TBIPS Business Analysts for the IM/IT Bureau

Solicitation number 20-164407

Publication date

Closing date and time 2020/01/29 13:00 EST





    GSIN: D302A Informatics Professional Services

    Reference Number:


    Solicitation Number:


    Organization Name:

    Department of foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

    Solicitation Date:


    Closing Date:

    2020-01-29 02:00 PM Eastern Time ET

    Anticipated Start Date:

    as soon as possible

    Estimated Delivery Date:


    Estimate Level of Effort:

    Up to one year for the initial contract period

    Contract Duration:

    The contract period will be from Contract award to March 31, 2021 with an irrevocable option to extend it for up to one (1) one-year periods.

    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:

    Resource Category

    Level of Expertise

    Estimated # of Resources Required

    Stream 4: Business Services

    B.1. Business Analyst

    Senior (3)

    Up to 6

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

    2Keys Corporation


    Compugen Incorporated

    Conoscenti Technologies Inc.

    Donna Cona Inc.

    Excel Human Resources Inc.

    LIKE 10 INC.

    Makwa Resourcing Inc., TPG Technology Consulting Ltd. in JOINT VENTURE

    Myticas Consulting Inc.

    NavPoint Consulting Group Inc.

    Orangutech Inc.

    Procom Consultants Group Ltd.

    SERTI Placement TI inc.

    SRA Staffing Solutions Ltd.

    Yoush Inc.

    Description of Work:

    The Department of Foreign Affairs Trade and Development (DFATD) manages Canada’s diplomatic and consular relations, promotes the country’s international trade, and leads Canada’s international development and humanitarian assistance. DFATD maintains Canadian government offices abroad with diplomatic and consular status on behalf of all government departments.

    The IM/IT Bureau (SID) plays an important role within DFATD by enabling its ability to achieve priorities and advance the Government of Canada’s international agenda. The bureau supports the governments’ network of 174 missions in 107 countries and working with partners across the department and elsewhere in government to develop and maintain a large range of internal and external-facing applications to deliver outcomes for Canada and Canadians.

    DFATD requires Business Analyst resources to fulfill capacity issues in the project delivery team. The support team required includes the following resources:

    • Business Analyst – Level 3 – Up to six (6) resources

    Note: Four (4) resources will be evaluated before contract award with up to two (2) additional resources if and when requested.

    Incumbent Information:

    Supplier: Procom

    Contract Dates: 12.09.2019 – 30.11.2019

    Value: $1,001,262.60

    Security Requirement: Common PS SRCL #19 applies

    Minimum Corporate Security Required: SECRET

    Minimum Resource Security Required:   SECRET


    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.

    Contract Authority

    Name: Justin Hirsch

    Phone Number: 343-203-6382

    Email Address: justin.hirsch@international.gc.ca


    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 RCNMDAI.NCRIMOS@pwgsc.gc.ca

    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
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • 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
    Hirsch, Justin
    200 prom 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
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
    Commodity - GSIN
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