Request For Proposal
Date Posted: April 12, 2017
Job Region: Canada
Application Deadline: April 21, 2017
Location(s): Across Canada
RFP Value: Maximum $17,500.00 plus GST
A. Description of Requested Services:
Scope of Work
The developer selected for this project will be expected to carry out the tasks necessary to develop a tablet based interactive activity to be used as part of a tradeshow display to enhance the agricultural communityâ€™s knowledge of safer health and safety practices related to on-farm grain handling and storage. Program design must be reflective of the cultural and literacy differences of Canadaâ€™s agricultural community.
1. An interactive software program which can run as stand-alone activity on a tablet conveying grain handling and storage safety messaging.
2. The program should also be adaptable to run as an online activity on the CASA website.
3. The program will provide users with the option of selecting a learning activity that would appeal to either youth or adults.
4. The program will initially be English only however may be adapted to French.
5. Addition details are presented in the BeGrainSafe Creative Brief.
In their proposals, applicants must:
â€¢ Provide an outline of the proposed approach, including key project timelines;
â€¢ Provide a total base price for the project, including estimated time and fees for each deliverable identified in the project;
â€¢ Demonstrate a description of the applicantâ€™s capacity to undertake the project; and
â€¢ Provide two references of previous clients, with contact names and phone numbers or a comprehensive resume with examples of their work.
The deadline for proposals is midnight (CDT) April 21, 2017. Late proposals will not be accepted.
It is anticipated that the contract will be awarded as early as April 25, 2017. It is expected that the completion of the training program and deliverables will be submitted on or before June 30, 2017.
C. Project Cost:
Applicants should provide a framework for how services will be charged, listing hourly rates, and fees for specific activities which will be used as a basis for invoicing. A schedule of the delivery of the services should be included with the appropriate alignment of payments due.
D. Submittal of Proposals:
Proposals must be received by the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) at 3325-C Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg, MB, R2V 0A2 by midnight, CDT on April 21, 2017. Interested parties must submit their proposals, in Microsoft Word or Acrobat PDF, electronically to the following email address: email@example.com.
Proposals will not be accepted via fax transmittal.
If you would like more information about this RFP please contact Glen Blahey, Agricultural Health and Safety Specialist directly at 204-261-4895 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
F. Criteria for Assessment of Proposals:
The CASA will apply several factors to the assessment of submitted proposals. In brief, these factors include:
(40 points) Criterion 1: Work plan â€“ quality of the proposal
â€¢ Clear understanding of the defined deliverables and familiarity with the work required.
â€¢ Clear description of elements of work.
â€¢ Addresses expected outcomes.
â€¢ Identifies who will be involved in the specific tasks identified in the project and their particular skills that are relevant to the project.
(40 points) Criterion 2: Demonstrated capacity to do the work â€“ quality of work produced for other clients
â€¢ Thorough understanding of the subject.
â€¢ Relevant knowledge, skills and experience.
â€¢ Professional approach to the project.
â€¢ Demonstrated ability, capacity and commitment to take on and complete the project.
(20 points) Criterion 3: Cost
â€¢ Detailed budget.
G. Proposal and Contract Information:
CASA reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals received. The content of the proposal submitted by the selected applicant will become part of the contract. Proprietary rights to all data, materials, documentation and products as a result of the contract will belong exclusively to CASA.
The contractor will be required to sign a non-disclosure and confidentiality agreement.
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