This is a request for information (RFI) only. Do not submit a TEP. It is requested that all companies interested in participating in this effort please note their interest and provide indication of their respective capabilities to perform the effort described in attached draft Performance Work Statement (PWS).
This RFI is for planning purposes only and shall not be considered an Invitation for Bid, Request for Task Execution Plan, Request for Quotation or a Request for Proposal. Additionally, there is no obligation on the part of the Governmentto acquire any products or services described in this RFI. Your response to this RFI will be treated only as information for the Government to consider. You will not be entitled to payment for direct or indirect costs that you incur in responding to this RFI. This request does not constitute a solicitation for proposals or the authority to enter into negotiations to award a contract. No fundshave been authorized, appropriated or received for this effort. The information provided may be used by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in developing its acquisition strategy and PWS. Interested parties are responsible for adequately marking proprietary, restricted or competition sensitive information contained in their response. The Government does not intend to pay for the information submitted in response to this RFI.
Be advised that set-aside decisions may be made based on the information provided in response to this RFI. Responses should be as complete and informative as possible.
It is requested that contractors respond to the following questions:
Provide a summary of your technical capability to meet the requirements in the draft PWS.
What other questions regarding the requirements do you have for the government?
If your company is a Small Business, also include the following:
The intent and ability to meet set-aside requirements for performance of this effort.Information as to available personnel and financial resources to support a requirement of this magnitude.Information as to proposed team members, the percentage of work each is to perform and which PWS requirements would be subcontracted.Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) and Veteran Owned Small Businesses (VOSB) must indicate whether at least 50% of the cost incurred would be expended for prime employees or employees of other eligible SDVOSB/VOSB firms. This should also include the prime planned percentage and if under 50%, thenames of the potential team members that may be used to fulfill the 50% SDVOSB/VOSB requirement.
Responses are due via Email by 2:00 PM EST, December 20, 2018
Contract Specialist: Dawn Eimont, Dawn.Eimont@va.gov