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.
Upgrading of Pniel Library and Administrative Offices, Pniel, Stellenbosch 2018-04-20 12:00 BSM 79/18
Ward 46 Senior Citizens Event Catering for 60 people 2018-03-26 15:00 GF11800752
Procurement of IT Backup / Restore & Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity and Related Services 2018-04-06 11:00 RFP060/2018
Supply and Delivery of Hand Tools. 2018-04-10 11:15 SAAT002/18
Appointment of a suitable service provider for Annual Subscription Renewal of manage engine ad audit plus for a 3 year period 2018-04-20 12:00 B/SM 78/18
For a service provider to develop Transnet's online integrated annual report for a period of nine (9) months. 2018-04-10 12:00 GSM/18/02/1603
Internal, External Paintwork and Repairs at the Franschhoek Administration Offices and Town Hall 2018-04-20 12:00 BSM 80/18
Supply and Deliver Mobrey Ultrasonic Panel Mount Controller and Transducer. 2018-03-29 12:00 GD11800884
Supplying of wood Edging machine for ESS. 2018-03-29 12:00 GD11800885
Special safety at roadworks training. 2018-04-04 12:00 SK11800252
Steel and related services 2018-04-20 12:00 WDM 12/2018
ICT Network Connectivity and Installation. 2018-04-11 11:00 PUR 806/18
Grader Bladed, plough bolts and nuts 2018-04-20 12:00 WDM 11/2018
Building and Terrain Maintenance, Upgrade, Alterations and Extensions. 2018-04-11 11:00 PUR 5600/15
New tyres and related services – Swartland & West Coast area 2018-04-20 12:00 WDM 10/2018
Supply of Drawing Equipment 2018-04-11 14:00 PUR 5800/8
New tyres and related services – Cederberg & Matzikam area 2018-04-20 12:00 WDM 09/2018
Supply and delivery of vehicle megaphone 2018-03-26 11:00 GK11800554
Oil and Lubricants 2018-04-20 12:00 WDM 08/2018
Supply: Cartridges 2018-03-27 11:00 GM11800686


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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