Pre-Qualification Criteria When Awarding Tenders

On June 14 2016, the Draft Procurement Regulations 2016 were released for public comment. One of the new Regulations that will certainly have an effect on the awarding of tenders is the “Pre-qualification criteria” that is stated in paragraph 10 which states the following criteria:

a.     The tenderer must have a stipulated minimum B-BBEE status level of contribution;

b.     The tenderer must sub-contract at a minimum of 30 per cent of the value of the contract to one or more:

Important Evaluations Before Responding to a Tender

Although bidding for a tender can be attractive, not all tenders will suit your criteria, experience and expertise. It is not wise to quickly jump into responding to any tender that you come across. An objective decision must be made as to whether or not to bid for a tender.


Title Closing Date Tender No.
Appointment of a Suitable Service Provider for the External Paintworks at Dorp Street Apartments 2018-03-23 12:00 B/SM 41/18
Supply and delivery of Artificial Grass for a contract period of 24 months 2018-03-29 12:00 B/SM 70/18
Appointment of a Suitable Service Provider for supply, Delivery and Installation of Outdoor Gym Equipment for a contract period of 24months 2018-03-29 12:00 B/SM 69/18
Construction of Idas Valley/ Merriman outfall sewer and associated works 2018-03-29 12:00 BSM 65/18
Supply, Delivery, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of a Geographical Information System for a period of three years. 2018-03-26 12:00 EPMLM/8/3/300
Water meter replacement programme for period of three (3) years 2018-03-29 12:00 SCM 23/2018
The South African National Roads Agency (SOC) Limited wishes to invite tenders from capable and highly experienced service providers for New website design, hosting and support, content management system implementation, social intranet design and development and digital services. 2018-03-26 14:00 RFP NO. NRA 58000/03/07/2018R
Supply and Delivery of Refuse Bags to the City of Cape Town 2018-03-27 10:00 242G/2017/18
Rehabilitation and upgrade of class 4 and 5 Roads and related works in Bonteheuwel. 2018-03-27 10:00 248Q/2017/18
Pest dis-infestations and rodent control at all council owned facilities within the four areas of City of Cape Town. 2018-03-27 10:00 251S/2017/18
Provision, on site sanitising and servicing of sanitary bin units in all facilities within the four areas of the City of Cape Town excluding the Cape Town Civic Centre, 12 Hertzog Boulevard, Cape Town. 2018-03-27 10:00 252S/2017/18
Appointment of four (4) Service Providers for the Supply and Delivery of Electrical Materials for The Period of Three Years (Re-Advert). 2018-03-27 10:00 294/2016
Appointment of Two (2) Service Providers for Electrical Building Maintenance Works for Municipal wide facilities for a period of three years (Re – Advert) 2018-03-27 11:00 194/2015
Supply and delivery of domestic meters to Ugu district municipality for a period of thirty-six (36) months. 2018-03-29 12:00 UGU-07-1474-2018
Appointment of Service Provider for Carpentry and Joinery Building Maintenance Works for Municipal wide facilities for a period of three years. (Re-Advert) 2018-03-27 10:00 173/2015
Provision of Mpls Network Services and Internet Access to the Municipality for a period of 36 months 2018-03-29 12:00 UGU-05-1465-2018
Cleaning of reservoirs and towers. 2018-03-27 10:30 JW OPS 015/17
Appointment of a Travel Agent for the period of 3 years 2018-03-27 11:00 MHSC015/2017-18
Supply & Delivery of Borehole Maintainance Spares to Mopani District Municipality for 36mothns Multi-framework contract. 2018-03-27 12:00 MDM 2017-055/1
Requests for proposals are hereby invited from relevant services providers for the lease of Desktops and Laptops for a period of 36 months 2018-03-29 12:00 UGU-05-1466-2018


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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