Temporary Help Services

Solicitation number E60ZN-110002/F

Publication date

Closing date and time 2018/10/31 15:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Description
    Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    
    IMPORTANT NOTICE TO OFFERORS
    AMENDMENT 011
     
    This amendment is to extend the closing date and update contact information.
    
    NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROCUREMENT FOR REQUEST FOR STANDING OFFERS (RFSO)
    TEMPORARY HELP SERVICES (THS)FOR Public Works and Government Services Canada Identified Users in the National Capital Area. 
    
    
    PWGSC FILE NO.:  E60ZN-110002/F
    
    Offerors interested in submitting an offer in response to this Request for Standing Offer (RFSO) solicitation can access the RFSO documentation directly from this PWGSC Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP) publication at:  https://buyandsell.gc.ca/procurement-data/tenders  
    TITLE:
    
    REQUEST FOR STANDING OFFERS FOR TEMPORARY HELP SERVICES
    
    PERMANENT NOTICE:
    
    This is the permanent notice for the duration of the THS Standing Offer Period.  As long as this permanent notice remains posted on Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders, THS Standing Offers will be issued to all Offerors that meet the qualification requirements of this RFSO.  
    
    This RFSO will solicit:
    (1) New Offerors to become Offerors for the THS; and,
    (2) Offerors who have a SO issued under RFSO  E60ZN-110002/E  to qualify for additional classifications, streams and/or sub-streams to be added to its Standing Offer.
    
    Canada reserves the right to conduct the evaluation of offers in cycles, not less than quarterly. That is, Canada may collect offers received over a calendar year quarter, in order to conduct the evaluation of all those offers concurrently as part of a single cycle of qualification.
    
    Quarterly Evaluation Periods:
    
    Quarter: Closing Date: Evaluation Period:
    Q1  June 30 July 1 to September 30
    Q2  September 30 October 1 to December 31
    Q3  January 3 January 4 to March 31
    Q4  March 31 April 1 to June 30 
    
    
    BACKGROUND:
    
    This document will serve to renew the Request for Standing Offer (RFSO) in place for the provision of Temporary Help Services (THS) in the National Capital Area (NCA) and to maintain the current Standing Offers issued under E60ZN-110002/E.
    
    The solicitation for the THS Request for Supply Arrangement is also presently posted on Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders, solicitation number EN578-060502/I. 
    
    REQUIREMENT:
    
    Public Works and Government Services Canada invites interested Offerors to respond to the Request for Standing Offer for the provision of THS to be provided for the NCA.  PWGSC intends to issue multiple Standing Offers for THS to be provided in the NCA as a result of this solicitation.
    
    Temporary Help Services (THS) includes five (5) streams of services; 
    
     Stream 1 Office Support
     Stream 2 Administrative Services
     Stream 3 Operational Services 
     Stream 4 Technical Services
     Stream 5 Professional Services
    
    Individual call-ups against the Standing Offer must not exceed the financial limitation of $400,000.00 (Travel expenses, Goods and Services Tax or Harmonized Sales Tax, overtime and all amendments included) and should not exceed the time limitation of 48 consecutive weeks (including all absences, and all subsequent amendments), whichever of the two limitations comes first.
    
    SECURITY REQUIREMENT:
    
    There is a security requirement associated with this requirement.  For additional information, refer to Part 6 - Security, Financial and Insurance Requirements and Part 7 - Standing Offer and Resulting Contract Clauses.
    
    SET-ASIDE PROGRAM FOR ABORIGINAL BUSINESS (APPLICABLE ONLY TO A PORTION OF THE RFSO):
    
    A portion of this procurement has been set aside under the federal government's Set-Aside Program for Aboriginal Business (SPAB).  In order to be considered, firms must certify that they qualify as an Aboriginal business as defined in the SPAB and that they will comply with all requirements of the SPAB.
    
    Where an Offeror wishes its offer to be considered for set aside for Aboriginal business under the federal governments Set-Aside Program for Aboriginal Business, Offerors must complete and sign the certification in Part 5 - Certifications of the RFSO.
    
    LOCATION OF SERVICES:
    
    Standing Offers will be issued to Qualified Offerors in the National Capital Area (NCA).  The NCA boundary for PWGSC is recognized as the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton boundary on the Ontario side and the Outaouais Regional Community on the Quebec side.
    
    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 issuing a Call-up against the Standing Offer.
    
    MANDATORY CRITERIA:
    
    Offerors must ensure that their offer provides sufficient evidence for Canada to assess the compliance of their offer with the mandatory requirements as indicated in the RFSO document.
    
    
    
    SELECTION METHODOLOGY:
    
    Offerors will be required to meet all the mandatory requirements.  Offers failing to meet these conditions will be considered non-compliant and will be given no further consideration.
    
    The Offeror selection will be conducted for each Classification.  All Offerors who are compliant with all mandatory requirements will be authorized for issuance of a Standing Offer and will become Qualified Offerors. A single Standing Offer will be issued to Aboriginal Offerors who qualify for both Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal Procurements. 
    
    No limit will be set on the number of Standing Offers to be issued.
    
    TECHNICAL RESPONSE TEMPLATE:
    
    Offerors should use the modified response template listed below in the preparation of their offer for both the hard and soft copy.
    
    RFSO Technical Response Template
    Electronic File Name: Attachment 1 to Part 3 - RFSO Technical Response Template.xls
      
    The RFSO Technical Response Template has been posted on GETS and is available for download.
    
    INFORMATION REGARDING RFSO:
    
    In accordance with the Enquiries - Request for Standing Offer provision of this solicitation, enquiries can be sent in writing directly to the attention of the Standing Offer Authority at TPSGC.DGASAT-ABTHS.PWGSC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
        
    
    STANDING OFFER AUTHORITY:
    Supply Team Leader
    Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)
    Acquisitions Branch / Services & Technology Acquisition Management Sector (STAMS)
    Provisional Labour Services Division
    Terraces de la Chaudiere
    10 Wellington Street Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0S5
    
    Telephone:  613-859-0147
    
    Delivery Date: 13/01/2014
    
    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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    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

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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
    Supply Team Leader - Chef d'équipe
    Phone
    (613) 859-0147 ( )
    Email
    TPSGC.DGASAT-ABTHS.PWGSC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
    Fax
    () -
    Address
    10, rue Wellington/10 Wellington St
    Terraces de la chaudière
    Gatineau, Quebec, 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

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    Tender documents
    Document title Amendment no. Language Unique downloads Date added
    015
    French
    16
    015
    English
    37
    014
    French
    4
    014
    English
    35
    013
    French
    9
    013
    English
    38
    012
    French
    13
    012
    English
    59
    011
    French
    12
    011
    English
    53
    010
    French
    6
    010
    English
    52
    009
    French
    10
    009
    English
    69
    008
    French
    27
    008
    English
    82
    007
    French
    8
    007
    English
    71
    006
    French
    7
    006
    English
    75
    005
    French
    10
    005
    English
    80
    004
    French
    8
    004
    English
    93
    003
    French
    12
    002
    French
    12
    001
    French
    11
    000
    French
    71
    French
    16
    000
    English
    549
    003
    English
    106
    English
    200
    002
    English
    106
    001
    English
    149

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    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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