The Career Connect Washington Finance Sector Intermediary RFP is now open. The Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD), on behalf of Career Connect Washington, is seeking proposals from highly qualified entities capable of serving as the CCW Sector Intermediary in the financial sector. ESD received no Bids for this sector and is now re-posting this RFP for one additional week to allow Bidders a chance to submit a proposal for this sector.

Bids are due February 3, 2022, at 11:59 PM Pacific Time. The RFP can be accessed via the Washington Electronic Business Solutions (WEBS) system (RFP #2021-18-B). Bidders are responsible for downloading the solicitation document and all appendices and incorporated documents. Questions can be directed to Procurement Coordinator Greg Grahn (

There will not be a bidders’ conference for this RFP. However, ESD held a similar bidders’ conference (for a prior RFP on Sector Intermediary work) and that bidders’ conference deck and meeting recording are viewable using the links below.

Bidders Conference Presentation Slides and Video from Prior Sector Intermediary RFP (from November 10, 2021)

Career Connect Washington partners and stakeholders are encouraged to share this RFP announcement broadly, to any and all potential bidders.

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