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RFP for Talent Assessment Tools and Succession Planning Training

Solicitation ID: 0000583

Status: Addendum Posted

Contact Name: Michelle Jordan

Contact Number: 512-463-0209

Contact Email: michelle.jordan@tfc.texas.gov

Response Due Time: 3:00 PM

Agency/Texas SmartBuy Member Number: 303

Days Solicited: 21+ Days for Solicitation Notice

Solicitation Posting Date: 11/6/2023

Response Due Date: 12/7/2023

Last Modified: 11/22/2023 2:07 pm

Solicitation Description:

1)    SCOPE: Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 2165.001, Custodianship of State Property, and Section 2156.121, Use of Competitive Sealed Proposals, the Texas Facilities Commission is requesting responses to this Request for Proposal for the provision of talent assessment tools and succession planning training. TFC anticipates award to a single vendor from this solicitation.

a)      Scope of work includes assisting the agency with succession planning by providing, but not limited to the following:

i)       Talent assessment tools to:

(1)   identify and select entity leadership competencies,

(2)   identify key positions for succession planning,

(3)   identify high potential-high performing individuals to include in succession planning,

(4)   identify key individuals with unique knowledge and talent that would leave a void should they leave.

ii)     Agency Training:

(1)   Training of agency staff on frequency and use of tools

(2)   Train the trainer for internal staff on talent assessment processes and tools to enable ongoing succession planning efforts.

iii)   Reporting mechanism tool to allow agency staff to periodically communicate to the Executive Director and the Commission agency-wide succession planning efforts and status.

2)    BACKGROUND: The Texas Facilities Commission is requesting succession planning tools and training to better prepare for the future regarding agency personnel. The agency has experienced record growth and large construction projects throughout Texas over the past biennia and new projects coming online. These tools will allow TFC to better serve the citizens of Texas for years to come.

3)    CONTRACT TERM: This service shall commence on the date the contract, as defined below, is executed by both parties, and shall be completed within 60 days or as per agreed upon timeline based on submitted proposal.

4)    PROJECT BUDGET: The anticipated budget for this project is estimated at $75,000.00.

5)    SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: TFC reserves the right to change the dates in the Schedule of Events set forth below upon written notification to prospective Respondents through a posting of an addendum on the ESBD.

a)      The solicitation process for this RFP will proceed according to the following schedule:



Issue RFP

November 6, 2023

Mandatory Pre-Proposal Tele-Conferences


(Respondents are required to attend only one of the scheduled meetings)

PPC 1, November 15, 2023, 2:00 PM

PPC 2, November 16, 2023, 10:00 AM

Deadline for Submission of Questions

November 22, 2023, 12:00 Noon

Deadline for Submission of Proposals/RFP Opening

December 7, 2023, 3:00 PM

Interview Date (If Needed)

December 15, 2023

Expected Start Date

January 3, 2024



i)       The Pre-Proposal Tele-Conferences are scheduled for:

PPC 1: November 15, 2023, 2:00 PM

PPC 2: November 16, 2023, 10:00 AM

ii)     Pre-registration for the pre-proposal tele-conferences is required. Register for the tele-conferences at the links contained within the RFP Document.

iii)   Attendance of at least one (1) of the two (2) scheduled pre-proposal tele-conferences is mandatory. Only those Respondents whose names and represented firm are on the pre-proposal conference registration list shall be allowed to submit a response.  Please do not be late.

Addendum: Addendum 1 RFP 0000583 Talent Assessment and Succession Planning with Registration List 11/17/2023

Class/Item Code(s): 95258-Human Resources Development Services
95259-Human Services (Not Otherwise Classified)
95816-Business Management Services
95868-Support Services, Management
95874-Personnel Management Services
96162-Personnel Services (Not Employment)


1ESBD_File_341476_RFP 0000583 Document.docxRFP Document - Contains Attachment B, Execution of Proposal
2ESBD_File_341476_Attachment A - TFC Standard Terms and Conditions.pdfTFC Standard Terms and Conditions
3ESBD_File_341476_Attachment C - AP-152 Form.pdfAP-152 Form - Required as part of Company Information
4ESBD_File_341476_Addendum 1 RFP 0000583 Talent Assessment and Succession Planning with Registration List.pdfAddendum 1 RFP 0000583 Talent Assessment and Succession Planning with Registration List
5ESBD_File_341476_0000583 Addendum 2.pdfAddendum 2 - Includes Q&A from pre-proposal conferences.
6ESBD_File_341476_0000583 Addendum 3.pdfAddendum 3 - Contains Q&A submitted through Bonfire.