|How do I evaluate an offer?|
Evaluation;Planning the Purchase
|How do I develop the conditions for participation, the evaluation criteria and an evaluation methodology for the purchase of goods and services?|
All offers must be evaluated fairly and equitably in a manner consistent with the Government's procurement principles. The final decision must be able to withstand public scrutiny.
Offers must be evaluated in accordance with the Evaluation Plan, which is developed prior to offers being invited.
For guidelines for evaluating goods and services tenders/submissions, refer to Evaluating Tenders and Evaluating Quotations.
For major works (building and construction/roads and bridges), tenders must be evaluated in accordance with the evaluation criteria outlined in the tender documentation. Tender evaluation will generally be by:
For guidelines for evaluating major works tenders, refer to the Procurement Process for Major Works.
For minor works (building and construction/roads and bridges), submissions must be evaluated in accordance with the evaluation criteria outlined in the request documentation.
When evaluating submissions, it is necessary to consider:
For guidelines for evaluating minor works submissions, refer to the Procurement Process for Minor Works.
Note: For useful suggestions on evaluating tenders generally, refer to Tips for Evaluating Tenders.
The evaluation methodology, conditions for participation and evaluation criteria are intricately linked processes which must be undertaken during the planning stage of the procurement. Detailed information on developing conditions for participation, evaluation criteria and an evaluation methodology is available by following this link.