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SBIPS (Solutions Based Informatics)

Solicitation number EN537-05IT01/L

Publication date

Closing date and time 2019/01/23 14:00 EST

Last amendment date


    Description
    Trade Agreement: Canada - EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    
    REQUEST FOR SUPPLY ARRANGEMENT (RFSA) FOR SOLUTION-BASED INFORMATICS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES (SBIPS) RE-FRESH EN537-05IT01/L
    
    IMPORTANT NOTICE TO SUPPLIERS:
    
    The Government Electronic Tendering Service on Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders is the sole authoritative source for Government of Canada tenders that are subject to trade agreements or subject to departmental policies that require public advertising of tenders.
    
    Suppliers interested in submitting an arrangement in response to this RFSA solicitation can access the RFSA documentation directly from this Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP) publication at:  https://buyandsell.gc.ca/procurement-data/tenders 
    
    Suppliers are reminded of the importance of reading the SBIPS RFSA solicitation document carefully before submitting an arrangement.
    
    SECURITY REQUIREMENTS:
    
    Suppliers must hold a minimum of Designated Organization Screening (DOS) at the time of the SA issuance.
    
    CENTRALIZED PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SYSTEM (CPSS)
    
    The submission process for this Solicitation is paperless.  All suppliers that want to bid must have to establish an account in the Supplier Module of the CPSS e-Portal. Instructions on accessing the Supplier Module e-Portal application are specified in the RFSA solicitation document published on Buy and Sell.
    
    All Suppliers must submit an online response through the Data Collection Component (DCC) of the CPSS Supplier Module by the solicitation closing date
    
    NOTE: As the CPSS e-Portal does not currently accommodate digital signatures, supporting documentation as detailed in the RFSA must be submitted by email upon request by Canada.
    Instructions in the RFSA solicitation provide further details.
    
    REFRESH NOTICE:
    
    This is the refresh notice for the SBIPS Supply Arrangements. 
    
    The bid submission due dates for the SBIPS refreshes are as
    follows:
    
    Period 12  January 1st, 2019 to March 29th, 2019 
    Period 13  April 1st, 2019 to June 28th, 2019
    Period 14  July 2nd, 2019 to September 30th, 2019 
    Period 15  October 1st, 2019 to December 31st, 2019
    
    
    
    BACKGROUND:
    
    This document will serve as a refresh of the RFSA in place for the provision of SBIPS. This will allow new suppliers to become SBIPS SA Holders and to allow existing SBIPS SA Holders to qualify for additional Streams.
    
    Existing Suppliers may submit a bid only if they wish to add to their current qualifications (Ex.: Tier, Region, Region, Metropolitan Area, Streams, and/or Categories).
    
    It is not mandatory for existing SA Holders to provide a response to a refresh RFSA solicitation.
    
    REQUIREMENT:
    
    This solicitation is a RFSA to satisfy Canada's requirement for the provision of SBIPS to locations throughout Canada, excluding any locations in areas subject to any of the Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement.
    
    Each arrangement submitted may result in a SA.  
    
    This procurement vehicle includes eleven Streams:
    
    LIST STREAMS:
    Stream 1. Business Transformation
    Stream 2. ERP/ CRM
    Stream 3. Electronic Services Delivery
    Stream 4. Geospatial Informatics Services
    Stream 5. Information Management/Business Intelligence
    Stream 6. IT Systems Management
    Stream 7. Legacy Support and Transition
    Stream 8. Managed Services
    Stream 9. Network Services
    Stream 10. Security Management
    Stream 11. Systems Integration
    
    This SA will remain valid until such time as Canada no longer considers them to be advantageous to use them. The period for awarding contracts under the SA begins on the start date of the SA.
    
    SET-ASIDE PROGRAM FOR ABORIGINAL BUSINESS:
    
    Part of this procurement may be designated by one or more Identified Users as set-aside under the Federal Government's Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB). In these specific cases, (i) the procurement isset aside from the international trade agreements under the provision each has for
    set-asides for small and minority businesses, and (ii) as per Article 1802 of the AIT, the AIT does not apply.
    
    In order to be considered as an Aboriginal Business under the PSAB, the Supplier must complete the Aboriginal Business certification contained in the DCC of the CPSS.
    
    By executing the certification, the Supplier warrants that it is an Aboriginal business as defined in the Set-aside Program for Aboriginal Business.
    
    LOCATION OF SERVICES:
    
    The document titled "Definitions of the Remote/Virtual Access (formerly known as the “National Zone”), Regions and Metropolitan Areas”, at the following link are incorporated by reference into any resulting SA: 
    http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/app-acq/spc-cps/dznrrm-dnzrma-eng.html 
    
    The following Regions and Metropolitan areas may receive services under this supply arrangement where a supplier is qualified to do so:
    
    REGIONS: 
    
    Remote/Virtual Access (formerly National Zone), Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, Western, Pacific, National Capital.
    
    METROPOLITAN AREAS: 
    Halifax, Moncton, Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Vancouver,  Victoria, National Capital Region.
    
    OFFICIAL LANGUAGES:
    
    The services to be provided will be delivered in one or both of the two official languages of Canada according to the requirements of the Client and stipulated in a contract against the SA.
    
    INFORMATION REGARDING THE RFSA:
    
    Information regarding the RFSA solicitation can be obtained from:
    
    Informatics Methods of Supply (IMOS)  
    Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)
    RCNMDAI.-NCRIMOS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca 
    
    
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Address
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    John Headon
    Phone
    (613) 854-5673 ( )
    Email
    manon.bouliane@pwgsc.gc.ca
    Fax
    (819) 956-7827
    Address
    11 Laurier St. / 11 rue Laurier
    Portage III 0A1 - 1
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

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

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

    Tender documents
    Document title Amendment no. Language Unique downloads Date added
    004
    English
    61
    004
    French
    10
    003
    English
    119
    003
    French
    27
    002
    English
    99
    002
    French
    7
    001
    English
    247
    001
    French
    37
    000
    English
    894
    000
    French
    99

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Alberta
    ,
    British Columbia
    ,
    Manitoba
    ,
    New Brunswick
    ,
    Newfoundland and Labrador
    ,
    Nova Scotia
    ,
    Northwest Territories
    ,
    Nunavut Territory
    ,
    Ontario (except NCR)
    ,
    Prince Edward Island
    ,
    Quebec (except NCR)
    ,
    Saskatchewan
    ,
    Yukon
    ,
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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