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: plinth - type: mini- sub jumbo 2 2017-11-27 14:00 GE11800785
Supply: Epidermic 311 5litre a solvent free underwater grade epoxy compound 2017-11-30 14:00 GE11800786
Supply Engineering Materials 2017-11-27 14:00 GE11800788
Guarding and Security Services at the Overberg District Municipality’s Bredasdorp and Caledon Offices 2017-12-18 12:00 T16-2017/18
Supply, delivery, installation & training for a discrete analyser to JB Marks Local Municipality in Potchefstroom 2017-12-01 12:00 TENDER: 99/2017
Supply: Civil materials 2017-11-30 14:00 GE11800789
Supply: 2 each x zenith 088kw, 220v, submissible pump 2017-11-30 14:00 GE11800790
TVBR Mpu Dual Trailer Mounted Generators 2017-11-27 12:00 RFI/RBF/2017/12
Gardening Service: Simons Town Municipal Court 2017-11-30 12:00 SD11800272
Water treatment for electrode boilers, Chiller plant and cooling towers. 2017-11-30 11:00 RFQ/17/241
Quotation for the construction of Nohhahha rising main in ward 15 of Umfolozi Local Municipality 2017-11-30 11:00 KCDM/QUOTE/210/2017
Printing and delivering of Postbank Terms & Conditions 2017-12-01 11:00 C18/Central Region/2017
Supply and deliver Fuse Wire Tinned Copper 2.0mm 2017-11-30 11:00 SQ11171141
The supply, installation and commissioning of a Class A+A+A+ Sun Simulator with Integrated Temperature Chamber for PV Modules for CSI 2017-12-05 16:30 CSIR RFP No. 3163/05/12/2017
Supply and deliver Penetrating Spray 2017-11-30 11:00 SQ11171141
Bloemfontein Campus: 83707-302: UFS University Estates Annex (CIDB 6GB) 2017-12-08 11:00 1-452-10411-0198
Supply and deliver Go-Mark Liquid Gel White 2017-11-30 11:00 SQ11171141
Appointment of a contractor for the upgrading of roads, related Stormwater and relocation of bulk sewer in Skoonvlei - Phase 2, Western Cape. 2017-12-08 11:00 SSC WC 04 (2017/2018) DRDLR
The upgrading of internal surfaces with the associated storm water and fencing, for Ceres valley fruit situated in the Witzenberg Municipality, Western Cape province. 2017-12-08 11:00 SSC WC 08 (2017/2018) DRDLR
The appointment of a contractor for the construction of Hlabisa irrigation scheme in Mtubatuba Local Municipality within Umkhanyakude District in the province of Kwazulu-Natal 2017-12-11 11:00 SS-KZN 7/1/6/3 (634) 000R

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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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