This Notice is intended to inform the public about an upcoming procurement opportunity.
The University of Ottawa intends to acquire a new cloud based SAAS (Software as a service) bilingual (French and English) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system in 2020.
In a first phase, the University has issued a Request for Supplier Qualification (2020003-RFSQ (Merx reference Number 0000170268) and pre-qualified the two following ERP software solutions:
Oracle Canada ULC (Oracle 20) & Workday Limited (Workday 2020)
For your information, the pre-qualified solutions have provided their respective point of contact should you wish to initiate discussions.
Oracle Canada ULC,
Clare Atkinson, email: email@example.com, 416-574-4079.
Jamie Best, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, 613-878-1891.
In the second Phase, the University will issue a Request for Proposal seeking to procure software integration services to integrate one of the two pre-qualified ERP software solutions. The University may decide to award a contract to a supplier for the provision of both integration services and the pre-qualified ERP software solution (as an authorized seller) OR award separate contracts to suppliers for the software integration services and for the purchase of the pre-qualified ERP software solution (as a joint bid). The University anticipates that it will issue the RFP in late summer or early fall 2020. At this stage we will be open to consider multiple bids from Proponents.
Please see attached documents for details of the second phase and the RFP requirements.
The dates/timing for the issuance of the RFP mentioned in this Notice of Intent are estimates only and are subject to change. The University reserves the right to adjust the above mentioned approach as needed prior to releasing the documents. The RFP will be posted on Merx, the electronic tendering system used by the University and bids will have to be submitted electronically via Merx.
All communication and all questions from suppliers about this opportunity must be directed in writing and must be adressed to:
Senior Procurement Officer
Suppliers must not contact or communicate with any other University of Ottawa employee regarding this project.