The Government of Saskatchewan (GOS) has established a prequalified supplier list (008164) for use across GOS for Business Consulting Services in the following categories:
1. Audit Services
2. Contract Management Review Services
3. Business Metrics and Process Improvement Services
4. Human Resource Services
These services will not include informatics professional services that have a technical development component or outcome.
The prequalified list allows ministries, agencies, crowns, MASH sector and First Nations schools to efficiently access a list of vetted consultants for the above categories on the Standing Offer (SO) website www.standingoffers.gov.sk.ca
If you do not already have access to the SO website, and you are a Public Sector buyer, fill out and submit the Buyer Registration Form found on the home page of the website.
Once logged in, a screen shot of how to search for the Supplier List (008164) is included below:
Public entities that are interested should develop a short request for quote (RFQ) for supplier(s) that defines the need and is clear around expectations. A RFQ template can be found in the list of documents that is attached to 008164 within the SO website. Be sure to include enough information that suppliers can provide an accurate response to the short request.
For orders between $0 and $25,000
Public entities may contact one supplier on the list for the supply of business consulting services. However, it is recommended that more than one (1) supplier on the list be contacted for a quote so that pricing and offerings can be compared. The supplier should be selected based on best value to government.
For orders from $25,000 to $75,000
Public entities are required to contact a minimum of two (2) suppliers on the list within a category for a quote for the supply of business consulting services. The supplier should be selected based on best value to government.
For orders over $75,000+
Public entities are required to contact all suppliers on the list within an applicable category, for a quote for the supply of business consulting services. The supplier should be selected based on best value to government.
No single supplier should be given preference over any other on the list.
Ministries and agencies of Executive Government should complete a service contract, referencing this Standing Offer number (008164).
The Ministry of SaskBuilds and Procurement may be completing periodical audits to ensure the process outlined above is followed. Public entities may be required to provide documentation, or demonstrate that they have followed the usage process listed above, for any purchases made from this prequalification list. The Ministry of SaskBuilds and Procurement also reserves the right to send out a survey to users in order to facilitate this audit process.