Acquiring a Contract with the Navy
Based on the same scenario as in Assignments 1 and 2, you
are ready to begin considering the factors needed for your proposal based on
RFP #123456789, dated 07/14/2014. Remember that another local competitor
intends to submit a proposal as well.
Before beginning this assignment, review FAR Subpart
19.5—Set-Asides for Small Business.
Additional factors to consider are:
1.Both your company and your competitor’s company will
qualify under the HUBZone Act (FAR 19.5).
2.Based upon the scope of work required, your initial
estimates for the contract will exceed $150,000. Therefore, you are willing to
offer incentives to the Navy.
3.Your competitor intends to submit a proposal for a one (1)
Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:
1.Examine two (2) reasons why your business would qualify
under the basic concepts of the HUBZone Set-Aside Procedures. Provide a
rationale for your response.
2.Analyze the primary way(s) in which a multiyear contract
would benefit both the Navy and your business.
3.Determine whether your bid proposal should be based on a
fixed-price, a cost-reimbursement, or a time-and-materials type of contract.
Provide a rationale for your response.
4.Determine the category of incentives that you are willing
to offer (i.e., cost, schedule, or performance). Provide a rationale for your
5.Determine whether your bid proposal should be a technical,
management, or cost proposal. Provide a rationale for your response.
6.Speculate on five (5) potential risk factors that you will
need to consider if your company is awarded the contract. Provide a rationale
for your response.
7.Use at least three (3) quality references Note: Wikipedia and other related websites do
not qualify as academic resources.
FAR subpart 19.5- Set Asides for Small Business.pdf