Executive Search

Solicitation number E60ZL-110001/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2012/04/05 15:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    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: 
    Due to the need to respond to received questions the closing
    date has been extended to 
    April 5, 2012 at 2:00 pm.
    Executive Search
    Hickey, John
    Telephone No. - (819) 956-5135
    Fax No. - (819) 956-9235
    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:
    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.
    As noted in the 2010-11 Departmental Performance Report of the
    Privy Council Office (PCO), 771 GIC 
    appointments were made in 2010-11.  The average number of annual
    GiC appointments since 2006-07 
    is 902.  Since March 2010, the Government of Canada has engaged
    the services of executive search 
    firms to assist in the recruitment of candidates to
    approximately 15 senior (full-time and leadership) 
    Governor in Council positions.  The annual salaries for these
    positions ranged from between $144,200 
    to $505,800.
    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
    Hickey, John
    (819) 956-5135 ( )
    (819) 956-9235
    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
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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)
    Commodity - GSIN
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