audit services

The University is seeking to appoint an internal audit provider to work in partnership with the Universities Business Assurance team. We are looking for an innovative and quality offering that maximises the benefits for the university. The University is currently implementing a new assurance framework and it is envisaged that the successful organisation will play an integral part in the implementation process.
Within the proposed shared approach the provider will be responsible for:
— Annual / Long Term Plan - Jointly developed plan. A minimum number of days will be established at the outset of the contract that will allow the Internal Audit provider to issue HEFCE with the required annual opinion. In addition a number of additional days will be commissioned as needed to cover off any areas identified through the Assurance Framework that have yet to be adequately covered off.
— Annual Report - Annual Report to HEFCE will be prepared by Internal Audit provider.
— Audit Committee Attendance - Attendance at all Audit Committees meetings.

Ref: UofS/Internal Audit/0113.,


University of Sunderland
2nd Floor Edinburgh Building Chester road
For the attention of: Maureen Casey
SR1 3SD Sunderland
Telephone: +44 1915152470
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General address of the contracting authority:
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Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Contract value: No contract value provided

Published: 10 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 6 Feb 2013