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.
Niekerkshoop: Construction of a new community library in Niekerkshoop. 2018-04-19 11:00 DRPW 042/2017
Kimberley: Construction of a new community library in Kimberley, Greenpoint. 2018-04-19 11:00 KIMBERLEY: DRPW 043/2017
Tenders are invited to supply and deliver Hepatitus A+B Injection (Twin Rix) 2018-03-28 11:00 CSQ03181241
Maintenance of fixed assets register for 36 months maintenance of fixed assets register for 36 months. 2018-04-20 11:00 60/2017/2018
Tenders are invited to provide Health and Safety Representative Training Course 2018-03-28 11:00 CSQ03181241
Jozini Ingwavuma Water Supply Project Mechanical and Electrical installation in Ridge3 North and Mthonjeni Pump Station. 2018-04-20 12:00 MW/24/2017
Tenders are invited to provide Occupational Hygiene Service 2018-03-28 11:00 CSQ03181241
Tenders are invited to supply, deliver and install Information Booths 2018-03-28 11:00 CSQ03181239
Boardroom Audio Visual installation 2018-04-06 12:00 CTICC 044/2018
Supply & delivery of food & miscellaneous items to various dredgers at various ports. 2018-04-24 21:00 TNPA 711
Feasibility study for the establishment of the RBIDZ oil and gas hub. 2018-04-18 12:00 MO/ADM/152/18
Tenders are invited for the Cleaning of Offices at Starport building 2018-03-29 11:00 CSQ03181238
Appointment of Maximum of Five (5) Suppliers for the Supply of Office Stationery and Printing Consumables for a Period of 5 Years. 2018-04-24 11:00 TCTA/EWSS/STAS/2017/015
Supply,deliver & fit Hydroboil Geysers with the pipes & fittings on 4;5 & 6th floor at the Murray & Roberts Building in Govan Mbeki avenue 2018-03-29 11:00 GQ03181718
Installation and maintenance of meters 150MMØ and larger. 2018-04-26 11:00 SCM/17-111/S
Clearing of Municipal and Private erven for a contract period ending 30 June 2021. 2018-04-26 12:00 SC 1853/2018
Supply and deliver one new bus with a seating capacity of between 8 and 10 seater to Majuba TVET College 2018-04-09 12:00 CO 17/03 C Rev 02
Provision of Multi-Functional Office Machines for a contract period ending 30 June 2021. 2018-04-26 12:00 SC 1870/2018
Provision of Hygiene Services for a contract period ending 30 June 2021. 2018-04-26 12:00 SC 1871/2018
Completion of Qumbu Town Hall and Municupal Offices. 2018-05-02 12:00 CQTHMO-EQ-MLM 2017/18


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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