Advertised Tenders

BID NumberDESCRIPTION & REQUIREMENTS DATES & TIMES:
Clarification Meetings & Bid closing
CONTACT DETAILS:
Administrative/
Technical Enquires
DAC003/2122Contracting of a service provider to provide Internet Connectivity to Public Libraries (KZN) for a period of thirty-six (36) months
Only bidders who are B-BBEE status Level of contribution 1; EME or QSE;
Registered with ICASA shall be considered
Bidders will be assessed on eligibility, functionality criteria and thereafter 80/20 preference point system shall be applied; sub-contracting of a minimum of 30% as condition and as set out on the bid document.
Clarification meeting – N/A


Submission: Closing Date/ time: 29 October 2021 at 12h00
Administrative:
Tholakele Ndaba
NdabaT@kzndac.gov.za
Tel. 033 – 342 2380
Technical:
Mzomuhle Zuma
ZumaMz@kzndac.gov.za
DAC004/2122Contracting of a service provider/s to render the services of E-Books to the Department (public libraries) for a period of thirty-six (36) months

Bidders will be assessed on eligibility, functionality criteria and thereafter 80/20 preference point system shall be applied; and as set out on the bid document.
Clarification meeting – N/A

Submission: Closing Date/ time: 22 October 2021 at 12h00
Administrative:
Nomusa Hlengwa
HlengwaN@kzndac.gov.za
Tel. 033 – 264 3449
Technical:
Samantha Joel
JoelS@kzndac.gov.za
DAC005/2122Contracting of a service provider/s to render the services of Periodicals (Serial Subscription) to the Department and public libraries for a period of thirty-six (36) months
Only bidders who are B-BBEE status Level of contribution 1; EME or QSE;
Bidders will be assessed on eligibility, functionality criteria and thereafter 80/20 preference point system shall be applied; and as set out on the bid document.
Clarification meeting – N/A

Submission: Closing Date/ time: 22 October 2021 at 12h00
Administrative:
Nomusa Hlengwa HlengwaN@kzndac.gov.za
Tel. 033 – 264 3449
Technical:
Samantha Joel JoelS@kzndac.gov.za
DAC007/2122Appointment of a panel of suppliers for the supply of Library Books for a period of thirty-six (36) months (as and when required)
Only bidders who are B-BBEE status Level of contribution 1; EME or QSE;
Bidders will be assessed on eligibility, functionality criteria and thereafter 80/20 preference point system shall be applied; and as set out on the bid document.
Clarification meeting – N/A

Submission: Closing Date/ time: 25 October 2021 at 12h00
Administrative:
Tholakele Ndaba
NdabaT@kzndac.gov.za
Tel. 033 – 342 2380
Technical:
Samantha Joel
JoelS@kzndac.gov.za

Supporting Information

Acceptable bid offers shall be evaluated using 80/20 or 90/10 preference points system and in line with Preferential Procurement Regulation of 2017 issued in terms of Procurement Policy Framework Act No. 5 of 2000 and as set out in the bid document. The bidder’s eligibility, capability and suitability to provide the required goods/ services will also be assessed as detailed on the bid document.

Availability of bid documents and submission of offers: Documents shall be available from Tuesday, 28th September 2021 and shall be sent on request by emailing the contact person under administrative enquiries. The documents to be printed as A4 size, one sided, and onus is on the bidder to ensure that all pages are printed. Bidders to submit two (2) copies of the document i.e. (i) hard copy of the document and (ii) a soft copy (scanned to a disc/ USB – compatible with latest drives).

Bids offers are to be completed in accordance with the conditions and rules contained in the bid documents or Terms of Reference and supporting documents must be placed in a sealed envelope and externally endorsed WITH THE BID NUMBER, DESCRIPTION, REGION (where applicable) CLOSING DATE OF THE BID AND ADDRESSED TO THE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT. THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE BIDDING COMPANY MUST BE ENDORSED AT THE BACK OF THE ENVELOPE.  Bid offers must be deposited in the Bid Box at the office of the Department of Arts and Culture, Heritage House, 222 Jabu Ndlovu Street, Private Bag x 9140, Pietermaritzburg 3201 before the closing date and time; failure to submit on time shall lead to disqualification. Bid offers shall be recorded immediately after closing and envelopes will only be opened after 72 hours (adherence to Covid 19 protocols). Names of bidders and price offers (where possible) shall be uploaded on the Departmental website.

The Department supports firms who comply with the national Initiatives for the advancement of HDI`s and Black Economic Empowerment.

Bidders failing to adhere to the requirements as stipulated above and in the bid document will be disqualified. The Department reserves the right not to make an award. The lowest, or any bid will not necessary be accepted and the Department reserves the right to accept any bid either in whole, or in part thereof. In addition, the Department reserves the right to re-open process of soliciting bid offer/ appointing a panel at any time should it deemed necessary to do so.