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.
Annual Service of Standby Generators 2018-06-25 11:00 ZNQ 41/18
Annual Service of Laundry Equipment 2018-06-25 11:00 ZNQ 40/18
Annual Service of Sewing Machines & Overlockers 2018-06-25 11:00 ZNQ 39/18
Annual Service of Freezer, Walk In Fridges, Cold Rooms 2018-06-25 11:00 ZNQ 38/18
Annual and Bi-Annual Maintenance Service Plan Contract of the Kitchen Tilting Frying Pan X4,System as per specification 2018-07-09 11:00 ZNQ 265/ 18- 19
Servicing of Cooling Tower Facility ,Air conditioning System and accessories at oral and dental as per specification 2018-07-09 11:00 ZNQ 266/ 18- 19
Appointment of a service provider for the creation of fire breaks in Limpopo Province administered by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 2018-07-05 11:00 5/ 18
Appointment of a service provider for the creation of fire breaks in Mpumalanga Province administered by the Department of Agriculture,Forestry and Fisheries 2018-07-05 11:00 6/ 18
Amalgamation of several Provincial State Owned Enterprises into the Agribusiness Development Agency. 2018-07-05 11:00 ZNB 3721/ 18A
Mechanization Service Providers. 2018-06-28 11:00 ZNB 4260/ 18A
Panel of suppliers for indigenous Goats and Chickens. 2018-07-05 11:00 ZNB 4259/ 18A
Refurbishment to the Government Printing Works Administrative Headquarters. 2018-07-06 11:00 GPW/ HQ/ 2018/ 01
Supply Lexmark Toner X653x31g Original Cartridge Black As Per Specification 2018-06-25 11:00 ZNQ 1144/ 17- 18
Supply Paper Photocopy A4 as per specification 2018-06-25 11:00 ZNQ 291/ 18- 19
Vaccine Regrigerators 2018-06-22 11:00 ZNQ 102 / 17- 18
Request For Information on Local Manufacturing Status for Anti-Retroviral Medicines 2018-06-29 11:00 RT71- 2019
Supply and deliver Fistula and wound management system midi 2018-06-25 11:00 H86/ 18/ 19
Supply and deliver Burh Hugger 2018-06-25 11:00 H33/ 18/ 19
Supply and deliver Screening OAE with DPOAE. 2018-06-25 11:00 H111/ 18/ 19
Supply and deliver Hypodermic subcutaneous needles 29g. 2018-06-25 11:00 H109/ 18/ 19


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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