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Municipality of Karpos | Published February 5, 2016  -  Deadline February 24, 2016
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Municipality of Karpos | Published March 30, 2016  -  Deadline April 14, 2016
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Department of the Air Force, Air Mobility Command | Published April 8, 2014  -  Deadline April 18, 2014
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial services and/or supplies prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will NOT be issued. This is a Request For Quote (RFQ) and the solicitation number for this requirement is F2V30D4084A002. The 6th Contracting Squadron, MacDill AFB, Florida, requires non-personal services in support of voluntary off-duty education program to include providing academic advisement, interest testing, information, guidance and preparation of documents associated with the afore mentioned tasks as defined in the attached Performance work statement (PWS). DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENT: The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-72 effective 30 Jan 2014, DFAR DPN 20140331, and AFFAR AFAC 2013. The North American Industry Classification System code (NAICS) is 611710, with a Small Business Size Standard of $7 million. A firm fixed price contract will be awarded. Specific Instructions: a. IAW FAR 52.219-30 - Notice of Set-Aside for Women-Owned Small Business Concerns Eligible Under the Women-Owned Small Business Program. b. All offerors are required to complete and submit Attachment #3 of this solicitation IAW 252.209- 7999, Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction under any Federal Law. BASIS FOR AWARD: The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: Price and Technical capability. Reference below Addendum to 52.212-2, Evaluation -- Commercial Items for more information. DELIVERY ADDRESS: 8102 Condor St. MacDill AFB (Tampa), FL 33621 PROVISIONS/CLAUSES: Provisions and clauses may be obtained via the internet through the following websites: http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far/, or http://safaq.hq.af.mil/contracting. The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provisions and clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by full text: ADDENDUM TO 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors -- Commercial Items (Jul 2013) (a) North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code and small business size standard. The NAICS code and small business size standard for this acquisition appear in this combined synopsis solicitation under the description of requirement. (b) Submission of offers. Submit signed and dated offers to the office specified in this solicitation at or before the exact time specified in this solicitation. As a minimum, offers must show -- (1) The solicitation number; (2) The time specified in the solicitation for receipt of offers; (3) The name, address, and telephone number of the offeror; (4) A technical description of the items being offered in sufficient detail to evaluate compliance with the requirements in the solicitation. This may include product literature, or other documents, if necessary; (5) Terms of any express warranty; (6) Price and any discount terms; (7) "Remit to" address, if different than mailing address; (8) A completed copy of the representations and certifications at FAR 52.212-3 (see FAR 52.212-3(b) for those representations and certifications that the offeror shall complete electronically); (9) Acknowledgment of Solicitation Amendments; (10) Past performance information, when included as an evaluation factor, to include recent and relevant contracts for the same or similar items and other references (including contract numbers, points of contact with telephone numbers and other relevant information); and (11) If the offer is not submitted on the SF 1449, include a statement specifying the extent of agreement with all terms, conditions, and provisions included in the solicitation. Offers that fail to furnish required representations or information, or reject the terms and conditions of the solicitation may be excluded from consideration. (c) Period for acceptance of offers. The offeror agrees to hold the prices in its offer firm for 30 calendar days from the date specified for receipt of offers, unless another time period is specified in an addendum to the solicitation. (d) Product samples. When required by the solicitation, product samples shall be submitted at or prior to the time specified for receipt of offers. Unless otherwise specified in this solicitation, these samples shall be submitted at no expense to the Government, and returned at the sender's request and expense, unless they are destroyed during preaward testing. (e) Multiple offers. Offerors are encouraged to submit multiple offers presenting alternative terms and conditions or commercial items for satisfying the requirements of this solicitation. Each offer submitted will be evaluated separately. (f) Late submissions, modifications, revisions, and withdrawals of offers. (1) Offerors are responsible for submitting offers, and any modifications, revisions, or withdrawals, so as to reach the Government office designated in the solicitation by the time specified in the solicitation. If no time is specified in the solicitation, the time for receipt is 4:30 p.m., local time, for the designated Government office on the date that offers or revisions are due. (2) (i) Any offer, modification, revision, or withdrawal of an offer received at the Government office designated in the solicitation after the exact time specified for receipt of offers is "late" and will not be considered unless it is received before award is made, the Contracting Officer determines that accepting the late offer would not unduly delay the acquisition; and- (A) If it was transmitted through an electronic commerce method authorized by the solicitation, it was received at the initial point of entry to the Government infrastructure not later than 5:00 p.m. one working day prior to the date specified for receipt of offers; or (B) There is acceptable evidence to establish that it was received at the Government installation designated for receipt of offers and was under the Government's control prior to the time set for receipt of offers; or (C) If this solicitation is a request for proposals, it was the only proposal received. (ii) However, a late modification of an otherwise successful offer, that makes its terms more favorable to the Government, will be considered at any time it is received and may be accepted. (3) Acceptable evidence to establish the time of receipt at the Government installation includes the time/date stamp of that installation on the offer wrapper, other documentary evidence of receipt maintained by the installation, or oral testimony or statements of Government personnel. (4) If an emergency or unanticipated event interrupts normal Government processes so that offers cannot be received at the Government office designated for receipt of offers by the exact time specified in the solicitation, and urgent Government requirements preclude amendment of the solicitation or other notice of an extension of the closing date, the time specified for receipt of offers will be deemed to be extended to the same time of day specified in the solicitation on the first work day on which normal Government processes resume. (5) Offers may be withdrawn by written notice received at any time before the exact time set for receipt of offers. Oral offers in response to oral solicitations may be withdrawn orally. If the solicitation authorizes facsimile offers, offers may be withdrawn via facsimile received at any time before the exact time set for receipt of offers, subject to the conditions specified in the solicitation concerning facsimile offers. An offer may be withdrawn in person by an offeror or its authorized representative if, before the exact time set for receipt of offers, the identity of the person requesting withdrawal is established and the person signs a receipt for the offer. (g) Contract award (not applicable to Invitation for Bids). The Government intends to evaluate offers and award a contract without discussions with offerors. Therefore, the offeror's initial offer should contain the offeror's best terms from a price and technical standpoint. However, the Government reserves the right to conduct discussions if later determined by the Contracting Officer to be necessary. The Government may reject any or all offers if such action is in the public interest; accept other than the lowest offer; and waive informalities and minor irregularities in offers received. (h) Multiple awards. The Government may accept any item or group of items of an offer, unless the offeror qualifies the offer by specific limitations. Unless otherwise provided in the Schedule, offers may not be submitted for quantities less than those specified. The Government reserves the right to make an award on any item for a quantity less than the quantity offered, at the unit prices offered, unless the offeror specifies otherwise in the offer. (i) Availability of requirements documents cited in the solicitation. (1) (i) The GSA Index of Federal Specifications, Standards and Commercial Item Descriptions, FPMR Part 101-29, and copies of specifications, standards, and commercial item descriptions cited in this solicitation may be obtained for a fee by submitting a request to-- GSA Federal Supply Service Specifications Section Suite 8100 470 L'Enfant Plaza, SW Washington, DC 20407 Telephone (202) 619-8925) Facsimile (202 619-8978). (ii) If the General Services Administration, Department of Agriculture, or Department of Veterans Affairs issued this solicitation, a single copy of specifications, standards, and commercial item descriptions cited in this solicitation may be obtained free of charge by submitting a request to the addressee in paragraph (i)(1)(i) of this provision. Additional copies will be issued for a fee. (2) Most unclassified Defense specifications and standards may be downloaded from the following ASSIST websites-- (i) ASSIST (http://assist.daps.dla.mil). (ii) Quick Search (http://assist.daps.dla.mil/quicksearch/). (iii) ASSISTdocs.com (http://assistdocs.com). (3) Documents not available from ASSIST may be ordered from the Department of Defense Single Stock Point (DoDSSP) by- (i) Using the ASSIST Shopping Wizard ( http://assist.daps.dla.mil/wizard ); (ii) Phoning the DoDSSP Customer Service Desk (215) 697-2179, Mon-Fri, 0730 to 1600 EST; or (iii) Ordering from DoDSSP, Building 4 Section D, 700 Robbins Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111-5094, Telephone (215) 697/2197, Facsimile (215) 697-1462. (4) Nongovernment (voluntary) standards must be obtained from the organization responsible for their preparation, publication, or maintenance. (j) Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number. (Applies to offers exceeding $3,000, and offers of $3,000 or less if the solicitation requires the Contractor to be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database. The offeror shall enter, in the block with its name and address on the cover page of its offer, the annotation "DUNS" or "DUNS+4" followed by the DUNS or DUNS+4 number that identifies the offeror's name and address. The DUNS+4 is the DUNS number plus a 4-character suffix that may be assigned at the discretion of the offeror to establish additional SAM records for identifying alternative Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) accounts (see FAR Subpart 32.11) for the same concern. If the offeror does not have a DUNS number, it should contact Dun and Bradstreet directly to obtain one. An offeror within the United States may contact Dun and Bradstreet by calling 1-866-705-5711 or via the Internet at http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform. An offeror located outside the United States must contact the local Dun and Bradstreet office for DUNS number. The offeror should indicate that it is an offeror for a Government contract when contacting the local Dun and Bradstreet office. (k) System for Award Management. Unless exempted by an addendum to this solicitation, by submission of an offer, the offeror acknowledges the requirement that a prospective awardee shall be registered in the SAM database prior to award, during performance and through final payment of any contract resulting from this solicitation. If the Offeror does not become registered in the SAM database in the time prescribed by the Contracting Officer, the Contracting Officer will proceed to award to the next otherwise successful registered Offeror. Offerors may obtain information on registration and annual confirmation requirements via the SAM database accessed through https://www.acquisition.gov. (l) Debriefing. If a post-award debriefing is given to requesting offerors, the Government shall disclose the following information, if applicable: (1) The agency's evaluation of the significant weak or deficient factors in the debriefed offeror's offer. (2) The overall evaluated cost or price and technical rating of the successful and debriefed offeror and past performance information on the debriefed offeror. (3) The overall ranking of all offerors, when any ranking was developed by the agency during source selection. (4) A summary of rationale for award; (5) For acquisitions of commercial items, the make and model of the item to be delivered by the successful offeror. (6) Reasonable responses to relevant questions posed by the debriefed offeror as to whether source-selection procedures set forth in the solicitation, applicable regulations, and other applicable authorities were followed by the agency. (End of Provision) ADDENDUM TO 52.212-2, Evaluation -- Commercial Items (Jan 1999) (a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to this solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: 1) Price 2) Technical capability of the item/service offered to meet the Government requirement Price - Received pricing schedules will be ranked by price before the Government assesses technical capability. Offers will be evaluated based on total price. The Government will evaluate offers for award purposes by adding the total price for all options to the total price for the basic requirement. The Government may determine that an offer is unacceptable if the option prices are significantly unbalanced. Evaluation of options shall not obligate the Government to exercise option(s). IAW FAR 52.217-8, a 6 month extension will be evaluated as part of the initial price evaluation. If the offeror does not provide a seperately priced line item for the six month extension, the Government will evaluate the extension using the offerors provided rates for the base and/or option years. Technical - An offeror must provide specific evidence that they are capable of fulfilling the requirment. Technical criteria will be evaluated by a technical advisor for compatibility/functionality review and rated IAW Table A-1 (as provided below). Documents submitted in response to this solicitation must be fully responsive to and consistent with the following (if applicable): (1) Requirements of the solicitation (Item Numbers), Performance Work Statement (PWS) and government standards and regulations pertaining to this requirement. If this solicitation has been designated as Brand Name or Equal IAW FAR 52.211-6, the technical advisor will compare an offerors proposed product/service against the brand names salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics to determine technical acceptance. Table A-1. Technical Acceptable/Unacceptable Ratings Rating Description Acceptable Quote clearly meets the minimum requirements of the solicitation. Unacceptable Quote does not clearly meet the minimum requirements of the solicitation. If the lowest priced offer is determined to be technically acceptable, that offer represents the best value for the Government and the evaluation process stops at this point. Award shall be made to that offeror without further consideration of any other offers. If the lowest priced offeror is evaluated to be technically unacceptable the next lowest priced offeror will be evaluated and the process will continue (in order by price) until an offeror is determined to be technically acceptable, or until all offerors are evaluated. (b) A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer, mailed or otherwise furnished to the successful offeror within the time for acceptance specified in the offer, shall result in a binding contract without further action by either party. Before the offer's specified expiration time, the Government may accept an offer (or part of an offer), whether or not there are negotiations after its receipt, unless a written notice of withdrawal is received before award. (End of Provision) The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provisions and clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by reference: - FAR 52.204-7, System for Award Management - FAR 52.204-13, System for Award Management - FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representation and Certifications--Commercial Items - FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions--Commercial Items - FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders--Commercial Items Within FAR 52.212-5, the following provisions and clauses are incorporated by text: FAR 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards FAR 52.209-6, Protecting the Government's Interest FAR 52.219--30 - Notice of Set-Aside for Women-Owned Small Business Concerns Eligible Under the Women-Owned Small Business Program FAR 52.222-3, Convict Labor FAR 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies FAR 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities FAR 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity FAR 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans FAR 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities FAR 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans FAR 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving FAR 52.225-3, Alternate I (Mar 2012), Buy American Act--Free Trade Agreements FAR 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases FAR 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer--System for Award Management - FAR 52.232-18, Availability of Funds - FAR 52.247-34, F.O.B. Destination - FAR 52.252-1, Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference - FAR 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference The following Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) provisions and clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by reference: - DFARS 252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product - DFARS 252.209-7999, Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction under and Federal Law is required - DFARS 252.232-7010, Levies on Contract Payments - DFARS 252.243-7001 Pricing of Contract Modifications - DFARS 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials - DFARS 252.203-7005, Representation Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials - DFARS 252.225-7001, Buy American Act and Balance of Payment Program - DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests - DFARS 252.247-7023 Alt III, Transportation of Supplies by Sea The following Air Force Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (AFFARS) clause applies and is incorporated in full text: AFFARS 5352.201-9101, Ombudsman (NOV 2012) (a) An ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition. When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The existence of the ombudsman does not affect the authority of the program manager, contracting officer, or source selection official. Further, the ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication of protests or formal contract disputes. The ombudsman may refer the interested party to another official who can resolve the concern. (b) Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contracting officer for resolution. Consulting an ombudsman does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition performance decisions). (c) If resolution cannot be made by the contracting officer, the interested party may contact the ombudsman, [Insert names, addresses, telephone numbers, facsimile numbers, and e-mail addresses of Center/MAJCOM/DRU/AFISRA ombudsman/ombudsmen]. Concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the Center/MAJCOM/DRU/AFISRA ombudsman level, may be brought by the interested party for further consideration to the Air Force ombudsman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/AQC, 1060 Air Force Pentagon, Washington DC 20330-1060, phone number (571) 256-2395, facsimile number (571) 256-2431. (d) The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency. (e) Do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements. Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer. (End of clause) All offers must list your DUNS number, CAGE code, and Federal TIN with Company name, POC, and phone number. If you need to obtain or renew a DUNS number or CAGE code, please visit https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/. Lack of registration in the SAM database will make an offeror ineligible for award. Vendor must also be registered in Wide Area Work Flow to receive payment through electronic funds transfer. If you are not currently registered, please visit the following website https://wawf.eb.mil/ to complete your registration. DEADLINE: Offers are due on Friday, 18 April 2014 by 9:00AM EST. Any questions regarding this solicitation must be submitted not later than Monday 14 April 2014. Submit offers or any questions to the attention of JoAnna Adams, A1C, 6CONS/LGCA, by email to joanna.adams@us.af.mil. Government Point of Contact : A1C JoAnna Adams, USAF Contract Specialist joanna.adams@us.af.mil (813) 828-7467 Government Alternate Point of Contact : Ramon Jimenez, USAF Contracting Officer ramon.jimenez.7@us.af.mil (813) 828-7483 Attachments: 1. Pricing Schedule 2. Performance Work Statement 2. DFARs 252.209-7999, Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction under any Federal Law

IT/ET Advising Services

Department of the Air Force, Air Education and Training Command | Published September 24, 2011  -  Deadline September 29, 2011
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GENERAL INFORMATION The 42nd Contracting Squadron, 50 LeMay Plaza, Bldg 804, Maxwell AFB, AL has a requirement to purchase items as described in the Schedule of Supplies/Services. This is a streamlined combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only notice. A written solicitation will not be issued. This requirement is issued as a request for quote (Reference-Number F2XHC21195A001). This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-53 and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement Change Notice (DPN) 20110920. It is the contractor's responsibility to become familiar with applicable clauses and provisions. A Firm Fixed Priced Award will be made in accordance with the following the Schedule of Supplies: NAICS Code: 541511; size standard: 25M. The Defense Priorities and Allocations System rating is C9E. IMPORTANT NOTES: a. The government is soliciting for "open market" quotes only. General Services Administration (GSA) quotes will not be considered. b. Neither Multiple Offers nor Multiple Awards will be considered. A single award is anticipated to be made in the resultant contract. NATURE OF ACQUISITION: Maxwell Air Force Base has a requirement to purchase the below listed software. The Schedule of Supplies/Services provides all items, details and quantities required. This procurement will be awarded under Simplified Acquisition Procedures. All inquiries/responses to this notice must be received 29 Sep 2011, Noon. Central Daylight SavingsTime (CDST). SCHEDULE OF SUPPLIES/SERVICES: This acquisition is for the purchase of the following item: CLIN 0001- One year Web-and phone-based service to provide access to time-proven impartial research information IAW Statement of Work. Subscription to provide research and advisory capabilities so HQ AU/A4/6 may maintain a strong program to ensure the effective and efficient expenditure of IT resources within AU schools and centers. POP 30 Sep 11 - 29 Sep 12. . QUOTATION PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS To ensure timely and equitable evaluation of quotes, offerors must comply with instructions contained herein. Quotes must be complete, self-sufficient, and respond directly to the requirements of this RFQ. a. The offeror must submit a signed and dated quote on company letterhead with unit prices and extended prices in response to the solicitation. In doing so and without taking exception to the requirements of this synopsis/solicitation, including specification, "Schedule of Supplies/Services" and terms and conditions, the offeror agrees to accede to all solicitations requirements. Offerors must clearly identify any exception to the solicitation terms and conditions and provide complete accompanying rationale. b. " Offerors must include a completed copy of the provision at FAR 52.212-3, Alternate I, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items and DFARS 252.225-7000, Buy American Act Certificate with quotation. c. Offerors shall provide the following information so that an assessment of the offeror's techncial capabilities to satisfy this requirement can be made: i. Subfactor - Web- and phone-based service supporting access to time-proven, impartial research information (Ref SOW Para 2): Submit a list of accomplished research papers and topics that reflect rigor and coverage of topics by surveying higher education leadership and analysis of academic IT investments and outcome assessments from across public, private, and government post-secondary education programs and universities. Analysis must include trend interpretations of quality of service by providers of academic IT services to higher education. ii. Subfactor - Live access to analysts for tailored solutions (Ref SOW Para 2): Submit a definitive statement that offeror will provide access to subject matter experts to answer questions regarding ET/IT questions pertaining to academic/industry best practices and current and new technologies, as well as tailor solutions during the business hours of hours 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.CST. iii. Subfactor - On demand analysts' reports detailing studies and recommendations: Vendors (Ref SOW Para 2): Submit a detailed narrative that explains vendor's ability to provide on-demand reports for specific requests by senior academic and IT leaders on strategic IT topics facing higher education. Also, vendor's narrative must explain their ability to generate on-demand reports offering in-depth interpretation and recommendations related to topic area requests uniquely facing military education for near, mid-, and long-term academic IT planning needs. Topic areas should include assessment of best-in-class academic IT service providers, business case assessments for large-scale academic IT purchases, change management of academic IT cultures, emerging capabilities and uses of enterprise architectures and cloud services, academic IT analytics related to best practices in higher education, to name a few. iv. Subfactor - Understanding of application portfolio management premised on colleges/universities and US Government (Ref SOW Para 2): Submit a detailed narrative that explains vendor's experience with sharing best practices among post-secondary education institutions in application portfolio management. Vendors must explain the means to support setting up and using application portfolio management in support of strategic management of IT and ET resources to include the creation and use of metrics for assessing whether technical and related business goals are being met for enabling strategic objectives of a university. v. Subfactor - Survey and collaborative analysis with organizations and leaders in higher education on educational technology trends (Ref SOW Para 2): Submit a detailed narrative that explains vendor's experience with creating and administering an annual survey and collaborative analysis with leaders in higher education (e.g., EDUCAUSE and university-level senior executives) for generating reports on emerging technologies and technology trends to watch in higher education. Narrative must also include an understanding of how leaders can embrace these changes and empower their colleagues to test, adopt, and adapt to these new technologies in post-secondary education institutions. vi. Subfactor - Training on specific vendor-developed research and advisory services (Ref SOW Para 3): Submit a detailed narrative that explains vendor's experience and methods to train and advise senior leadership on strategic IT topic areas facing higher education. Topic areas, for example, must include resident and non-resident blended learning approaches, higher education innovation strategies and methodologies, content development and delivery of emerging new media, best-practices for help desk services and tier-level support for students and faculty. Additionally, narrative can include vendor's experience and methods related to academic IT strategic planning, strategy risk assessment for academic IT investments, instituting and using business-case analysis and enterprise-level academic IT analytics in support of decision making and strategic management of IT and educational technology resources, application portfolio management of IT and educational technology resources spanning across education, research, and outreach services of an university d. Interested parties capable of providing the requirement must submit a written quote to include discount terms, tax identification number, cage code, and DUNS. e. Offerors must provide unit price and extended price for all items referenced in the "SCHEDULE OF SUPPLIES/SERVICES". f. To be eligible to receive an award resulting from this RFQ, contractors must be registered in the DoD Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database, no exceptions. To register, please visit http://www.ccr.gov or by calling 1-888-227-2423. BASIS FOR AWARD Award will be based on technical acceptability and price as follows: (1) Technically Acceptability: Required technical capabilities will be evaluated on a pass/fail basis by assigning a rating of "MET" or "DID NOT MEET". Offerors will be determined technically acceptable based on the following: i. Subfactor - Web- and phone-based service supporting access to time-proven, impartial research information (Ref SOW Para 2): The governement will evaluate offeror's list of accomplished research papers and topics to ensure it adequately reflects rigor and coverage of topics by surveying higher education leadership and analysis of academic IT investments and outcome assessments from across public, private, and government post-secondary education programs and universities. Analysis must include trend interpretations of quality of service by providers of academic IT services to higher education. ii. Subfactor - Live access to analysts for tailored solutions (Ref SOW Para 2): The governement will evaluate offeror's definitive statement to ensure that it provides access to subject matter experts to answer questions regarding ET/IT questions pertaining to academic/industry best practices and current and new technologies, as well as tailor solutions during the business hours of hours 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.CST. iii. Subfactor - On demand analysts' reports detailing studies and recommendations: Vendors (Ref SOW Para 2): The governement will evaluate offeror's detailed narrative to ensure it adeuately explains vendor's ability to provide on-demand reports for specific requests by senior academic and IT leaders on strategic IT topics facing higher education. Also, vendor's narrative must explain their ability to generate on-demand reports offering in-depth interpretation and recommendations related to topic area requests uniquely facing military education for near, mid-, and long-term academic IT planning needs. Topic areas should include assessment of best-in-class academic IT service providers, business case assessments for large-scale academic IT purchases, change management of academic IT cultures, emerging capabilities and uses of enterprise architectures and cloud services, academic IT analytics related to best practices in higher education, to name a few. iv. Subfactor - Understanding of application portfolio management premised on colleges/universities and US Government (Ref SOW Para 2): The governement will evaluate offeror's detailed narrative to ensure that it adequately explains vendor's experience with sharing best practices among post-secondary education institutions in application portfolio management. Vendors must explain the means to support setting up and using application portfolio management in support of strategic management of IT and ET resources to include the creation and use of metrics for assessing whether technical and related business goals are being met for enabling strategic objectives of a university. v. Subfactor - Survey and collaborative analysis with organizations and leaders in higher education on educational technology trends (Ref SOW Para 2): The governement will evaluate offeror's detailed narrative to ensure that it adequately explains vendor's experience with creating and administering an annual survey and collaborative analysis with leaders in higher education (e.g., EDUCAUSE and university-level senior executives) for generating reports on emerging technologies and technology trends to watch in higher education. Narrative must also include an understanding of how leaders can embrace these changes and empower their colleagues to test, adopt, and adapt to these new technologies in post-secondary education institutions. vi. Subfactor - Training on specific vendor-developed research and advisory services (Ref SOW Para 3): The governement will evaluate offeror's detailed narrative to ensure that it adequately explains vendor's experience and methods to train and advise senior leadership on strategic IT topic areas facing higher education. Topic areas, for example, must include resident and non-resident blended learning approaches, higher education innovation strategies and methodologies, content development and delivery of emerging new media, best-practices for help desk services and tier-level support for students and faculty. Additionally, narrative can include vendor's experience and methods related to academic IT strategic planning, strategy risk assessment for academic IT investments, instituting and using business-case analysis and enterprise-level academic IT analytics in support of decision making and strategic management of IT and educational technology resources, application portfolio management of IT and educational technology resources spanning across education, research, and outreach services of an university CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS: The following clauses apply: By reference: 52.204-7: - Central Contractor Registration 52.212-4 -- Contract Terms and Conditions -- Commercial Items 52.204-9, Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel 252.204-7004, Alternate A By Full Text: FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, and the following additional FAR clauses under paragraph (b) are applicable: 52.204-10, Reporting Executive compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards 52.209-6, Protecting the Government's interest When Subcontracting with Contractor's Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment 52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations 52.222-50Combating Trafficing in Persons 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities 52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim 52.223-18, Contractor Policy to Ban Text Messageing while Driving 52.225.-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration DFARS 252.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders applies to this acquisition, and specifically the following clauses under paragraphs (a) and (b) are applicable: 252.203-7000, Requirements Related to Compensation of Former Dod officials 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests 252.237-7010, Prohibition on Interrogation of Detainees by Contractor Personnel 252.247-7023, Transportation of Supplies by Sea, with its Alt III 52.252-2, CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address (es): http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm (End of clause) AFFARS 5352.201-9101 Ombudsman ((a) An ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition. When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The existence of the ombudsman does not affect the authority of the program manager, contracting officer, or source selection official. Further, the ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication of protests or formal contract disputes. The ombudsman may refer the party to another official who can resolve the concern. (b) Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contracting officer for resolution. Consulting an ombudsman does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition performance decisions). (c) If resolution cannot be made by the contracting officer, concerned parties may contact the Center/MAJCOM or AFISRA ombudsmen, Center/MAJCOM or AFISRA ombudsmen, Primary: Primary: Mr. David Jones, Deputy Chief,Contracting Division, HQ AETC/A7K; Alternate: Mr. Stephen Smith, Chief, Acquisition Support Branch, HQ AETC/A7KA; Address: 2035 First Street West, Ste 1, Randolph AFB TX 78150-4324; Telephone Numbers: (210) 652 - 7907 or (210) 652-7075; Facsimile Number: (210) 652-8344; and E-mail Addresses: david.jones@randolph.af.mil or stephen.smith@randolph.af.mil. Concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the MAJCOM/DRU or ARISRA level, may be brought by the concerned party for further consideration to the Air Force ombudsman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/AQC, 1060 Air Force Pentagon, Washington DC 20330-1060, phone number (703) 588-7004, facsimile number (703) 588-1067. (d) The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency. (e) Do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements. Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer. NOTE 1 REQUIRED POSTERS Please utilize the following website to access and download as appropriate EEO posters, Service Contract posters, and disability posters required in accordance with 52.222-26, 52.222-41, and 52.222-36 respectively. http://www.dol.gov/osbp/sbrefa/poster/main.htm (End of Clause) NOTE 2 WAWF-ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OF INVOICE Reference DFAR Clause 252.232-7003 "ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OF PAYMENT REQUESTS." Invoices shall be submitted and accepted using Wide Area Workflow (WAWF) web-based system at https://wawf.eb.mil. For information on WAWF including web-based training, visit the web-site and click on "About WAWF". The web-site also contains detailed instructions for setting up your computer to achieve the best results with the system. If you have additional questions contact the WAWF-RA Customer Helpdesk at (866) 618-5988, Option 2 The following information codes will be required to submit your invoices correctly through WAWF: SELECT TYPE OF INVOICE: Contract Specialist/Administrator select only one (1) of the following: 1 Invoice and Receiving Report (Combo) (Creates two documents, an Invoice and a Receiving Report, within one data entry session (Combo). Creating both documents at the same time, rather than separately, is recommended. 0 Construction Invoice (Creates a Construction Payment Invoice from a contract for construction. Both an Inspector and a Contracting Officer must review and accept). Contract Number: Block 2 of the SF1449 Form (If this is a GSA Delivery Order award, enter the GSA NUMBER) Delivery Order: Block 4 of (Order Number) of SF1449 No Dashes - (if applicable) Pay DoDAAC: Block 16a (Payment will be made by) of SF1449 - Pay DoDAAC code is used to route documents to the Defense Finance Accounting office responsible for payment. The accounts payable mailing address can be located in Block 18a of SF1449. You can easily access payment information using the DFAS web site at http://www.dod.mil/dfas. Your contract/purchase order number or invoice will be required to inquire status of your payment. Issue by DoDAAC: Block 9 (Issued by) of SF1449. Contracting office that issued your contract - WAWF uses the code to route the document to the base. Admin DoDAAC: Block 16 (Administered by) of SF1449) Ship-To Code: Block 15 (Deliver To) of SF1449 - This is a crucial piece of information. It will be different for almost every contract issued. Ship-From Code: Not a required field for Air Force contracts. Inspected by DoDAAC: Block 15 (Deliver to) of SF1449 - If an inspection is called for in the document, then you must provide the DoDAAC/Ext this code identifies the inspector. Service Acceptor: Block 15 (Deliver to) of SF1449 - It is used to route documents to receiving service acceptor in WAWF. LPO DoDAAC/Ext: Not a required field for Air Force contracts. ADDITIONAL E-MAIL NOTIFICATIONS: The VENDOR and the DFAS Office will automatically receive a notice; after clicking SUBMIT WAWF will prompt for additional email submissions. The following E-Mail addresses MUST be input in order to prevent delays in processing: Receiver/Acceptor: susan.turley@maxwell.af.mil Contract Specialist: xavier.rice@maxwell.af.mil Contracting Officer: rose.jordan@maxwell.af.mil In addition to the requirement of this local clause, the Contractor shall meet the requirements of the appropriate payment clauses in this contract when submitting payment requests. (End of Clause) The following provisions apply: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors, Commercial Items (Jan 2004), applies to this acquisition and is addended to delete paragraphs (e) Multiple offers and paragraph (h) Multiple Awards. FAR 52.212-3, ALT 1 Offerors are reminded that Representations and Certifications are maintained at the following website: http://orca.bpn.gov/publicserach.aspx. In the event Representations and Certifications are not on file, Offerors must include a completed copy of the provisions at FAR Part 52 or on on-line at http://farsite.hill.af.mil. FAR 52.252-1 -- Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm (End of Provisions) Responses to this notice shall be provided in writing either by e-mail to: Xavier Rice, at xavier.rice@maxwell.af.mil ; or by fax: Attn: Xavier Rice, 334-953-2856. All responses must be received by 29 Sep 2011, Noon. Central Daylight SavingsTime (CDST). Email is the preferred method of communication. Point of Contact: Xavier Rice, Contract Specialist, Phone (334) 953-5755, Fax (334) 953-2856. STATEMENT OF WORK FOR EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY/INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND ADVISORY SERVICES 1. Introduction This statement of work is to solicit offers for research and advisory capabilities for the Education Logistics and Communications Directorate (AU/A4/6), to provide a strong program for ensuring the effective and efficient expenditure of limited educational-technology (ET)/information-technology (IT) resources, and to support ongoing ET/IT research by military and civilian personnel assigned to AU/A4/6. The mission of AU/A4/6 is to transform existing Air Force education systems to build a future learning organization employing new learning concepts and leveraging new technologies. The requested ET/IT Research and Advisory Services would achieve this by enabling access to trusted, objective, original ET/IT research, providing recommendations based on experiences of public and private corporations and furnishing personalized expert advice. Period of Performance: One (1) year from award of contract. 2. Approach This statement of work covers several specific areas of innovation and emerging technologies, including: optimization of distance-learning capabilities; organizational agility to support new USAF mission areas and command-structure research; enhancement of ET/IT infrastructure performance and cost-efficiency; research recommendations for implementation of ET/IT cost-avoidance projects; and more ready access for AU/A4/6 personnel to current ET/IT research. The vendor must deliver Web- and phone-based service that provides access to time-proven, impartial research information. This would enable the directorate to capitalize on ED/IT technology, as well as current and emerging markets, as they relate to the education sector. This information and data must be presented in a style suitable for the staff of an educational establishment. Each authorized user at AU/A4/6 would have an individual user ID and password to access the vendor's website(s) or verify credentials on the phone. At a minimum, the ET/IT Research and Advisory Services should consist of: - Targeted research in the ET/IT market - Live access to analysts for tailored solutions - Analysts' reports detailing studies and recommendations - Alerts on items of interest furnished online and via e-mail - Reviews of current technologies impacting the AU/A4/6 mission - Peer-to-peer access to conferences and symposia relating to the AU/A4/6 mission - Expert advice and recommendations on the workforce, skills, and knowledge required to operate and maintain the AU/A4/6 ET/IT enterprise - Review of existing AU/A4/6 ET/IT portfolio with recommendations and most-applicable industry best practices for expanding in an expeditious manner - Review of existing governance structure and process with recommendations for improvement specifically tailored for the AU/A4/6 ET/IT environment and mission - Reports on technology hype cycles to provide a snapshot of emerging and maturing technologies and infrastructure (e.g., topics in wireless, cloud computing, security, networking, and hardware infrastructure) - Review of costs associated with the AU/A4/6 ET/IT enterprise compared to other similar-scope educational institutions as well as government and commercial organizations-with recommendations for containing and reducing costs Customers supported: Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL 3. Special Requirements - Training. AU/A4/6 member(s)/delegate(s) receiving research or advisory licenses must receive, or at least be offered, vendor-provided instruction, online or via email, on the use of the research and advisory services IAW this Statement of Work. Training should be of sufficient nature-length, depth, and/or breadth-to familiarize them on how to use and navigate the system. - Registration. While it is the responsibility of AU/A4/6 to establish personnel requiring research and advisory services, the vendor should establish and maintain user identification credentials, user IDs, and passwords.

ADVISING SERVICES FOR REQUIREMENTS FOR METADATA TOOLS TO SUPPORT DOCUMENTATION

Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological Survey | Published October 18, 2010  -  Deadline October 29, 2010
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The Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Office of Grants and Acquisition has a requirement for advising services in support of the Pacific Northwest Aquatic Monitoring Partnership (PNAMP). The purpose of PNAMP is to provide a forum for coordinating state, federal, and tribal aquatic habitat and salmonid monitoring processes. The vendor will work with the PNAMP Data Management Liaison to facilitate a series of work sessionns with the Metadata Task Group to evaluate several promising approaches to develop software tools. The USGS contemplates award of a firm-fixed price contract utilizing the commercial services acquisition procedures of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 12. The solicitation,11WRQQ0006, including detailed specifications and technical selection criteria, is now available through www.fbo.gov. A technical proposal must be presented with the cost proposal to be considered for award. The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 541620, entitled Evironmental Consulting Services. The associated small business size standard is $7M in average (three year moving average) annual revenue. This immediate acquisition is restricted to small businesses and there is no incumbent contractor. Please direct all inquiries to Contract Specialist, Joseph Riccomini, at jriccomini@usgs.gov. Contractor must be current in CCR and must have current Representations and Certifications on file or online.

Financial Advising Services for Professional Courses - Academic Year ...

Agrupamento de Escolas de Maximinos, Braga | Published June 13, 2017  -  Deadline January 11, 2018
Winner
Números Coincidentes, Lda
cpvs
79000000

Financial Advisory Services for Professional Courses - Academic Year 2016/2017

Health Adviser Services

Chamber and Committees | Published February 28, 2017  -  Deadline March 17, 2017
cpvs
85100000, 71317200, 80561000, 71317210

The Authority is looking for a single supplier for a Health Adviser in the workplace. The Authority has a requirement for the provision of health advice focusing on office ergonomics, specialist support in the workplace focused on Display Screen Equipment (DSE) and related musculoskeletal issues, and ergonomic equipment. This will be delivered through regular health visits and training as appropriate, to provide a healthy working environment for staff. The aim of the procurement is to secure a single supplier to provide these services to the Authority.

Specialist Adviser Services

Department of Defence | Published January 10, 2017
Winner
NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT AUSTRALIA
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Specialist Adviser Services

Film Adviser Services

Arts Council | Published October 5, 2016  -  Deadline October 26, 2016
cpvs
44176000

The Arts Council wishes to appoint a Film Adviser who will meet the needs of the organisation both from a quality and service delivery perspective as outlined in the attached documentation.

Type of Contract:
Services

Music Adviser Services

Arts Council | Published October 5, 2016  -  Deadline October 26, 2016
cpvs
92000000

The Arts Council wishes to appoint a Music Adviser who will meet the needs of the organisation both from a quality and service delivery perspective as outlined in the attached documentation.

Type of Contract:
Services

Opera Adviser Services

Arts Council | Published October 5, 2016  -  Deadline October 26, 2016
cpvs
92000000

The Arts Council wishes to appoint an Opera Adviser who will meet the needs of the organisation both from a quality and service delivery perspective as outlined in the attached documentation.

Type of Contract:
Services

Planning Adviser Services

Arts Council | Published October 5, 2016  -  Deadline October 26, 2016
cpvs
71240000

The Arts Council wishes to appoint a Planning Adviser who will meet the needs of the organisation both from a quality and service delivery perspective as outlined in the attached documentation.

Type of Contract:
Services

Architectural Adviser Services

Arts Council | Published October 5, 2016  -  Deadline October 26, 2016
cpvs
71200000

The Arts Council wishes to appoint an Architecture Adviser who will meet the needs of the organisation both from a quality and service delivery perspective as outlined in the attached documentation.

Type of Contract:
Services

Theatre Adviser Services

Arts Council | Published October 5, 2016  -  Deadline October 26, 2016
cpvs
92000000

The Arts Council wishes to appoint a Theatre Adviser who will meet the needs of the organisation both from a quality and service delivery perspective as outlined in the attached documentation.

Type of Contract:
Services

Dementia Adviser Service

Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council | Published January 15, 2015  -  Deadline February 23, 2015
cpvs
83000000, 85000000, 91000000

Provision of a Dementia Adviser Service for people diagnosed with Dementia, their carer and families within the Borough of Redcar and Cleveland. 

Dementia Adviser Service

Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council | Published February 16, 2012  -  Deadline March 12, 2012
cpvs
85000000

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is seeking quote submissions for the provision of a Dementia Adviser Service. The Council believes TUPE Applies for this service and details are attached.

 

Dance Adviser Services

Arts Council | Published April 13, 2017  -  Deadline May 4, 2017
cpvs
92000000

The Arts Council wishes to appoint a Dance Adviser who will meet the needs of the organisation both from a quality and service delivery perspective as outlined in the attached documentation,

Type of Contract:
Services

Music Adviser Services

Arts Council | Published April 13, 2017  -  Deadline May 4, 2017
cpvs
92000000

The Arts Council wishes to appoint a Music Adviser who will meet the needs of the organisation both from a quality and service delivery perspective as outlined the attached documentation.

Type of Contract:
Services

LBN Macro-Economic Adviser Services

oneSource | Published January 28, 2017  -  Deadline March 1, 2017
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The London Borough of Newham Pension Fund is a high performing LGPS Fund that has won LGC Investment Awards ‘Fund of the Year’ 2014, Professional Pensions Awards ‘Best Public Sector Scheme Award 2015 and the LGPS Performance of the Year at the LAPF Investment Awards 2015. More recently, the Fund won The LGC Investment Awards ‘Fund of the Year’ 2016. The Fund continues to perform well and now its investment assets are valued at £1.2bn. To help to continue this performance, the London Borough of Newham is seeking a bespoke Macro-Economic Advisory service specializing in research, analysis and modelling focused on the global economy and its interaction with financial markets to help forecast the impact of economic changes on the Fund’s investment portfolio.

Traditional Arts Adviser Services

Arts Council | Published October 5, 2016  -  Deadline October 26, 2016
cpvs
92000000

The Arts Council wishes to appoint a Traditional Arts Adviser who will meet the needs of the organisation both from a quality and service delivery perspective as outlined in the attached documentation.

Type of Contract:
Services