This factor measures the complexity of the work and the resources required of the prospective contractor for contract performance. This is a Government notice, and shall not by itself be construed to impose any liability upon the Government or Government personnel for disclosure or use of data contained in this proposal. Discuss when negotiations were conducted, with which contractor s , and the participants. The documentation shall include a written finding that certified cost or pricing data are necessary to determine whether the price is fair and reasonable and the facts supporting that finding. Moreover, the debriefing shall not reveal any information prohibited from disclosure by or exempt from release under the Freedom of Information Act 5 U.
In different types of acquisitions, the relative importance of cost or price may vary. Discuss rationale for differences in pre-negotiation and post-negotiation positions. Overpayments do not result from amounts paid for contract financing, as defined in. Agencies must make available to potential offerors of unsolicited proposals at least the following information: 1 Definition see and content see of an unsolicited proposal acceptable for formal evaluation. Attach separate pages as necessary. Such offsets need not be in the same cost groupings e.
Time frame Discretionary funds Balance First year funds 18. The negotiation of a contract type and a price are related and should be considered together with the issues of risk and uncertainty to the contractor and the Government. Prescribed forms are not required to prepare solicitations described in this part. Information made available under this paragraph shall be limited to that used as the basis for the prime contract price reduction. The presolicitation notice should identify the information that must be submitted and the criteria that will be used in making the initial evaluation.
B In order to make this determination, the contracting officer may request the offeror to submit prices paid for the same or similar commercial items under comparable terms and conditions by both Government and commercial customers; and C If the contracting officer determines that the information described in paragraph c 3 ii B of this section is not sufficient to determine the reasonableness of price, other relevant information regarding the basis for price or cost, including information on labor costs, material costs and overhead rates may be requested. It may include those books, records, documents, and other types of factual data regardless of form or whether the data are specifically referenced or included in the proposal as the basis for pricing that will permit an adequate evaluation of the proposed price. This subpart describes some of the acquisition processes and techniques that may be used to design competitive acquisition strategies suitable for the specific circumstances of the acquisition. The contracting officer should consider whether the development cost was recovered directly or indirectly from Government sources. Bargaining includes persuasion, alteration of assumptions and positions, give-and-take, and may apply to price, schedule, technical requirements, type of contract, or other terms of a proposed contract. The contracting officer shall prepare the representations and instructions as follows: a Section K, Representations, certifications, and other statements of offerors. Show the weighting or other means of determining the overall score for the factor 15.
Summary of field sampling technique. The perceived benefits of the higher priced proposal shall merit the additional cost, and the rationale for tradeoffs must be documented in the file in accordance with. The scope and extent of discussions are a matter of contracting office judgment. Summarize the negotiator's analysis for determining composite rates used to develop the pre-negotiation position. Extra copies of the withdrawn proposals may be destroyed or returned to the offeror at the offerors request.
If appropriate, a chart format or attachment could be used to provide detail. If this situation occurs in any fixed-price incentive or cost-plus-incentive-fee contract, the contracting officer shall specify these items in the contract and state that they are subject to paragraph d of the clause at , Changes or Additions to Make-or-Buy Program see a. The agency point of contact shall -- 1 Clearly mark the cover sheet with the legend in paragraph d or as modified in paragraph f of this section; and 2 Obtain a written agreement from any non-Government evaluator stating that data in the proposal will not be disclosed to persons outside the Government. For high dollar value items, review prime contractor negotiator's analysis. Identify hours which are quantity related and which are time related. In order to foster achievement of program objectives, each agency may include additional factors in its structured approach or take them into account in the profit analysis of individual contract actions.
Requesting unnecessary data can lead to increased proposal preparation costs, generally extend acquisition lead time, and consume additional contractor and Government resources. Identify and discuss wage escalation included in rates. Column 4 minus Column 5 equals Column 6. He wishes to keep both the house and Eduardo to himself, as he seems to feel betrayed by Cherry, and wants as little as possible contact with her. Unless it is clearly inappropriate or not applicable, each factor outlined in paragraphs d 1 i through vi of this subsection shall be considered by agencies in developing their structured approaches and by contracting officers in analyzing profit, whether or not using a structured approach.
B The contractor assumes the greatest cost risk in a closely priced firm-fixed-price contract under which it agrees to perform a complex undertaking on time and at a predetermined price. The resubmission shall be considered as if it were received at the date and time of the original unreadable submission for the purpose of determining timeliness under a , provided the offeror complies with the time and format requirements for resubmission prescribed by the contracting officer. Provide manloading charts, if applicable. Compare unit prices with historical prices. Written notice of this decision shall be provided to unsuccessful offerors in accordance with 15. If only one offer was received, explain why the proposal will or will not be considered competitive. For all items proposed, identify the item and show the source, quantity, and price.