PSPC Translation Bureau - Technological Ecosystem - TBIPS resources

Solicitation number PWGSC-10076736

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/12/19 14:00 EST

Last amendment date


    NPP AMD002 - The closing date has been extended to December 19, 2023 at 2 p.m. ET.
    NPP AMD001 - The closing date has been extended to December 18, 2023 at 2 p.m. ET.

    As one of the leading translation organizations in the world and the federal government centre of expertise in translation and linguistic services, the Translation Bureau is looking at getting the expertise of a data scientist, a solution architect and a cloud architect to implement and support its technological ecosystem.

    This requirement is open only to those TBIPS Supply Arrangement Holders who qualified under Tier 1 for services in the National Capital Region for one of the following categories:
    One (1) Level 3 I.11 Technology Architect (Solution Architect)
    One (1) Level 2 I.11 Technology Architect (Cloud Architect)
    One (1) Level 3 I.4 Database Modeller/Information Management Modeller

    The Government of Canada is committed to economic reconciliation with Indigenous peoples and will contribute to improved socio-economic outcomes by increasing opportunities for First Nations, Inuit and Métis businesses through the federal procurement process. The government is implementing a mandatory requirement for federal departments and agencies to ensure a minimum of 5 % of the total value of contracts, including subcontracts, are held by Indigenous businesses. To this end, for this solicitation, additional evaluation points will be allocated to qualified Indigenous bidders.

    Security Requirement: Equivalent of Common PS SRCL #06 applies
    Minimum Corporate Security Required: Designated Organization Screening (DOS)
    Minimum Resource Security Required: Enhanced Reliability

    TBIPS SA Holders may not submit a bid in response to this bid solicitation unless they have been invited to do so. However, should an uninvited SA Holder wish to be invited, it may contact the Contracting Authority to request an invitation at any time prior to five business days before the published bid closing date, and an invitation will be made to that SA Holder unless it would not be consistent with the efficient operation of the procurement system. In no circumstance will such an invitation require Canada to extend a bid closing date.

    Canada is not required to delay the award of a resulting contract pending the evaluation of an arrangement and issuance of a SA by the PWGSC Supply Arrangement Authority. If you wish to find out how you can be a pre-qualified TBIPS SA holder, please contact

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 14 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2024/01/15.

    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

    Public Services and Procurement Canada


    Gatineau, National Capital Region, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Michelle Fradette


    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    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
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Region of opportunity
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Contract duration
    14 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price
    Commodity - UNSPSC
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