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R&CS 5 Delivery and Support Team Prof.Services

Solicitation number W8485-247844/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/12/20 14:00 EST

Last amendment date


    Reference Number: W8475-TBIPS23-0X Solicitation Number: W8485-247844
    Organization Name: The Department of National Defence
    Solicitation Date: 2023-11-17 Closing Date AMENDED: 2023-12-20 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Savings Time EDT

    Anticipated Start Date: 2024-01-01
    Estimated Delivery Date: 2025-12-01 Estimate Level of Effort: 240 Working Days/Year per Resource
    Contract Duration: The contract will be for two (2) years from the date of contract award with an irrevocable option to extend the contract for up to one (1) additional one (1) year period.
    Solicitation Method: Competitive Applicable Trade Agreements: See below
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement Applies: No Number of Contracts: 1
    Requirement Details
    Tendering Procedure: Selective Tendering
    This requirement is open only to those TBIPS Supply Arrangement Holders who qualified under Tier 2 for services in the National Capital Region for the following category(ies):
    Core Resources:
    One (1) Level 3 Applications/Software Architect
    One (1) Level 3 Programmer/Software Developer
    One (1) Level 3 Business Analyst
    One (1) Level 3 Information Technology Security TRA/C&A Analyst
    Non-Core Resources:
    One (2) Level 2 Programmer/Software Developer
    One (2) Level 3 Business Analyst
    AMENDED : All SA EN578-170432/B Holders have been invited to submit a proposal
    Description of Work:
    The Radars and Communication Systems (R&CS) Branch at the Department of National Defence (DND) requires the services to aid in the development and support of software-based systems, including applications and microservices on an “as and when required” basis.
    - Bidders must submit a bid for all resource categories
    - The work is currently not being performed by a contracted resource
    Security Requirement: Common PS SRCL #01 applies
    Minimum Corporate Security Required: Designated Organization Screening (DOS)
    Minimum Resource Security Required: Secret Level Clearance

    Applicable Trade Agreements:

    World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA), Canada-Puru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA), Canada-Columbia Free Trade Agreement (CCoFTA), Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement (CPaFTA), Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement (CHFTA), Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA), Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA), Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA), Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA), Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-UKTCA).
    Contract Authority
    Name: Annick Barabé
    Phone Number: 819-939-5900
    Email Address:
    Inquiries regarding this RFP requirement must be submitted to the Contracting Authority named above. Request for Proposal (RFP) documents will be e-mailed directly from the Contracting Authority to the Qualified Supply Arrangement Holders who are being invited to bid on this requirement. BIDDERS ARE ADVISED THAT “BUYANDSELL.GC.CA” IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF SOLICITATION DOCUMENTS. The Crown retains the right to negotiate with any supplier on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language.

    NOTE: Task‐Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS) Method of Supply is refreshed three (3) times per year. If you wish to find out how you can be a “Qualified SA Holder”, please contact RCNMDAI.‐

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 23 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2024/01/01.

    Trade agreements

    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    • Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA)

    Reason for limited tendering

    A contracting officer can use limited tendering for specific reasons outlined in the applicable trade agreements. The reason for this contract is described below:

    • None

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Department of National Defence

    101 Colonel By Drive

    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0C7
    Contracting authority
    Annick Barabé
    (819) 939-5900
    Bidding details

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    Tender documents
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    RFP against Supply Arrangement
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Contract duration
    23 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price

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