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This page allows you to perform a search for specific International opportunities by completing at least one of the search fields detailed below. The Detailed International Opportunity Search page has several sections; Keyword Search, Category, GSIN Group, Region of Opportunity; Region of Delivery, Tender Type, Published or Revised Date, Closing and Refine Search results by.

How to Use the Detailed Search Form

Before using the Detailed Search form, it is important that you understand how the different fields work together to create a query condition. As you add more condition items to your search, you refine your search even more. It is important to note that your search results will be as good as your search criteria. If you select too many conditions, you may miss finding opportunities that are of interest to you.

Search Examples:

Example 1 - I want to find all opportunities for Computer Training.

Solution:

1. Type Computer Training into the Keyword(s) field.

2. Click the Search button at the bottom of the page.

All open International opportunity notices for Computer Training will be found.

 Example 2 - I want to find all opportunities for Computer Training with the tender type Request for Proposal from January 2004 to June 2004.

Solution:

1. Type Computer Training into the Keyword(s) field.

2. In the Tender Type section, click on Choose your Types

3. In the Published Range Field, click next to the Published or Revised Date section and then select the Between field.  You can either click on the calendar next to each field to select the date or you can enter the date 01/01/2002 in the first field and 01/04/2002 in the second field.

4. Click the Search button at the bottom of the bottom of the page.

All Computer Training opportunities under the Tender Type Request for Proposal and between January and June 2004 will be found.

Initial Search fields

Keyword(s)

Enter the character string(s) that you wish to search for. Click on Searching for Character Strings for detailed information on search operators. Separate terms and phrases with commas.

 

Tender Type                   

 

Select the Tender Type of the opportunites you wish to view.  Click on Choose your Types and then select the Tenders of interest and then click on the Select button at the bottom of the screen.  If you wish to view all Tender Types, select All.

 

Published or Revised Date

 

                    Closing Date 

 

 

        

Use this field to find notices that were published within a specified date range. The date must be entered in the format dd/mm/yy. If you wish to search on specific date, enter the date into the first field, and then enter the same date into the second date field.

Use this field to find opportunity notices that are Closing within a   specified date range. Click the checkbox next to the Closing Date field. You can select the date by clicking on the calendar next to the field you wish to search; is, within or between, or by entering the date in the following format dd/mm/yyy.  If you wish to search for one specific date, select the Closing Date is.  If you wish to view notices that are closing in the near future, select the field Within and search within One day, One week or One month. If you are looking for opportunities closing within a certain timeframe, select the Between field and select the from and to dates the system should base its search criteria on.

Refine Search Results by

The following fields allow you to refine your search by ensuring that certain terms or phrases are included or not included in opportunity notices.

ACAN

 

                        Must have

 

If you wish to include Advanced Contract Award Notices (ACAN) in your search, select "Yes" from the drop down list. Select "No" if you do not wish to include ACAN notices in your search results.

Enter the terms or phrases (separated by commas) that MUST be included in the opportunity notice(s). For example, if you want to only look at opportunity notices about training services, enter training services into the Must have field.

 

Must Not have

 

 

 

Enter the terms or phrases (separated by commas) that MUST NOT be included in the opportunity notice(s). For example, if you do not want to see any opportunities about computer hardware, enter computer hardware into the Must Not have field.

 Maximum number of results per page

Select the maximum number of results you would like to view from the drop down list. By default, 10 opportunities will be displayed per page.

 Search button

To perform a search, click on this button. The search results will be displayed on the Opportunities page.

 Clear button

To clear the selected detail search criteria, click this button. All search fields settings will return to default.

 Menu Links

The menu links are located on the left side of the page. To access a function, click the function name link. If a menu item is grayed, this means that the page is currently displayed or that the MERX page is not available for selection.

Back To:

The "Back To" section displays links that will take you back to previous MERX pages. Click the name of the page to which you wish to return.

 

Search:

 

Simple

This option will allow you to access the Simple Search function to do a broad search for open International opportunities.

 

Former Opportunities

This option allows you to search for Closed International Opportunities.