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Solicitation number 19-143939

Publication date

Closing date and time 2018/07/12 00:00 EDT






    Reference Number:


    Solicitation Number:


    Organization Name:

    Department of foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

    Solicitation Date:


    Closing Date:

    2018-07-13 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Saving Time EDT

    Anticipated Start Date:

    2018-08-01 or a.s.a.p.

    Estimated Delivery Date:


    Estimate Level of Effort:

    The initial contract period for the resource is up-to one year

    Contract Duration:

    The contract period will be from contract award to June 30, 2019 with an irrevocable option to extend it for up to one (1) one-year period.

    Solicitation Method:


    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement Applies:


    Number of Contracts:


    Applicable Trade Agreements:

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP),
    •  the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA),
    •  the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA),
    •  the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT), 
    • the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA),
    •  the Canada-Columbia Free Trade Agreement (CColFTA), and
    •  the Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement (CPanFTA)

    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.

    Stream 3: IM/IT Services:

    I.11 Technology Architect – Level 3 – 1 resource

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

    • 1019837 Ontario Inc.
    • CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants Inc.
    • ESIT Canada Enterprise Services Co. ESIT Canada Services AuxEntreprises Cie.
    • FoxWise Technologies and OnX Enterprise Solutions in Joint Venture
    • I.M.P. Group Limited
    • Leo-Pisces Services Group Inc.
    • Lumina IT inc.
    • Messa Computing Inc.
    • Michael Wager Consulting Inc.
    • Portage Personnel Inc.
    • Prolity Corporation
    • Semantic Consulting Inc
    • TAG HR The Associates Group Inc.
    • The AIM Group Inc.
    • TPG Technology Consulting Ltd.

    Description of Work:

    The DFATD Export and Import Controls System (EICS) II Project requires the services of one Performance Architect to analyze the results produced by the performance team and work with the development teams to architect the system in order to address the deficiencies. The Performance Architect will conduct performance assessments, analyze performance architecture, perform technical acceptance testing, and report on findings, issues, and solutions to technical teams and management.

    Incumbent Information:

    There are no incumbents in any of the specified roles.


    In accordance with the TBIPS S/A rules, section 16.2.3 – Tier 1 Requirement Limitations – iv. No limitation to Invitation Process, the following note applies to this solicitation:

    DFATD thanks you for your request and your interest in our procurement process. The RFP will only be open to the fifteen (15) suppliers mentioned on the NPP and we will not be adding any additional suppliers to this solicitation. DFATD has met the mandatory requirements under the PSPC TBIPS SA and we are confident that we will be receiving a sufficient number of proposals to make this a truly competitive process. With our current staffing limitations, we can’t invite additional proponents as it would not be consistent with the efficient operation of our procurement system. DFATD thanks you again for your interest and going forward we’ll keep your firm in mind for our future requirements.

    Security Requirement: Common PS SRCL #19 applies

    Minimum Corporate Security Required: SECRET

    Minimum Resource Security Required:   SECRET

    Contract Authority

    Name: Justin Hirsch

    Phone Number: 343-203-6382

    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)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Foreign Affairs, Trade And Development (Department Of)
    125 Sussex Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0G2
    Contracting authority
    Justin Hirsch
    200 promenade du portage
    Gatineau, QC, K1A 0G4

    Buying organization(s)

    Foreign Affairs, Trade And Development (Department Of)
    125 Sussex Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0G2
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    Summary information

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