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Professional, administrative, and management support services NAICS Code: 711 -- Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries/711510 -- Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers Broadcasting Board of Governors VOA Indonesian Service - Non-Personal Service 1.) Multimedia TV-Video Combination Services (Full Time) 2.) Digital Media (Web) - Combination Services (Full Time) 3.) Multimedia TV-Video Combination Services (Part Time) Synopsis: (i) THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR A COMMERCIAL ITEM PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN SUBPART 12.6 AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; PROPOSALS ARE BEING REQUESTED AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This combined synopsis/solicitation is issued as a Request for Proposals (RFP) to establish Blank Purchase Agreement. There will be no guaranteed minimum quantities purchased and the Government will be obligated only to the extent of authorized calls placed against the resulting Agreement. The Government intends to make awards for these requirements as outlined below: A. Multimedia TV-Video Combination Services (Full Time - 3) B. Digital Media (Web) Combination Services (Full Time - 1) C. Multimedia TV-Video Combination Services (Part Time -1) (ii) The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Office of Contracts (CON) located in Washington, D.C. anticipates establishing a Blank Purchase Agreement for Non-Personal Services with Independent Contractors for Multimedia TV-Video Combination Services and Digital Media (Web) Combination Services as described in the attached Statements of Work (SOW) for the Voice of America's East Asia and Pacific Division -Indonesia Service, in Washington, DC. This acquisition is being issued under the authority of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) part 13. (iii) This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect from the Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-076, dated July 25, 2014. (iv) This is 100% total small business set-aside. The North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 711510 with a small business size standard of $29.5M. (v) The period of performance is September 1, 2014 through August 31, 2015. The Contractor shall submit a bi-monthly invoice electronically for services provided. (vi) The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provision FAR 52.212-1 Instruction to Offerors-Commercial Items, applies to this solicitation. FAR provisions and clauses may be obtained from the Internet Web address at: http://acquisition.gov/far/index.html Interested contractors who are capable of providing these services should submit a proposal identifying capabilities as noted below. The contractor shall demonstrate the ability and experience in providing the required services. (vii) The Government will award a Commercial Item, Firm-Fixed-Price, Blank Purchase Agreement(s) resulting from this RFP to the responsible offeror(s)whose offer conforming to the RFP will be most advantageous to the Government, based on technical, past performance, and price in the solicitation. When combined, technical evaluation factors are significantly more important than cost/price. The following factors listed in order of importance shall be addressed in the technical proposals and shall be used to evaluate proposals: 1) Contractor Qualifications - The Offeror shall provide their resume/CV that includes work experience, education and specialized training along with two (2) production samples . The Offeror must be able to demonstrate proficiency in writing and speaking Indonesian and English. 2) Past Performance - The Offeror is required to provide no more than three (3) references from previous customers for same or similar services to the requirement. Offerors shall provide the three (3) references with the following information: (i) reference's name and address, email and telephone number of contact person; (ii) dollar amount of the contract; (iii) term of the contract; and (iv) brief description of the work performed. Pursuant to FAR 15.305(a) (2) (iv), in the case of an offeror without a record of relevant past performance or for whom information on past performance is not available, the offeror may not be evaluated favorably or unfavorably on past performance, and 3) A separate Price Proposal showing a breakdown of the price that will be negotiated with the BBG. Prices for all of the listed CLIN shall be noted in English and United States dollars. (a) Multimedia TV-Video Combination Services - 2,080 hours per annum (Full Time) (b) Digital (Web) Combination Services - 2,080 hours per annum (Full Time) (c) Multimedia TV-Video Combination Services - 1,040 hours per annum (Part Time) Proposal Submission: Interested independent contractors are required to submit two (2) separate written documents (proposals) to the BBG. Please be sure to clearly identify which position you are submitting a proposal for. 1. Technical Proposal (Resume/CV) that states the Offeror's resume/curriculum vitae and evidence of the Offeror's pertinent past performance that can be easily and quickly validated by the BBG. Dates (months/years) and locations for all field experience must also be detailed. Two production samples of work Copy of US Citizenship, work permit, photo ID and/or visa. References (three) Copy of active Registration in SAM.gov. HTTPS://www.sam.gov 2. Price Proposal that states the Offeror's proposed annual Total Price based on a 2,080 hours per annum for Full Time or 1,040 hours for Part -Time. This rate may be negotiated with the BBG. (viii) Offerors shall include a completed copy of the provision FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items which is completed by registering in the System for Award Management (SAM) Website at: https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/. Proposals must also include contractor's DUNS Number, prompt payment terms, and correct remittance address, if different from mailing address. OFFERORS MUST BE REGISTERED WITH SAM PRIOR TO CONTRACT AWARD. (ix) The FAR clause 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition with addendum to the clause. The addendum is as follows: CONTRACTING OFFICER REPRESENTATIVE: The Contracting Officer will appoint by letter a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) who will have the responsibility of ensuring that the work conforms to the requirements of the contract and such other responsibilities and authorities as may be specified in the letter of authorization or this contract. It is understood and agreed, in particular, that the COR shall not have authority to make changes in the scope or terms and conditions of the contract unless and only to the extent that such authority is specified in the letter of authorization or the contract. THE RESULTANT CONTRACTOR IS HEREBY FOREWARNED THAT, ABSENT THE REQUISITE AUTHORITY OF THE COR TO MAKE ANY SUCH CHANGES, IT MAY BE HELD FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CHANGES NOT AUTHORIZED IN ADVANCE, IN WRITING, BY THE CONTRACTING OFFICER, MAY BE DENIED COMPENSATION OR OTHER RELIEF FOR ANY ADDITIONAL WORK PERFORMED THAT IS NOT SO AUTHORIZED, AND MAY ALSO BE REQUIRED, AT NO ADDITIONAL COST TO THE GOVERNMENT, TO TAKE ALL CORRECTIVE ACTION NECESSITATED BY REASON OF THE UNAUTHORIZED CHANGES. (End of Clause) (x) FAR clause 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, applies to this solicitation by reference and proposed subsequent contract as well as the following clauses contained within FAR clause 52.212-5: 52.204-10 Reporting Executive compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards; 52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set (15 U.S.C. 644); 52.219-8 Utilization of Small Business Concerns; 52.219-28 Post Award Small Business Program Representation; 52.222-3 Convict Labor; 52.222-19 Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies; 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (E.O. 11246); 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans (38 U.S.C. 4212); 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (29 U.S.C. 793); 52.222-37 Employment Reports on Veterans (38 U.S.C. 4212); 52.222-40 Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act; 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons; 52.223-18 Contractor Policy to Ban Text Messaging with Driving; 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases and 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (31 U.S.C. 3332) (xi) Additional FAR provisions and clauses incorporated by reference and applicable to this solicitation and the proposed subsequent contract are: 52.203-10 Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Apr 2010); 52.217-8 Option to Extend Services; 52.217-9 Option to Extend the Term of the Contract; 52.237-3 Continuity of Services; and, 52.242-17 Government Delay of Work. 52.252-1 -- Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998). This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. (xii) A Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) assigned rating is not applicable to this acquisition. (xiii) Failure to provide any of the above-required CLIN may result in the rejection of your proposal. Full text of all FAR clauses and provisions are available electronically at the following Internet address: (http://www.arnet.gov/far). Proposals shall be in writing and must be signed by an official who is authorized to bind the organization. Oral proposals will not be accepted. Questions must be submitted in writing and only via email to Alisa Martine at amartine@bbg.gov . Written questions must be submitted before 12:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. ALL TECHNICAL AND PRICE PROPOSALS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY BEFORE THE CLOSING DEADLINE BELOW to: Alisa Martine at amartine@bbg.gov . Proposals are due to Alisa Martine, Contracting Officer, Broadcasting Board of Governors, Office of Contracts, 330 C Street, SW Suite 4300 Washington, DC 20237 before 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. (xiv) Contact: Alisa Martine, Contracting Officer, email: amartine@bbg.gov . All responsible sources may submit an offer that will be considered by the Agency. Added: Aug 12, 2014 9:29 am The deadline for receipt of proposals has been extended until Friday, August 15th at noon. Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file. Digital Web Combination Services SOW Type: Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..) Posted Date: July 30, 2014 VOA_Indonesian_-Digital_Media_Web_SOW.doc (25.00 Kb) Description: Digital Media (Web) Combination Services SOW Multimedia TV- Video SOW Type: Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..) Posted Date: July 30, 2014 Multimedia_TV-Video_Combination_Services_(Full_and_P... (25.00 Kb) Description: Multimedia TV- Video Combination Services SOW Contracting Office Address: 330 C Street, SW, Room 4300 Washington, District of Columbia 20237 United States Place of Performance: Voice of America 330 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, District of Columbia 20237 United States Primary Point of Contact.: Alisa Martine, Contract Specialist amartine@bbg.gov Phone: 202-203-4176 Fax: 202-382-7877