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TBIPS

Solicitation number EN578-055605/G

Publication date

Closing date and time 2015/03/23 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Description
    Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with
    Peru/Colombia/Panama
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Attachment: YES (MERX) Electronic
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    The Government Electronic Tendering Service on Buyandsell.gc.ca
    
    Request for Supply Arrangement (RFSA) and Request for Standing
    Offer (RFSO) for Task Based Informatics Professional Services
    (TBIPS)
    
    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 a response to this RFSA and
    the RFSO solicitation can access the documentations directly
    from this PWGSC Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP) publication
    at:  https://buyandsell.gc.ca/procurement-data/tenders.
    
    SECURITY REQUIREMENT:
    
    Before issuance of a SO and/or SA the Supplier must hold a valid
    Designated Organization Security (DOS) clearance 
    granted by PWGSC CISD.
    
    THIS RECOMPETITION FOR TBIPS SOLICIT:
    
    All TBIPS Holders must submit a bid under the RFSO/RFSA
    EN578-055605/G solicitation document.
    
    ·	A TBIPS Standing Offer Holder is a qualified supplier who
    received a Standing Offer (SO) under RFSO/RFSA EN578-055605/E.
    
    ·	A TBIPS Supply Arrangement Holder is a qualified supplier who
    received a Supply Arrangement (SA) under RFSO/RFSA
    EN578-055605/E and/or RFSA EN578-055605/F: Period 1 and/or
    Period 2 and/or Period 3 and/or Period 4. 
    
    ·	New suppliers to become Suppliers for the TBIPS Method of
    Supply;
    
    Suppliers are reminded of the importance of reading the Task
    Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS) solicitation
    document carefully before submitting a response to the RFSO/RFSA.
    
    BACKGROUND
    
    This document will serve to refresh the Terms and Conditions in
    place for the provision of TBIPS and to maintain the current SO
    and/or SA awarded under RFSO/RFSA EN578-055605/E and/or RFSA
    EN578-055605/F: Period 1 and/or Period 2 and/or Period 3 and/or
    Period 4. 
      
    REQUIREMENT:
    
    This solicitation is a RFSO/RFSA to satisfy Canada's requirement
    for the provision of TBIPS to locations throughout Canada,
    excluding any locations in areas subject to any of the
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement.
    
    This procurement vehicle includes seven Streams:
    
    LIST STREAMS:
    
    Stream 1.	Application Services
    Stream 2.	Geomatic Services
    Stream 3.	IM/IT Services
    Stream 4.	Business Services
    Stream 5.	Project Management Services
    Stream 6.	Cyber Protection Services
    Stream 7.	Telecommunications Services
    
    
    THREE REFRESH PERIODS AFTER THE RECOMPETITION:
    
    After the date of issuance of the SO's and SA's, a refresh
    process will be initiated which enables the pre-qualification of
    new suppliers and/or further pre-qualification to add streams,
    categories, tier, region, metropolitan area for existing
    Suppliers already included in the ePortal of the Centralized
    Professional Services System (CPSS).  
    
    All suppliers must submit an offer/arrangement before the
    submission due date of an annual re-competition in order to
    continue to provide services under its resulting SO and/or 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 is set 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 Data Collection Component 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 National Zone, Regions
    and Metropolitan Areas" at the following link are incorporated
    by reference into any resulting SO and/or SA, with the exception
    that the National Zone is to be considered as another Region:
    http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/app-acq/spc-cps/dznrrm-dnzrma-eng.ht
    ml
    
    The following Regions and Metropolitan areas may receive
    Services under this supply arrangement where a Supplier is
    qualified to do so:
    
    Regions: 
    
    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 Identified User.
    
    
    CENTRALIZED PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SYSTEM (CPSS):
    
    All suppliers that want to submit a response to this RFSA/RFSO
    will have to establish an account in the Supplier Module of the
    PWGSC Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) e-Portal.
    Instructions on accessing the Supplier Module e-Portal
    application are specified in the RFSA/RFSO document published on
    Buy and Sell.
    
    Suppliers will be required to submit a portion of their
    technical bid through the CPSS e-Portal Supplier Module.
    
    NOTE: As the CPSS e-Portal does not currently accommodate
    digital signatures, Suppliers will also be required to submit
    documents in hard copy format through the Bid Receiving Unit.
    Instructions in the RFSA/RFSO provide further details.
    
    
    INFORMATION REGARDING THE RFSA:
    
    Information regarding the RFSA/RFSO can be obtained from:
    
    IMOS / MDAI
    PWGSC / TPSGC
    1-866-930-IMOS (4667)
    RCNMDAI.-NCRIMOS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
    
    Delivery Date: 21/01/2015
    
    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

    • 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

    Organization
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Address
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Bouliane Manon L.
    Phone
    (819) 934-4667 ( )
    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
    006
    French
    10
    006
    English
    98
    005
    French
    12
    005
    English
    158
    004
    French
    17
    004
    English
    178
    French
    16
    English
    216
    003
    French
    32
    003
    English
    207
    002
    French
    18
    002
    English
    213
    001
    French
    27
    001
    English
    259
    000
    French
    66
    000
    English
    615

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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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