Pre-Qualification Criteria When Awarding Tenders

12 Jul 2016

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:


Draft Procurement Regulations Media Release

5 Jul 2016

 The Draft Procurement Regulations 2016 were released on 14 June 2016. If these regulations are going to be implemented it will change the Tender environment in South Africa. Below is the media release from the Office of the Chief Procurement Officer, explaining the major changes in the Regulations:


Financial Guarantees for Tenders

27 Jun 2016


Bid Adjudication Committee Rules

22 Jun 2016

All competitive Bids that are awarded by Government Entities must be awarded by a Bid Adjudication Committee.


Completing Standard Bidding Document 7

13 Jun 2016


General Procurement Guidelines

6 Jun 2016


How the tender process works

30 May 2016

It is imperative for all potential bidders to familiarize themselves with the tender process in South Africa. There are procedures that need to be followed by Government Entities when they issue a request for quotation or competitive bid (tender). These procedures are governed by different Acts such as the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (Act no 5 of 2000) and the Public Finance Management Act (Act 1 of 1999 as amended by Act 296 of 1999) to name but two.


Functionality in Tenders Part 2 - 10 Tips

23 May 2016

Tenders in South Africa are measured on three principles, namely Functionality, Price and Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE). An Enterprise's ability to execute a contract is measured through the Functionality Principal in the Tender Environment. If an Enterprise's tender response does not pass the Functionality test it can't be measured on Price and B-BBEE. Enterprises that respond to tenders must ensure that they will pass the Functionality test in order to advance.


Functionality in Tenders Part 1

16 May 2016

The Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act 2011, establishes the rules according to how Government Entities must evaluate tenders. The Preferential Procurement Regulations of 2011 takes it a step further and gives guidance on how to specifically award points according to certain criteria such as B-BBEE and Price.


Tender Briefing sessions, Site Meetings & Information Sessions

9 May 2016

If you have ever responded to a request for quotation or a competitive bid you will have come across a 'Briefing Session, Site Meeting or Information Session'. These are meetings that are held before the quotation or a competitive bid (tender) is due.



Title Closing Date Tender No.
Supply and delivery of a vehicle for IDP and led unit. 2018-05-21 12:00 13/04/2018
Supply and Delivery of Dry Granular Chlorine in 25kg Drums 2018-05-07 11:00 SQ04181200
The Supply and Delivery of Dry Rations to the Department of Defence (Northern Cape Province) for a Period of Three (03) Years. 2018-05-29 11:00 CPSC- B- PC- 008- 2017
Supply and delivery of 25 x laptops for Councillors. 2018-05-22 12:00 12/04/2018
Supply and deliver Filter Bags. 2018-05-04 11:00 GQ04181749
Supply and deliver Stainless Steel Soap Dispenser 2018-05-04 11:00 GQ04181749
Supply and deliver Vacuum Cleaner Type Ptt Trolley 2018-05-04 11:00 GQ04181749
Supply and Delivery of 8X4 Chassis Cab with Hooklift. 2018-05-28 10:00 289G/2017/18
Supply and Delivery of Medical Oxygen to the City of Cape Town Municipality. 2018-05-28 10:00 290G/2017/18
Provision of a Storage Site (Repository) and Disposal of Documentation/Files and Records and Electronic System of Managing Documents for the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) for a fixed period of one (1) year 2018-05-18 11:00 GT/ GDE/ 066/ 2018
Provisioning, delivery, installation, commissioning and training of a high-speed advanced dual purpose (CO2/Fibre) laser, engraving and cutting machine on a once-off basis in accordance with specification no 32110/17: Province: Gauteng. 2018-05-29 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 150 TR (17):
Hiring of portable chemical toilets. 2018-05-30 12:00 SUPPLIES AND SERVICES CONTRACT No. 37 OF 2018
Request to go out on an Urgent RFB to acquire an alternative suitable office space for SITA Mpumalanga Nelspruit through an operating lease for an initial minimum period of 5 years with an option to / renew / extend for a maximum of another (5) five years 2018-05-18 11:00 RFB 1731/ 2018
Appointment of Service Provider for provision of Telecommunication Services and Maintenance to the NYDA for a period of Sixty (60) Months 2018-05-25 11:00 NYDA2018/ 01/ ICT
Prefabricated offices for Social Development Cofimvaba Service Office. 2018-05-05 11:00 SCMU5-18/19-0006
Tender for the lease of corporate office space for National Youth Development Agency Tshwane Branch for a period of five (5) years 2018-05-23 11:00 NYDA2018/ 01/ FAC–Tshwane
Tender for the lease of corporate office space for National Youth Development Agency Cape Town Branch for a period of five (5) years 2018-05-21 11:00 NYDA2018/ 01/ FAC–CapeTown
Provision of Security Services- Alarm monitoring and armed response for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2021. 2018-06-01 12:00 T39.17.18
Supply of maintenance and support for the VMware solution and the existing HP equipment for the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) for a period of 36 months 2018-05-18 11:00 RFB 1735/ 201
Maintenance of Doe Schools in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Municipality in the Eastern Cape Province -Phakamile PS in Kwanobuhle, Uitenhage 2018-05-21 12:00 CDC/ 52/ 18