Request for Proposal
Education Consulting Services National Consortium for Indigenous
Medical Education (NCIME)
Issued: July 9, 2021
Submission Date: August 13, 2021
Invitation to Proponents
This Request for Proposals (“RFP”) is an invitation by the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (the ”AFMC”) to prospective proponents to submit proposals for Education Consulting Services for the National Consortium for Indigenous Medical Education (NCIME).
The complete proposal is due on, or before August 13, 2021, at 4:00pm ET.
About the Organization
Founded in 1943, AFMC represents Canada’s 17 faculties of medicine and is the voice of academic medicine in this country. We act to support medical education, health research, and clinical care in our faculties of medicine. Our member faculties graduate over 2,700 MDs per year; teach over 11,500 undergraduate medical students; train over 15,000 postgraduate trainees; employ nearly 48,000 full and part-time faculty members and undertake over 3 billion dollars of biomedical and health care research annually.
AFMC is a registered charity that works to represent and support the mandates of our medical faculties – research, medical education and clinical care. Our advocacy initiatives are tailored to keeping these issues high on the federal government’s agenda and ensure that Canada’s faculties of medicine serve as important resources to decision-makers in this country.
AFMC is the academic partnership of Canada’s faculties of medicine. Through our collective leadership and advocacy, we will achieve excellence in education, research and care for the health of all Canadians.
For the purposes of this procurement process, the AFMC contact shall be Joseph Bastien, MA, Project Manager, NCIME, at [email protected]
Proponents will be evaluated according to the criteria included in Section D. The selected proponent will be required to enter into negotiations for an agreement with the AFMC for the provision of the Deliverables (Appendix A). The term of the agreement will be for approximately 30 months with contract signing occurring on, or before August 27, 2021.
No Guarantee of Volume of Work or Exclusivity of Contract
The AFMC makes no guarantee of the value or volume of work to be assigned to the successful proponent. The Agreement to be negotiated with the selected proponent will not be an exclusive contract for the provision of the described Deliverables. The AFMC may contract with others for the same or similar deliverables to those described in the RFP or may obtain the same or similar deliverables internally.
Agreement on Internal Trade
Proponents should note that procurements falling within the scope of Chapter 5 of the Agreement on Internal Trade are subject to that chapter but that the rights and obligations of the parties shall be governed by the specific terms of each particular tender call. For further reference, please see the Internal Trade Secretariat website at http://www.ait-aci.ca/index_en.htm.
B. Timetable and Submission Instructions
Proponents should submit their proposals according to the following timetable and instructions.
Issue Date of RFP
July 9, 2021
Deadline for proponent’s questions related to RFP
July 23, 2021
Response from AFMC to questions related to RFP
July 30, 2021
August 13, 2021
Contract Award Date
August 27, 2021
*The RFP timetable is tentative only, and may be changed by AFMC at any time, subject to appropriate notice.
Proposals Should Be Submitted on Time in Prescribed Manner by email to:
Joseph Bastien, MA, Project Manager, NCIME, at [email protected]
Proposals are to be prominently marked with the RFP title, full legal name and return address of the proponent, and with the Submission Date.
Proposals are to be submitted by email on or before the Submission Date. Proposals submitted after the submission date will be rejected.
Download the Full RFP
210709 – NCIME Education RFP – Final
For More Details Visit https://ncime.ca/