NOTIFICATION FOR BRIEFING SESSION EXTENTION
APPOINTMENT OF A SERVICE PROVIDER FOR THE SUPPLY, IMPLEMENTATION, SUPPORT AND MAINTENANCE OF THE GOVERNANCE, RISK & COMPLIANCE (GRC) SOLUTION FOR GEMS WITH ONE (1) YEAR SUPPORT AND MAINTENANCE WHICH CONTRACT MAY BE ANNUALLY RENEWABLE FOR TWO (2) MORE YEARS.
GEMS has advertised the tender for GEMS/GRCSystem/2023/CON012 with the incorrect closing date of 18 October 2023. Due to a technical problem we encountered during a briefing session on 18 October 2023, the new briefing session date is 01 November 2023 from 10h30-12h00. Attendees joining the session more than 15 minutes after the starting time noted i.e. after 10h45 will be deemed not to have attended the briefing session.
Prospective service providers are required to notify the relevant person Gerald Chriwa at the respective email address at CON012.23GRCSystem@nexia-sabt.co.za, before 10h00 on 30 October 2023 whether they will attend the briefing session. Bidders will be provided with a link to connect and join the session on confirmation of attendance. Attendees must have their own copies of the bid document in the briefing session.
The new closing date for this bid is 15 November 2023 at 11h00am.
Procurement process administered by GEMS and Nexia SAB&T
Invitation to small businesses in the Healthcare Industry to participate in the GEMS Procurement Advice Centre (PAC) initiative
The Government Employees Medical Scheme (GEMS) was registered in terms of the Medical Schemes Act 131 of 1998 with effect from 1 January 2005 and commenced member enrolment on 1 January 2006. The registered office of the Scheme is based in the Menlyn Maine Precinct, Pretoria.
GEMS is dedicated to enhancing its transformation initiatives and supporting small businesses looking to enter the competitive procurement landscape or wishing to increase their competitiveness in the procurement environment. GEMS is equally committed to promoting procurement compliance among companies interested in responding to GEMS and other tenders.
GEMS has therefore implemented a Procurement Advice Centre (PAC) to promote providers’ procurement competitiveness.
GEMS would like to extend an invitation to small businesses* in the Healthcare Industry to participate in the Procurement Advice Centre's Tender Training and Supplier Database Registration Coaching Program, initiated by GEMS.
The program support interventions span a maximum duration of six (6) months, during which you will participate in various online training sessions and complete tender exercises.
Interested small businesses are required to provide GEMS with their contact information, company profile, and a valid B-BBEE certificate, which must be submitted to only the email address of ProcAdviceCentre@gems.gov.za for consideration. GEMS reserves the right not to place an applicant on the Program in its sole discretion.
All enquiries could also be directed by mail to ProcAdviceCentre@gems.gov.za.
PLEASE REGISTER YOUR INTEREST AS A BUSINESS AT YOUR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.
*Small businesses are defined as EMEs/ QSEs with at least 51% Black ownership or at least 30% Black Women ownership.
Kindly note the closing dates of the following tenders:
GEMS/Publication&Printing/2020/CON001- Closing date 15 July 2020 at 11h00 using this email firstname.lastname@example.org ;and
GEMS/Comms&MarketingAgency/2020/CON002 – Closing date 09 July 2020 at 11h00 using this email email@example.com.
Bidders are requested to take note of all documents that must be submitted in line with the amended bid instructions communicated through queries. All responses must be submitted only on noted email addresses and no fax/ delivery will be accepted.
No late bids will be considered.
GEMS Switchboard: 012 366 4500