Date closing 2016/11/10 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Reference number PW-$MCT-006-4841
Solicitation number EC095-140002/B
Region of delivery New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island
Notice type Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
GSIN R201AA: Temporary Help Services, General Office Support
Trade agreement Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering procedure The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
Competitive procurement strategy Lowest/Lower Bid
Procurement entity Public Works & Government Services Canada
End user entity Public Works & Government Services Canada
Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements:
Temporary Help Services
The notice is posted on GETS until the last solicitation closing date. Offers will be accepted semi-annually (every six (6) months). The page 1 for each closing date is attached to the Request for Standing Offer – Annex F. The solicitation closing dates for the firm and optional periods are as follows:
Firm Period – Solicitation Closes at 0:2:00 PM on 2014-11-10
Optional Periods – Solicitation Closes at 0:2:00 PM on
Solicitation Closes at 0:2:00 PM on 2015-11-09 AST
Solicitation Closes at 0:2:00 PM on 2016-05-10 ADT
Solicitation Closes at 0:2:00 PM on 2016-11-10 AST
This requirement is for the provision of temporary help services to federal government departments and agencies for the New Brunswick/Prince-Island Area, as listed in Annex A, on an as and when requested basis.
There are 4 temporary help services categories:
Professional and Administrative,
Technical and Operational,
Telecommunications and Engineering Services.
These categories are further broken down into classifications viewable at: http://ont-sat-ths.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/procedures/services-eng.cfm
Temporary help services may be required from Standing Offer Holders who provide the services of employees to others on a temporary basis when the incumbent employee is absent for a period of time; during a temporary workload increase, or when a position is in the process of being staffed.
Offers will be accessible to Identified Users through an electronic catalogue.
This electronic catalogue will be refreshed semi-annually (every 6 months) to enable new offerors the ongoing opportunity to qualify for a Standing Offer, and to enable existing Standing Offer Holders to revise their rates or contacts, or qualify for additional Areas.
Instructions to Offerors:
The period for making call-ups against the Standing Offer is from June 1, 2014 to May 31, 2015, with the right to request 2 additional one year periods.
There is a security requirement associated with this requirement. For additional information, consult Part 6 – Security, Financial and Insurance Requirements, and Part 7A – Standing Offer. For more information on personnel and organization security screening or security clauses, offerors should refer to the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Industrial Security Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada (http://ssi-iss.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/index-eng.html) website.
The requirement is limited to Canadian goods and/or services.
This procurement includes a Voluntary Set-Aside for Aboriginal Business.
Separate and complete offers must be provided per geographical Area for which offerors are wishing to provide services. In addition, only one offer per geographical Area, per Offeror will be accepted and evaluated. If more than one offer is received per geographical Area, Canada will choose which offer to evaluate.
1. Offeror’s commercial office for each geographical Area:
(i) Offerors must demonstrate that they provide services from a fully-operational, permanent, commercial office in each geographical Area for which they are submitting an offer.
(ii) Offerors must demonstrate that they operate their commercial office during normal business hours (a minimum of 7.5 hours per day, any time from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) in each geographical Area for which they are submitting an offer.
2. Commercial office staff:
(i) Offerors are to demonstrate that they maintain a minimum staff of two (2) full-time employees in their commercial office in each geographical Area for which they are submitting an offer.
3. Offeror standard response times:
Offerors must demonstrate how they will meet the following:
(i) Reply to an Identified User’s queries within forty-eight (48) hours.
(ii) Dispatch an appropriate resource to the identified client site within 48 hours 80% of the time.
4. Offeror’s Corporate experience related to classifications offered:
(i) Offerors must demonstrate that they have been in business for at least one (1) year; and
(ii) Must demonstrate that they have previously provided one or more of the offered classifications for a minimum of three (3) months.
5. Offeror process for testing candidates:
The Offeror must describe the tools, procedures and instruments in place to test for the various skills and aptitudes for the types of classifications offered, for example:
(i) What hard and soft skill tests are administered by the Offeror;
6. Offeror’s Quality Control Process:
Offerors must describe their firm’s current internal quality control process to evaluate overall service of the firm/company; and the performance of the temporary help employees.
THIS PROCESS MUST INCLUDE:
(i) assessment of temporary help employee during assignment; and
(ii) assessment of temporary help employee and your company, after assignment
This requirement contains a security requirement.
This PWGSC office provides procurement services to the public in both official languages.
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.
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Contact name Bourque, Annette
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