e-Procurement Solution (EPS) (EN578-131350/H)
- Publishing status
- Publication date
- Amendment date
- Date closing
- 2017/01/20 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)
- Reference number
- Solicitation number
- Region of delivery
- Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, National Capital Region, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
- Notice type
- Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
- Trade agreement
- Tendering procedure
- All interested suppliers may submit a bid
- Procurement entity
- Public Works and Government Services Canada
- End user entity
- Public Works and Government Services Canada
- Contact name
- Thauvette, Maxime
- Contact phone
- (819) 420-2201 ( )
- Contact fax
- ( ) -
- Contact address
Canadian Building 219 Laurier Ave. West, 13th Floor Room 13077 Ottawa Ontario K1A 0S5
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Trade Agreement: NONE Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy: Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: Notice of Proposed Procurement Description of the Requirement Public Services and Procurement Canada is acquiring, on behalf of the Government of Canada, an Electronic Procurement Solution (EPS) to modernize public procurement practices so that they are simpler, less administratively burdensome and deploy modern comptrollership. In order to achieve this objective, the EPS must: a) Achieve better value for Canadians through improved procurement outcomes; b) Improve client service by providing easy, web-based access to procurement information and services to Departments and Agencies; c) Provide easy, web-based access to information and services that reduce Suppliers burden of participating in the procurement process; d) Achieve an integrated approach to the management of government spend; and e) Enable procurement professionals with new tools, technology and processes to deliver effective client services. Term of the Contract The Contract begins on the date of contract award and ends 5 years later with the irrevocable option to extend the Period of the Contract by up to 7 additional years, in increments of 1 year, under the same conditions. Trade Agreements All aspects of this solicitation and resulting contract are subject to the national security exception and are, therefore, excluded from all of the obligations of the trade agreements. Security Requirements All EPS datacenters, EPS software, EPS middleware, the EPS Service Desk, SOC and NOC infrastructure and Datafor the entire EPS reside within Canada and/or countries with which Canada has international bilateral industrial security instruments (IBISI). All personnel for the entire EPS, including SOC, NOC and Service Desk be physically located and operate within Canada, countries with which Canada has IBISI, or within countries belonging to EU or NATO. All business entities must be physically located, be legally authorized to operate and to do business and be registered, where the local legislation requires such registration, within Canada, countries with which Canada has IBISI, European Union and/or NATO countries. Review and Refine Requirements Process The publication of this solicitation officially closes the Review and Refine Requirements (RRR) process. This solicitation is a stand-alone procurement, independent of the Invitation to Qualify (ITQ) and the RRR process. The RFP contains the entirety of the requirements for the procurement, including the description of Work and evaluation criteria and procedures. Bidders should carefully review all requirements in this RFP, however, some of the major revisions since the publication of the draft RFP have been identified in the attached document. Enquiries All enquiries and other communications related to this RFP should be directed to the APDigital mailbox at: PANumerique.APDigital@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca. Contracting Authority Public Works and Government Services Canada Acquisitions Branch Place du Portage, Phase III, 12C1 11 Laurier Street Gatineau, Québec K1A 0S5 Attention: Maxime Thauvette Telephone: 819-420-2201 E-mail Address: PANumerique.APDigital@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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