The Professional Services Schedule (PSS) enables Federal agencies to procure a wide variety of professional services using a single Schedule contract.
Noblis holds GSA Schedule number PSS - GS-00F-096DA. Contracting with Noblis through our PSS Schedule is easy and quick. We offer a variety of integrated services through this Schedule including, including consulting services, facilitation services, project management services, and environmental consulting/advisory and management services.
Many of the services traditionally offered by Noblis can be acquired through our PSS Schedule under these Special Item Numbers (SINs):
Provides expert advice and assistance in support of an agency's mission-oriented business functions. Services covered by this SIN include: Management or strategy consulting, including research, evaluations, studies, analyses, scenarios/simulations, reports, business policy and regulation development assistance, strategy formulation, and expert witness services
Provides professional support services to agencies in conducting federal acquisition management activities. Services covered by this SIN are: acquisition planning assistance, including market research and recommending procurement strategy: acquisition document development, including cost/price estimates, quality assurance surveillance plans, statements of work, synopses, solicitations, price negotiation memoranda, etc.: expert assistance in supporting proposal evaluations, including price/cost analysis or technical proposal analysis: contract administration support services, including assistance with reviewing contractor performance, developing contract modifications, and investigating reports of contract discrepancies: contract close-out assistance; Competitive Sourcing support, including OMB Circular A-76 studies, strategic sourcing studies, privatization studies, public-private partnerships, and Federal Activities Inventory Reform (FAIR) Act studies.
Inherently Governmental services as identified in FAR 7.503 or by the ordering agency are prohibited under this schedule. It is the responsibility of the Contracting Officer placing the order to make this determination. Ordering activities must require prospective contractors to identify potential conflicts of interest and address those, prior to task order award. For more information, see www.gsa.gov/psschedule.
NOTE: Grants management services are not covered under this SIN.
Assists agencies in managing their mission-oriented business projects or programs and achieving mission performance goals. Services covered by this SIN include:
NOTE 1: Program support services where the preponderance of work is specifically covered under other PSS SINS or GSA Schedules are not permitted under this SIN.
NOTE 2: Administrative support services are authorized under this SIN; however, they must be provided in conjunction with other professional business services covered under this Schedule and must be performed under the supervision of the contractors Project or Program Manager. Personal services as defined in FAR are prohibited under this schedule.
The services include, but are not limited to consultation in the areas of: Planning and Documentation Services for the development, planning, facilitation, coordination, and documentation of and/or for environmental initiatives (or mandates such as Executive Order 13693 in areas of chemical, radiological, and/or hazardous materials; ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) and sustainable performance measure development; Environmental Assessment (EA) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) preparation under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); Endangered species, wetland, watershed, and other natural resource management plans; Archeological and/or cultural resource management plans; Environmental program and project management; Environmental regulation development; Climate change adaptation and resiliency planning and implementation support, including but not limited to, identifying climate risks and impacts; applying and interpreting climate and impact assessment model outputs; development and/or implementation of solutions to build climate resilience, reduce identified climate risks, and/or provide both climate change mitigation and adaptation benefits; climate decision support, risk management, and vulnerability assessments and analyses; and climate risk communications and training; Economic, technical and/or risk analysis; other environmentally related studies and/or consultations; Homeland Security solutions that include Biochemical protection; Crime prevention through environmental design surveys (CPTED); Economical, technical and/or risk analysis; Identification and mitigation of threats inclusive of protective measures to mitigate the threats; and Vulnerability assessments. Compliance Services such as review, audit, and implementation/management of EMS and other compliance and contingency plans and performance measures; Permitting; Spill prevention/control and countermeasure plans; Pollution prevention surveys; and Community Right to-Know Act reporting. Advisory Services for ongoing advice and assistance with data and information in support of agency environmental programs involving areas such as Hazardous material spills; Material safety data sheets (MSDS), Biological/medical data sheets; Information hotlines; Poison control hotlines; Environmental regulations and environmental policy/procedure updates; Management, furnishing, or inventory of MSDS. Waste Management Consulting Services to provide guidance in support of waste-related data collection, feasibility studies and risk analyses; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act/Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (RCRA/CERCLA) site investigations; Hazardous and/or non-hazardous exposure assessments; Waste characterization and source reduction studies; Review and recommendation of waste tracking or handling systems; Waste management plans and/or surveys; Waste minimization/pollution prevention initiatives; and Review of technologies and processes impacting waste management.
NOTE: Services involving only the consulting portion of environmental remediation efforts are included under this SIN. Any actual remediation efforts are performed under SIN C899-8.
Ancillary supplies and/or services are support supplies and/or services which are not within the scope of any other SIN on this schedule. These supplies and/or services are necessary to compliment a contractor's offerings to provide a solution to a customer requirement. This SIN may be used for orders and blanket purchase agreements that involve work or a project that is solely associated with the supplies and/or services purchased under this schedule.
Special Instructions: The work performed under this SIN shall be associated with existing SIN(s) that are part of this schedule. Ancillary supplies and/or services shall not be the primary purpose of the work ordered, but be an integral part of the total solution offered. Ancillary supplies and/or services may only be ordered in conjunction with or in support of supplies or services purchased under another SIN(s) of the same schedule. Offerors may be required to provide additional information to support a determination that their proposed ancillary supplies and/or services are commercially offered in support of one or more SIN(s) under this schedule.
— Section 833 of the John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2007 (Public Law 109-364) amended 40 U.S.C. 502 to authorize the Administrator of General Services to provide for the use of Federal Supply Schedules by state and local governments for the purchase of products and services to be used in advance of a major disaster declared by the president, as well as in the aftermath of an emergency event (such as a major disaster, terrorism, or a nuclear, biological, chemical, or radiological attack) to facilitate recovery. State and local government entities are responsible for ensuring that the products or services purchased are to be used to facilitate recovery.
The following SINs include Recovery Purchasing: 874-1RC, 874-5RC, 874-6RC, and 874-7RC.
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