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Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP) - TSPS Communications Consultant, Senior (1)

Solicitation number 23-220055

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/06/08 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    The Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) has a requirement for a Communications Consultant
    to fulfil all aspects of the Ombudsman's mandate as outlined in the Order in Council (OiC), the CORE requires the production and publication of a number of reports on activities and complaints, including but not limited to: An Annual Report to Parliament; quarterly reporting on complaints; initial, interim, final and follow-up reports relating to reviews; and, country visit reports. Other reports and publications may be required, as needs arise. To further support the reporting needs of the office, additional creative products may be required, such as video development and production.

    The contractor is to undertake full management, from concept to coordination and execution of final product(s), including adhering to the CORE’s brand standards, and the Federal Identity Program, thematic development, coordination of content, writing, original graphic design and layout, of the CORE’s required reporting as well as contribute to the development of other supporting communications products as needs arise. The contractor will work unilaterally with all teams, including Global Affairs Canada’s web development team and adhering to their web publishing standards, to deliver high quality, professional, hard-copy print and digital communications products while managing sometimes multiple, competing deadline(s).

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 12 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2023/08/01.

    Trade agreements

    • 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 Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

    125 Sussex Drive

    Ottawa, ON, K1A 0G4
    Contracting authority
    Tracy Langille
    (613) 791-7144

    200 Promenade du Portage

    Gatineau, QC, K1A 0G4
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

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