Tender Notice


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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2018/04/24 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
National Capital Region
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • 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)
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
  • Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
Tendering procedure
Suppliers on permanent list or able to meet qualification requirements
Competitive procurement strategy
Best Overall Proposal
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Lee, Inwon
Contact email
Contact phone
(613) 995-6283 ( )
Contact fax
( ) -
Contact address
101 Colonel-By Drive
Building NDHQ-2TN
Room II-02

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Trade Agreement: CETA / WTO-AGP / NAFTA / CFTA / FTAs with Peru / Colombia / Panama / Korea
Tendering Procedures: Suppliers on permanent list or able to meet qualification requirements
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

TASK Based Professional Services (TSPS) Requirement

Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)

Solicitation No: EN578-18-3188/A

This requirement is for Public Services and Procurement Canada for the provision of Independent third party reviews of various procurement documents and 
processes relating to the Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP).

This requirement is open only to those Supply Arrangement Holders under E60ZT-16TSPS who qualified under Tier 1 (= 0$ à 2M$) for the following categories:

TSPS Stream | Category | Level of Expertise | Minimum Security Level
Business Consulting / Change Management Stream | 2.12, Evaluation Services Consultant | Senior | Secret
Business Consulting / Change Management Stream | 2.14, Subject Matter Expert |  Senior | Secret
Business Consulting / Change Management Stream | 2.14, Subject Matter Expert | Senior | Secret

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

A Hundred Answers Inc.
ACF Associates Inc.
ADGA Group Consultants Inc.
AECOM Canada Ltd.
Agriteam Canada Consulting Ltd.
Altis Human Resources (Ottawa) Inc.
Auguste Solutions and Associates Inc.
BDO Canada LLP
Bell Browne Molnar and Delicate Consulting Inc.
BMT Fleet Technology Limited
Calian Ltd.
CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants Inc.
Colliers Project Leaders Inc., Tiree Facility Solutions Inc. in Joint Venture
Deloitte Inc.
DPRA Canada Incorporated
Ernst & Young LLP
Excel Human Resources Inc.
Goss Gilroy Inc.
IDS Systems Consultants Inc.
International Safety Research Inc.
Juno Risk Solutions Incorporated
Kelly Sears Consulting Group
Lansdowne Technologies Inc.
Michael Wager Consulting Inc.
Mindwire Systems Ltd.
Mishkumi Technologies Inc.
Modis Canada Inc
Orbis Risk Consulting Inc.
Performance Management Network Inc.
Phirelight Security Solutions Inc.
Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP
QMR Staffing Solutions Incorporated
Quallium Corporation No
Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Consulting Inc.
Revay and Associates Limited
Samson & Associés CPA/Consultation Inc
Somos Consulting Group Ltd.
Stratos Inc
TDV Global inc.
The Universalia Management Group Ltd.
Tiree Facility Solutions Inc.
TRM Technologies Inc.
Y2 Consulting Psychologists Inc./Psychologues consultants Y2 inc.

Summary description of the Requirement

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) requires the expert services of a contractor to conduct independent, third party expert reviews and validation of 
various procurement documents and processes relating to the Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP) - the project established to replace Canadas fighter aircraft 
fleet through an open and transparent competition.

The objective of the independent reviews and validation is to assess, in a timely manner, the approach and methodology used to support the procurement process 
relating to the FFCP; and to:

 a) Validate the procurement approach;
 b) Confirm whether processes and decisions are objective, conform to established rules and are aligned with Government of Canada priorities;
 c) Assess whether technical decisions are made rigorously, are defensible and that results are repeatable.

On an as and when requested by Canada, the Contractor will provide an independent and timely strategic review of elements of the procurement of Canadas Future 
Fighter Capability identified by the Project Authority.

The Contractor will provide an objective expert review of the procurement of the FFCP including review of the procurement approach; review of the evaluation 
methodology and preferred Supplier selection methodology; and review of the evaluation of bids/proposals undertaken.  Review of other strategic procurement 
activities and/or documents will be provided by the Contractor on an as and when requested basis.  The services and deliverables provided this work will be used by 
the Government of Canada to support the decision-making processes that will ultimately lead to procurement recommendations submitted to FFCP Governance.

The Contractor will conduct its work in parallel with other third party contractors (such as Fairness Monitor, third party support experts etc.) engaged by Canada.  The 
Contractor must ensure to work effectively with these third party Contractors and others, as may be required by the Project Authority, to successfully execute its 

Level of Security Requirement

Company Minimum Security Level Required: SECRET
Resource Minimum Security Level Required: SECRET

Applicable Trade Agreements

The requirement is subject to the provisions of the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), the North American Free Trade 
Agreement (NAFTA), the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), and the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).

Proposed period of contract and option period

The period of any resulting contract will be from the date of contract award to March 31, 2022, inclusive.  Any resulting contract will include an irrevocable option to 
extend the resulting contract term by up to 2 additional 1 year periods under the same conditions.

Contracting Authority

For all enquiries on this requirement, please contact:

Contracting Authority: Inwon Lee, Supply Manager
Phone number: 613-992-7693

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

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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