The Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) is seeking to retain the services of a Consultant to provide the professional and consulting services related to the implementation of Technical Assistance for the Teacher Education Support Project (TA-TESP) in Tanzania
The purpose of this notice is to invite formal costed proposals from eligible Consultants. On the basis of the formal proposals, one Consultant will be invited to negotiate a contract for the provision of services. DFATD reserves the right to refuse any or all proposals received. The amount allocated to this contract will not exceed five million nine hundred thousand Canadian dollars (CAN$5,900,000) excluding applicable taxes. The anticipated contract duration is five (5) years.
WORKING LANGUAGE OF THE PROJECT
Since the recipient country requests communications with DFATD in English the working language for this project is English.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES
To support the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST), the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) has a requirement for a Technical Assistance Consultant to provide technical assistance expertise for the delivery of the Teacher Education Support Project (TESP). Canada has significant internationally-recognized expertise in effective training of future teachers. As such, the Technical Assistance envelope will bring Canadian expertise to ensure that the latest best practices are incorporated into the content and delivery of TESP; ensure that the various activities to be implemented with TESP support are well coordinated, and provide training to help improve the quality of services delivered under TESP. The technical assistance component of the Teacher Education Support Project (TA-TESP) will therefore contribute to the achievement of the same expected results of the TESP, which are:
- More effective management of teacher education and professional development; and
- Improved quality and relevance of gender-sensitive instruction for student teachers at Government teachers’ colleges.
The Consultant will be the overall manager, administrator and coordinator of the Technical Assistance component for the TA-TESP, bringing together the various resources required to execute the project. The Consultant will be responsible for carrying out activities required for the financial and operational administration of the project.
Additionally, the Consultant will be responsible for: 1) the sourcing and deploying of technical experts to provide the requisite technical assistance services; 2) providing support to the MoEST to plan efficiently for the procurement processes needed for the implementation of the project.
To meet the requirement of the assignment, DFATD is seeking to retain the services of a Consultant with a set of demonstrated and verifiable capabilities. DFATD is seeking a Consultant with experience in managing and implementing international development projects of similar scope and complexity.
INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS
Proposals should be presented following the instructions provided in the Request for Proposal document to be obtained through the GETS on the Internet (https://buyandsell.gc.ca/). Please note, DFATD does not send out RFPs directly to interested Consultants.
In order to be considered, proposals must be completed and received no later than 14:00 hrs, Eastern Standard Time (EST), on closing date, at the following address:
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
Distribution and Mail Services – AAG
Lester B. Pearson Building
125 Sussex Drive
Attention: Bid Receiving Unit - SGD
PROPOSALS SUBMITTED VIA FACSIMILE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Questions relating to this notice must be directed IN WRITING to:
Senior Contracting Management Services Officer
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
200 Promenade du Portage
Fax: 819 953-8606
Web Site URL: www.international.gc.ca
Qualified firms are invited to submit a COMPLETED TENDER FORM to supply labour, equipment and materials for a 3D Printer System at the Natural Heritage Campus (NHC) located at 1740 Pink Road, Gatineau, Quebec. The primary use of the 3D Printer System will mainly be to print fossil and osteological materials for the purposes of research, display, and education.
The Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development Canada (DIAND) is seeking the services of a contractor for the provision a variety of financial tasks such as, but not limited to:
• Developing and documenting cost estimates or performing financial due diligence reviews of cost estimates for programs or sectors undergoing redesign and/or significant new investments;
• Gathering complex performance, process and/or financial data and providing preliminary cost estimates of potential options
• Performing risk analysis;
• Planning and coordinating financial management activities including financial estimates and business requirements;
• Conducting cost benefit analysis;
DIAND provides support for services on reserves such as education, housing, community infrastructure and social support to Status Indians on reserves. DIAND is also the lead federal department for Northern Development, with a direct role in the political and economic development of the territories and significant responsibilities for resource, land and environmental management.
There are constant and varied demands to gather complex performance, process and/or financial data, to develop and document cost estimates cost estimates of potential options and to perform financial due diligence for a wide variety of programs and internal services, ranging from education and social development, infrastructure, lands and economic development, treaties and aboriginal government. These services would be requested on an “as and when required” basis.
Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy: Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: The Canadian Forces College Information Resource Centre and the Canadian Armed Forces Virtual Library (CAVFL) require an annual subscription to the INSPEC Database. The INSPEC Database is an information product which provides access to over 13 million indexing and abstracting records representing the core engineering journals, reports and papers required to support the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) engineering education programmes, research and operations. The database is required to support undergraduate and graduate programmes offered by the Royal Military College of Canada and the Canadian Forces College as well as other DND learning institutions; research including research by Defence and Research Development Canada; and operations. The solicitation is intended to result in the award of 1 (one) contract for 1 (one) year, and up to 2 (two) irrevocable option years allowing Canada to extend the term of the Contract. Inquiries regarding this RFP requirement are to be submitted to the contracting officer listed below: File Number: W8160-160088/A Contracting Officer: Katelyn Henry Telephone: (343) 998-1801 Email: email@example.com 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.
This bid solicitation is being issued to satisfy the requirement of the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) for English copy editing services, formatting of monthly issues and supplements and occasional scientific writing services for the Canada Communicable Disease Report (CCDR). It is intended to result in the award of two (2) contracts for a period of one (1) year, plus two (2) irrevocable options, of 12 months each, allowing Canada to extend the term of the contracts.
The Report is a bilingual online journal on infectious diseases designed for a broad audience. The CCDR publishes rapid communications, surveillance reports, systematic reviews, outbreak reports, and Advisory Committee statements, as well as links to online resources, and continuing education events.
Each issue of the CCDR publication includes three to five manuscripts, for a total of twenty to thirty pages and approximately 15,000 words. There could be up to 16 issues per calendar year with production split between the two contracts.
Issues are published on the first Thursday of each month and there are additional supplements through-out the year.
Tasks required of the contractor for an issue will include but are not limited to:
There are four days in the production schedule for copy editing one full issue. As standard practice, the Contractor will receive the manuscripts for an issue on day one (1) of the production schedule.
The total estimated value of the requirement for the contract period and two option periods for both contracts is $155,940.00, applicable taxes included. There is no allowance for travel or miscellaneous expenses.
There is no security requirement.
Enquiries regarding this Request for Proposals are to be submitted in writing to:
Name: Ron Staigh
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Intent is to award up to a maximum of fifty (50) Standing Offer Agreements to qualified Suppliers (Offerors) as a result of this RFSO and as result in a companion RFSO under the Set-Aside Program for Aboriginal Business - Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB), solicitation number # 1000189524
Health Canada (HC), First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB), Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Program, requires the services of licensed dentists (the Offeror) to provide community-based oral health care services, oral health education and promotion, administrative and other services to support dental clinics and dental programs predominantly in First Nations communities/locations in Manitoba. Communities/locations designated as “drive-in” are generally located in southern Manitoba and are accessible by vehicle. Communities/locations designated as “fly-in” are located in the northern and more isolated regions of the province and are best accessed by air travel, usually from airports in Winnipeg, St. Andrews and Thompson. The FNIHB dental clinics are predominantly located in community facilities such as health centres, nursing stations or schools. Dental clinics are set up with standardized dental equipment that remains in the clinic; the Offeror provides the necessary dental instruments, handpieces, and accessories. Dental supplies are ordered by the Offeror and the cost of preauthorized dental supplies is reimbursed to the Offeror by FNIHB.
(a) Offers will be assessed in accordance with the entire requirement of the Request for Standing.
(b) An evaluation team composed of representatives of Canada will evaluate the offers.
Mandatory Technical Criteria
The Offeror must meet the mandatory criteria set out. The Offeror must provide the necessary documentation to support compliance. Offers which fail to meet the mandatory criteria will be declared non-responsive.
Closing Date and Time:
All proposals must be received at the specified location as noted on the front page of this RFSO. Proposals received after this time will be unopened.
Offers must be submitted only to Health Canada RFSO Authority by the date, time and place indicated on page 1 of the Request for Standing Offers.
All enquiries must be submitted in writing to the RFSO Authority no later than fifteen (15) calendar days before the RFSO closing date. Enquiries received after that time may not be answered.
Senior Procurement and Contracts Specialist
Materiel and Assets Management Division
Chief Financial Officer Branch
Offerors should reference as accurately as possible the numbered item of the RFSO to which the enquiry relates. Care should be taken by Offerors to explain each question in sufficient detail in order to enable Canada to provide an accurate answer. Technical enquiries that are of a proprietary nature must be clearly marked "proprietary" at each relevant item. Items identified as "proprietary" will be treated as such except where Canada determines that the enquiry is not of a proprietary nature. Canada may edit the question(s) or may request that Offerors do so, so that the proprietary nature of the question(s) is eliminated, and the enquiry can be answered to all Offerors. Enquiries not submitted in a form that can be distributed to all Offerors may not be answered by Canada.
TASK Based Professional Services (TSPS) Requirement
This requirement is for: Indian Affairs and Northern Development Canada
This requirement is open only to those Supply Arrangement Holders under E60ZN-15TSPS who qualified under “Tier 1” for the following category(ies): Employee Relations Consultant
The following SA Holders have been invited to submit a proposal.
- 1019837 Ontario Inc.
- 3056058 Canada Inc.
- 8005931 Canada Inc.
- ADRM Technology Consulting Group Corp. and Randstad Interim Inc.
- Altis Human Resources (Ottawa) Inc.
- Calian Ltd.
- Dare Human Resources Corporation
- Econ Inc.
- Excel Human Resources Inc.
- IBM Canada Ltd.
- Maplesoft Consulting Inc.
- QMR Staffing Solutions Incorporated
- TAG HR The Associates Group Inc.
- The AIM Group Inc.
- Y2 Consulting Psychologists Inc./Psychologues consultants Y2 inc.
Description of the Requirement:
The Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development Canada – Ontario Region, Toronto office, requires the services of an Employee Relations Consultant. DIAND administers five “Federal Schools”. The consultant will be required to perform a majority of the work at the Toronto office and make site visits to the Federal Schools in Ontario located in: Six Nations and Tyendinaga Territories. These five schools require a professional labour relations consultant to be able to provide assistance in development and enacting responses and proactive strategies to labour relations issues, collecting and analyzing data, and providing recommendations to senior management.
Availability to travel from the Toronto office on short notice (within 24 hours) is crucial to the service delivery required in the resulting contract. The consultant must meet the minimum education of a University Masters Degree, have a minimum of two years’ experience working with Indigenous unionized employees.
Level of Security Requirement:
Company Minimum Security Level Required
* Protected B
Cosmic Top Secret
Top Secret (SIGINT)
Top Secret (SIGINT)
Special comments: _________________________________
Resource Minimum Security Level Required
* Protected B
Cosmic Top Secret
Top Secret (SIGINT)
Top Secret (SIGINT)
Special comments: _________________________________
Applicable Trade Agreements:
The requirement is subject to the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA), the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT), the Canada-Columbia Free Trade Agreement (CColFTA), and the Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement (CPanFTA).
Proposed period of contract:
The proposed period of contract shall be from contract award to December 31, 2017.
Estimated Level of Effort:
The estimated level of effort of the contract will be for 200 days.
File Number: 1000187891
Contracting Authority: Bonnie David
Phone Number: 604-562-6865
Fax Number: 604-775-7159
NOTE: The Task and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS) Method of Supply is subject to quarterly refresh cycles. If you wish to find out how you can be a “Qualified SA Holder”, please contact SPTS.TSPS@TPSGC-PWGSC.GC.CA
This requirement is for: The Correctional Service of Canada, Atlantic Region, Springhill Institution
Trade agreement: This procurement is not subject to any trade agreement.
Tendering procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid.
Competitive Procurement Strategy: lowest priced compliant bid.
Set-aside under the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business: This procurement is not subject to any set-asides for Aboriginal Suppliers.
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: This procurement is not subject to a Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement.
Security Requirements: This contract includes security requirements.
Nature of Requirements:
The following is a summary of the statement of work for this requirement.
The Correctional Service Canada has a requirement to provide dental services.
Objectives: Provide and coordinate essential dental services to inmates at Springhill Institution.
The Contractor must provide essential Dental services to inmates, as requested by the Chief Health Services, in accordance with the National Essential Health Services Framework, including any amendment to this Framework issued by CSC during the contract period and any optional period if and when exercised by CSC.
The Contractor must prepare dental clinic lists and appointment schedules triaged based on requisitions received and dental emergencies as they arise.
The Contractor, in his/her role as dentist, must manage all aspects of dental care services including coordination of care provided by dental specialists to inmates to ensure continuity and integration of care. This includes, but is not limited to, approval of all recommendations made by dental care providers outside of CSC.
The Contractor must document dental assessment, treatment, and consultations in the inmate’s Dental Record Folder.
The Contractor must consult with the Chief Health Services regarding requirements for dental supplies and equipment. Any requests for equipment and supplies must be submitted to, and approved by, the Chief Health Services.
The Contractor must provide the following:
a) A Dental Assistant; and,
b) Backup personnel to ensure that there will not be any interruption in service and that Canada’s operational requirements are met when the Contractor is unable to provide services (including but not limited to, due to vacation or illness).
The Contractor must supervise the activities of the Dental Assistants the Contractor is providing under this contract.
The tasks the Dental Assistants must perform include, but are not limited to the following:
- Preparing the treatment/clinical area;
- Cleaning and sterilization of instruments and hand pieces;
- Passing instruments to the dentist or hygienist (Single and Two handed technique);
- Making proper use of High Volume Evacuator within the Oral Cavity;
- Preparing restorative materials;
- Performing simple laboratory procedures such as the pouring and trimming of study models;
- Maintaining supplies and equipment (stocks and replenishes supplies provided by CSC);
- Monitoring Inventory of dental supplies and equipment;
- Assessing emergency situations, being aware of, and able to implement, emergency protocols, being able to provide First Aid and CPR;
- Assisting in maintaining emergency drug kits;
- Interpreting Material Safety Data Sheets;
- Conducting spore/biological indicator tests;
- Recording data on patient’s record or chart as directed by the Dentist;
- Providing inmate education on oral health (extra-oral);
- Providing instruction on care and maintenance of pre-fitted appliances; and
- Obtaining Vital Signs.
The Contractor must ensure that dental instrument sterilization is done only by dental staff that is trained according to Provincial sterilization standards.
Recommendations for Non-formulary medication and Special Authorization Items:
a) The Contractor must ensure that:
i) Requests for non-formulary medications are made in accordance with CSC’s National Formulary.
ii) Requests for Special Authorization items that are being recommended by the Contractor are made in accordance with CSC’s Essential Health Services Framework.
Term of Contract:
Period of the Contract: The Work is to be performed during the period of April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018 with four option years.
File Number: 21210-17-2354020
1045 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Moncton, NB E1C 1H1
Telephone number: 506-851-6977
Facsimile number: 506-851-6327
NOTE TO BIDDERS: Bidders can obtain the complete statement of work and evaluation criteria by ordering the solicitation document and associated documents from Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders.
The Crown reserves the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada (English or French).
Given the nature of the requirements, proposals submitted by such means as facsimile or electronic mail will not be accepted.
After contract award, bidders may request a debriefing on the results of the bid solicitation process. Bidders should make the request to the Contracting Authority within fifteen (15) working days of receipt of the results of the bid solicitation process. The debriefing may be in writing, by telephone or in person.
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