American Small Business Coalition, on behalf of one of our Member
companies, is seeking a qualified Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small
Business possessing a TOP SECRET facility security clearance issued by
the Diplomatic Security Service or Defense Industrial Security
Clearance Office (DISCO) and related past performance on requirements
of similar scope performed in Iraq. The ability and authorization of
the Iraqi Government to enter, perform and operate in Iraq is
preferred. The selected company will be invited to engage in a teaming
relationship with the Member Company to pursue this opportunity.
The Department of State has a
requirement for Language Related Services in Iraq that will result in a
Time and Materials/Labor Hour type contract containing daily fixed
rates. The period of performance under this contract will consist of
one base year plus four option years for a potential total of five
years. This contract will be a performance-based acquisition. The
Department intends to reserve the right to make multiple awards. The
contract shall provide language-related services including
interpreting, translating, and transcription services. The Contractor
shall also provide all management, supervisory, and project personnel
to perform these services, which will be provided on a daily basis and
will support the efforts of the U.S. Government’s Embassy, Consulates,
and Regional Embassy Offices (REO) in Iraq. Performance under this
contract shall include various locations within Iraq. All contractor
personnel performing duties in Iraq must have Secret or Interim Secret
personnel security clearances issued by Defense Security Service (DSS).
Some personnel will require a TS/SCI clearance. Language proficiency
testing is required by the Department of State, Office of Language
Services in the source language(s) and English for all levels of
linguists in the four basic communications skills (listening, reading,
writing, and speaking). Evidence of language proficiency testing is
required with acceptable results are required prior to assignment to a
Department of State contract.
About The ASBC Member Company:
This organization has significant and
current qualifications in this disciplines areas related to this
opportunity, with this agency and in this and other theaters of
operation. They possess all necessary industrial security clearances
and special accesses to perform on this requirement.
Qualified companies should express their interest by providing the following information:
- Legal company name and physical address
- Name and title of Service Disabled Veteran owner/principal
- Name, title, phone number and email
address of company representative (if different from above) with
authority to enter company into a binding agreement
- CAGE Code
- Brief summary of company capabilities relevant to this opportunity
- Indicate status of your organizations TOP SECRET Facility Security Clearance (FCL)
- Please provide a brief (one page or
less), non-proprietary representation of your company's experience in
providing the type of services described in this opportunity.
Expressions of interest may be
submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org in a Microsoft Word or
Adobe PDF document with the subject line " Language Related Services".
No other marketing materials or document types will be accepted or
Responses will be accepted until 5pm EST on Friday, November 7, 2008.
All responses will be acknowledged and promptly reviewed.