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.
Supply of Newspapers 2018-02-23 12:00 Q27.02.18
Supply and Delivery of Tissue Paper Products and Cleaning Materials for a contract period ending 30 June 2021. 2018-03-23 12:00 SC 1859/2018
Supply and install evacuation alarm at Steve Tshwete Local Municipality. 2018-02-23 12:00 Q28.02.18
The rehabilitation of road P122/1 from km 8,4 (Olifantsfontein) to km 17,8 (Solomon Mahlangu drive) - approximately 9,4 km. 2018-03-23 10:00 DRT 116/02/2017
Supply and delivery of a new ksb eta 150-50 Pump and Motor for Vaalbank Water Treatment Plant 2018-02-22 12:00 Q25.02.18
Provision of security services for SABC Eastern Cape offices for a period of three years. 2018-03-23 12:00 RFP/LOG/2018/17
Supply and Delivery of Wheelie bins, Hardware Items and Lubricant products for a contract period ending 30 June 2021. 2018-02-23 12:00 SC 1860/2018
Appointment of a service provider for debt collection 2018-03-23 12:00 TENDER 51-17/18
Supply, Fitment & Repairs of Tyres. 2018-02-23 12:00 SCM3/2018/19
Mini Wedge Swipe Card Readers 2018-02-28 11:00 GQ02181691
Supply & Delivery of Roadsigns, Paint and Hardware. 2018-03-23 12:00 SCM4-2018-18
Supply and Delivery of CATIONIC 60% STABLE MIX in 210 Ltr Drums 2018-02-26 11:00 GQ02181690
Repair & Maintenance of Municipal Building 2018-03-23 12:00 SCM5-2018-18
Hiring of Bobcat Skidsteer loader 2018-02-23 09:00 WJ11800334
Tenders are invited to provide Health Living Fitness Challenge 2018-02-28 11:00 CSQ02181220
Tenders are invited to provide Occupational Medical Screening and Surveillance for a period of 3 months 2018-02-28 11:00 CSQ02181220
Supply: Electrical components 2018-02-20 11:00 GH11800422
Install New Kitchen On Podium 6 In Existing Shower 2018-02-22 10:00 SC11800038
Install New Kitchen At Milnerton Maintenance Depot 2018-02-22 11:00 SC11800041
Hire of Mobile Chemical Toilets for Roads Department at Riebeek West 2018-02-23 12:00 6/5/2/270

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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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