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Tender Watch: Getting up to speed

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Government bodies are getting their ducks in a row in 2015, with The South African Social Security Agency; Ditsong Museums of South Africa; Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa; and the Department of Defence among a number of entities refreshing their supplier databases.

New tenders

Department of Correctional Services
A service provider is sought for the supply and delivery of handheld portable two-way radios, with accessories and mobile radios, to various correctional centres for a period of 36 months.
Compulsory briefing: 11 February
Tender no: DCS 2/2015
Information: Christopher Aries, (012) 307-8151, (012) 305-8313; fax: (012) 323-5621, 086 533 6200, 086 533 0370, 086 529 6371
Closing date: 16 February

Consulting services are also required for the supply, installation, commission, delivery and maintenance of the enterprise architecture and automated business process management suite for the department over a period of two years.
Compulsory briefing: 30 January
Tender no: HO 10/2014
Information: Christopher Aries, (012) 307-8151, (012) 305-8313; fax: (012) 323-5621, 086 533 6200, 086 533 0370, 086 529 6371
Closing date: 16 February

Council for Geoscience
The council requires a service provider to provide printing management services for a period of three years.
Non-compulsory briefing: 23 January
Tender no: CGS 2014-028
Information: Procurement Unit, Council for Geoscience, 280 Pretoria Street, Silverton, Pretoria; or Lesego Mohlala, (012) 841-1181, e-mail: Imohlala@geoscience.org.za; or Lebogang Mampuru, (012) 841-1125, e-mail: Imampuru@geoscience.org.za
Closing date: 16 February

Department of Water and Sanitation
The department invites proposals from professional service providers for the development of a resource directed measures decision support system.
Compulsory briefing: Was 9 December
Tender no: WP 10944
Information: Technical enquiries: Boitumelo Sejamoholo, (012) 336-8372, e-mail: sejamoholob@dwa.gov.za; or Shane Naidoo, (012) 336-6707, e-mail: naidooshane@dwa.gov.za
Closing date: 5 February

South African Social Security Agency
SASSA invites proposals for the provision of a call centre solution.
Compulsory briefing: 26 January
Tender no: SASSA:21/14/ICT
Information: Technical enquiries: Tshidi Khobane, (012) 400-2563. Supply chain management enquiries: Ndivhuwo Mbedzi, (012) 400-2544
Closing date: 11 February

The agency is also advertising for the procurement of the enterprise project governance tool.
Compulsory briefing: 26 January
Tender no: SASSA:20/14/ICT
Information: Technical enquiries: Tshidi Khobane, (012) 400-2563. Supply chain management enquiries: Ndivhuwo Mbedzi, (012) 400-2544
Closing date: 12 February

National Treasury
A service provider is sought for the implementation of a banking platform for co-operative financial institutions.
Non-compulsory briefing: 23 January
Tender no: NT001-2015
Information: Technical: Hlengiwe Kheswa, (012) 315-5397, e-mail: hlengiwe.kheswa@treasury.gov.za. General: Aletta Mbuyane, (012) 315-5285, e-mail: aletta.mbuyane@treasury.gov.za; or Tumelo Kwinana, (012) 395-6632, e-mail: tumelo.kwinana@treasury.gov.za
Closing date: 5 February

Department of Trade and Industry
The DTI requires an offsite storage vendor for a period of five years.
Tender no: DTI 21/14-15
Information: www.thedti.gov.za, e-mail: Tenders@thedti.gov.za
Closing date: 6 February

South African Revenue Service
SARS invites qualified service providers to submit a proposal to render a service for the supply of a job design solution, which utilises themes of work and standardised job design criteria in a SAP HCM compatible environment.
Tender no: RFP 24/2014
Information: SARS tender office, (012) 422-6821, e-mail: tenderoffice@sars.gov.za
Closing date: 16 February

Media, Information and Communication Technologies SETA
MICT SETA invites all suitably qualified, capable service providers to submit proposals for the provision of ISP and GSM services.
Tender no: MICT 01/2015
Information: Technical: Hennie Rheeder, (011) 207-2626; or Cedric Kekana, (011) 207-2637
Closing date: 10 February

Government Pensions Administration Agency
To meet the needs of its changing client base, the GPAA is modernising. In order for this modernisation to be effective, it is looking to make use of skills and goods from experienced and enthusiastic individuals and companies from all disciplines who are interested in contributing towards positive change. If this is you or your company, please put together a bid and proposal for the provisioning of an MPLS (multiprotocol label switching) solution for the GPAA's head office in Pretoria and regional sites across SA.
Tender no: GPAA 26/2015
Information: RFP26_2015@gpaa.gov.za
Closing date: 10 February

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa
A service provider is sought to provide ICASA with a 20Mbps data link with Internet access for a three-year period.
Non-compulsory briefing: 29 January
Tender no: ICASA 40/2014
Information: Tebogo Ledwaba, (011) 566-3214, e-mail: TLedwaba@icasa.org.za
Closing date: 13 February

ICASA also requires a service provider to provide the supply, installation, programming and commissioning of audio visual equipment and to provide a bucket of 24 hours for post-implementation support over a one-year period.
Non-compulsory briefing: 29 January
Tender no: ICASA 39/2014
Information: Tebogo Ledwaba, (011) 566-3214, e-mail: TLedwaba@icasa.org.za
Closing date: 13 February

Legal Aid SA
Legal Aid invites suitably qualified and reputable service providers to submit proposals for the provision and implementation of application performance monitoring software.
Tender no: 11/2014
Information: SCM: Merriam Rasetsoke, (011) 877-2000. Technical: Andile Mbatyoti, (011) 877-2000
Closing date: 9 February

Road Accident Fund
The RAF invites experienced and suitably qualified service providers to provide enterprise architecture services within the organisation, which will meet the RAF's requirements for current and future needs.
Compulsory briefing: 26 January
Tender no: RAF/2014/00035
Information: Pinky Hlungwani, e-mail: PinkyH@raf.co.za. No telephonic queries will be entertained.
Closing date: 5 February

The fund also invites experienced and suitably qualified service providers to provide relevant information on enterprise scanning and content management solutions, as well as architecture, which will meet the RAF's requirements for current and future needs.
Tender no: RAF/2014/00036
Information: Yolanda Bangeni, Yolandaba@raf.co.za . No telephonic queries will be entertained.
Closing date: 5 February

Supplier database invitations

South African Social Security Agency
SASSA invites professional service providers with the following technical/professional expertise with an interest in participating as technical advisors in the payment tender evaluation process to register in the SASSA supplier database:
* Banking
* ICT financial sector covering: technology, data and business architecture; risk management
* Accountants (Accounting)
* Lawyers, eg, IP lawyers
Information: Maanda Sadiki, (012) 400-2082; or Dumisile Ndlovu, (012) 400-2491, cell: 082 454 6540

Ditsong Museums of South Africa
Suppliers are invited to register on the DMSA supplier database. Those suppliers which are already registered can update their information on the system.
Information: Nthabiseng Mnisi, (012) 000 0010, e-mail: nthabiseng@ditsong.org.za

Department of Defence
The DOD is inviting all prospective service providers to register as supplier/s on seven maintenance unit databases.
Note: Registration will open from 1 February to 28 February (excluding weekends). During the period 1 March 2015 to 31 January 2016 (excluding weekends and public holidays), the registration will be closed, but updates of supplier information will be allowed.
Information: Major LG Zuma, (012) 339-6436; or Captain BC Malome, (012) 339-6567
Closing date: 28 February

Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa
The Land Bank invites all prospective suppliers to apply for listing as a preferred supplier on the bank's database for the 2014/2015 financial year. Commodities:
* Office supplies/stationery; and
* Computer services/software/computer equipment.
Note: Registration on the supplier database does not guarantee business opportunities.
Tender no: T19/12/14
Information: Memory Skosana, (012) 686-0829; or Ntswaki Legwale, (012) 686-0838
Closing date: 13 February

National Institute for the Humanities and Social Science
The NIHSS is a newly established government component established in the field of humanities and social sciences. The role of the NIHSS will be to broadly enhance and support the HSS in SA and beyond, as well as to advise government and civil society on HSS-related matters. As a public entity, NIHSS invites service providers and suppliers to register on the NIHSS supplier database as official suppliers for the 2014 to 2015 financial year.
Information: Betsho Letsholo, (012) 482-0243, e-mail: kletsholo@deloitte.co.za
Closing date: 11 February

Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa
To comply with the requirements of the Public Finance Management Act and the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, ECIC invites service providers for goods and services to register on the supplier database. The ECIC promotes B-BBEE initiatives and would urge all SMEs to apply.
The lists of commodities are as follows:
* Forensic audit
* Supply chain consultants
* Risk consultants
* Assets management and advisory
* Financial risk management
* Training and development
* Asset management
* Corporate printing services
* Printing
* IT services
* Licensing
* Transaction/commercial advisor
* Programming
* IT systems and developments
* Network and cabling
* Strategic advisor
* IT consultancy
* Computer hardware
* System integrator
* Servers
* Business process engineering
* * Computer equipment
* Programme and project management consultants
* Computer software
* PABX solution
* Voice and video conferencing
* Telephone conferencing
* Stationery
* Security services
* Furniture and office equipment, ie, desks, workstations, chairs
* Document filing services
* Other (please specify)
Note: Suppliers that have not applied for inclusion in the ECIC database subsequent to 1 April 2013 will be removed from all previous versions of the database if a new or re-application is not received by the closing date.
Information: Gqamile Nkabinde, (012) 471-3800, e-mail: Nkabinde@ecic.co.za
Closing date: 13 February

National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications
NRCS invites existing and prospective suppliers to apply for registration as prospective service providers. This list should also be used to promote black economic empowerment through the participation of black-empowered enterprises, black-owned enterprises (as defined in the "Strategy for Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment" issued by the Department of Trade and Industry) as well as the promotion of businesses owned by other historically disadvantaged individuals. For the implementation of the supply chain management, the NRCS invites suppliers to be listed onto a supplier database for the following commodities and services, but not limited to:
* Stationery
* Printer services
* Security services
* Audio visual equipment
* Computer software
* Office equipment (labour-saving devices)
* Computer equipment
* Professional (management/financial consultants/events management)
* Maintenance of access control and CCTV systems
* Computer network support
* Transcription and recording services
* Document translation
* Training and development institutions (accredited)
* Off-site storage
* IT network cabling services
* Computer consumables
* Video and photography

Information: Solomon Motlana, (012) 428-8765, e-mail: motlanms@nrcs.org.za; or Glenda Mathane, (012) 428-8827, e-mail: mathang@nrcs.org.za; or Thobela Mqikela, (012) 428-8837, e-mail: mqikelt@nrcs.org.za; or e-mail: scm@nrcs.org.za
Closing date: 31 March

Extension of closing date

State Information Technology Agency
ITA is advertising for provision and support of local area networks (LANs) to schools in the Western Cape Education Department.
Tender no: RFB 1287/2014
Information: (012) 482-2668 or (012) 482-2543. E-mail: tenders@sita.co.za
New closing date: 3 February

Erratum

South African Social Security Agency
The South African Social Security Agency hereby invites proposals for the provision of support and maintenance services for ERP Oracle for a period of three years.
Tender no: SASSA: 18/14/ICT
Erratum: This bid will be evaluated on functionality as stipulated in the terms of references, and only service providers that score a minimum of 80% out of 100% on functionality will proceed to be evaluated further on price and B-BBEE level of contribution.

Cancellations

National Credit Regulator
Continuous maintenance and development of National Credit Regulator Web site
Tender no: NCR268/11/14

Department of Education, Gauteng
Provisioning of sustainable end-to-end e-content solution model for all the GDE schools, to model the 21st century classroom
Tender no: GT/GDE/123/2014

Department of Trade and Industry
Appointment of an off-site storage vendor for the DTI for a period of five years
Tender no: dti 16/14-15

Online information system to provide access to country risk reports, industry market reports and a company intelligence service
Tender no: dti 15/14-15

Department of Higher Education and Training
Installation of ICT system and BMSS at 12 new and two refurbished FET college campuses
Tender no: DHET042

Results

Department of Water and Sanitation
Application for the upgrade of SAP server and storage at head office
Tender no: W0989-WTE
Successful bidder: Storage Technology Services
Value: R18 209 106

Supply of support and maintenance of Symantec Veritas storage fountain on the SAP servers for a period of one year
Tender no: W0963-WTE
Successful bidder: Sithabile Technology
Value: R1 374 347

The supply, delivery, installation, splicing, termination and testing of fibre-optic cable for Vlakfontein Canal
Tender no: W0963-WTE
Successful bidder: Mpfuleni ICT Solutions
Value: R725 838

Department of Local Government, Western Cape
The appointment of a service provider to develop a municipal Web site platform and content management system (CMS) to be adopted and rolled out to 10 municipalities in the Western Cape
Tender no: LG 08/2014/2015
Successful bidder: Bluegrass Technologies
Value: R883 642

Department of Education, Gauteng
Provision of storage site (repository) of files and records for the Gauteng Department of Education
Tender no: GT/GDE/172/2013
Successful bidder: Docufile Johannesburg
Value: R1 855 697

Gauteng Gambling Board
Automisation of business processes for the Gauteng Gambling Board
Tender no: RFP GGB/014/03
Successful bidder: Non-award

Office of the Premier, KwaZulu-Natal
Procurement of an enterprise content management solution for Cabinet office for the KwaZulu-Natal Office of the Premier
Tender no: KZNB 7 P/2013/2014
Successful bidder: Datacentrix
Value:
Not disclosed

Mine Health and Safety Council
Microsoft Enterprise Project Management
Tender no: MHSC/025/14-15
Successful bidder: All About Expert
Value: R999 951

Legal Aid South Africa
Provision of fixed assets verification scanning system for a period of three years
Tender no: 04/2014
Successful bidder: Tat-I-Chain
Value: R1 252 000

Provision of the rental of a photocopier machine for a period of three years
Tender no: 06/2014
Successful bidder: Dalitso Business Equipment
Value: R6 518 825

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