Audit of USAID/Pakistan's Independent Monitoring and Evaluation Program - originally issued 5/22/2013; revised 10/28/2013

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Pakistan finalize its mission-wide strategic framework, including a mission-wide performance management plan.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Pakistan implement a mission-wide monitoring and evaluation plan to cover all aspects of mission programs.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Pakistan implement a structured system to manage documentation for all monitoring and evaluation assignments.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/Pakistan implement a plan to allocate sufficient resources to manage the Independent Monitoring and Evaluation Program.

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Recommendation 5

USAID/Pakistan immediately terminate the task order issued under the General Services Administration's Federal Supply Schedule contract awarded to Management Systems International and put any remaining funds to better use.

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$0
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Recommendation 6

USAID/Pakistan determine the allowability of ineligible questioned costs billed by Management Systems International for technology services that are outside the scope of work listed on the authorized Federal Supply Schedule price list and recover from Management Systems International any amount determined to be unallowable. As of September 30, 2012, these billings totaled $1,303,533.

Questioned Cost:
$1303533
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Recommendation 7

USAID/Pakistan determine the allowability of ineligible questioned labor costs billed by Management Systems International for cooperating-country nationals that are outside the scope of work authorized by the Federal Supply Schedule price list and recover from Management Systems International any amount determined to be unallowable. As of September 30, 2012, these billings totaled $3,590,098.

Questioned Cost:
$3000477
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Recommendation 8

USAID/Pakistan determine the allowability of ineligible costs billed by Management Systems International for items outside the scope of work authorized by the Federal Supply Schedule price list - such as travel, other direct costs, subcontractors, general services and administration fees, and subcontract handling fees - and recover from Management Systems International any amount determined to be unallowable. As of September 30, 2012, these billings totaled $2,143,628.

Questioned Cost:
$2143628
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Recommendation 9

USAID/Pakistan train its contracting staff in the proper use of the General Services Administration's Federal Supply Schedule.

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$0
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Recommendation 10

USAID/Pakistan determine the allowability of $28,000 in ineligible questioned costs billed to USAID/Pakistan between June and September 2011 for the salary expenses of Management Systems International's chief of party's spouse and recover from Management Systems International any amount determined to be unallowable.

Questioned Cost:
$28000
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Recommendation 11

USAID/Pakistan implement a plan to incorporate existing geographic information systems into a consolidated database.

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$0
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