Dev't of a Forced Choice Comp (W7714-176239/A)

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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2018/09/14 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


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Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
Best Overall Proposal
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Brault, Laurie
Contact email
Contact phone
(613) 406-5384 ( )
Contact fax
(819) 997-2229
Contact address
11C1, Phase III
Place du Portage
11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
Gatineau, Québec  K1A 0S5

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Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

Notice of Proposed Procurement (Nature of Requirement)

Requirement:  Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) aims to purchase, on behalf of Defence Research and Development Canada,  expert consultation to inform and guide the development of a computer adaptive personality test for use in Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel selection. 
The CAF is seeking to replicate a product (i.e., the Tailored Adaptive Personality Assessment System, TAPAS) developed for the United States Army). Hence, the information that is being sought through this Requirement is based directly on the Research and Development (R&D) experience of the TAPAS developers. Delivery:  To DRDC Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Period of resulting contract:  5 years from date of Contract award.
Security Requirements:  
Designated Organization Screening (DOS) at Reliability level; with approved Document Safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED B,
For additional information, consult  the bid solicitation document. 
Intellectual Property:  Canada will own.  See the bid solicitation document.
E-post Connect service:  This bid solicitation allows bidders to use the epost Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation for bid submission.  Refer to the bid solicitation document for further information.
 Applicable Trade Agreement(s):    
- Canada Free Trade Agreement.
This PWGSC office provides procurement services to the public in their official languages English or French.
Contracting Authority:
Laurie D Brault 
Supply Officer  
Public Services and Procurement Canada
Services and Technology Acquisition Management Sector
Les Terrasses de la Chaudière
10 Wellington, 4th Floor
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0S5

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW__SV.B054.E33721.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2018-08-01
ABES.PROD.PW__SV.B054.F33721.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2018-08-01
ABES.PROD.PW__SV.B054.E33721.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2018-08-02
ABES.PROD.PW__SV.B054.F33721.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2018-08-02
ABES.PROD.PW__SV.B054.E33721.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2018-08-09
ABES.PROD.PW__SV.B054.F33721.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2018-08-09
ABES.PROD.PW__SV.B054.E33721.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2018-08-13
ABES.PROD.PW__SV.B054.F33721.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2018-08-13
ABES.PROD.PW__SV.B054.E33721.EBSU004.PDF004English- 2018-08-20
ABES.PROD.PW__SV.B054.F33721.EBSU004.PDF004French- 2018-08-20