Task Based Information Professional Services
Solicitation number ECGZ-RFP-2020-0716-A
Closing date and time 2023/07/06 14:00 EDT
Last amendment date
The information contained in this notice is a brief description of the requirement and is for information purposes only. Bidders must refer to the complete Request for Proposal (RFP) document for a full description of the requirement and the full bid instructions.
This requirement is open only to Task-Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS) Supply Arrangement Holders under EN578-170432 for the following categories:
CYBER SECURITY SERVICES
C.2 Information Technology Security Methodology, Policy and procedures Analyst (Level 3)
C.3 Information Technology Security TRA and C&A Analyst (Level 3)
C.6 Information Technology Security Engineer (Level 3)
C.9 Information Technology Security Systems Operator (Level 3)
C.11 Information Technology Security Vulnerability Specialist (Level 3)
C.12 Incident Management Specialist (Level 3)
C.15 Computer Forensic Specialist (Level 3)
C.17 Privacy Impact Assessment Specialist (Level 3)
T.4 Telecommunication Technician (Level 3)
T.6 Telecommunication System specialist (Level 3)
NOTE: This solicitation is raised for Level 3 resources; however, Elections Canada may also require occasion Level 2 resources.
Estimated number of contracts to be awarded: 4
All SA Holders have been invited to submit a proposal.
The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (CEOC), an agent of Parliament, exercises general direction and supervision over the conduct of elections and referendums at the federal level. The CEOC heads the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, commonly known as Elections Canada.
EC has a requirement for the provision of IT professional services on an “as and when requested” basis, in the National Capital Region (NCR), to support ongoing activities and initiatives to address specific Information Technology (IT) needs with specified set of responsibilities within EC. The objective is to provide EC with a supplier capacity-based procurement vehicle.
The work is currently not being performed by a contractor.
Security requirement: Common PS SRCL #19 applies
Minimum corporate security required: DOS - Reliability
Minimum resource security required: Reliability status
Period of the Contract
The Contract period will be from the Effective Date and ends three years later (the “Initial Term”).
The Contractor will grant to Elections Canada irrevocable options to extend the period of the Contract by 3 additional periods of 2 years each under the same terms and conditions.
Submission of Proposals
This RFP allows bidders to use the epost Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation to transmit their proposals electronically. For further information, bidders must refer to Part 2 – Bidder Instructions, and Part 3 – Proposal Preparation Instructions of the RFP document.
Proposals are to be addressed to the attention of the Contracting Authority and delivered, sealed, to the Proposal Receiving Unit on or before the bid closing date and time indicated on the front page of the RFP.
For sending packages by courier or for dropping off, please note that the Proposal Receiving Unit at the Business Centre is open Mondays to Fridays from 8:00 to 12:00 and from 13:00 to 16:00 (Gatineau, Quebec time).
Bids sent via email or facsimile will not be accepted.
Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
Elections Canada retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
All enquiries and other communication with Elections Canada personnel are to be directed ONLY to the Contracting Authority. The Contracting Authority will be the bidder’s primary contact. Bidders who contact anyone other than the Contracting Authority may be disqualified.
All enquiries must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than the deadline indicated in the RFP. Enquiries received after that time may not be answered.
Interested parties wishing to obtain the solicitation documents for this RFP must do so by sending a request to the Contracting Authority at email@example.com
Further information about Elections Canada may be obtained at elections.ca.
Once the successful bidder has been announced, bidders may request a debriefing on the results of the RFP process. Bidders should make the request to the Contracting Authority as per the terms of the RFP. The debriefing may be in writing, by telephone or in person.
NOTE: Task-Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS) method of supply is refreshed on a quarterly basis. If you wish to find out how you can be a “Qualified SA Holder”, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The estimated contract period will be 31 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2023/08/15.
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)
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:
Office of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada
30 Victoria StreetGatineau, Quebec, K1A 0M6Canada
- Contracting authority
- Galina Zhukov
- (873) 416-1830