Trade Modernization - TBIPS – P.9 Project Managerx1 and P.7 Project Coordinator x1 (20-173129)

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Tender Notice


Publishing status


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/03/30 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of opportunity
National Capital Region
Region of delivery
National Capital Region
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
  • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
  • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
  • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering procedure
Procurement entity
Foreign Affairs, Trade And Development (Department Of)
End user entity
Foreign Affairs, Trade And Development (Department Of)

Contact Information

Contact name
Knight, Kingsley
Contact email
Contact phone
Contact address
200 prom du Portage
Gatineau  QC
K1A 0G4

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Reference Number:


Solicitation Number:


Organization Name:

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

Solicitation Date:


Closing Date:


Anticipated Start Date:


Estimated Delivery Date:


Estimate Level of Effort:

Two hundred and twenty (220) days for the initial period for up to two (2) resource(s)

Contract Duration:

The contract period will be from Contract award to March 31, 2022 with an irrevocable option to extend it for up to two (2) one-year periods.

Solicitation Method:


Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement Applies:


Number of Contracts:


Applicable Trade Agreements:

  • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP),
  • The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA),
  • The Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA),
  • The Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
  • The Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA),
  • The Canada-Columbia Free Trade Agreement (CColFTA), and
  • The Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement (CPanFTA)

Requirement Details

Tendering Procedure: Selective Tendering

This requirement is open only to those TBIPS Supply Arrangement Holders who qualified under Tier 1 for services in the National Capital Region for the following category

  1. One (1) Stream 5: IM-IT Project Management Services P.9 Project Manager – Level 3
  2. One (1) Stream 5: IM-IT Project Management Services – P.7 Project Coordinator – Level 3

The following SA Holders have been invited to submit a proposal:

Acosys Consulting Services Inc.


Adirondack Information Management Inc., Amita Corporation, Artemp Personnel Services Inc., The AIM Group Inc.,in JOINT VENTURE

Beyond Technologies Consulting Inc.

Bridgetown Consulting Inc.

Deloitte Inc.

DLS Technology Corporation

NavPoint Consulting Group Inc.


Softchoice Corporation

Symbiotic Group Inc.

Synonics Inc.

Valcom Consulting group Inc.

ranspolar Technology Corporation and The Halifax Computer Consulting Group In Joint Venture

Vurtur Communications Group

Description of Work:

DFATD has an urgent need for a Project Manager Level 3 and a Project Coordinator level 3 to contribute to the departmental Trade Digital Transformation initiative. The modernization of trade solutions includes delivery of the new Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) electronic client relationship management (e-CRM) platform, requiring experience in MS Dynamics 365

The initiative seeks to modernize current trade systems to adapt to fast evolving business requirements and international competition.

As part of the project management responsibilities, resources will need to perform full documentation and knowledge transfer of all activities to DFATD’s employees.

There are currently no incumbents providing the services outlined in this solicitation

Security Requirement: Common PS SRCL #19 applies

Minimum Corporate Security Required: SECRET

Minimum Resource Security Required:   SECRET


In accordance with the TBIPS S/A rules, section 16.2.3 – Tier 1 Requirement Limitations – IV. No limitation to Invitation Process, the following note applies to this solicitation:

DFATD thanks you for your request and your interest in our procurement process. The RFP will only be open to the fifteen (15) suppliers mentioned on the NPP and we will not be adding any additional suppliers to this solicitation. DFATD has met the mandatory requirements under the PSPC TBIPS SA and we are confident that we will be receiving a sufficient number of proposals to make this a truly competitive process. With our current staffing limitations, we cannot invite additional proponents, as it would not be consistent with the efficient operation of our procurement system. DFATD thanks you again for your interest and going forward we will keep your firm in mind for our future requirements.

Contract Authority

Name: Kingsley Knight

Phone Number: 343-203-8234

Email Address:


Inquiries regarding this RFP requirement must be submitted to the Contracting Authority named above. Request for Proposal (RFP) documents will be e-mailed directly from the Contracting Authority to the Qualified Supply Arrangement Holders who are being invited to bid on this requirement. BIDDERS ARE ADVISED THAT “BUYANDSELL.GC.CA” IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF SOLICITATION DOCUMENTS. The Crown retains the right to negotiate with any supplier on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language.

NOTE: TaskBased Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS) Method of Supply is refreshed three (3) times per year. If you wish to find out how you can be a “Qualified SA Holder”, please contact

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