November 2009: DFID/UKaid Selects Cowater to Support Public Sector Auditing in Sierra Leone

Cowater recently signed a contract with DFID/UKaid to assist efforts to strengthen public sector auditing in Sierra Leone. As the Strategy Implementation Partner to the Audit Service of Sierra Leone, Cowater’s team will provide support to the senior managers of the audit service in the further development and implementation of their strategic development framework. This includes, but is not limited to: providing advice to the senior management of the Audit Service on strategic issues; developing and implementing a program of senior management coaching; assisting with the management of the technical assistance program by providing recommendations to the Auditor General; assisting the senior management with strategic planning and the implementation of strategic plans; assisting the Audit Service to implement new quality control procedures; and working with senior management on communications and reporting to assist the Audit Service in generating greater impact. Mobilization for this $1 million project is underway and will run for the next 18 months.