Washington State Department of Enterprise Services

Contract Summary


Human Resource Performance Management Consult
This contract is Two-Tiered


Contract #: 05414
Replaces: 32010

Human Resource Performance Management shall include, but is not limited to, services with a primary focus on providing recommendations and assistance in common human resource performance management areas such as establishing and aligning individuals and organizational objectives, setting expectations, assessments, designing and improving such things as discipline processes, feedback mechanisms, recognition programs, and effective methods of dealing with performance issues.



***What are 2-Tier Contracts?***
DES manages multiple 2-Tier Contracts for non-IT professional services. These non-IT 2-Tier Contracts work like this:
• Tier 1: General (wide) category scope procurement is posted and completed by Enterprise Services to Pre-Qualify Bidders with in a category (example Facilitators & Facilitation Services, Organizational Development)
• Tier 2: Detailed (specific) scope project procurement posted and completed by the Purchaser to award work to one (1) or more Pre-Qualified Bidders/Contractors as established in Tier 1.

***2nd Tier Process***
When it comes to the Tier 2 process, purchasers have 2 options, depending on the size of the project. It is important to follow the process outlined below to ensure that competition is happening as required by RCW 39.26.

Option 1: Rapid Selection – For small projects under $10,000 (excluding sales tax) or $13,000 (excluding sales tax) if the purchase is being made from a microbusiness, minibusiness or small business as defined by RCW 39.26.010, Purchasers can complete a Rapid Selection Award (no competition required). You can also find more information by reviewing Policy # DES-125-03.
Option 2: Tier 2 Solicitation– For larger projects (over the $10k & $13k ceilings explained in Option 1) purchasers must complete a Tier 2 Details on the 2nd Tier solicitation can be found in the Tier 2 Handbook (under the "Resources" drop-down list below).




Current Term Start Date: 12-08-2014
Award Date: 12-08-2014
Est. Annual Worth: $33,288
Current Term Ends On: 12-08-2020
Final Term Ends On: 12-08-2020
Commodity Code(s): 918-32, 958-70, 958-74
Diversity: 21% WBE 0% MBE
# of Bids Received: 26


Contact Info:
Clayton Long
(360) 407-8508
clayton.long@des.wa.gov

Secondary Contact Info:
Team D
(360) 407-2215
descprmenvironprotec@des.wa.gov


Who Can Use This Contract?


  • Rates & Points of Contact
  • Specifications
  • Artemis Connection, Inc. - K & Amd
  • Boundless Results - K & Amd
  • Bryan & Bryan Associates - K & Amd
  • Communication Resources NW - K & Amd
  • Contracts & Amendments
  • Demarche Consulting Group, Inc - K & Amd
  • Downs Enterprises, Inc - K & Amd
  • Liberum, LLC - K & Amd
  • Lindsey & Jeffers - K & Amd
  • Mass Ingenuity LLC - K & Amd
  • Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. - K & Amd
  • PeopleFirm, LLC - K & Amd
  • Point B Inc - K & Amd
  • Public Knowledge, LLC - K & Amd
  • Scontrino-Powell, Inc.
  • Solutions @ Work - K & Amd
  • Stellar ASsociates, LLC - K & Amd
  • T.A.S. - K & Amd
  • The Athena Group, LLC - K & Amd
  • The Coraggio Group, Inc. - K & Amd
  • Workplace Resolutions, LLC - K & Amd
  • Solicitation Documents
  • Bid Tab
  • Memo to File
  • Tier 2 Handbook

Vendor Vendor # Authorized Fulfillment Partners OMWBE Veteran Small Business
ARTEMIS CONNECTION, INC. W55359 Small Business Contract
BOUNDLESS RESULTS W16647 W Small Business Contract
BRYAN & BRYAN ASSOCIATES W835 Small Business Contract
COMMUNICATION RESOURCES NORTHWEST L.L.C. W196 W Small Business Contract
DEMARCHE CONSULTING GROUP, INC. W430 W Small Business Contract
DOWNS ENTERPRISES, INC. W53069 W Small Business Contract
LIBERUM W26388 Small Business Contract
LINDSEY & JEFFERS W15868 Small Business Contract
MASS INGENUITY W37150
OGDEN MURPHY WALLACE, P.L.L.C. W6845
PEOPLEFIRM LLC W20609 W Small Business Contract
POINT B INC W2658
PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE, LLC W919 Small Business Contract
SCONTRINO-POWELL, INC. W8673 Small Business Contract
SOLUTIONS AT WORK W7236 Small Business Contract
STELLAR ASSOCIATES, LLC W53583 W Small Business Contract
T.A.S. W57782 Small Business Contract
THE ATHENA GROUP, LLC W7984 W Small Business Contract
THE CORAGGIO GROUP W20791
WORKPLACE RESOLUTIONS, LLC W348 W Small Business Contract

  • M = OMWBE Certified Minority Owned |
  • W = OMWBE Certified Women Owned |
  • MW = OMWBE Certified Minority Women Owned |
  • V = Certfied Veteran Owned |
  • S = Self Certified Small

Veteran Owned Contract Icon = Veteran Owned
Small Business Contract Icon = Small Business

Two Tier Contract:
A Two-Tier Contract is a prequalified bidder pool arranged in specific categories. The first tier creates the pool of qualified vendors. The second tier is a competition that includes a specific Statement of Work, final vendor selection, and contract.


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