Executive Search

Solicitation number E60ZL-110001/B

Publication date

Closing date and time 2015/04/23 14:00 EDT

    Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods
    and/or services
    Attachment: None
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Executive Search
    Ruest, Stefan
    Telephone No.	: (819) 956-5848
    Fax No. 	: (819) 956-2675
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    Government of Canada tenders that are subject to trade
    agreements or subject to departmental policies that require
    public advertising of tenders.
    This Notice is being issued as the Perpetual Notice attached to
    Supply Arrangement E60ZL-110001. This Perpetual Notice invites
    additional Suppliers to submit Arrangements to become
    pre-qualified Suppliers.
    Suppliers that are currently pre-qualified do not need to
    The Supply Arrangement has no defined end-date and will remain
    valid until such time as Canada no longer considers it to be
    advantageous to use it. To allow for updating of Supply
    Arrangement Terms and Conditions a "Refresh" will happen as per
    the end date on the Notice. No existing pre-qualified Supplier
    will be removed from the pre-qualified Supplier List as a result
    of the "Refresh". Pre-qualified Suppliers do not need to submit
    an Arrangement in order to remain pre-qualified.
    Before issuance of a Supply Arrangement the Supplier must hold
    the appropriate level of Security Clearance as identified in the
    Request for Supply Arrangement.
    To provide executive searches, including executive search
    services for "senior leadership positions" (regional, national,
    or international in scope) for federal government departments,
    agencies, Crown corporations and other federal entities,
    referred to as Identified Users, in order to successfully fill 
    Governor in Council positions.
    Governor in Council (GiC) appointments are made by the Governor
    General on the advice of the Queen's
    Privy Council for Canada represented by Cabinet.
    GiC appointments are made to a wide range of positions,
    including the following types of positions for 
    which executive search services may be required:
    a)	heads and members of agencies, boards, quasi-judicial
    tribunals and commissions;
    b)	CEOs, chairpersons and directors of Crown corporations; and
    c)	agents and officers of Parliament.
    The Identified Users include any government department, agency
    or Crown Corporation listed in Schedules I, I.1, II, III, of the
    Financial Administration Act, R.S., 1985, c. F-11.
    The Government of Canada's policies and publications pertaining
    to the GiC appointments process can 
    be found at the following websites:
    Applicable Documents:
    a)	Accountable Government: A Guide for Ministers and Ministers
    of State (2011). In particular, refer to Appointments in Annex G:
    b)	GiC Appointments Process Overview:
    c)	Attachment 1 - A Guide to Managing the Governor in Council
    Appointments Process:
    Attachment 1 referenced above, includes important information
    relating to the GiC appointments process.
    Reference Documents:
    a)	GiC Appointments Website:
    As noted in the 2012-13 Departmental Performance Report of the
    Privy Council Office (PCO), 784 GIC appointments were made in
    2012-13. The average number of annual GIC appointments since
    2006-07 is 858.Since March 2010, the Government has engaged the
    services of executive search firms to assist in the recruitment
    of candidates to approximately 40 senior (full-time and
    leadership) Governor in Council positions. The annual salaries
    for these positions ranged from between $147,400 to $518,600
    (2013 rates of pay).
    The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Agreement on
    Internal Trade (AIT).
    The requirement covered by the bid solicitation of any resulting
    supply arrangement may be subject to 
    a preference for Canadian goods and/or services or may be
    limited to Canadian goods and/or services.
    There is a security requirement associated with the requirement
    of the Supply Arrangement.
    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

    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)

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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
    Ruest, Stefan
    (819) 956-5848 ( )
    (819) 956-2675
    11 Laurier St./11, rue Laurier
    Place du Portage/, Phase III
    Floor 10C1/Étage 10C1
    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
    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 – Selective Tendering
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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