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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.

Vendor Forum

The Procurement Office is hosting a How to do Business Forum for new and existing vendors. If you would like to attend please RSVP by Friday, May 13 by sending an email to twilliams@opers.org.


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Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Viking F-1 Dry Valve Installation RFP June 1, 2 p.m. ET

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) is seeking a vendor to replace 9 of our current Gen F3021 Dry Valves with 4" Viking F-1 Dry Valves.



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Health Care Open Enrollment RFP May 25, 2 p.m. ET

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) requests proposals to perform printing and fulfillment services for the OPERS Personalized Health Care Open Enrollment Statements and Guides for a three (3) year term with an option to renew for two (2) additional years. The OPERS Benefit Recipient Statements are produced on an annual cycle. Our current estimated count for 2016 is 175,000 statements.



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A10 Upgrade RFP May 19, 2 p.m. ET

OPERS is seeking to replace our current A10 AX2600s and Soft AX appliances with A10 Thunder Series model 3230(s).



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Security Video System RFP May 16, 2 p.m. ET

OPERS is seeking a vendor to provide and install a new video management system which will replace the current Lenel OnGuard Video System and also replace up to 50 existing cameras.



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Network Visibility with TAPs RFP May 13, 2 p.m. ET

OPERS is currently working on a project to increase visibility in our network infrastructure and will be purchasing hardware and software to support the project.



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U.S. Mid Cap Equity Manager RFI May 20, 5 p.m. ET

This is an opportunistic search that may or may not result in any hire. U.S. Mid Cap Core, Mid Cap Growth and/or Mid Cap Value strategies will be sought; and the benchmark will be the respective Russell Midcap style index.



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Dell PowerEdge R730 Server RFP May 11, 2 p.m. ET

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System is seeking to purchase 16 Dell PowerEdge R730 servers and on-site service.



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Window and Expansion Joint Caulking RFP May 16, 2 p.m. ET

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) is seeking a vendor to inspect the caulking around all exterior stone panels and replace any damaged caulking with new caulk of the same color.



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2016 Security Assessment and Penetration Testing RFP May 13, 3 p.m. ET

The objectives of this engagement will be to:

  1. Provide an independent assessment relating to the effectiveness of OPERS’ network security and its alignment with leading practice system network security processes and procedures.
  2. Identify any issues that affect the security of OPERS’ network.
  3. Submit findings and recommendations in executive and technical-level reports.


Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
An Audit of the OPERS’ Member Directed and Wellness Retiree Medical Account Plans Administration RFP May 27, 1 p.m. ET

The purpose of this RFP is to seek proposals from qualified auditing firms to conduct an audit of Aetna’s administration of the MD-RMA and W-RMA (including the administrative services of Voya Financial) as described in the RFP.



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Voluntary Vision & Dental Programs RFP Closed


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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