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.
5 Foot High Bright Globes 2018-06-26 12:00 SCM/010365/2018
Hygiene Services. 2018-06-29 11:00 RFQ S 1811 W
Sudfloc 3835 2018-06-26 12:00 SCM/010406/2018
Sodium Hypochloride 2018-06-26 12:00 SCM/010407/2018
Enterprise Service Bus Solution 2018-07-13 12:00 FSCA2018/19-1003
Business Intelligence Solution 2018-07-13 12:00 FSCA2018/19-1002
Supply 5.5 KVA petrol generator with AVR. 2018-06-29 11:00 RFQ S 1809 KZN
Central Workspace Management Platform. 2018-06-29 12:00 11173
Valve Gate 40mm Standard Brass 2018-06-26 12:00 SCM/010408/2018
Consultancy Services to Develop Broadband Policy Guidelines and Strategies to spur the growth of broadband penetration in Africa 2018-07-27 15:00 AUC/IED/C/313
Meter Water Units 20 X 20mm (Box Meter Written Idm) 2018-06-26 12:00 SCM/010525/2018
Maintenance of access platforms for a period of 12 months. 2018-07-10 10:00 TNPA SLD257/06/2018
Appointment of a service provider for the review and development of PSiRA grades courses for a period of two months. 2018-07-10 11:00 ADM/2018/083
Broom Soft 2018-06-26 12:00 SCM/010523/2018
Office Automation Workflow Solution 2018-07-13 12:00 FSCA2018/19-1001
Construction of Mnqundekweni Sport Field. 2018-07-11 12:00 PWBS-004/18/19
Upgrading of Underberg Taxi Rank. 2018-07-11 12:00 PWBS-005/18/19
Clamp Cascade Ac 150MM 2018-06-26 12:00 SCM/010523/2018
Construction of Scedeni community hall. 2018-07-12 12:00 PWBS-006/18/19
Adaptor ac to Pvc 355mm 2018-06-26 12:00 SCM/010525/2018


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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