Evaluation of Technical criteria according to the Draft Regulations

All Government Tenders in South Africa are evaluated on Technical criteria (also known as Functionality) before it is evaluated on Price and B-BBEE. The current Preferential Procurement Regulations of 2011 does not address this matter specifically however, this has been changed by the new Draft Preferential Procurement Regulations of 2016.

According to the Draft Preferential Procurement Regulations 2016, paragraph 4, it states the following:

Technical criteria in Tenders

By Werner van Rooyen


7 April 2014

In all tenders you as the tenderer will have to respond with some Technical Criteria. You will need to score a set minimum of points on the Technical Criteria of a tender in order to advance to the next phase of evaluation in the tender process.

Usually Organs of State evaluate tenders as follows:


Title Closing Date Tender No.
3 Year SAP basis support for Denel's system (Technical Support). 2018-07-25 12:00 DEN409/12/08/2018
Construction of Makgwabe to Mphane Access Road Phase 2. 2018-07-27 12:00 MIG/LP/1980/R/15/19
The provision of meteorological Services. 2018-07-31 10:00 KBG1850 - R1
Dismantling and construction of 33 and 132 KV Overhead power lines and optical ground wire within Msunduzi Municipal Electrical Network. 2018-07-27 12:00 CONTRACT No. SCM 1R OF 17/18
Provision of procurement services. 2018-07-31 10:00 MPGXC005163
Supply and Delivery of Street Light Fittings 2018-07-16 11:00 INFRA/CEE15/2017
Hosting of Local Economic Development Summit 2018. 2018-07-23 11:00 DEV/LED01/2017
Refurbish of boardroom table and office desk at Athlone Subcouncil Offices. 2018-07-20 12:00 SK11900004
Fleet Replacement 2018/2019 2018-07-23 11:00 INFRA/TSD01/2018
Dismantling of R-Tanks at the TM1 Terminal in Durban 2018-07-17 12:00 3342620-215C-716
3 year sap BW functional support for Denel's bw reporting system and BCS. 2018-07-25 11:00 DEN410/12/06/2018
Supply, delivery and erection of 15m tower at Estancia Substation in Mpumalanga Operating Unit 2018-07-18 10:00 PTATEN2413
Supply of pressure transducers and accompanying signal conditioning hardware for the measurement of pressure fluctuations in a low-pressure steam turbine. 2018-07-26 10:00 ERIC 0087
Supply, delivery and erection of 21m Tower at Jericho Substation in Mpumalanga Operating Unit 2018-07-18 10:00 PTATEN2414
Appointment of a panel of service providers for the supply, installation and commissioning of Heating, Ventilation and Air conditioning systems, including the manufacture and installation of ducting and associated ventilation controls or the repair and maintenance of existing systems on an “as and when required “ basis for a period of three ( 3 ) years. 2018-07-26 12:00 SENT/011/2018-19
Supply, delivery and erection of 21m Tower at Lebohang Substation at Mpumalanga Operating Unit 2018-07-18 10:00 PTATEN2415
Appointment of a service provider to maintain the current Traffic Authority Management System (TRAFMAN) of the Alfred Duma Local Municipality for period of three years. 2018-07-27 11:00 PS 12/2018
Request for Proposal for Construction of Additional Ablution Facilities at the International Arrivals. 2018-07-18 11:00 DIA79/2018
Provision of cleaning services at SABC Offices in Kimberley and Platfontein in Northern Cape for a period of three (3) years. 2018-07-27 12:00 RFP/LOG/2018/47
Appointment of Service Provider to Provide Physical Security Services for the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board Maritime Centre of Excellence for a period of 36 months (3) years. 2018-07-18 11:00 ZNT18/19KZNSB01


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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