RFP: eCommerce Website Package

 June 22, 2020 

The Centre for Women in Business (CWB) is seeking a qualified candidate to help support the selection and implementation of eCommerce websites for a cohort of 12 women business owners in Nova Scotia. We invite members of the Centre for Women in Business with eCommerce experience to submit a proposal for the following project. 


Project Deliverables

  • Create of a standard eCommerce website package to help take businesses online.
  • Develop criteria for participant readiness to implement an e-commerce website.
  • Support the project coordinator to review incoming program applications. 
  • Implement eCommerce websites with program participants. 
  • Provide training for participants to add and/or delete products and services to their website once the eCommerce website has been implemented.
  • Complete a 2-hour of follow-up and/or troubleshooting call with each participant after the eCommerce website has been implemented. 

Additional Details 

  • Project will be delivered virtually to a cohort of 12 women business owners. 
  • Project will begin delivery immediately with a project end date of August 31, 2020. 
  • Project will not include the creation of a website. A current website must exist with the ability to implement an eCommerce platform. 
  • The CWB will accept program applications, reviewing them with support form the successful candidate. 
  • Any costs associated with items that will support the implementation such as SSL certification, Payment Providers (Moneris, Credit Card Merchants, PayPal, Square etc.) and additional hosting fees will be the responsibility of the business owner and are not included in the scope of this project.
  • Access to internet, a webcam and mic will be required. 

Submission Guidelines

Applicants must be a current member of the Centre for Women in Business. Please include: 
  • a Statement of Work, including
  • a brief summary of experience 
  • acknowledgement and your availability within the project timeframe
    (July - August 31, 2020) 
  • potential risks associated with the project
  • links to websites where service provider implemented e-commerce platforms
  • three references
  • cost of program delivery including HST (project budget: $30,000)

The successful applicant will be required to send proof of completed work upon project completion. 


Application deadline: Monday, June 29, 2020 at 12pm (noon) AST 
Submit via email to: denise.williams@msvu.ca 
subject line: eCommerce Website Project for CWB 

For More Information 

Denise Williams 
Nova Scotia Project Coordinator
Atlantic Canada Women in Growth Partnership (ACWGP)




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