The SBD/WCBD6.1 document must form part of all bids invited.  It contains general information and serves as a claim form for preference points for Broad -Based Black Economic Empowerment (B -BBEE) Status Level of Contribution, and explains how tenders or bids are decided.

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.
Annual Service to Earth Monitoring as per attahed specification 2018-04-27 11:00 ZNQ 23 / 18 / 19
Hard and Soft Landscaping at Cloetesville Hall/Library/Ward Admin Office for a contract period of 16 weeks. 2018-05-25 12:00 B/SM 97/18
Annual Service to Diesel Tank as per attahed specification 2018-04-27 11:00 ZNQ 16 / 18 / 19
Invitation of bids for the appointment of a service provider to render security services in the Department of Energy: Polokwane (Limpopo) regional office for a period of thirty six (36) months 2018-05-10 11:00 DOE/ 006/ 2017/ 18
Appointing of experienced service provider to read meters remotely, via Automated Meter Reading (AMR) system and manage metering services for large power users and small scale embedded generation consumers. 2018-05-25 12:00 B/SM 98/18
Major Service to Infrared Detection for all Clinics Under Bethesda Hospital as per attached specification 2018-04-27 11:00 ZNQ 14 / 18 / 19
Request For Information – database of printing and packaging service providers – South Africa. 2018-05-11 17:00 GPW- C 68
Major Service to Hospital Refrigeration as per attahed specification 2018-04-27 11:00 ZNQ 04 / 18 / 19
Supply and delivery of bricks, sand, gravel, stone and kerb mix. 2018-05-25 12:00 TENDER 104-17/18
Annual Service to Machine Tools/ Power Tools as per attahed specification 2018-04-27 11:00 ZNQ 20 / 18 / 19
Rendering of armed response and alarm system installation services for Mossel Bay Municipality. 2018-05-25 12:00 TENDER 90-17/18
Placement of Cardiac Readers for Gauteng and Eastern Cape Regions for a Period of Three Years 2018-05-14 11:00 RFB098- 17- 18
Major Service to Laundry Equipment as per attahed specification 2018-04-27 11:00 ZNQ 03 / 18 / 19
Annual Service to Water Reticulation as per attached specification 2018-04-27 11:00 ZNQ 19 / 18 / 19
Renovations to Hlabisa Laboratory 2018-05-21 11:00 RFB003/ 18/ 19
01 unit- telescope rigid 28cm length 2.7mm diameter 0 degree 2018-05-02 11:00 A 237/ 17- 18
40 units per month- 06 months contract for adult coiled 2 UFF peritoneal dialysis catheter kit 2018-05-02 11:00 A 305/ 17- 18
120 units per month- 06 months contract for disconnect Y set 2018-05-02 11:00 A 301/ 17- 18
02 units- Lumiview 3.5V halogen portable binocular microscope with headband portable battery pack and charger, reusable ear speculum set (#22100) battery and locally compatible plug 2018-05-02 11:00 A 556/ 17- 18
Provisioning of cash in transit services for 2 years 2018-05-02 11:00 A 221/ 17- 18

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Tender adjudication process

The SBD/WCBD6.1 document must form part of all bids invited.  It contains general information and serves as a claim form for preference points for Broad -Based Black Economic Empowerment (B -BBEE) Status Level of Contribution, and explains how tenders or bids are decided.

The document says:

  • The bidder obtaining the highest number of points will be awarded the contract.
  • Preference points shall be calculated after prices have been brought to a comparative basis.
  • Points scored will be rounded off to two decimal places... Read More
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