Date closing 2017/07/05 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Reference number PW-17-00780050
Solicitation number 1000189534
Region of opportunity Canada
Region of delivery Canada
Notice type Request for Standing Offer (RFSO)
GSIN T000H: Communication Writing and Editing Services
Trade agreement Set Aside Program for Aboriginal Business (SPAB)
Tendering procedure Limited
Procurement entity Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Development Canada
End user entity Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Development Canada
SUMMARY: The INAC Communications Branch as a requirement for professional English speech writing services.
The Request for Standing Offers (RFSO) is to establish National Master Standing Offers for the delivery of the requirement detailed in the RFSO, to the Identified Users across Canada and may include areas subject to the following Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements (CLCAs).
James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA)
Inuvialuit Final Agreement
Gwich’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement
Nunavut Land Claims Agreement
Champagne and Aishihik First Nations Final Agreement
Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation Final Agreement
First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun Final Agreement
Selkirk First Nation Final Agreement
Teslin Tlingit Council Final Agreement
Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Final Agreement
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Final Agreement
Ta’an Kwach’an Council Final Agreement
Kluane First Nation Final Agreement
Kwanlin Dun First Nation Final Agreement
Carcross/Tagish First Nation Final Agreement
Sahtu Dene and Metis Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement
Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement
Tlicho Land Claims Agreement
Nunavik Inuit Land Claims Agreement
DIAND intends to award one (1) Standing Offer Agreement to a Speech Writing Firm.
STREAM 1 – SPEECH WRITING FIRMS – Mandatory Criteria
M1 Professional Experience
The Bidder MUST provide documentary evidence that they have ten (10) years experience writing English speeches with two (2) years experience in the last five (5) years delivering English speech writing services for a federal government Minister and a federal Member of Parliament. The years of experience are calculated on the closing date of this RFSO. The experience must be provided in the form of one (1) corporate curriculum vitae. In addition, the Bidder must have a team of at least three (3) speech writers with at least one (1) resource being a Senior Speech Writer and provide one (1) curriculum vitae within the corporate curriculum vitae for each proposed speech writer demonstrating the following:
- Chronological professional and academic background, including Senior and/or Junior speech writer level and experience (identify “Senior” or “Junior” as per the minimum resource requirements below).
- Relevant areas of expertise.
- A listing of speeches completed for federal government and parliamentary clients.
- Professional designations and/or associations.
Senior Speech Writer Requirements
10 years experience
*University Degree, College or CEGEP Diploma
Junior Speech Writer Requirements
4 years experience
*University Degree, College or CEGEP Diploma
*Proof of education such as a photocopy of the University Degree, College or CEGEP Diploma must be provided with the bid.
M2 Samples Showing English Speech Writing Experience
The Bidder MUST provide three (3) samples of English-language speeches delivered within the last two (2) years calculated at the closing date of this RFSO and that were completed under a tight timeline (delivered within 24 hours of the request).
These same samples will be evaluated under R2 Samples Showing Speech Writing Services.
The samples must demonstrate the following:
Sample One: A Keynote (Event) Speech written for a federal Minister (approximately 15 minutes in length)
Sample Two: A general Event Speech written for a federal Minister (approximately 5 minutes in length)
Sample Three: A Parliamentary Speech written for a federal Member of Parliament (approximately 10 minutes in length)
For INAC definitions of Parliamentary and Event speeches, see the Scope of Work under the Statement of Work.
M3 The Bidder MUST provide with their offer the completed and signed Annex E (Independent Bid Determination certification).
Security: Pursuant to the Government of Canada Security Policy, the nature of the services to be provided under the Standing Offer Agreement requires a Government of Canada Security Clearance.
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