Visual Interpretation/Interprétation Visuelle (EN930-13T006/A)
- Publishing status
- Days to closing
- 7 years 2 weeks ago
- Publication date
- Amendment date
- Date closing
- 2014/03/26 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
- Reference number
- Solicitation number
- Region of delivery
- British Columbia
- Notice type
- Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
- Trade agreement
- Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
- Tendering procedure
- All interested suppliers may submit a bid
- Competitive procurement strategy
- Lowest/Lower Bid
- Procurement entity
- Public Works and Government Services Canada
- End user entity
- Public Works and Government Services Canada
- Contact name
- Damascene Gasake, Jean
- Contact phone
- (819) 956-1435 ( )
- Contact fax
- (819) 956-2675
- Contact address
PSBID, PWGSC / DIASP,TPSGC 11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier 10C1/Place du Portage, Phase III Gatineau Québec K1A 0S5
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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Attachment: None Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: THIS AMENDMENT APPLIES ONLY TO THE ENGLISH VERSION OF THE NOTICE OF REQUIREMENT. This Notice amendment number 001 has been raised to replace the initial Notice of Requirement. Please delete the initial Notice of Requirement in its entirety and replace by the following: REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) EN930-13T006/A The Closed Captioning and Visual Interpretation Service, Interpretation and Parliamentary Translation Directorate Solicitation No.: EN930-13T006/A/ZF Contracting Officer: Jean-Damascene Gasake Telephone number: 819-956-1435 Fax number: 819-956-2675 Email: email@example.com ***************************************************************** ******************************************************* DESCRIPTION OF THE REQUIREMENT The Work to be performed is detailed in Annex A Statement of Work. The requirement is for up to 1100 hours that the Contracting Authority may fulfill in part or in its entirety by the awarding of up to two (2) contracts, each up to 550 hours, as follows: up to 275 hours over a one-year initial period and up to 275 hours over a one-year option period. For each contract, the provision, on an as-and-when-requested basis, of visual interpretation services [English toward ASL and ASL toward English] of up to 550 hours, as follows: up to 275 hours over a one-year initial period and up to 275 hours over a one-year option period, for the Closed Captioning and Visual Interpretation Service, Interpretation and Parliamentary Translation Directorate (Translation Bureau). Those services are to be provided as and when requested through Tasks Authorizations (TA), from Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m* in Victoria/Sidney Region, except for the following statutory holidays: January 1, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, the first Monday of August, Labour Day, June 24, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. * Pacific Standard Time or Pacific Daylight Saving Time, as applicable. For each contract, the Contractor must provide the services of one interpreter. Speciality: INT30 PERIOD OF THE CONTRACT The "Contract Period" is the entire period of time during which the Contractor is obliged to perform the Work, which includes: a) A one-year initial contract period beginning on the acceptance of the contractor's bid. (Target date for start of Contract: April 1, 2014) During the Initial Contract Period, Canada will not be using the contract from December 22, 2014 to January 9, 2015; b) the period during which the Contract is extended, if Canada chooses to exercise any option (if any) set out in the Contract. During the Option period, Canada will not be using the contract from December 21, 2015 to January 8, 2016 (should the option be exercised). SECURITY REQUIREMENT a) The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC). b) The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC. c) The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED information or assets from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction. d) Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC. e) The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the: i. Security Requirements Check List and security guide, attached at Annex D; ii. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition). EVALUATION PROCEDURES a) Bids will be assessed in accordance with the entire requirement of the bid solicitation, including the financial evaluation criteria. b) An evaluation team composed of representatives of Canada will evaluate the bids. BASIS OF SELECTION -LOWEST EVALUATED PRICE a) The Bidder must be registered in the Translation Bureau Inventory of Suppliers and have a Procurement Business Number (PBN) obtained from «Buy and Sell» website. b) Responsive bids will be ranked by evaluated price, the responsive bid with the lowest evaluated price being ranked first. c) A Contract will be awarded to the responsive Bidder who meets all the conditions of this bid solicitation, starting with the bidder ranked first. d) If two or more bids are equal, the Contract will be shared equally among the Bidders who submitted identical bids. e) Up to two (2) contracts will be recommended for award under this bid solicitation. BASIS FOR CANADA'S OWNERSHIP OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Canada has determined that any intellectual property rights arising from performance of the Work under the contract will vest in Canada, on the following grounds: the Translation Bureau has opted to own the intellectual property rights in any material subject to copyright that is created or developed as part of the Work, with the exception of computer software or any documentation pertaining to such software. ALL OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS REMAIN THE SAME. Delivery Date: 10/03/2014 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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