Two (2) Business Consultants

Solicitation number 21-192089

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Closing date and time 2021/06/15 14:00 EDT

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    Reference Number:


    Solicitation Number:


    Organization Name:

    Department of foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

    Solicitation Date:


    Closing Date:

    2021-06-15 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Saving Time EDT

    Anticipated Start Date:


    Estimated Delivery Date:


    Estimate Level of Effort:

    Up to two hundred and fifty (250) Days

    Contract Duration:

    DFATD intends to award one (1) contract for a period of one (1) year from the date of contract award.

    Solicitation Method:


    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement Applies:


    Number of Contracts:

    One (1)

    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.

    Stream 4: Business Services, B.3 Business Consultant

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

    Action Personnel of Ottawa-Hull Ltd

    Adirondack Information Management Inc., Amita Corporation, Artemp Personnel Services Inc., The AIM Group Inc.,in JOINT VENTURE

    BP & M Government IM & IT Consulting Inc.


    Excel Human Resources Inc.

    Ibiska Telecom Inc. and CM Inc., as a contratual Joint Venture

    IT/NET OTTAWA INC, KPMG LLP, in joint venture

    MAKWA Resourcing Inc.

    Modis Canada Inc

    NRNS Incorporated

    Procom Consultants Group Ltd.

    Promaxis Systems Inc. and Holonics Inc. IN JOINT VENTURE

    Spectra FX Inc.

    Talentlab Inc.

    The AIM Group Inc.

    Description of Work:

    Department of foreign Affairs, Trade and Development IMIT Legacy/NEICS/NEXCOL project requires two (2) Senior Business Consultants to provide advice and guidance to ensure success on the Legacy/NEICS/NEXCOL project. This resource will simultaneously provide business support by helping to establish strategic direction and guidance on improving business processes. Examples of duties include, but are not limited the guidance of projects for software or application development, business process reengineering and related change management processes.

    Incumbent Information:

    Vendor: Excel HR

    Contract Value: $922,702.00


    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 without creating undo process or inefficiencies within 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 #34 applies

    Minimum Corporate Security Required: SECRET

    Minimum Resource Security Required: SECRET

    Contract Authority

    Name: Houssam Hannat

    Phone Number: N/A

    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
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-UK Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-UK TCA)
    • 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
    Rejhon, Nina
    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
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
    Commodity - GSIN
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