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.
Service provider to repair high mastlights in ward 07 and 08. 2018-04-03 12:00 RFQ / 381
Supply and delivery of layers, cages and feeding trays. 2018-04-04 12:00 RFQ / 383
Supply and delivery of protective wear for Councillors. 2018-04-04 12:00 RFQ / 384
The Zululand District Municipality hereby invites all suitable qualified service providers to assist the Municipality with the provision of advertising support services for a period of at least three (3) years. 2018-04-30 12:00 ZDM 062/2017
Professional services providers for the provision of traveling agent services for at least a period of one year with an option to extend for further two years (expression of interest/methodology proposals). 2018-04-23 12:00 ZDM049/2018
Tenders are invited for the RENTAL & REFILL of OXYGEN & ACCETYLENE cylinders. 2018-03-28 11:00 GQ03181709
Appointment of a service provider to manufacture, supply, deliver and install furniture to the Motheo Artisanal Development Academy. 2018-04-19 11:00 Proc TS24
Refurbishment of Sivebeek Kopano Residence (UJ Student RES). 2018-04-09 16:00 TUJ 07/2018
Re-advertisement: Request for Proposal (RFP) for the provision and implementation of a treasury cash management system 2018-04-13 15:15 No reference number
Appointment of a professional service provider for the provision of technical and strategic support to the National Treasury before and during the parliamentary processes to finalise the Municipal Fiscal Powers and functions amendment bill, 2018. 2018-04-13 11:00 RFP061 /2018
Security services Ntabankulu Sites. 2018-04-05 12:00 ANDM/CPS/78/15/02/18
Proposals for Supply and Delivery of Mayoral Vehicle by Trade-In of Existing Vehicle. 2018-04-06 12:00 01/2017/18
Provision of professional engineering services (electrical consultant) for implementation of electrical projects within Blue Crane Route Municipality. 2018-04-06 12:00 T09/2018
Provision of Banking Services for a Period of 36 Months. 2018-04-06 10:00 06/2017/18
Appointment of a contractor for the refurbishment of existing community hall in Steensdorp Village situated in Chief Albert Luthuli Local Municipality at Gert Sibande District Municipality, Mpumalanga Province. 2018-04-09 11:00 CONMP0012 (2017/2018)
Air-conditioning Installation, Repair, Service and Replacement. 2018-04-11 11:00 PUR 150/10
Business Turnaround Specialists Panel. 2018-04-13 14:00 RFP 12/2017
Appointment of a Debt Sponsor and a Panel of dealers for the IDC domestic Medium Term Note (DMTN) Programme. 2018-04-09 12:00 T12/03/18
Enterprise Development Tender for Start-up enterprises in the Plumbing, Refrigeration and Airconditioning services 2018-04-12 17:00 UM P&A – Startup Opp 2018
The appointment of a service provider to provide training for all CSOS Employees on conciliation (mediation) and adjudication (arbitration). 2018-04-10 11:00 CSOS009-2018


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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