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Solicitation number E60ZR-212357/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/11/26 14:00 EST

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: CETA/WTO-AGP/CPTPP/CFTA/FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama/Korea/UK
    Tendering Procedures: Suppliers on permanent list or able to meet qualification requirements
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP) for Task Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS) - E60ZR-212357/A
    Only TBIPS SA Holders currently holding a TBIPS SA for Tier 2 at the time of bid closing, in all required resource categories in this solicitation and in the National Capital Region under the EN578-170432 series of SAs are eligible to compete. The TBIPS SA EN578-170432 is incorporated by reference and forms part of this bid solicitation, as though expressly set out in it, subject to any express terms and conditions contained in this bid solicitation.
    Should you require more information on how to become a qualified TBIPS Supply Arrangement Holder, please contact the Manager of the Informatics Method of Supply (IMOS) at:
    This bid solicitation is being issued to satisfy the requirement of Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) (the "Client") for Task-Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS) under the TBIPS Supply Arrangement (SA) method of supply. This requirement is for the provision of Informatics professional services for GCDOCS Professional Services 
    The Level 3 Resource Categories described below are required on an as and when requested basis:
    Resource Category            Estimated Number of Resources 
    Application/Software Architect            2
    Programmer/Analyst                    1
    IM Architect                            16
    Data Conversion Specialist           4
    Business Analyst                    2
    Business Analyst                    6
    Courseware Developer                    2
    Technical Writer                    2
    Project Manager                    1
    Quality Assurance Specialist/Analyst    2
    Technology Architect                    2
    Helpdesk Specialist                   2  
    It is intended to result in the award of one (1) contract, for two (2) years plus one (1) one-year irrevocable options allowing Canada to extend the term of the contract. 
    Current Incumbent
    Vendor name: Cofomo Ottawa
    Initial Contract Period:  2018/10/12 to 2022/01/11
    Contract Value (including applicable taxes): $30,000,000
    ePost Connect Service 
    This bid solicitation allows bidders to use the epost Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation to transmit their bid electronically.  To submit a bid using epost Connect service, the Bidder must either i) send directly its bid only to the specified PWGSC Bid Receiving Unit, using its own licensing agreement for epost Connect provided by Canada Post Corporation; or ii) if the Bidder does not have its own licensing agreement for epost Connect, they will have to request to open an epost Connect conversation by emailing PWGSC Bid Receiving Unit at
    This should be sent as early as possible, and in any case, at least six business days prior to the solicitation closing date and time (in order to ensure a response).  Requests to open an epost Connect conversation received after that time may not be answered.
    For additional information on the submission of bids using epost Connect, please refer to the RFP.
    Accessible Procurement 
    Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)’s goal is to ensure that the goods and services the Government of Canada (GC) buys are inclusive by design and accessible by default. Considering accessibility in public procurements is now an obligation in the Treasury Board Contracting Policy and accessibility criteria must be included in the requirements for goods and services, where appropriate.
    Security Requirement
    There are security requirements associated with this requirement.  For additional information, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses. 
    For more information on personnel and organization security screening or security clauses, Bidders should refer to the Contract Security Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada ( website.
    All questions in relation to this solicitation must be sent via email to Daniel Michaud at
    Note to Bidders: This solicitation document is available in .PDF format only. 
    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

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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
    Michaud(el div.), Daniel
    (613) 858-8483 ( )
    Terrasses de la Chaudière 4th Floor
    10 Wellington Street
    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 Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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