Vendor Opportunities

OPERS procures goods and services using Request for Proposals (RFP), Request for Quotes (RFQ), Request for Information (RFI) and other such competitive models. Valid responses must be submitted to OPERS by the specified submission date. Submission procedures and procurement details for each opportunity can be reviewed by clicking on the document label.

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Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Mainframe ICF Catalog Management Software RFP RFP Extended to
July 24,
3 p.m. EST

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement system (OPERS) has embarked on a project to evaluate and purchase a Mainframe ICF Catalog management product. The Mainframe ICF Catalog management software will be run on one or more IBM Mainframes under z/OS version 2.1 (and above) with total maximum usage of 100 MSUs.

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
2015 Database Management Audit RFP Aug. 7,
3 p.m. EST

OPERS is seeking the services of a qualified firm experienced in assessing the management and configuration of DB2 and Microsoft SQL databases.

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Medical Auditor of OPERS HealthCare Vendors/Products RFP RFP July 31,
1 p.m. EST

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System is requesting proposals from qualified firms to perform audits of its health care vendors, programs, and products over a three-year period of time.  These audits include the medical plan administration, Medicare Advantage Plan (MA), and the Medicare Secondary Plan.  

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Collateral Management Software RFP RFP July 16,
Noon EST

This request for proposal (“RFP”) provides to those interested in submitting proposals (“Vendors”) sufficient information to prepare and submit proposals for OPERS’ consideration to satisfy a need for a collateral management software tool.

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Emerging Manager Program RFI N/A

OPERS has a program available exclusively to emerging firms that are Ohio-qualified or minority-owned. To be eligible for consideration, the firm must have less than $750 million in firmwide assets at the time of funding and be either minority-owned or Ohio-qualified. At this time, OPERS is considering only active, long-only equity managers.

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