General Tenders

24 November 2022


Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

BID DESCRIPTION: Appointment of the Service provider to provide security services to the HSRC Pretoria office and Sweetwaters for a period of three (03) years

Final pricing schedule (download)

Terms of reference (download)

  Bid Number: HSRC/12/2022/23 

  1. Introduction:

 The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is a research organisation that advances social sciences and humanities for public use. The HSRC subscribes to the values of good governance, accountable public administration and sound management of the resources as reflected in the Public Financial Management Act of 1999 (PFMA as amended by Act 29 of 1999) and other laws and regulations applicable to public administration.

Established in 1968 as South Africa’s statutory research agency the HSRC has grown to become the largest dedicated research institute in the social sciences and humanities on the African continent, doing cutting-edge public research in areas that are crucial to development.

Our mandate is to inform the effective formulation and monitoring of government policy; to evaluate policy implementation; to stimulate public debate through the effective dissemination of research-based data and fact-based research results; to foster research collaboration; and to help build research capacity and infrastructure for human and social sciences.

The specific objective of this assignment is to provide security services, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week (24/7) at selected HSRC offices.

  • Evaluation Criteria:

Preference Points System: 80/20 (Price: 80 and B-BBEE: 20).

NB: The minimum threshold on functionality is 70 points to qualify for further evaluation stages.

  • Access to Bid Documents:

Bid documents will be free of charge and available on the HSRC website (www.hsrc.ac.za). Bid documents must be deposited into the HSRC Tender Box at HSRC building, 134 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.

 NB: The HSRC shares the building with the Department of Social Development.  Bidders are requested to ensure that their proposals are deposited into the correct tender box.

4. Bid closing date: 15 December 2022 at 11:00.

5. Contact Details:

Bid process and document enquiries:

Mrs Ronewa Ramagovhodo, Email: RRamagovhodo@hsrc.ac.za, 012 302 2151