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: 47 each x pole box;4-way;poly;suburbs;80a mcb 2017-09-26 11:00 R091800159
Supply and Delivery of Navy hand towel and Navy with white caps SALGA Games 2017 2017-09-22 12:00 ZDMQ: 0261/09/2017
Provision of wound care training 2017-09-26 09:00 SM11800159
Supply and Delivery of Navy with white caps and backpack SALGA Games 2017 2017-09-22 12:00 ZDMQ:0262/09/2017
Hiring of 2 Ambulances Medical service (450 participants) :SALGA Games 2017 2017-09-22 12:00 ZDMQ: 0263/09/2017
Provide Training in Da Vinci Resolve 101 2017-09-22 16:00 ENQUIRY NUMBER: 2017-18/027
Sexual reproductive training for enrolled nurses and enrolled nursing assistants 2017-09-26 09:00 SM11800151
Hiring of 65 seater Buses SALGA Games 2017 2017-09-22 12:00 ZDMQ: 0264/09/2017
Provision of language training: Sign language 2017-09-26 09:00 SM11800160
Supply: 3 phase key switch 2017-09-27 11:00 R091800161
Supply, delivery and installation of Data Projectors. 2017-09-20 11:00 NOTICE. 18/2017/2018
Hiring of 15 seater Kombis SALGA Games 2017 2017-09-22 12:00 ZDMQ: 0265/09/2017
Supply: Industrial Ethernet and Serial Communication device 2017-09-27 11:00 R091800162
Hiring of Buses 0f 22 seater busess SALGA Games 2017 2017-09-22 12:00 ZDMQ: 0266/09/2017
Horticultural Maintenance at various sportsfields in Area 4.2 2017-09-27 14:00 SN11800318
Installation of alluminium doors at Goodwood Fire Station 2017-09-21 14:00 SL11800046
Plumber Trade Qualification Course 2017-09-22 14:00 SL11800050
Supply, delivery and installation of pump and tank at Thulamela Head Office. 2017-09-21 11:00 NOTICE. 17/2017/2018
Repair and maintenance of bridges and culverts for the department of public works, roads and transport as and when required in the Bohlabelo, Ehlanzeni, Nkangala and Gert Sibande districts of the Mpumalanga Province for a period of three (3) years (6CE or higher and 5CEPE is also allowed) 2017-10-27 12:00 PWRT/2326/17/MP
Supply, delivery and off-loading of various geysers 2017-09-26 11:00 FQ/SM 54/18

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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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