Department of National Defence | Published December 1, 2016 - Deadline March 1, 2017
Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama Tendering Procedures: Suppliers on permanent list or able to meet qualification requirements Competitive Procurement Strategy: Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: W8486-173444/A Audrey St-Cyr Tel.: 819-420-0910 Email: Audrey.St-Cyr@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca The Bid Solicitation is issued against the Tasks and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS) Supply Arrangement (SA), PWGSC File No. E60ZN-13TSPS. All terms and conditions of the TSPS SA apply and must be incorporated into any resulting contract. This requirement is open only to TSPS SA Suppliers who are pre-qualified in the following TSPS SA stream and categories: Stream 5: Technical Engineering and Maintenance Services (TEMS) Stream Categories: 5.5 Clothing Technologist 5.6 Textile Technologist 5.7 Personal Protection Equipment Technologist 5.10 Footwear Technologist 5.11 Pattern Design, Development, and Sizing Technologist 5.12 Clothing and Personal Protection Equipment Design and Prototyping Technologist 5.13 Badges/Insignia/Ceremonial Accoutrements Technologist 5.15 Technical Clerk The Government Electronic Tendering Service on Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders is the sole authoritative source for Government of Canada tenders that are subject to trade agreements or subject to departmental policies that require public advertising of tenders. The Department of National Defences (DNDs) Directorate of Soldier Systems Program Management (DSSPM) has a requirement for Technical Engineering and Management Services (TEMS) on an as and when requested basis to support DSSPM 2 (Clothing and Apparel Systems) and DSSPM 3 (Sensors and Protection Team) by maintaining the life cycle materiel management (LCMM) and technical authority (TA) functions related to Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Clothing/Apparel Systems, Sensors, and Protection for the following resources categories: i. One (1) Intermediate Clothing Technologist ii. One (1) Senior Clothing Technologist iii. One (1) Junior Textile Technologist iv. Two (2) Intermediate Textile Technologist v. One (1) Senior Textile Technologist vi. One (1) Intermediate Personal Protection Equipment Technologist vii. One (1) Junior Footwear Technologist viii. One (1) Junior Pattern Design, Development, and Sizing Technologist ix. One (1) Intermediate Pattern Design, Development, and Sizing Technologist x. One (1) Senior Pattern Design, Development, and Sizing Technologist xi. One (1) Junior Clothing and Personal Protection Equipment Design and Prototyping Technologist xii. One (1) Intermediate Clothing and Personal Protection Equipment Design and Prototyping Technologist xiii. One (1) Senior Clothing and Personal Protection Equipment Design and Prototyping Technologist xiv. One (1) Intermediate Badges, Insignia and Ceremonial Accoutrements Technologist xv. Two (2) Junior Technical Clerk Up to 4 contracts may be issued as a result of this bid solicitation; one contract per group. Groups: Group 1: Clothing Technologists, Textile Technologists, Footwear Technologist, Clothing and Personal Protection Equipment Design and Prototyping Technologists and Badges /Insignia/Ceremonial Accoutrements Technologist Group 2: Personal Protection Equipment Technologist Group 3: Pattern Design, Development, and Sizing Technologists Group 4: Technical Clerks The contract(s) period will be from April 1st, 2017 to March 31st, 2018 with the irrevocable option to extend the contract by four periods of one-year each. This procurement is subject to the Controlled Goods Program. There are security requirements associated with this requirement. For additional information, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial andOther Requirements, and Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses. For more information on personnel and organization security screening or security clauses, bidders should refer to the Industrial Security Program (ISP) of Public Works and Government ServicesCanada (http://ssi-iss.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/index-eng.html) website. This bid solicitation uses Portable Document Format (PDF) technology. To access the PDF form, bidders must have a PDF reader installed. If bidders do not already have such a reader, there are several PDF readers available on the Internet. It is recommended to use the latest version of PDF reader to benefit all features of the interactive forms. Please note that PWGSC is piloting the use of dynamic pdf forms to facilitate the biddingprocess on this procurement. As a result, PWGSC may contact you at a later date for feedback on your experience. 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.