Procurement #150167



Title
RFP - Oracle HCM Managed Service Partner **Extended**
Status
Active
OpenDate
06/29/2022
CloseDate
07/22/2022
Description
Proposals are being solicited by Cherokee Nation Businesses, L.L.C. or the Cherokee Nation Businesses, L.L.C. wholly-owned entity for an Oracle HCM Managed Services partner. Please visit cherokeebids.org for complete information.
Detail
Proposals are being solicited by Cherokee Nation Businesses, L.L.C. or the Cherokee Nation Businesses, L.L.C. wholly-owned entity as identified in the Statement of Work, attached hereto and incorporated herein as Exhibit “A” for an Oracle HCM Managed Services partner. CNB plans to select an implementation partner that can help meet our Business Objectives. The qualified vendor must be an Oracle Certified Managed Services provider who will work CNB IT, HRIS, and functional process owners to ensure the health and successful operation of the Oracle Global HCM Cloud system and its integrations. They will also provide consultative services as a System Expert on new functionality, additional utilization of the platform, business process changes, and best practices for efficiency and system performance. The partner will also participate in business initiatives as a trusted consultative partner and extension of our team which could include ad hoc new development, project-based work, acquisitions and conversions. Contact the Buyer, via e-mail only, to answer any questions regarding the bid. Contact the Buyer, via e-mail only, to answer any questions regarding the bid. Due to COVID-19 all bids shall be submitted by email using the following email address OracleH.w0yzbcc32n87du26@u.box.com. We are not accepting bids in person or by mail. All proposals shall be submitted to this email address only. Please do not copy the buyer or anyone within CNB on your submittal or your bid will be disqualified. All bids must be submitted no later than 10 am CST on July 22, 2022. The bidder must supply all the information required by the RFP Documents, hereinafter defined. A mandatory pre-bid call is required on July 7, 2022 at 1 p.m. CST. The confidentiality agreement contained within this RFP (Section IV) must be sent to talia.myres@cnent.com in advance to obtain information for attending the mandatory bid meeting. The vendor security questionnaire must be returned with your RFP submission. Questions should be emailed to Talia Myres at talia.myres@cnent.com. If you are a TERO certified vendor, you are required to provide a copy (front and back) of their TERO certificate with their bid in order to be considered for TERO status. Non-TERO vendors may bid on posting. It is the intention of CNE that if an acceptable proposal is received, the selected firm will be notified in writing. Any bid received more than ninety-six (96) hours, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, before the time set for the opening of bids, or any bid so received after the time set for opening of Bids, shall not be considered and shall be returned unopened to the bidder submitting same. The bidder must supply all the information required by the Contract Documents. Please note that winning bid(s) will be published. Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC (“CNB”) reserves the right to issue one award, multiple awards, or reject all bids; any award is subject to the approval of the required funds. Responding bidders are not allowed to withdraw their bids for a period of 90 days after submittal. At the time of award, the successful bidder(s) will be required to work with the Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC Accounting department to discuss account coding for invoices. All bids are subject to negotiation prior to award. Awards may be issued without discussion of bids received, and bids should initially be submitted on the most favorable terms from a price and technical standpoint. Any award resulting from this RFP will be subject to CNB Terms and Conditions. Your bid should indicate hourly ($) rate (when applicable), individual work effort, delivery schedule, or time of completion. Any item(s) with exceptions, substitutions, exclusions, additions, or qualifications must be noted, and clearly indicated on the return bid. Any request for information concerning bid posting is to be submitted in writing via email to the Buyer listed; no verbal communication is to be initiated. In accordance with Cherokee Nation Law, 28 C.N.C.A. §20 no contractors or subcontractors of any Cherokee Nation entity may contract with any business owned by a first degree relative of any elected official of the Cherokee Nation. TRIBAL EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS OFFICE - This procurement is subject to Cherokee Nation Tribal Employment Rights Office (“TERO”) regulations that include a fee of ½ of 1% of total contract award and, if applicable, the completion of a TERO Labor Agreement and payment of associated fees. The successful bidder’s award will be published on the Cherokee Nation’s procurement website and their performance will also be measured, recorded, and reported to the Cherokee Nation. The complete Act is available by contacting the TERO OFFICE at Tahlequah 918-453-5000. TERO bidders are required to provide a copy, front and back, of their TERO certificate with return bid(s) and failure to do so will result in such bidders not receiving the TERO preferences afforded TERO bidders under the CNE procurement and contracting policies and procedures. CHEROKEE NATION GAMING COMMISSION (CNGC) - This requirement may be subject to CNGC policies and procedures. Licensing requirements may be required of the successful vendor(s) to be coordinated with the CNGC. These requirements may include licensing fees as well security and background checks of vendor(s) employees. Current policies and procedures can be found on the Cherokee Nation website or by contacting the CNGC office at 918-207-3834. BONDING NOTICE - CNB generally requires payment and performance bonds for all construction contracts in excess of $100,000. However, qualified TERO-certified firms are encouraged to bid, regardless of bonding capability. INSURANCE - CNB generally requires Worker’s Compensation, Commercial and/or Comprehensive General Liability, and Automobile insurance for all awarded bids. Please refer to the Bid Documents for the specific coverages required for this bid. DEBARMENT - By submitting a response to this Request for Proposal, the Contractor certifies to the best of their knowledge and belief that the Subcontractor, the firm, or any of its principals are not presently debarred, suspended, or proposed for debarment by any federal, state, local or tribal entity. This certification is a material representation of the fact upon which reliance was placed when making the award. If it is later determined the Subcontractor rendered an erroneous certification, in addition to other remedies available to CNB or its entities, CNB may terminate the contract resulting from this Request for Proposal for default.
Name:talia myres
Email:talia.myres@cnent.com
Phone:918-384-7410
Cherokee Nation Businesses
Documents

Scope of Work

IT Security Questionnaire