Tender Manual – A Complete Guide

(10 customer reviews)

R650,00 inc. VAT

The Tender Manual is a comprehensive, step by step guide on how to respond to South African Tenders.

It contains examples of completed Standard Bidding Documents and includes the BRAND-NEW SBD 6.1. The SBD 6.1 deals with Specific Goals and explain how Specific Goal points must be claimed.

To have a look at what you can expect in the Tender Manual, click here: Index Tender Manual E-book

It is available as an E-Book (Electronic copy) and will be emailed to you as soon as you have completed the transaction.

Description

The Tender Manual is a comprehensive, step by step guide on how to respond to South African Tenders,  assisting beginners as well as experts in responding to Requests for Quotations, Requests for Proposals and Competitive Bids. These are collectively referred to as tenders. This Tender Manual includes tips and tricks to ensure that the tender response document is not disqualified due to non-compliance.

The advice in this Tender Manual is based on experience in the completion and submission of tenders with the aim to improve the chance of success by cutting administrative oversights with tender submissions. Remember that submitting a 100% compliant tender response document will not guarantee success. The final decision to award a tender belongs to the Tender Bid Evaluation and Tender Award/Adjudication Committees and there may be other considerations when awarding tenders.

It contains examples of completed Standard Bidding Documents and includes the BRAND-NEW SBD 6.1. The SBD 6.1 deals with Specific Goals and explain how Specific Goal points must be claimed.

The Tender Manual address all the following:

  • Legislation Governing Procurement in South Africa
  • Different tender descriptions (Types of Tenders; Generic definition of a Tender; Open Tenders; Closed Tender; Procurement under contracts secured by another Organs of State; Unsolicited bids)
  • The similarities and differences between Organ of State and Private Sector tenders
  • Tender process flow (Advertising tenders; Briefing Sessions; Compiling the tender response document; Submitting the tender response document; Tender Evaluation; Tender Award)
  • Compliance and Pre-qualification criteria (Compliance documents (Returnable documents); Pre-qualification criteria)
  • Functionality (Functionality Points Evaluation by Organs of State; Example of a Typical Functionality Scorecard; Calculation of Functionality points; Bid response – Functionality)
  • Preference Point System (Price; Cost Factors that determine the tender price; Breakeven in a tender; B-BBEE; The Preference Point System; Awarding a contract to a bidder(s) not scoring the highest points; What happens if there is a tie between two tenders; Market related prices)
  • Sub-contracting (Definition of sub-contracting; Sub-contracting after award of tender – Regulation 12; Sub-contracting 30% – Pre-Qualifying Criteria – Regulation 4; Sub-contracting 30% – Objective Criteria – Regulation 9)
  • Joint Ventures and Consortia (Definitions; Joint Venture strategies; General Joint Venture Information)
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Standard Bidding Documents (SBD)
  • What does the abbreviations SBD, MBD etc. mean?; Current Standard Bidding Documents; Tips on completing SBDs.

10 reviews for Tender Manual – A Complete Guide

  1. Siziphiwe

    I need tender guide as a first timer

  2. Joh

    This information is helpful

  3. John

    Very helpful

  4. Mzekelo Mndalana

    Good day I want to know well how to do a quotation tenders

  5. matome sydney kgatla

    very helpful

  6. matome sydney kgatla

    helpful

  7. Zibele Gqobo

    I wanted to know more on tendering documents, the different tenders e,g panel. i want to also know on how to fill in tendering document from the first page till the last page

  8. Leonard Kele

    This information is helpful.

  9. Leonard Kele

    Helpful information.

  10. Winny Mdhlalyse

    I need tender guide as a first timer

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