It is important to ensure you understand all parts of the tender documentation provided. Each tender is evaluated against key factors and may also include evaluation criteria that can be used as a guide in developing your application.
For more complex tenders, suppliers may be invited to attend a pre-application briefing.
If you require any assistance, call the nominated contact officer or one of the Industry Advocate Consultants.
To learn more on how to be successful when tendering for government contracts register for one of the Industry Advocate’s Supplying to Government Workshops, these workshops are designed to guide businesses through the intricacies on tendering and quoting for state government procurement.
The Industry Advocate in conjunction with Business SA developed a Tendering Handbook for small business so they can be better equipped to win government contracts. This is a practical guide to help small business on tendering rules and requirements and managing the process.
If you are unsuccessful with a tender, it is also important to seek feedback from the agency, which will help you understand how you can improve your next tender.
To be added to a portal where agency procurement staff and contractors on large infrastructure projects search for suitable sub-contractors, register with the Industry Capability Network (ICN) Gateway. Basic registration is free and work packages are also listed on the site.
Want to raise your profile on ICN? Workshops are available to assist businesses to learn how to raise their profile on ICN and improve their chances of being selected for more work opportunities. Email ICN SA to register your interest for these workshops: firstname.lastname@example.org.