TBIPS Business Analysts & Project Executives (Level 3)

Solicitation number 20-170718

Publication date

Closing date and time 2020/11/10 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:

    2020-11-10 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 December 31, 2021 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 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 Number of Resources Required

    Stream 5: Project Management Services, P.5. Project Executive


     Up to 3

    Stream 4: Business Services, B.1. Business Analyst


    Up to 6

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

    Adhartas Consulting Inc.

    BiR Consulting Inc.

    Coradix technology Consulting Ltd.

    iFathom Corporation

    MDA Systems Ltd.

    Mindwire Systems Ltd.

    Nortak Software Ltd.

    Orangutech Inc.

    Paralucent Inc

    Pleiad Canada Inc.


    Sundiata Warren Group Inc.

    Talentlab Inc.

    TeraMach Technologies Inc.

    The Halifax Computer Consulting Group Inc.

    Description of Work:

    The Government of Canada (GOC) is increasingly facing challenges with aging infrastructure and the increasing cost of maintenance and renewal of traditional IT applications. Global Affairs Canada, experiencing the same challenges as the rest of the Government of Canada, is consolidating and revising how it tackles aging infrastructure via the workload migration initiative.

    The XRM Business Apps Center of Excellence is a team of client relationship management and extended relationship management specialized resources that are mandated to empower Global Affairs Canada by de-centralizing the planning, discovery, conceptualization, development, deployment and maintenance of MS Dynamics 365 solutions.

    The Center of Excellence is aiming to provide clients with Project Management and Business Analysis resources to help the business better identify opportunities to be more digital.

    Additionally, in support of its “Cloud First” Strategy, The Cloud Competency Centre at Global Affairs Canada (GAC) has a requirement for cloud expertise in the project management domain in order to plan, implement and monitor cloud environments for up to Protected B workloads in Microsoft Azure.

    Global Affairs Canada is trying to build a pool of resources that have experience in the planning, discovery, conceptualization, documenting and advising clients on digitization of business processes into digital solutions. The intent is to leverage the resources in the pool and deploy them directly to clients in order to help them plan and better understand their business and how it fits into the technology space as well as to package a plan in order to deploy a digital solution to their organization.

    Incumbent Information:

    There is no incumbent in any specified role.

    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: 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-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)

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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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