Call for tenders' details

Framework Contract on the execution of audits and controls and the development o...
Contracting authority:
European Commission, DG Migration and Home Affairs (HOME)
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Question details
Audit Co-ordinator - qualifications
P34 of the tender states that the audit co-ordinator should have the status of certified auditor. One of our senior managers has undertaken a senior audit role for a number of EC funded framework contracts, has over twenty-five years of professional experience carrying out audit and control missions, along with at least fifteen years of professional experience managing teams of at least 5 people, and over fifteen years’ experience coordinating audit assignments relating to tasks described. Would it be acceptable to nominate this expert, with extensive practical experience in audit co-ordination, as one of the audit co-ordinators, where in lieu of a status of certified auditor, they have a University degree in the field of economics, laws, finance, international relations or equivalent field?
No, it will not be accepted. Status of certified auditor is required as stated in Technical and professional capacity criteria and evidence, subsection B: Criteria relating to the team delivering the service.