ScaleUp006 - Learning Designer 2

Solicitation number ScaleUp006

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/05/19 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Amendment 1

    This amendment has been created to post the Q&A document and also the replay of our Learning Designer 2 Webinar at the following link:


    ATTENTION: This solicitation is unlike a typical solicitation in that you will be submitting your response to the requirement using our recently developed Automated Bidding Solution or "Bidding on the Phone". Please read below to find out the exciting details!

    The Center of Expertise in Agile and Innovative Procurement (CoEAIP), responsible for exploring and testing agile and innovative procurement practices at Shared Services Canada (SSC), has a requirement for a Learning Designer (LD) to support the development of the Agile Procurement Learning Initiative (APLI). The LD will be responsible for providing expert advice on and improving learning by developing training modules while integrating various other creative elements into the training design(s). Canada may award one or more contracts as a result of this solicitation.

    As part of Shared Services Canada Scale Up initiative, this procurement is a set-aside for micro and small businesses that are either businesses owned or led by under-represented groups or indigenous businesses. ScaleUp is a social procurement initiative led by Shared Services Canada, in collaboration with TECHNATION, to increase the diversity of bidders on government contracts. Register on Canada's digital marketplace to increase your visibility and access even more future opportunities. It's free.

    A bilingual webinar will be held May 12 2023 from 3pm to 4 pm Eastern. If you wish to attend, please contact the contracting authority for the link to the MSTeams presentation. (

    Although the webinar is not mandatory, it is highly recommended that you attend because we will be offering a more detailed explanation of the requirement and the new steps to submit a bid, how to register for a Procurement Business Number (PBN), how to register for our Procurement to Pay (P2P) system, and it will also be a great opportunity for you to ask us questions.

    If you wish to participate in this solicitation and submit a bid, please follow the instructions below.

    This solicitation package includes 2 separate documents in both official languages, as follows:

    A - ScaleUp Standard Instructions – read only pdf document
    B - Resulting Contract (ICB) – read only pdf document that will be updated at contract award

    Step 1

    Please download the ScaleUp Standard Instructions document and read/review.

    Step 2

    Please attend the webinar if you can!

    Step 3

    Please contact the Contracting Authority for your Supplier Unique Identifier (SUI). Access to the solution will only be provided after the non-mandatory webinar has taken place and you will not be able to access the ABS unless you have the SUI.

    Step 4

    Using the SUI provided by the Contracting Authority, access the ABS Solution and submit your bid online! Your electronic bid will be comprised of

    i) - Bid Solicitation portion
    ii) - Financial Bid portion

    Other steps you may start right away: Registering as a supplier in the SRI system and Registering as a supplier in the Procure-to-Pay system.

    As always, if you require assistance or have any questions please reach out the Contracting Authority.

    Thank you.

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 24 month(s).

    Trade agreements

    • No trade agreements are applicable to this solicitation process

    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

    Partner with another business

    Are you interested in partnering with other businesses for this opportunity? Add your company to the list of businesses who are interested in partnering.

    This list does not replace or affect the tendering procedures for this procurement process. Businesses are still required to respond to bid solicitations, and to compete based on the set criteria. For more information please read the Terms of use.

    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Shared Services Canada

    400 Cooper Street

    Ottawa, Ontario, k2p2n1
    Contracting authority
    James F Morgan
    (604) 715-7515

    400 Cooper Street

    Ottawa, Ontario, k2p2n1
    Bidding details

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

    Tender documents
    Document title Amendment no. Language Unique downloads Date added

    Access the Getting started page for details on how to bid, and more.

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    Contract duration
    24 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price

    Support for small and medium businesses

    If you have questions about this tender opportunity, please contact the contracting officer, whose information is found in the Contact information tab. 

    Refer to our Support page if you need help or have questions about the government procurement process, including how to bid or how to register in SAP Ariba. You can also contact Procurement Assistance Canada, which has offices across Canada.


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