Using the Opportunity [Summary] Page
You can click an opportunity's title on the All Opportunities page to view a more detailed description of it, on the Opportunity [Summary] page. From there, you can register to receive notifications about the opportunity, join a response team for the opportunity, and/or view the opportunity's supporting documentation.
The Opportunity [Summary] page displays all of the information available to you about an opportunity. This information displays in seven distinct sections on the page:
- What do I do now?
- Opportunity Message Center
- Response Team
The "What do I do now?" section displays only if you have not yet registered to receive notifications.
The "Response Team" section displays only if you have registered to receive notifications for the opportunity.
Each of these sections is described in further detail below.
Sign in to FedConnect® | All Opportunities | click an opportunity's hyperlink in the Title column
The following picture illustrates how this picture might look if you are viewing an opportunity.
The Description section of the page displays a read-only description of the opportunity, as provided by the issuing agency.
The Overview section of the page displays basic information about the opportunity, in read-only format, as provided by the issuing agency.
|Displays the opportunity's reference number.|
|Displays the date on which the issuing agency issued the opportunity.|
|Displays the date and time at which responses to the opportunity are due.|
|Displays the opportunity's set aside status, if applicable.|
|NAICS||Displays the North American Industry Classification System number associated with the opportunity.|
|PSC/FSC||Displays the product service code or federal supply code associated with the opportunity.|
|Agency||Displays the name of the agency that issued the opportunity.|
|Contracting Office||Displays the office that issued the opportunity, and includes the office's name and full address, including city, state, and ZIP code.|
|Place of Performance||Displays the location where the goods or services that are being solicited will be delivered or performed.|
|Contact||Displays the name of the opportunity's point of contact.|
|Phone||Displays the opportunity's contact phone number.|
|Fax||Displays the opportunity's contact fax number.|
|Displays the opportunity's contact email address.|
|Vendors Conference||Displays the date and time of the opportunity's vendors conference.|
|Location||Displays the location of the opportunity's vendors conference.|
|Details||Displays the details of the opportunity's vendors conference.|
The 'What do I do now?' section of the page displays instructions regarding steps you can take once you have viewed an opportunity. Depending on an opportunity's status with your company, one or two buttons might display in this section.
|Register to Receive Notifications||
Click to become the first member of your company's response team for the opportunity, and to register to receive notifications regarding the opportunity.
The Register to Receive Notifications button only displays if no one else from your company has become a member of the response team yet.
|Return to Opportunity List||Click to return to the Opportunities page.|
The opportunity message center displays if you are a member of your company's response team for the opportunity. For more information about using the opportunity message center, click here.
The Documentation section displays a list of labels for each of an opportunity's supporting documents, such as forms and/or attachments. The document labels are links that enable you to view and/or download an opportunity's supporting documentation. To view a document, click its label.
You can view an opportunity's supporting documentation regardless of whether you are a member of your company's response team.
The Responses section of the page enables you to create responses to the opportunity (including no-bids), and displays your response team's current responses to the opportunity.
This section displays only if you and/or others at your company have joined the opportunity's response team.
|Description||Displays the response's description. This text displays as a hyperlink; click the hyperlink to open the response.|
Displays the response's current status.
|Date||Displays the date of the response's most recent status change.|
|[History]||Click to audit a history of the response.|
|[Copy]||Click to create an in-progress copy of the response.|
|[Delete]||Click X to delete the response.|
|[Withdraw]||Click to request that the response be withdrawn.|
|Click to respond to the opportunity.|
Submit No Response
|Click to submit a no-bid in response to the opportunity. A no-bid informs an agency that you have reviewed its opportunity, but that you are not interested in submitting a response.|
The Response Team section of the page displays the names of members of your company's response team for the opportunity, and enables you to join the response team if you have not already done so.
This section only displays if you and/or others at your company have joined the opportunity's response team.
|Team Member||Displays the name of the opportunity's response team members from your company.|
|[Delete]||Click X to delete the team member from the response team.|
|Click to join the opportunity's response team. For more information about joining a response team, click here.|
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