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.
Cherry Picker battery operated trailer type as per Specification. 2017-11-28 11:00 SPSC- B- 029-2017
Supply and Delivery of A4 Duplicating (Copy) Paper 2017-11-27 11:00 SPU/ B/ DSS/ 113/ 17
Appointment of an Environmental Assessment Practitioner (Eap) to Conduct Environmental Impact Assessment (Eia) for Slops Treatment Facility within the Coega Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) 2017-11-28 12:00 CDC/ 418/ 17
Provision of Sewage Treatment Plant Services 2017-11-27 14:00 MED00108Gx
Upgrading of existing Fire Booster Pump Station to ASIB requirement and Maintenance 2017-11-29 11:00 GRJ 15/2017
Appointment of a professional civil engineering service provider for the rehabilitation of runways and RET'S at O. R. Tambo International Airports 2017-11-29 12:00 ORT 140/2017
Provision of technical support for development and implementation of Capacitation Building Strategy for the Western Cape Government (WCG) for a period of six (6) months 2017-11-30 11:00 WCPT01/2017/18
Supply, Operation and Maintenance of Photocopier machines for a period of three years 2017-11-30 11:00 17/2017
Provision of security service for a period of three years 2017-11-30 11:00 19/2017
Printing of Municipal Newsletter for a period of three years 2017-11-30 11:00 20/2017
Provision of specialised legal advice and services for a period of three years 2017-11-30 11:00 10/2017
Request for C12 Upgrade 2017-12-01 10:00 SCM2017-09-01
The design, manufacture at works, testing, quality assurance, delivery to site or stores, off-loading, erection, commissioning, de-commissioning and disposal of Valve Regulated Lead Acid Cells; battery stands and battery cabinets, and all accessories. 2017-11-30 10:00 CORP4244
Construction of Mahoxo Road Phase 2 2017-11-30 11:00 AMLT13/2017
Request for proposal for the resuscitation of government garages in the four districts mucipalities of the North West province for the period of twenty (20) years 2017-12-01 11:00 CS&TM 11/17/18
Meetmekaar Water Supply 2017-12-01 11:00 NMMDM 17/18/06-A PMU
Springbokpan Water Supply 2017-12-01 11:00 NMMDM 17/18/06-B PMU
Provision of short term insurance broker services for a period of 36 months 2017-12-01 11:00 NMMDM 16/17/07 CRSS
Supply and delivery of one (1) new two-wheel drive cab tractor 2017-12-01 12:00 HES-EL 09/1718
Supply of Materials (Carpentry, Building and Plumbing for Makhado, Mutale and Obed Mashaba Fire station) 2017-12-01 12:00 VDM/CORP/29/09/2017/02


Functionality and Tenders

In all competitive bids (tenders) you as the bidder will have to respond to Functionality. You will need to score a set minimum number of points, measured as a percentage, on Functionality of a competitive bid (tender) in order to advance to the next phase of evaluation in the tender process.

Usually Organs of State evaluate competitive bids (tenders) as follows:

  • The tender response is evaluated on Functionality where the bidder must score points out of a maximum of 100 points.
  • A threshold of between 65 to 75 out of 100 points... Read More
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