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.
Supply and deliver Recliner chairs. 2018-06-25 11:00 H89/ 18/ 19
Supply and deliver Synthetic powder free latex free gloves. 2018-06-25 11:00 H59/ 18/ 19
Supply and deliver Diagnostic Audio-booth. 2018-06-25 11:00 H112/ 18/ 19
Supply and deliver C-section incise sheet. 2018-06-25 11:00 H110/ 18/ 19
Supply and deliver Kiwi complete vacuum delivery system. 2018-06-25 11:00 H108/ 18/ 19
Supply:5 Units x Emergency and Resuscitation Trolley/Cart 2018-06-22 11:00 ZNQ 12- 2018/ 19
Supply: 6 Units x Portable Vascular Access - Illumination System 2018-06-22 11:00 ZNQ 11- 2018/ 19
Supply Dental Chair at Bruntville Chc X 1 2018-06-22 11:00 ZNQ 5/ 06/ 2018/ 2019
Supply and Deliver Medical Equipments 2018-06-22 11:00 08/ 018/ 019
Supply and Deliver Medical Equipment 2018-06-22 11:00 11/ 018/ 019
Suppy: 2 Boxes- Step on Mat 90 X 115 Cm(Blue Antibacterial Special Adhesive Mat) 2018-06-27 11:00 ZNQ 179/ 18
Appointment of a Service Provider for the Preventative Infrastructure Maintenance at the 21st SITA Switching Centre’s for a period one year. 2018-06-29 11:00 RFB 1757- 2018
Appointment of a service provider for the procurement of Preventative maintenance to the South African Police Service Switching Centres, Nodal point sites and the SAPS High sites for a period of one year 2018-06-29 11:00 RFB 1758- 2018
Supply and Delivery of A 6.5 Metre Vessel and for the Manufacture, Supply and Delivery of a Trailer for the Transportation of A 6.5 Semi-Rigid Inflatable Vessel for the South African Police Service: Eastern Cape 2018-07-13 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1/ 111TV (17)
Appointment of a Supplier that Will Supply and Deliver Cleaning Tools and Material Over a period of 24 months 2018-07-16 11:00 PU048/ 2017
Appointment of a Panel of Service Providers to Provide Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations Services to the Housing Development Agency for a Period of Three Years Subject to an Annual Review 2018-07-09 11:00 HDA/ JHB/ 2018/ 006
Request for Proposal for the Appointment of PRT to Manage the Completion of Bulk Infrastructure Continuation Outstanding Works for the Gauteng Idz Soc Limited or Tambo Idz Phase 1 Precinct 2018-07-06 11:00 GIDZ/ 03/ 2018- 19/ PRT_Phase1
(Supply, delivery and installation of 32 photocopiers at Electoral Commission [IEC] Local Offices, South Africa) 2018-07-06 11:00 0010380864
The Department of Transport and Public Works Seeks for the Provision of Professional Service for the Finalisation of the Draft Two Rivers Urban Park (“trup”) Local Spatial Development Framework (“lsdf”), Which Includes The Compilation of a Comparative Analysis Report (Synthesised Technical Report) In Order to Provide an Informed Position Statement Regarding Proposed Developments Within The Trup Lsdf Study Area” 2018-07-17 11:00 S043/ 18
Appointment of a Service Provider to Assist with the Development of Precinct Plans for Agri-Hubs and Farmer Production Support Units within a Period of Six(06) months in the North West Province 2018-07-05 11:00 NWPSSC 02(005)2018/ 2019


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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