Notice ID PRESOLICITATION50310221R0014
“This announcement serves as a pre-solicitation notice only and not a solicitation. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC), Office of Acquisitions, intends to issue a solicitation to provide the SEC with non-personal, commercial Quantitative Data Collection, Qualitative Research, Research-Related Technical Support, Program Management Support and Related Services in support of OIAD’s POSITIER Program.
The Request for Proposal 50310221R0014 will be issued as a commercial item acquisition in accordance with FAR Part 12 and Part 15. The Government anticipates award of multiple award, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts resulting from the solicitation. The period of performance for this procurement shall consist of a one (1) year base period with four (4) one (1) year options.
The Request for Proposal (RFP) shall require the submission of a technical proposal as well as a price proposal. It is the contractor’s responsibility to monitor the website for the issuance of the RFP as well as any updates to the solicitation. The solicitation will be open for at least 30 days. The solicitation will be posted to SAM.gov, “Contract Opportunities”, on or about June 17, 2021. Once issued, the SEC estimates offerors will have about 5 weeks to develop their proposals in response to the solicitation…”
“The SEC intends to award multiple Indefinite-Delivery Indefinite- Quantity (IDIQ) contracts with firm-fixed unit prices for services and will satisfy Other Direct Costs (ODC’s) on a cost-reimbursement basis, as needed, in accordance with the Statement of Work and SEC Clauses. The overall combined Maximum Threshold for these IDIQs and resultant Task Orders is expected to be $10,000,000.00.
Two sample tasks are expected to be included with the solicitation: a disclosure testing project; and a survey research undertaking. These sample tasks are broadly indicative of examples of projects that OIAD has completed in the past and anticipates conducting in the future. However, as applicants will note after careful review of the solicitation, the sample tasks do not draw on the full range of capacities that the IDIQ requires. The two sample tasks were designed recognizing that offerors may wish to play to their relative strengths in the proposal process so that one or the other task is of higher comfort. Offerors will be expected to submit a proposal to at least one of the two sample tasks …”