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Tender Specification Writing in Procurement

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Create tender specifications that are clear, correct, complete and concise.


July 12, 2021 -


Closing Date for registrations:

5 July

Course Venue:

Online, instructor-led training


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R 6450 excluding VAT

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Course Objectives

Create tender specifications that are clear, correct, complete and concise.

Next date: 12-13 July

Tender specifications communicate and translate specific requirements for a product or service. The intention is to prompt a response that meets the desired requirements and fulfills all requested obligations, in a timeous submission. This course covers the organising of specifications, the types of specification methods available, and the specific type of language used for writing specifications.

You will learn

  • The key drivers that determine the purpose of specifications., The process of selecting an appropriate specification method., Specification language that is not open to multiple interpretations., How a Statement of Need (SON) or Requirement (SOR) promotes your institution’s acquisition objectives; such as maximising value for money; quality and performance standards., The procedures for sealed bid tenders: Tendering instructions; conditions of tender; form of tender and contract documents., Evaluating quotations and tenders and the criteria for evaluating and awarding a contract., Contract matters: reducing risk and protecting the organisation and signatory - additional conditions other than standard terms and conditions., The content to be included in debriefing procedures for unsuccessful bidders., The stages of progressing; receiving and accepting: a check list for compliance.

Who should attend

  • Procurement and Supply Chain Managers, Chief Procurement Officers, Team Leaders, Cross-functional team members, Commercial Specialists, Contract Managers, Sourcing Manager, Commodity Managers, Category Managers, Buyers (Junior to Senior)


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