|Tender Reference:||ASPIRE 007-2018|
IT SUPPORT AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES
The purpose of this request for quotation is to identify and appoint a suitably qualified service provider to provide IT support and maintenance services to ASPIRE. This will be for an initial period of 6 months, with the option to extend for a further 6 months. These services will ensure that the Agencyâ€™s network, internet connection, email and computer systems operate effectively and optimally. The service provider will also provide ASPIRE with technical support, as and when required.
RFQ documents will be available from Thursday, 21 June 2018 and can be requested via email from email@example.com. The minimum specifications are detailed in the RFQ document.
No briefing session will be held.
Completed RFQ documents are to be placed in a sealed envelope endorsed " IT SUPPORT AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES : RFQ 007-2018 in the bid box at ASPIRE Reception, 6 Princes Road, Vincent, 5247 not later than 11h00 on 28 June 2018 at which time the bids will be opened in public.
Bidders to note that a Pre-Qualification Evaluation will be undertaken. A minimum score of 70% in total in the technical evaluation criteria must be scored in order to proceed to the Financial Evaluation. The pre-qualification evaluation criteria and points are as follows:
Experience - 50 points
Expertise - 50 points
PREFERENTIAL PROCUREMENT POLICY FRAMEWORK ACT (PPPFA) POINTS WILL BE AWARDED AS FOLLOWS:
Price - 80 points
B-BBEE Status Level of Contribution - 20 points
TOTAL 100 points
SUPPLIERS/SERVICE PROVIDERS SHALL TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING BID CONDITIONS:
[a] Service Providers must be registered in the Central Supplier Database (CSD).
[b] The ASPIRE Supply Chain Management Policy will apply;
[c] The ASPIRE does not bind itself to accept the lowest quotation or any other quotation and reserves the right to accept the whole or part of the quotation;
[d] RFQs which are late, incomplete, unsigned or submitted by facsimile or electronically, will not be accepted.
[e] Price(s) quoted must be valid for at least thirty (90) days from the date of your offer.
[f] Price(s) quoted must be firm and must be inclusive of VAT.
[g] A firm delivery period must be indicated.
[h] For all transactions your tax reference number at SARS must be furnished.
[i] This quotation will be evaluated in terms of the 80/20 preference point system as prescribed in the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act and for this purpose, the enclosed form MBD6.1 must be scrutinized, completed and submitted together with your quotation