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Strategic and Operational support

Solicitation number 3Y002-240004

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/08/29 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Description

    POLAR operates the Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS) campus and conducts world-class cutting edge Arctic research out of this facility. POLAR is preparing to further advance its operational maturity and requires assistance in developing an organizational structure and workforce strategy that will support the acceleration of POLAR’s strategic priorities, while respecting the cultural and geographical factors of the region in which the organization operates.

    This requirement is seeking the services of HR consultants specialized in organizational design and classification under the Task and Solutions Professional Services – Tasked Based Supply Arrangement E60ZT-18TSPS with the overall objectives of reviewing Polar Knowledge Canada (POLAR)’s HR Strategy and Operating principles in order to design an organizational HR structure that will help to attract and retain talent in the northern context. The new classification model will be supporting Canada’s knowledge of the Arctic, strengthening Canadian leadership in polar science and technology, and promoting the development and distribution of knowledge of other circumpolar regions, including Antarctica. Proposals should demonstrate how stakeholder and community consultation will be integrated as a core element of the approach and provide a Full Life Cycle cost estimate of implementing and operating such model. The initial contract period will be from contract award to May 31st, 2024.

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 8 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2023/09/18.

    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

    Organization
    Polar Knowledge Canada
    Address

    170 Laurier Avenue West

    Ottawa, ON, K1P 5V5
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Katlin Fagan
    Phone
    (343) 540-8473
    Email
    procurement@polar-polaire.gc.ca
    Address

    170 Laurier Avenue West

    Ottawa, ON, K1P 5V5
    Canada
    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
    001
    English
    59
    001
    French
    2

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    Summary information

    Language(s)
    English
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    ,
    Gatineau
    ,
    Ottawa
    Region of opportunity
    Canada
    Contract duration
    8 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
    Selection criteria
    Highest Technical Merit within a Stipulated Maximum Budget

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