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.
Outsourcing of the Layout, Printing and Distribution of the Department of Defence Strategic Plan, Annual Performance Plan and Annual Report for a Period of Three (03) Years. 2018-06-28 11:00 CPSC- B- PC- 013- 2018
Contract for the Supply, Delivery, Installation and Maintenance of Security Camera System Services for a Period of Two (02) Years at DOD School of Catering. 2018-06-25 11:00 CPSC- B- PC- 012- 2018
The Tribunal has outsourced its internal audit function and through this Request for Proposal (RFP) is requesting proposals from potential bidder(s) for the provision of Internal Audit Services for the Tribunal. 2018-06-29 11:00 RFP/ 2018- 2019/ 001/ Internal Audit
Repairs and Refurbishments of West End Community Health Centre at Nelson Mandela Metro-PE. 2018-06-29 11:00 SCMU3-17/18-0361-HO
Appointment of Service provider for the Printing and Mailing of Consumer Accounts. 2018-06-25 12:00 82/2018
Raw Materials for disposable and Hygienic sanitary products 2018-06-25 12:00 KGO024052018
Supply and Installation of Conrete Palisade Fencing at Thulamahashe Dumping Site 2018-07-15 12:00 BLMW012
Tenderers are invited for the rendering of street cleaning services within the Worcester Central Business Area for the period ending 30 June 2020 to the Breede Valley Municipality. 2018-06-29 11:00 BV613
Cleaning of private plots with “Bossiekappers” and Weedeaters, as and when required, for a period of three years from date of appointment. 2018-06-25 12:00 COM016 OF 2018
Request For Proposals WAM1 network design solution 2018-07-20 16:00 ATNS/HO/RFP/WAM1 NETWORK DESIGN SOLUTION/20/07/2018
Request For Proposals WAM1 Shelters and Civil Works 2018-06-29 16:00 ATNS/GARDENSERVICES/04/20/2018
Re-Issue_The Supply and Delivery of Stationery to Medupi Power Station Project. 2018-06-25 14:00 R-PS(M)2017/HM/04
Banking services for uMlalazi Municipality 2018-07-16 12:00 31/17/18
The South African Weather Services (SAWS) wishes to extend its services through the identification of partners who can generate revenue from the development, marketing and sales of industry specific products and services. A Request for Information (RFI) is therefore being issued to evaluate potential partnership opportunities available in the market. 2018-06-29 11:00 RFI-01/2018
Appointment of Service Provider for the Rehabilitation and Reconstruction of Merriman Street, George. 2018-06-25 12:00 T/ING/021/2018
Appointment of Service Providers to manage third party payments for George Municipality. 2018-06-25 12:00 FIN030/2018
Cleaning Services for Transnet Engineering Saldanha. 2018-07-19 10:00 TE18-SLD-1FF-3163
Civil Maintenance of Eskom Buildings in Standerton and Thuthukani on an “as and when required basis” 2018-06-26 10:00 MPGXC005166
Design, Manufacture, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of a new Automated Test Bench for Coach Business. 2018-06-26 10:00 TE18-SRX-1DF-03218
Supply and services contract no. 6 of 2018 – section 11. Provision of a general cleaning and garden service at the Municipal Market, Pietermaritzburg. 2018-06-26 12:00 SUPPLY AND SERVICES CONTRACT No. 6 OF 2018 – SECTION 11


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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