Project Name: Strengthening the Public Internal Audit Function Project
Project Number: IDF Grant No. TF011904
Report Period: Six Months
Awarded Firm/Individual: Ernst&Young Kuzey Yeminli Mali Müşavirlik A.Ş. (Turkey)
Address: Ufuk Üniversitesi Cad. Farilya İş Merkezi No:8 Kat:11 Çukurambar/ANKARA
Contract signature date: February 7, 2013
Method of Procurement/Selection: CQS
Price: 116,900 USD (Hundred and sixteen thousand and nine hundred US Dollar)
Duration: from February 11, 2013 to November 30, 2013
Summary scope of contract:
The IACB is required to publish an IT audit manual as the information technologies are being increasingly and extensively used in public sector institutions. IT systems became crucial elements of the processes and procedures that are subject to audit. An IT audit is an examination of the management controls within an IT infrastructure and aims to evaluate the system’s internal control design and effectiveness including efficiency and security protocols, development processes, and IT governance or oversight. This activity, through hiring of consultants, will help the IACB to import the necessary technical expertise to prepare the manual.
In this scope, IACB intends to undertake the two pilot reviews respectively. The pilot review will consist of assisting the IACB team in conducting IT audit in two pilot fields to be selected by IACB in Ankara, in case of necessity including provincial organization of these two authorities.
Following the completion of the first pilot review, the Consultants will launch to prepare the draft IT audit manual in the light of the pilot review, IT audit standards, their own experience and international best practices. Monthly progress meeting will be held with the participation of team leader, team staff and the Client after commencement of the draft manual preparation.
The second pilot will carry out according to the draft manual. The pilot IT audit processes will be determined by IACB. The draft manual will take its final form after re-evaluate in the light of the second pilot review.
Following the completion of the pilot reviews, IACB will organize a knowledge-sharing event to disseminate the results of the activity. The Consultants, together with IACB task teams, will be expected to participate to the event and make presentations on the methodology using during the reviews and the lessons learned.