CONTRACTING VEHICLES 2017-05-24T21:36:44+00:00

Federal government organizations can contract with Kelly Sears through several contracting vehicles, including the following:


Kelly Sears is a registered supplier under the ProServices Supply Arrangement administered by Public Works and Government Services Canada.  It replaces the former PS Online system, and is used for procurement under the NAFTA threshold ($89,600). Our ProServices SA No. is E60ZT-12001/629/ZT.


Temporary Help Services (THS): Standing Offer (SO) and Supply Arrangement (SA)

The THS SO and SA can be used to fulfil temporary help requirements within the area of Professional Services. With a maximum call-up value of $400,000 and a maximum length of 48 weeks, all federal government departments can use the Supply Arrangement (SA) and Standing Offer (SO). The SO is based on a right of first refusal by the lowest rate firm, while the SA enables departments to approach a minimum of three suppliers (lowest rate supplier, one chosen by the client and one selected at random). Kelly Sears Professional Services (a division of Kelly Sears Consulting Group) is qualified under many of the streams and sub-streams. Our SO Number is E60ZN-110002/069/ZN and our SA number is EN578-060502/188/ZT. Further information is available at


Task and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS): Supply Arrangement—Task-Based, and Supply Arrangement—Solutions-Based

This method of supply is for the provision of non-informatics professional services under three categories: Human Resources, Business Consulting/Change Management and Project Management. Kelly Sears has qualified for all three TSPS components listed above. The TSPS procurement vehicles are intended for consulting projects valued between $76.6K and up to $2M (Tier 1) and above $2M (Tier 2). Kelly Sears has qualified for several consultant categories under all three of these procurement vehicles. Our Task-Based SA number is E60ZN-13TSPS/072/ZN; our SO number is E60ZN-13TSSO/072/ZN; and our Solutions-Based number is E60ZN-13TSSB/064/ZN. Further information is available at:


Evaluation Services Supply Arrangement – Natural Resources Canada

In July 2014, Kelly Sears qualified for the Evaluation Services Supply Arrangement with Natural Resources Canada.  The initial contract period ran to March 31, 2016 and has been extended for another year. Our SA No. is NRCan-50000/3366/002.

Standing Offer for the Provision of Evaluation, Performance Measurement and Special Review Services, Industry Canada

In June 2013, Kelly Sears in partnership with the market research firm Corporate Research Associates (based in Halifax) was awarded a Standing Offer contract for the provision of Evaluation, Performance Measurement and Special Review Services. This is a three-year contract, with an option for an additional two years.  The SO Agreement No. is: IC 800083/06.