ICT Tenders – Mini budget blues

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It's a typically quiet week for the National Tender Bulletin as government holds its breath for news from Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's 2019 mini-budget. This slow-down normally runs for two to three weeks after the Parliamentary address.

Software advertisements lead the issue followed closely by services with a handful of opportunities. Hardware and telecommunications receive a single request respectively.

This week's notable entries involve information management: a call for information from the Western Cape Department of Health on a laboratory information management system and a proposal request from the Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority for the lease of a fully integrated ERP system and management information system.

New tenders

Human Sciences Research Council
A service provider is sought to collect data for the 2019 annual round of the South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) - with the possibility of an extension for two additional survey rounds (conditional on performance and funding status).
Tender no: HSRC/ 10/ 2019/ 20
Information: Musawenkosi Tsibande, Tel: (012) 302 2362, E-mail:
Closing date: 15 Nov 2019
Tags: Services, Data collection

State Information Technology Agency
SITA is advertising for the supply of an eGazette system, support and system optimisation at the Government Printing Works for a period of thee years.
Compulsory briefing: 6 Nov
Tender no: RFB 1978/ 2019
Information: Zimkita Bolo, Tel: (012) 482 2956, E-mail:
Closing date: 15 Nov 2019
Tags: Software, Services, Support and maintenance

South African Diamond and Precious Metals Regulator
The regulator wishes to appoint a service provider to provide a Web filtering application tool to protect its network from malware and phishing e-mails, and block Web sites.
Compulsory briefing: 6 Nov
Tender no: SADPMR45/ 2019/2020
Information: Technical: Qaphela Ntshobane, Tel: (011) 223 7000, E-mail: General: Cynthia Khadiamovha, Tel: (011) 223 7000, E-mail:
Closing date: 14 Nov 2019
Tags: Software, Security

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
The department is looking for a service provider to lease a telephone system at the Office of the Registrar of Deeds: Pietetermaritzburg, for a period of three years.
Compulsory briefing: 4 Nov
Tender no: DRDLR (CRD- 05)2019/ 20
Information: Technical: Sithembiso Msomi, Tel: (033) 355 6820, E-mail: General: Buti Matjila, Tel: (012) 338 7107, E-mail:
Closing date: 18 Nov 2019
Tags: Telecommunications, Hardware, Software

Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority
The authority is advertising for provision of research services on the influence of emerging technologies and artificial intelligence skills in the sector.
Tender no: EWSETA/ RFP/ 01/2019
Information: Technical: Kabelo Masilo, Tel: (011) 274 4700, Fax: 086 696 0478, E-mail: General: Mpho Maphuti, Tel: (011) 274 4700, Fax: 086 696 0478, E-mail:
Closing date: 25 Nov 2019
Tags: Services, Research and analysis

Financial Services Board
Data analysis subscription services are sought for regulatory insight.
Compulsory briefing: 11 Nov
Tender no: FSCA2019/ 20-T014
Information: Georgina Serumula, Tel: (012) 422 2855/2925, E-mail:
Closing date: 26 Nov 2019
Tags: Software, Business Intelligence, Services

Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority
Proposals are requested for the lease of a fully integrated ERP system and management information system for a period of five years, with an option to purchase at the end of the lease term.
Compulsory briefing: 14 Nov
Tender no: Proj/ 2019/ 03
Information: Lebogang Phaleng, Tel: (011) 381 8900, E-mail:
Closing date: 28 Nov 2019
Tags: Software, ERP, Services

Request for information

Department of Health, Western Cape
Information is requested on a laboratory information management system for the Western Cape Government: Department of Health.
Note: Payments must be deposited into the Department of Health’s account and internet transfers (EFTs) are also acceptable.
Tender no: WCGHCL053/ 2019
Information: Technical: Michael Vismer, Tel: (021) 928 1510, E-mail: General: Riaan Meyer, Tel: (021) 483 6005, E-mail:
Closing date: 22 Nov 2019
Tags: Software, Information management


National Research Foundation
The NRF wishes to form a panel of service providers that will provide printing services to NRF-SAASTA for a period of three years.
Tender no: NRF/ SAASTA/ 07/2019- 2020
Information: Technical: Bafedile Kgwadi, Tel: (012) 392 9332, Fax: (012) 320 7803, E-mail: General: Tshepo Matheane, Tel: (012) 392 9300/9358, Fax: (012) 320 7803, E-mail:
Closing date: 15 Nov 2019
Tags: Services, Printing


Department of Home Affairs
Appointment of a service provider for the provision of IT infrastructure support and maintenance at main data centre, ports of entry, offices and mobile units nationally for the Department of Home Affairs for a period of three years.
Tender no: DHA06- 2019

South African Revenue Service
Metro Ethernet fibre services.
Tender no: RFT- 1- 2019/ 20


Department of Public Works
DPWI baseline assessment of the status of the information system for a period of three months.
Tender no: HP19/ 012GS
Successful bidder: Struggles Descartes (PTY) Ltd
Value: R1 117 800

National Energy Regulator of South Africa
The appointment of a suitable service provider to provide Integrated Facilities Management Services (IFMS) for a period of two years.
Tender no: NERSA/ 1920/FAD/ IFMS/BID005
Successful bidder: AFMS Group (Pty) Ltd
Value: R10 011 188

State Information Technology Agency
Refresh a panel of products, services, customer specific solutions packaging and financial modelling experts to SITA, from the date of approval till 31 May 2021.
Tender no: RFA 1645- 1/2019
Successful bidders: Intellergy Trading (Pty) Ltd
Deloitte & Touche
Bitz Technologies cc T/A Abacus Advisory
Value: Not applicable

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