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Professional Services for Java & .Net Application Development & Support for Corporate Management Branch (CMB)

Solicitation number 01B68-15-0321

Publication date

Closing date and time 2016/04/05 12:00 EDT






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    Organization Name:

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada – Professional Services Contracting Unit

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    Closing Date:

    2016-04-05 12:00 PM EST

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    Estimated Delivery Date:

    Estimate Level of Effort:

    TA Based

    Contract Duration:

    The contract period will be from date of contract award to March 31, 2018.

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    Applicable Trade Agreements:


    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement Applies:


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    Requirement Details

    Tendering Procedure: Selective Tendering

    This requirement is open only to those TBIPS Supply Arrangement Holders who qualified under Tier 1 for services in the National Capital Region for the following categories:

    One (1) Project Manager – Level 3

    One (1) Business System Analyst – Level 3

    One (1) Application/Software Architect – Level 3

    One (1) Programmer/Software Developer – Level 3

    One (1) Programmer/Software Developer – Level 2

    One (1) Tester – Level 3

    One (1) Tester – Level 2

    One (1) Database Modeller/IM Modeller – Level 3

    One (1) Project Coordinator – Level 3

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

    1. Apption Corporation
    2. Altruistic Informatics Consulting Inc.
    3. Nortak Software Ltd.
    4. Promaxis Systems Inc.
    5. Systematix Solutions
    6. Manpower Services Canada Ltd.
    7. Amtek Engineering Services Ltd.
    8. Michael Wagner Conulting Inc.
    9. Aerotek ULC
    10. 1019837 Ontario Inc.
    11. Alcea Technologies Inc.
    12. LIKE 10 INC.
    13. Procom Consultants Group Ltd.
    14. SRA Staffing Solutions Ltd.
    15. The Devon Group Ltd.

    Description of Work:

    The Information Systems Branch (ISB) of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) has a requirement for the provision of specialized IT professional services, on an “as and when requested” basis in the National Capital Region (NCR), to provide off-site application development, maintenance and support services for Java-based applications.

    The required resources will deliver application development, maintenance and support activities to support the CMB including but not limited to the existing AARMS and TISS Java applications. In addition, there may be requirements for system design and development services to support additional functionality and/or applications for CMB within budget parameters.

    -The work is currently being performed by Apption Corporation with a contract value of up to 2 million, including HST.

    Security Requirement: Common PS SRCL #19 applies

    Minimum Corporate Security Required: Designated Organization Screening (DOS) no document safeguarding

    Minimum Resource Security Required: Secret

    Contract Authority

    Name: Rhonda McBurney

    Phone Number: 613-773-0934

    Email Address:


    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. Documents may be submitted in either official language.

    NOTE: TaskBased Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS) Method of Supply is refreshed three (3) times per year.If you wish to find out how you can be a “Qualified SA Holder”, please contact

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    1341 Baseline Road
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0C5
    Contracting authority
    McBurney, Rhonda
    1341 Baseline Road Tower 3, Floor 5, Room 343
    Ottawa, ON, K1A 0C5

    Buying organization(s)

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    1341 Baseline Road
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0C5
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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