|Tender Reference:||Aspire 011-2012|
|Awarded To:||Mrubhe Security Services|
Request for Quotations
Provision of Security Services for the Emthonjeni Arts Center: Hamburg
Aspire, registered as the Amathole Economic Development Agency, is a state – owned company (SOC) and is wholly owned by the Amathole District Municipality. Our vision is to be a pioneer in the stimulation of spatial economic development.
Aspire’s vision is to be a pioneer in the stimulation of spatial economic development. We are positioned as a “trusted advisor, stimulator and partner in the regional economic environment” and our mission is to stimulate locality development, with the objective of regenerating small town economies. We believe that the regeneration of decaying small towns will enhance their ability to contribute to the economy of the Amathole Region, and will improve the quality of life of its residents.
The purpose of this bid is to appoint a suitable security services company to provide on-site security guard services at the Emthonjeni Arts Center located in the small town of Hamburg, approximately 100 kilometers from East London.
Bid documents and detailed terms of reference can be collected from Aspire offices, 6 Princes Road, Vincent, East London, at a cost of R 50 per document. Bidders to please note that there is no briefing session for this bid, and all queries and requests for information are to be addressed in writing to the project manager, Ms Aileen Puhlmann (Tel: 043-721 2070, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Aspire Supply Chain Management Policy will apply to adjudication of the bid using the 80/20 point system, as well as the Broad – Based Black Economic Empowerment (BB-BEE) model. The points will be allocated according to the following:
Price 80 points
BB-BEE Contribution Level 20 points
In addition to the above, the following minimum criteria must be satisfied:
•All bids must be submitted with a current BEE certificate, issued by a certified verification agency, as failure to do so will result in nil points being scored for BB-BEE contribution level. If applicable, exempt micro-enterprises to provide letters from registered accountants / auditors confirming their status levels, else nil points will be awarded for BB-BEE.
•All tables in the bid document to be completed in full, as failure to do so will be reflected in the allocation of points during bid evaluation
•All bids to be submitted with a valid original copy of a SARS tax clearance certificate
•All bids to meet a minimum score of 70% overall for functionality, to proceed to price evaluation
Failure to meet these minimum criteria will result in the bid being considered non-responsive and therefore not considered for award of the contract.
Completed bid documents must be delivered at the Aspire reception situated at 6 Princes Road, Vincent, East London not later than Friday, 19 October 2012, no later than 11h00 am.
Bids which are late, incomplete, unsigned or submitted by fax or electronically, will not be accepted.