Understanding public/private procurement policies as well as tendering processes.
Companies that prioritize procurement analytics in decision-making achieve tangible ROI improvements that positively impact the bottom line
Working on digital transformation in your organization? Here are some important FAQs on Digital Procurement to get you started…
We have made it easier for your company to directly procure from trusted businesses using pre-negotiated Supplier Price Lists.
Experience reduced risks, improved responsiveness, reduced costs & increased compliance when sourcing for suppliers in Africa.
Experience a seamless transition from evaluating Request for Quotations to managing Purchase Orders and Invoices, on a single platform
We have made some big changes to our platform by launching two e-procurement solutions called #Procure (for Buyers) and #Supply (for Suppliers)
In public procurement, what does the tender requirements, bid submissions and tender evaluation process have in common?
No matter how small or how young your business is, there are many opportunities for you in Kenya’s public procurement
Understanding Kenya’s Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) special requirements for bidder eligibility in tenders
There are two important avenues through which public procurement entities does sourcing for suppliers and bidders..
In Kenya’s public procurement, it is a legal requirement to give bidders 14 days to either purchase the tender or download it for free
IFMIS provides the ability to digitally accept bid responses and in doing so, accelerate the adoption of e-procurement by public entities.
We have deliberately built Scale to simplify the tendering process, for everyone.
Most procuring entities require proof that your business has successfully done similar work either in terms of capacity or of a similar value.
Saves time through reduced negotiation times as a set auction date increases the bidder’s ability to meet the procurement deadlines.
Utilized where the public entity requires goods, works or non-consultancy services but is not able to determine the exact quantities required at the time of entering into the agreement.
Getting work done by a public entity or semi-autonomous government agency using its own personnel & equipment (or hired labour).
Allows different bidders to provide competitive quotations for products and services, among which the best will be selected.
Useful when a public procuring entity needs to purchase low-value items that are not frequently procured and are not covered in a framework agreement.
A competitive procurement method that limits requests for tenders to suppliers, contractors or service providers already shortlisted by a procuring entity.
To DO or NOT to do? Here’s a list of some of the important things that you, as a tendering entity, needs to be cognizant of as you engage in public tendering.
The first question you need to ask yourself before starting to bid for government tenders in Kenya is, “Am I legally eligible to bid for tenders?”
Bid securities should be from a reputable bank, insurance company (approved by PPRA) or in the form of cash or letter of credit. Here is the latest list of all approved tender/bid security providers as provided by PPRA.
If you use the MPI as your guide while tendering for supply of goods, you are less likely to under-price yourself to a loss neither will you overprice yourself out of the tender.
Every tender specifies the mandatory, technical as well as financial documents that you are required to submit in order to qualify to win. Section 79 of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act defines this as “Responsiveness of tenders.”
Serialisation is one of those pesky mandatory requirements in every tender document. But it is also the reason most businesses have lost the opportunity to win tenders.
All seasoned entrepreneurs understand that it takes a mix of experience, research and, at many times, outright gut feeling to know whether the cost you have put in your bid proposal gives you the best chance of winning the job.
Over KSh 300B worth of GoK tenders set aside every year for AGPO, here how to starting participating for a share of these funds.