Operations Center - Iraq

Agency: Department of the Army
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • R - Professional, Administrative and Management Support Services
NAICS Category:
  • 561110 - Office Administrative Services
Posted Date: Oct 10, 2017
Due Date: Oct 18, 2017
Solicitation No: W560MY17R0005
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Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Sources Sought
Synopsis :
Added: Oct 10, 2017 1:14 pm
The Army Contracting Command - Rock Island intends to issue a Request for Proposal for Operations Center (OPSCEN) services in Iraq. This synopsis is a sources sought notice being used to conduct market research. The U.S. Government (USG) is seeking vendors with the capability of providing administrative support services for OPSCEN requirements. These services include but are not limited to human resources selection, administrative support to the Security Assistance section, financial management support, and operational and technical support to the operations section. The purpose of these required support services for the OPSCEN is provide the skills necessary to make each of these sections operate for staff coordination, record keeping, written and electronic correspondence, events and activities, and facilitating the Mission Update Briefing to the Chief, Office Security of Cooperation-Iraq (OSC-I).

The contractor shall provide all planning, mobilization, demobilization, contract oversight, management, and supervision of required personnel necessary to provide the services required in accordance with the draft Performance Work Statement. It is the Government's intent to supply all necessary equipment to perform the duties listed under this draft PWS. However, should additional equipment be needed, it may be acquired by the contractor under the Cost Reimbursable CLIN designated for this purpose after approval from the Government.

OPSCEN contract personnel will primarily work on the U.S. Baghdad Embassy Compound (BEC) in Baghdad's International Zone (IZ); however their duties may take them to other Department of State (DoS) locations in Iraq such as the Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center (BDSC) or the Consulates in Basra or Erbil.

The projected period of performance will be a 12-month base period and four (4) twelve (12) month option periods. No Solicitation will be issued at this time and the PWS for this sources sought announcement is purely in draft form and may be different should a solicitation result.

A capability statement may be submitted at prospective vendor expense, in response to this sources sought announcement. The capability statement should outline examples of the following:

a. Past or relevant experience per draft PWS
b. Efforts to reduce costs associated with similar efforts in the past and quantitative results of those cost-reduction efforts
c. Experience with mobilizing personnel into Iraq
d. Experience with obtaining Visa's, expediting, timelines for obtaining Visa's (Ex: Number of days-months) and experience with working with the Government of Iraq
e. Please identify your SBA certified business size/NAICS codes as well as any socio-economic designations your firm has received

The following are suggestions for submitting your Capability Statement:

1. The capability statement shall not exceed ten (10) pages in length, not including cover page
2. The cover sheet should include the solicitation number (W560MY-17-R-0005), OPERATIONS CENTER, company name, CAGE Code, DUNS, address, current facility clearance, small business status including any applicable socio-economic category, technical point of contact with email address and phone number.
3. No cost or pricing information should be provided.
4. Responses will be considered privileged commercial information and protected from disclosure under exemption (b)(4) of the Freedom of Information Act. Responses will not be shared outside the U.S. Government and U.S. Government Support Contractors.

Participation in this effort is strictly voluntary with no cost or obligation to be incurred by the USG. The USG will in no way be bound to this information if any solicitation is issued as a result of this sources sought announcement. Notice to contractors: All contractors who provide goods or services to the Department of Defense must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM). To register in SAM go to: https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/sam. Questions regarding this sources sought should be directed to Daniel Cutler at daniel.c.cutler2.civ@mail.mil and Rock Woodstock at rock.d.woodstock.civ@mail.mil must be received by 1:00 PM, Central Time 18 October 2017. Please reference your company name and requirement name in this sources sought in the subject line of email.

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Performance Work Statement
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Performance Work Statement
Posted Date:
October 10, 2017
Description: OPSCEN - DRAFT Performance Work Statement
Contracting Office Address :
3055 Rodman Avenue
Rock Island, Illinois 61299-8000
United States
Place of Performance :
U.S. Baghdad Embassy Compound Baghdad International Zone Baghdad IQ

Primary Point of Contact. :
Daniel C. Cutler,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 3097824992
Secondary Point of Contact :
Rock D. Woodstock,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 3097827237

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