Solicitation number EN578-120158/A

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Closing date and time 2015/06/30 14:00 EDT

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    Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Attachment: YES (MERX) Electronic
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    1. Following the renewal of Task-Based Informatics Professional
    Services (TBIPS) Request for Standing Offers and Supply
    Arrangements (RFSO/SA), Solicitation No. EN578-055605/E
    reference number: PW-$$EI-003-27169 and pursuant to the
    Financial Evaluation methodology set out in the solicitation as
    extracted below:
    2. Financial Evaluation 
    PWGSC will conduct a financial evaluation against all
    technically responsive bids by comparing the relative cost of
    the per diem rates in each Region and Metropolitan Area for each
    Category and Level of Expertise. 
    Any offer proposing a per diem rate that falls between the
    "Median" minus 30% and the "Median" plus 30% for a specific
    Category and Level of Expertise within a Region and Metropolitan
    Area will be considered financially responsive and recommended
    for the issuance of a standing offer. 
    The "Median" will be calculated based on the per diem rates
    submitted by all bidders for that Category, Level, Region, and
    Metropolitan Area. A "Median" is the middle offer in a set of
    offers whereby half the offers are greater and half are lower.
    For example, in the following set of numbers: 100, 150, 200,
    400, 900, the median would be 200. In the following set of
    numbers: 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 900, the median would be 250. 
    2. In support of the government open data initiatives, this
    notice provides the established TBIPS Standing Offer median
    rates by region, metropolitan area, category and level of
    expertise. The attachments are provided in both Microsoft Excel
    and PDF format and can be directly downloaded from this notice. 
    3. Reminder, the data provided is for reference purposes to
    enable government, private sector, and non-government
    organizations to review the current median results for
    information purposes. For the purposes of any TBIPS transaction
    requiring the issuance of a call-up against the Standing Offer
    Framework, government users must use the Centralized
    Professional Services System (ePortal) to obtain the applicable
    firm rates and must ensure the transaction is carried out in
    accordance with the TBIPS call-up procedures
    4. There will be no opportunity on a quarterly basis to qualify
    for the TBIPS Standing Offer, and/or revise any rates until such
    time as the Standing Offer is renewed in 2015. 
    5. Suppliers that are interested in becoming qualified for the
    Supply Arrangement portion of TBIPS, please note that PWGSC
    currently has an active quarterly refresh solicitation open to
    6. Suppliers are encouraged to visit the Centralized
    Professional Services e-Portal and review the information For
    7. Interested suppliers are reminded that active TBIPS
    solicitations are published on and identified
    as active for bid data entry via the CPSS Solicitation Dashboard
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    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)
    • 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

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Lafrance, Sylvie
    (819) 956-1656 ( )
    (819) 956-7827
    11 Laurier St. / 11 rue Laurier
    Portage III 0A1 - 1
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Information
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    British Columbia
    New Brunswick
    Newfoundland and Labrador
    Nova Scotia
    Northwest Territories
    Nunavut Territory
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Prince Edward Island
    Quebec (except NCR)
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Not applicable
    Commodity - GSIN
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