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RECRUITMENT OF PARTICIPANTS FOR QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

Solicitation number 1920-000895

Publication date

Closing date and time 2014/01/15 14:00 EST

Last amendment date


    Description
    RECRUITMENT OF PARTICIPANTS FOR QUALITATIVE RESEARCH
    RFP: 1920-0000895
    Racine, Béatrice
    Telephone - 613-951-1015
    Facsimile - 613-951-2073
    macs-bids@statcan.gc.ca
    
    This Statistics Canada office provides procurement services to the public in both official languages.
    
    THERE IS SECURITY REQUIREMENT FOR THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SOLICITATION.
    
    The requirement is subject to the provision of the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT), the Canada Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA), the Canada Colombia Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA) and the Canada Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA). 
    
    Requirement 
    The present request is to obtain a list of qualified contractors to undertake recruitment activities on behalf of the Questionnaire Design Resource Centre (QDRC) of Statistics Canada.
    
    Statistics Canada intends to award up to a maximum of thirty (30) contracts, following this tender notice.
    
    The requirement is limited to Canadian goods and/or services.
    
    Evaluation Process
    Bidders MUST meet all the mandatory requirements of the Request for Proposal (RFP).  No further consideration will be given to bidders not meeting all the mandatory criteria.  The mandatory criteria include:
    	
    M1. Bidder
    Bidders must demonstrate that they have a minimum of 5 years of experience recruiting participants for focus groups and one-on-one interviews, in the region(s) for which they are bidding.  To demonstrate these criteria, the bidder must provide the following information:
    -	Date established and number of years of experience recruiting
    -	Office location(s) in Canada
    -	List of the types of services offered
    	
    M2. Bidder
    Bidders for Quebec and/or the National Capital Region (NCR), must demonstrate experience in recruiting both English and French speaking participants for focus groups and one-on-one interviews.  The bidders must provide a minimum of ten (10) projects carried out over the past five (5) years in recruiting English and French speaking participants, in Quebec or the NCR.  The projects must be spread over the duration of the five (5) year period.
    To demonstrate these criteria, the bidder must provide the following information for each project:
    -	Name or the organization
    -	Brief description of the project
    -	Estimated number of English and French participants 
    -	Start and end date of the project
    
    M3. Bidder
    Bidders must clearly identify in both their Technical and Financial proposals the name of the Region for which they are bidding.  Separate proposals are required for each region for which they are bidding.
    Regions include the following:
    •	The Atlantic Provinces (Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick)
    •	Québec (except for the National Capital Region (NCR))
    •	The National Capital Region (NCR)
    •	Ontario (except for the NCR)
    •	Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta
    •	British Columbia
    
    M4. Bidder
    The Bidder must identify in their proposal the name of the Manager of recruiting projects who will be the contact person for projects with Statistics Canada.  The bidder must clearly demonstrate in the Manager’s resume that the Manager has a minimum of two (2) years experience in managing recruiting projects.
    
    The resume must contain as a minimum the following information:
    -	Name of the organization
    -	Name of the project manager
    -	Job title
    -	Dates of employment
    
    M5. Bidder
    The bidder must complete Attachment 2 to PART 4: Bidder’s Information
    
    Period of the Contract
    Services are to be provided from April 1st, 2014 up to March 31st, 2016, with the possibility of extending the contract for two (2) additional periods of two (2) years each, under the same terms and conditions.
    
    Basis of Selection
    The responsive bid with the lowest price per point will be recommended for award of a contract.
    	
    Debriefings
    After contract award, bidders may request a debriefing on the results of the bid solicitation process. Bidders should make the request to the Contracting Authority within 15 working days of receipt of the results of the bid solicitation process. The debriefing may be in writing, by telephone or in person.
      
    SOLICITATION DOCUMENTS MUST BE OBTAINED THROUGH
     Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Statistics Canada
    Address
    150 Tunney's Pasture Driveway
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0T6
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Racine, Béatrice
    Phone
    613-951-1015
    Address
    150 Tunney's Pasture Driveway
    Ottawa, ON, K1A 0T6
    CA

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Statistics Canada
    Address
    150 Tunney's Pasture Driveway
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0T6
    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
    32
    English
    12
    English
    14
    French
    12
    French
    15
    001
    French
    3

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Canada
    Region of opportunity
    Canada

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