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Face to Face Interpreting Services

This tender is using the new split file responses feature on GETS. The agency has indicated that they would like to receive responses separated by price and non price components, please keep this mind when preparing your response for submission via GETS.

Details

RFx ID : 23619797
Tender Name : Face to Face Interpreting Services
Reference # :
Open Date : Friday, 13 November 2020 2:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date  : Tuesday, 26 January 2021 1:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Syndicated Opportunity  [?]
Categories :
  • 83000000 - Public Utilities and Public Sector Related Services
Regions:
  • Auckland
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Canterbury
  • Gisborne
  • Hawke's Bay
  • Manawatu-Wanganui
  • Marlborough
  • Nelson
  • Northland
  • Otago
  • Southland
  • Taranaki
  • Tasman
  • Waikato
  • Wellington
  • West Coast
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Via GETS Only
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Overview

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (the Ministry) intends to establish a new solution for the purchase of Face-to-Face Interpreting Services across New Zealand. This will support a range of public service needs, including improvements in the provision of services to non-English language proficient public service users.

A range of over 180 languages will be supported, including New Zealand Sign Language and Te Reo Māori.

The result of this RFP is intended to be a new, comprehensive Face-to-Face Interpreting Services solution, with national coverage, consisting of a panel of Language Services Providers (LSPs) contracted under an open syndicated contract. A panel of suppliers means that we intend to select multiple Respondents that will among them provide the required scope of services across New Zealand. An open syndicated contract means that eligible government agencies (Eligible Agencies) can choose to participate in the solution during the term and therefore purchase from the panel.