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:
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.
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.
Use at least three (3) quality
academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia does not qualify
as an academic resource.