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Leadership Assessment Services for the Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC), for the National Capital Region (NCR).

Solicitation number D1120-14-8000

Publication date

Closing date and time 2015/01/28 14:00 EST

Last amendment date

    The objective of this Request for Standing Offers is to establish twenty-five (25) standing offers with one or more contractors able to supply professional services related to the administration of assessment instruments to the Personnel Psychology Centre (PPC) of the Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC) in the NCR, on an “as and when required basis,” in accordance with the general conditions of the standing offer.  All standing offers will be attributed to contractors that have proposed resources who individually can offer their services in both English and French. 
    The PPC in the NCR administers assessment instruments and tailors its instruments to meet specific client requirements and needs, including assessment centres, management simulation exercises, 360-degree feedback, structured reference checks, various types of paper-and-pencil tests, in-basket exercises and other custom-designed instruments.
    Description of Work:
    The work to be provided by contractors as authorized by the Project Authority includes any or all of the following tasks:
    1.	Scoring “in-basket” and written exercises as part of an assessment centre or a simulation;
    2.	Observing behaviour during simulations (individual and group exercises) or assessment centres;
    3.	Taking verbatim (word for word) notes of observations and discussions;
    4.	Participating in role-play situations;
    5.	Participating in structured interviews;
    6.	Completing summary sheets to summarize observations;
    7.	Integrating assessment data (assessors share observations and reach consensus on the rating);
    8.	Preparing reports;
    9.	Administering tests and simulations;
    10.	Receiving candidates when they report on site;
    11.	Preparing and revising assessment material on site;
    12.	Providing feedback to candidates and departments on the results obtained with the assessment instruments used;
    13.	Providing clarifications and explanations on the work done and report(s) written to help psychologists give feedback to candidates;
    14.	Participating in information and feedback sessions to give specialized advice, lessons learned and recommendations; and 
    15.	Carrying out other related administrative tasks on site;
    16.  Any other services related to the assessment of the competencies or abilities of employees of the Public Service, as requested by the PPC.

    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)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Service Commission of Canada
    22 Eddy Street
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A0M7
    Contracting authority
    Fortier-Renaud, Angèle
    22 Eddy Street
    Gatineau, QC, K1A 0M7

    Buying organization(s)

    Public Service Commission of Canada
    22 Eddy Street
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A0M7
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Standing Offer
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

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