Workforce Development Planning, 21st Century Jobs RFEI

Submission Deadline
February 27, 2019 at 4:00 pm

The Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development and the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) are seeking responses to this RFEI from interested and qualified organizations to research and propose effective and innovative ways to advance workforce development in NYC, especially to ensure that underrepresented populations benefit from career opportunities in the tech sector, such as Google’s planned expansion of its existing NYC workforce.

NYCEDC plans to select a consultant on the basis of factors stated in the RFEI, which include, but are not limited to: the quality of the proposal, experience of key staff identified in the proposal and demonstrated successful experience in performing services similar to those encompassed in the RFEI.

It is the policy of NYCEDC to comply with all federal, state and City laws and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status and other protected category and to take affirmative action in working with contracting parties to ensure certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) share in the economic opportunities generated by NYCEDC’s projects and initiatives. Please refer to the Equal Employment and Affirmative Compliance for Non-Construction Contracts Addendum in the RFP.

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 4:00 p.m. on February 6, 2019. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFEI should be directed to [email protected]. For all questions that do not pertain to the subject matter of this RFEI, please contact NYCEDC’s Contracts Hotline at (212) 312-3969. Answers to all questions will be posted by February 13, 2019, on this page.

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFEI, available as of January 28, 2019. In addition to being able to download the document above, the RFEI is available for in-person pick-up between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY (between Fulton & John streets). Responses are due no later than 4:00 p.m. on February 27, 2019. Please submit three (3) sets of your proposal and one (1) electronic copy to:

NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY  10038
Attention: Maryann Catalano, Chief Contracting Officer, Contracts.

Companies who have been certified with the New York City Department of Small Business Services as Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (“M/WBE”) are strongly encouraged to apply. To learn more about M/WBE certification and NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, please visit http://www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe.