Communications Support for the Forest in Mind Program

Solicitation number NRCan- 5000075909

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/08/28 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    This requirement is for Natural Resources Canada

    This requirement is open only to those Supply Arrangement Holders under E60ZT-18TSPS who qualified under Tier 1 for the following category:

    stream 3.11 Communications Consultant – Senior
    stream 3.11 Communications Consultant - Intermediate

    The following SA Holders have been invited to submit a proposal.

    Acosys Consulting Services Inc.
    Adirondack Information Management Inc., The AIM Group Inc. in Joint Venture
    ADRM Technology Consulting Group Corp. and Randstad Interim Inc
    Avascent Canada ULC
    Deloitte Inc.
    DLS Technology Corporation
    Donna Cona Inc.
    Makwa Resourcing Inc., TPG Technology Consulting Ltd. in JOINT VENTURE
    Maplestream Inc., Cofomo Ottawa Inc., in Joint Venture
    Mindwire Systems Ltd.
    MINDWIRE SYSTEMS LTD., Akkada Professional Services inc., HubSpoke Inc., in Joint Venture
    Mobile Resource Group Inc
    Newfound Recruiting Corporation
    SEASI Consulting Inc.
    Tato Recruiting Inc., S.I. SYSTEMS ULC, in Joint Venture
    The Halifax Computer Consulting Group Inc.
    Transpolar Technology Corporation and The Halifax Computer Consulting Group In Joint Venture
    Turtle Island Staffing Inc.

    Description of the Requirement:

    Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan’s) Forest in Mind Program (FMP) is seeking the services of the following:
    one (1) senior Communications Consultant
    one (1) intermediate Communications Consultant

    The objective is for a consultant to assist the FMP with tasks and deliverables outlined within the SOW.
    The scope of work is related to the FMP annual work plans, terms of reference, ad-hoc requests from Posts and to the tasks and deliverables outlined in the SOW.

    The work shall consider and align with CCFM’s mandate, strategic priorities.

    Location of work, work site and delivery point
    The work must be performed remotely at the Contractor’s location.

    Level of Security Requirement:

    Level of information - PROTECTED A and B
    Personnel Security level - RELIABILITY STATUS

    The proposed period of contract shall be from one year from date of contract award.
    It is intended to resulting in the award of multiple contracts for one (1) year with two (2) additional (1) year option periods.

    Estimated Level of Effort:

    The estimated level of effort of the contract for one year will be:

    3.11 Communications Consultant Senior - 40 days
    3.11 Communications Consultant Intermediate - 60 days

    File Number: NRCAN - 5000075909

    Contracting Authority: Nidhi Nigam
    E-Mail: Nidhi

    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.

    NOTE: The Task and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS) Method of Supply is subject to quarterly refresh cycles. If you wish to find out how you can be a “Qualified SA Holder”, please contact SPTS.TSPS@TPSGC-PWGSC.GC.CA

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 6 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2023/09/04.

    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

    Natural Resources Canada

    5320 122 Street Northwest

    Edmonton, Alberta, T5H3S5
    Contracting authority
    Nigam, Nidhi
    (587) 337-3877

    5320 122 St NW

    Edmonton, Alberta, T5H3S5
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Region(s) of delivery
    Region of opportunity
    Contract duration
    6 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
    Selection criteria
    Variations or combinations of the above methods
    Commodity - UNSPSC
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