Federal Acquisition Review (FAR) Part 15 – Negotiations states “Exchanges of information among all interested parties, from the earliest identification of a requirement through receipt of proposals, is encouraged.” When planning a competitive solicitation, the agency must provide needed information in order to develop a thorough request that takes into account the agency’s objectives for quality, schedule and costs.
Imagine that you are a contracts officer for the Internal Revenue Services, and your supervisor has tasked you with the procurement of a new software system for processing tax returns.
Review the Proposal Adequacy Checklist.(http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/dfars/html/current/252215.htm#252.215-7009)
Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you:
1 Analyze the proposal adequacy checklist for organizing a proposal, and summarize the intrinsic value of two (2) of the suggestions on the checklist. Prepare and articulate an argument in support of your position.
2 Debate whether or not the offeree should let an offeror’s mistake within a proposal go uncorrected, even if such action would cause the offeror to withstand a loss. Suggest one (1) judicial remedy available to the offeror to prevent his / her loss. Provide an argument in support of your position.
3 Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia does not qualify as an academic resource.