Functionality and Tenders

In all competitive bids (tenders) you as the bidder will have to respond to Functionality. You will need to score a set minimum number of points, measured as a percentage, on Functionality of a competitive bid (tender) in order to advance to the next phase of evaluation in the tender process.

Usually Organs of State evaluate competitive bids (tenders) as follows:

New Functionality Scoring Rules

The new Draft Preferential Procurement Regulations 2016 make provision for new Functionality Scoring rules. An Organ of State will indicate in the tender documents if the tender will be evaluated on Functionality, however, most of the tenders will be. It is stipulated in the new Draft Preferential Procurement Regulations 2016, that the evaluation criteria should be objective, giving enterprises/companies a fair chance in being able to advance to the next phase of evaluation, namely Price and B-BBEE.

Bid Adjudication Committee Rules

All competitive Bids that are awarded by Government Entities must be awarded by a Bid Adjudication Committee.

According to Treasury Regulation 16A6.2 a Government Entity’s supply chain management system must, inter alia, provide for the adjudication of bids through a committee; the establishment, composition and functioning of bid specification; evaluation and adjudication committees; and the selection of bid adjudication members.

Tender misconceptions in South Africa

There are many wonderful stories of companies that won tenders in the Public as well as the Private Sector plus some horrible ones of how things can go wrong.  However, two of the most common misconceptions regarding tenders and the tender process in South Africa are:  

1. All tenders are awarded fraudulently:

The 8 steps in the Tender Adjudication process

By W van Rooyen

www.how2tender.com

10 November 2014

It is important to understand the Adjudication process when one responds to a Tender or Request for Proposal. If you have these 8 steps under control when responding to tenders, chances are good that you will proceed to the next round.

Here are 8 steps in the adjudication process that Organs of State will most often follow in determining which bidder will win the tender:

6 Reasons why tenders fail

By W van Rooyen

www.how2tender.com

24 November 2014

There are many reasons why your tender response might fail. Here are six reasons why tender responses usually fail:

  1. Pricing

A tender response has to be competitive. It has to be competitive in pricing as well as good value for money. It is not to say that if your price is the lowest, you will be awarded the tender. If your supply is under par it can cost you a tender.

6 Key tender evaluation documents

By W van Rooyen

www.how2tender.com

26 January 2015

It is always to one`s advantage to attend a supply chain management information session. There you will always get inside information on how the tender processes work. These inside tips would help you to respond better to tenders and request for proposals.

12 Factors considered by Adjudication Committee

By Werner van Rooyen

20 April 2015

www.how2tender.com

The Tender Adjudication committee usually does a risk analysis before awarding a tender.

Prior to being recommended for acceptance, a tender should be subjected to a risk analysis to ensure that it would, if accepted, not place the Government Entity or the bidder, at undue risk. The following features of the tender and the bidder should, inter alia, be considered:

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Title Closing Date Tender No.
Supply: 108 Cases - Swabs Abd Tape R/Op Sterile 370 X 450mm - 4ply ( 48 Pouches In A Case - 5 Pcs In A Pack ) 2017-10-04 11:00 290/ 17
Plumbing and carpetry material for Umlazi K Clinic U,L,Q,D,V Magabheni, Umnini,Danganya,Folweni and Umbumbulu. 2017-10-03 11:00 ZNQ 804/ 17/ 18
Supply and delivery of: 1. Electro Surgical Unit for Large Loop Excision of Transformation Zone (Lletz) Procedure H.T.S. No.E2 ( Electronics ) Umdns: 11490 2017-10-02 11:00 ZNQ525/ 2017- 2018
IG-541 Gas Fire Suppression 2017-10-17 11:00 NLSA.PTA.IG- 541GAS 08/ 2017
Wesselsbron SAPS: Repair and Maintenance. CIDB Grading 5GB or higher and 4GB PE 2017-10-17 11:00 BL17/ 009
Supply Granuflex E 20x20 Triple Hydrocolloid Dressing X 30 Boxes 2017-10-02 11:00 ZNQ 379/ 17/ 18
Provision of Office Accommodation: Elliot Satellite Office for a period of 5 years. (Leases ranging from seven to ten years will also be considered). Office space between 102m² and 157m² and 4 parking bays are required 2017-10-24 11:00 25/ 2017
Supply Brush Cutter 1.9kw,Weight 8.0kg.Fuel Capacity 0.67 =13 Each 2017-10-02 11:00 ZNQ 378/ 17/ 18
Purchase of building: Port Elizabeth Justice Centre Office space between 1187m² and 1262.40m² and 12 parking bays are required. 2017-10-24 11:00 23/ 2017
Supply Battery Operated Vehile E242 Hd =01 Each 2017-10-02 11:00 ZNQ 374/ 17/ 18
Provision of Office Accommodation: Verulam Justice Centre for a period of 5 years. (Leases ranging from seven to ten years will also be considered). Office space between 580m² and 661.20m² and 9 parking bays are required 2017-09-24 11:00 26/ 2017
Supply: Bacteria binding gauze with dacc coating 7x9cm 2017-10-03 11:00 ZNQ NO.2505/ 08/ 17
Provision of Office Accommodation: Secunda Satellite Office for a period of 5 years. (Leases ranging from seven to ten years will also be considered). Office space between 138.90m² and 142.80m² and 3 parking bays are required. 2017-10-24 11:00 24/ 2017
Supply: Sapphire orphthalmic blades:2.65mm clear corneal 60 degree blade -1box(6 units each) 2017-10-03 11:00 ZNQ NO.650/ 05/ 17
Pietermaritzburg: Department of Office of the Premier: Terry Street Parking and fencing project: CIDB grading 4 CE 2017-10-25 11:00 ZNTM00956W
Supply: Portable automatic body mass index scale stadiometer (as per spec). 2017-10-03 11:00 ZNQ NO.2264/ 08/ 17
Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs: Repairsand Renovations to the remainder of Withby Lodge: CIDB grading: 4GB 2017-10-24 11:00 ZNTM00775W
Supply: Disposable surgeons gowns bacterial viral barrier gowns AAMI- level 4, size large 25-30units/case( as per spec). 2017-10-03 11:00 ZNQ NO.2212/ 08/ 17
Office of the Public Protector: Procurement of office accommodation comprising 731.21m² and 20 Parking Bays in Braamfontein/Parktown/ Aucklandpark for a period of five (5) years. 2017-10-25 11:00 JHB.17/ 27
Supply: Disposable surgeons gowns bacterial viral barrier gowns AAMI- level 4, size XXX large 25-30units/case( as per spec) 2017-10-03 11:00 ZNQ NO.2213/ 08/ 17

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Functionality and Tenders

In all competitive bids (tenders) you as the bidder will have to respond to Functionality. You will need to score a set minimum number of points, measured as a percentage, on Functionality of a competitive bid (tender) in order to advance to the next phase of evaluation in the tender process.

Usually Organs of State evaluate competitive bids (tenders) as follows:

  • The tender response is evaluated on Functionality where the bidder must score points out of a maximum of 100 points.
  • A threshold of between 65 to 75 out of 100 points... Read More
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