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Local Guard Services U.S. Embassy Bujumbura

Solicitation Number: SAQMMA10R0110
Agency: Department of State
Office: Office of Acquisitions
Location: Acquisition Management
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The U.S. Department of State intends to award a time and materials contract, with firm-fixed price and cost reimbursable elements, for local guard services, on behalf of the American Embassy Bujumbura, required to prevent loss or injury to U.S. personnel, dependents, property; destruction of assets; to prevent unauthorized access; and deter potential terrorist attacks. The Embassy requires a secure environment to conduct their mission. Duties will include, but not be limited to, restricting entry of unauthorized personnel, operation of walk-through metal detectors, hand-held detectors, electronic and hydraulic barriers and surveillance by motor patrol.



The Government will solicit this requirement as a full and open competition using acquisition procedures outlined in FAR Part 15. The North American Industry Classification (NAICS) code for this procurement is 561612 Security Guards and Patrol Services. The Government plans to award one contract. Anticipated period of performance is one base year and four one-year options, which shall be exercised at the sole discretion of the Government. The estimated number of annual hours for standard guard services at this location is approximately 600,000 hours.



All Contractor personnel, regardless of nationality, will be required to pass a background investigation conducted by the Contractor, including checks on employment history, criminal record, residence, and credit. Additionally for employees who will operate vehicles in performance of these services, the individual’s driving record will also be reviewed. The U.S. Government will certify suitability of all Contractor personnel for employment under this contract.



The guard force positions have language proficiency requirements. The minimum proficiency level required is Level 2 English language proficiency or Level 2 French language proficiency. Level 2 requires the ability to satisfy minimum courtesy requirements and maintain very simple face-to-face conversations on familiar topics.



The Government plans to issue the solicitation on or about March 3, 2010 at www.FedBizOpps.gov. No paper copies will be mailed. All announcements and amendments made to this solicitation will be posted to www.FedBizOpps.gov, to receive updates, click the link for “Register to Receive Notification.”



The approximate acquisition schedule is as follows: the synopsis will be posted for approximately fifteen (15) days then the solicitation will be posted and the Question and Answer (Q&A) period begins, the solicitation will be open for sixty (60) days and proposals must be received by close of business on the sixtieth (60) day, award will be made approximately forty-five (45) days after proposal submission. All dates are subject to change, Offerors will be notified by amendment to the solicitation posted on FedBizOpps.



A site visit at the U.S. Embassy Bujumbura is tentatively scheduled, approximately fifteen (15) days after the solicitation opens, a firm date will be announced at the time the solicitation is posted. Offerors are responsible for all travel arrangements, local transportation, and accommodations in Bujumbura. Due to space limitations, only two representatives from each firm will be allowed for the site visit. Do not contact embassy officials or personnel pertaining to the site visit; direct all related questions by email to the Contract Specialist listed below.



All proposals from responsible vendors will be evaluated if received on time. All prospective offerors must be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) in order to be eligible for award. No questions concerning this requirement will be answered until the solicitation is posted. Once the solicitation is posted, questions may be submitted by email to Jon Troyer at troyerjr@state.gov, PHONE CALLS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.



The contract will be awarded to the best technically acceptable proposal with the lowest evaluated price.

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Solicitation 1

Type:
Solicitation
Posted Date:
March 3, 2010
Description: Solicitation for Local Guard Services, US Embassy Bujumbura, Burundi
SAQMMA10R0110

Bujumbura Exhibit A spreadsheet file

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Bujumbura Exhibit A spreadsheet file
Posted Date:
March 11, 2010
Description: Excel 97-2003 Exhibit A Bujumbura
Please email Jon Troyer if you cannot open files embedded in the solicitation.

Amendment 1

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
March 12, 2010
Description: A001 Site visit details & addition to H.12.1

Bujumbura Word 97- 2003

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Bujumbura Word 97- 2003
Posted Date:
March 20, 2010
Description: Bujumbura solicitation in Word 97-2003 format.

Amendment 2

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
March 25, 2010
Description: Mod A002 Bujumbura

18 March 10 sign-in

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
18 March 10 sign-in
Posted Date:
March 30, 2010
Description: Bujumbura Site Visit Sign-in Sheet -- 18 March 2010

Amendment 3

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
April 2, 2010
Description: Modification A003
Description: Schedule B Tables Spreadsheet
Description: ATTACHMENT 5 – PRICE PROPOSAL WORKSHEET

Amendment 4

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
April 13, 2010
BujumburaA004.pdf (366.64 Kb)
Description: Bujumbura modification A004
Description: Corrected Past Performance Questionnaire
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P.O. Box 9115
Rosslyn Station
Arlington, Virginia 22219
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American Embassy Bujumbura
B.P. 1720
Avenue Des Etats-Unis

Bujumbura,
Burundi
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Jon R. Troyer,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 571-345-2388
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Kelly Bracey,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 703-875-6298