Follow-Up Audit of USAID/South Sudan's Road Infrastructure Activities
USAID/South Sudan determine whether the fixed fee in Task Order Two of the Sudan Infrastructure Services Project can be reduced based on the reduction in the scope of work, document this determination, and recover the excess amount from Louis Berger Group.
USAID/South Sudan develop and implement a policy to have a second-level review by a contracting official of task orders worth more than a certain dollar amount to confirm they are structured to encourage contractors to fulfill their end of the agreement on time and within budget.
USAID/South Sudan develop and implement a plan to provide consistent contracting support for agreements managed by the mission.
USAID/South Sudan determine the final amount for the contract between Eyat and Louis Berger Group, and recover from Louis Berger Group any excess due to USAID.
USAID/South Sudan arrange for staff members to represent USAID's interest during any negotiation, arbitration, or litigation.
USAID/South Sudan define and document the roles and responsibilities of officials that oversee the Louis Berger Group contract, as well as the specific information that the Louis Berger Group needs to share with USAID, and provide this information to the Louis Berger Group.
USAID/South Sudan prepare all overdue contractor evaluations for Louis Berger Group under the Sudan Infrastructure Services Project.
USAID/South Sudan designate an official in writing to confirm that contractor performance evaluations are completed as required.
USAID/South Sudan train all mission personnel on their roles and responsibilities related to contractor performance evaluations.
USAID/South Sudan identify and document the most significant threats to the maintenance of the Juba-Nimule road and engage the Government of South Sudan to address these threats.
USAID/South Sudan include in its next portfolio review a discussion on whether any of its planned activities could or should address the obstacles that prevent the Juba-Nimule road from achieving its full potential.