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.
Construction of the marine outfall for the Lamberts Bay desalination plant 2018-07-05 12:00 17750:P
Supply and delivery of Plumbing Material 2018-06-22 12:00 MAK46/2018
Supply and delivery of Drain Rods 2018-06-22 12:00 MAK45/2018
Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management Services for the Saldanha programme works. 2018-07-17 12:00 TGC CON 026-2018
Supply and delivery of wheelie bins 2018-07-11 12:00 T 94/2017/18
Supply and delivery of Chemical for Weeds and Termite Control 2018-06-22 12:00 MAK44/2018
Tender for the cutting of grass and weeds in all undeveloped areas in Tshwane: Three year period. 2018-07-18 10:00 ROC 18-2017/18
Strategy formulation and employee engagement sessions. 2018-07-18 12:00 MTK07/2018
Supply and Delivery of Tools and Materials for Mbofhano Primary Cooperative Ltd 2018-06-22 12:00 MAK43/2018
Supply and delivery of Threading Machine 2018-06-22 12:00 MAK42/2018
Hiring of jetting machine (sewer Jet). 2018-07-18 12:00 04/2018-PEH
Tender for the supply, delivery and offloading of various water components at City of Tshwane stores: Three year period. 2018-07-19 10:00 ROC 19-2017/18
Supply and Delivery of 1x Printer on Rental on a 3 Years Contract for HR Office 2018-06-26 12:00 30/05/2018
Provision of Field Force Automation devices for Eskom Medupi Power Station. 2018-07-19 10:00 CORP4508
Website Upgrade 2018-07-04 12:00 31/05/2018
Removal of waste from various areas - as & when required. 2018-07-19 11:00 DBN/OPS (RTPC) 777
Tender for the construction of Phase 1 upgrades and urgent refurbishment at the Rooiwal Waste Water Treatment Works. 2018-07-20 10:00 USD WS 30-2017/18
Supply and delivery of 1x printer on rental on a 3 years contract for HR Office. 2018-06-26 12:00 30/05/2018
Data cleansing project 2018-07-11 12:00 T 95/2017/18
The construction of Estcourt industrial water network upgrade. 2018-07-26 12:00 16/2018-CON


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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