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Locally Employed staff Life insurance contract presolicitation notice

The Embassy of the United States of America invites you to submit a proposal for customized life insurance to locally employed staff of the Government of the United States of America at the U.S. Embassy Bogota.

The Embassy intends to conduct a pre-proposal conference for all prospective offerors. See Section L of the attached Request for Proposals (RFP). You can access the solicitation package by accessing following link :

The pre-proposal conference to discuss the requirements of this solicitation will be held on May 4, 2012 at 10:00 a.m., local time, at the United States Embassy – Bogotá, Carrera 45 No. 24B-27. Offerors interested in attendance should contact: Edwin Agudelo, Procurement Team leader at 571-275-2479.
Your proposal must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked "Proposal Enclosed," and addressed to Carolyn Hightower, General Services, Contracting Officer at the above address on or before May 25, 2012 at 4:00 p.m., local time. No proposal will be accepted after this time.
In order for a proposal to be considered, your submission must contain all of the following documents:

1. Section A, Standard Form 33 (SF-33) – Solicitation, Offer, and Award
2. Section B, Pricing Schedule
3. Section B, Retention Amounts in B.3 and B.7
3. Section K, Representations and Certifications;
4. Additional information as required in Section L.

Direct any questions regarding this solicitation to Carolyn Hightower or Edwin Agudelo during regular business hours by e-mail to or

Please note that proposals that contain more benefits (even if there is no increase in cost) or fewer benefits than those stated in the solicitation may be deemed technically unacceptable.

Embassy of the United States of America
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia

The U.S. Government intends to award a contract to the responsible company submitting an acceptable offer at the lowest price. We intend to award a contract based on initial proposals, without holding discussions, although we may hold discussions with companies in the competitive range if there is a need to do so.


Carolyn Hightower,
Contracting Officer
U.S. Embassy – Bogota

Attached documents: