Completing Standard Bidding Document 7

If  you have responded to a competitive bid or request for quotation you would have seen a Standard Bidding Document 7 (SBD 7) in the Government tender pack. This document is the official Contract that should be signed by both the successful bidder and the Government Entity that awards the tender. There are three different SBD 7 documents namely:

Last week we attended a briefing session of the National Department of Health. These briefing sessions are always interesting, specifically those requesting the supply of pharmaceutical products. These products are very specialized and only companies with the correct credentials can actually respond to these tenders.

10 Essential documents needed to tender

By Werner van Rooyen

12 October 2015

Last week we were asked to help a client respond to a request for a quotation for cleaning services to a Public Entity. It seemed pretty easy at first but once we got to the stage where we had to submit the required and mandatory documents the problems started. The main reason it became a challenge was that this particular business that required our services was a start-up business and being a start-up means it’s going struggle to comply with all the required and mandatory documents.


Title Closing Date Tender No.
Supply & Delivery of Double Hinge Stormwater Grate as per Drawing Psle 3/3. 2018-06-22 11:00 GQ06181826
Tenders are invited for the: Daniëlskuil: Construction of Solid Waste Disposal Site 2018-07-13 12:00 INFRA/CE/2463/2018
Supply & Delivery of Double Frame as per Drawing Psle 2/2. 2018-06-22 11:00 GQ06181826
Supply & Delivery of Pre-Cast Frame Beams as per drawing Psle 2/1 2018-06-22 11:00 GQ06181826
Supply & Delivery of Pre-Cast Cantilever Beams as per Drawing Psle 2/1. 2018-06-22 11:00 GQ06181826
For the marking and monitoring of livestock on behalf of land bank for a period of three years. 2018-07-06 11:00 T09/06/18
Supply & Delivery of Pre-Cast Support Beam C as per Drawing Psle 1 2018-06-22 11:00 GQ06181826
Expression of interest: Panel of professional service providers. 2018-07-06 12:00 JGDM 2017/18 - 039
Tenders are invited for the Manufacturing of Steelworks at Empumalanga Primary school 2018-06-26 11:00 CSQ06181331
ICT Infrastructure-Data Cabling. 2018-07-06 12:00 RFP 01/2018
Supply & deliver Soft Well Padded Safety Shoes as per quotelist. 2018-06-22 11:00 GQ06181824
Request for proposals for internal audit. 2018-07-06 16:00 NCT-IA-4/3/2/2/8-2018/19
Provision of PBX services to Water Research Commission for a period of three (3) years. 2018-07-09 11:00 WRC-001-18/19
Provision of professional services for the review and update of the Spatial Development Framework (2014) of the West Coast District Municipality. 2018-07-16 12:00 WDM 23/2018
Provision of Catering services at Boekenhoutkloof Traffic College for a period of 12 months with an option to extend for another 12 months. 2018-07-09 11:00 RTMC BID 07/2018/19
Consulting Services Needed for Business Impact Analyisis and ICT Governance Framework Review 2018-06-25 12:00 6/5/2/220
The removal of illegal electricity connections in Midvaal Local Municipality on an and as when required basis from date of appointment to 30 June 2021. 2018-07-10 10:00 8/2/2/216RE (2018-2021)
Hire of Mobile Chemical Toilets for Roads Department at Vanrhynsdrop- Urlonskraal and Moorreesburg Area 2018-06-25 12:00 6/5/2/270
Port Engineering - Roads Upgrade (MPT & Flemming Street). 2018-07-10 12:00 PEH 142/VB
Supply and Delivery of the following Pipes and Fittings as Specified 2018-06-21 12:00 ZDMQ 0184/06/2018 (Re-advert)


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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