April 1st deadline looms for registration on PGWC supplier database

| 0 Comments
Deadline_approaching.jpgThe recent Ariba roadshow in the Western Cape highlighted the implications of the Amended PPPFA Regulations and emphasised that all suppliers to the Provincial Government Western Cape must be registered on the Western Cape Supplier Database (WCSD) by April 1, 2012.

To qualify to respond to Provincial Government Western Cape bids and tenders published onwards of April 1, 2012, suppliers must have registered on the database.

There are several benefits to registering as soon as possible on the single centralised supplier database for all the provincial government’s purchasing and procurement:

  1. Effective and more efficient implementation of the province's preferential procurement and B-BBEE policies.
  2. A single database from which all provincial buyers can source goods and services from centrally verified service providers.
  3. Once registered, suppliers no longer need to register on multiple departmental or government agency databases.

In order to register on the WCSD, suppliers must be well prepared to perform the following:

  1. Complete the registration document, which is available from all provincial government offices and via email on supplierdatabase@quadrem.com. Or, contact the Supplier Database Helpdesk at 0861 225 577.
  2. Provide all of the supporting documents required—depending on the business type—and Ariba support staff will assist where necessary.
  3. Compulsory information includes, amongst others, a valid and original Tax Clearance Certificate and a signed Declaration of Interest (which the provincial government has included with the registration documents).
  4. Submit all of the documentation to the nearest Ariba office. Ariba then requires a minimum of five working days to verify the data and capture and verify the information.
  5. Once completed, the supplier will be issued with a Verification Certificate indicating their unique Supplier Database registration code.

Ariba and the Provincial Government are teaming up to do their part to help with this critical initiative. They have established a central help-line on 0861 225 577 and walk-in offices during working hours at 1st Floor Liesbeek House, River Park Office Complex, Mowbray for the convenience of suppliers and service providers.

Ariba is doing all that it can to assist suppliers with the process as once they are on the database, they will be responsible for updating their particulars on an annual basis or as information changes.

Leave a comment


SmartProcurement Newsletter
X

Please enter your details below to receive the SmartProcurement Newsletter for FREE on a regular basis.

As part of the SmartProcurement Newsletter you will be receiving World Class Procurement News, Tools, Tips, Tactics, Procurement Training updates, Upcoming Events, and the latest Procurement Career Openings.

* Email Address:
* Title:
* First Name:
* Surname:
* Company:
  Position:
* Country:
* Public / Private:

 

Career opportunites

Operations Manager

  • >500 000 Gauteng Operations, Planning & Inventory Permanent Supply Chain
Our client within the FMCG industry with a ...More

Warehouse and Distribution Manager

  • >500 000 Gauteng Logistics & Warehousing Operations, Planning & Inventory Permanent
An exciting opportunity awaits for a Warehouse and ...More

Demand Planner

  • <500 000 Permanent
Get an opportunity to be part of one ...More

Procurement Manager

  • >500 000 Gauteng Permanent Procurement Management Procurement Officer / Specialist
An opportunity for a seasoned Procurement Manager, who ...More

Industrial Engineer

  • >500 000 Gauteng Industrial Engineer Permanent Procurement Consultant
An exciting opportunity that offers extensive exposure on ...More

Deputy Director: Procurement

  • >500 000 Contract Procurement Management Procurement Officer / Specialist Western Cape
Department of Economic Development and Tourism:Procurement Specialist, Ref ...More

DEMAND PLANNING MANAGER

  • >500 000 Gauteng Operations, Planning & Inventory Projects / Category Management
(Total Cost to Company R750k – R900K) excluding ...More

GLOBAL SUPPLIER PERFORMANCE MANAGER

  • >500 000 Gauteng Operations, Planning & Inventory Permanent Projects / Category Management
(Salary: R 1.3M –R1.5M, dependent on level of ...More

GLOBAL CATEGORY MANAGER

  • >500 000 Contract Gauteng Procurement Consultant Projects / Category Management
Total Cost to Company R1mil – R1.2mil excluding ...More

Project Manager

  • >500 000 Contract Procurement Management Projects / Category Management Western Cape
 Description:A well-known retail organization is looking for an ...More

PROCUREMENT ANALYST

  • >500 000 Analyst Gauteng Permanent Procurement Management
Description:A leading infrastructure development group with strong presence ...More

Commodity Manager: Fuels and Lubes

  • Commodities Gauteng Permanent Projects / Category Management
 Ensuring continuity of supply in line with business ...More

Senior Facilities Manager

  • >500 000 Commodities Gauteng Operations, Planning & Inventory Permanent
(Total Cost to Company R800K – R900K) Johannesburg Our ...More

ENGINEERING STANDARDS MANAGER

  • <500 000 >500 000 Gauteng Industrial Engineer Permanent Procurement Management
(Total Cost to Company R350K – R550K) JOHANNESBURGYou ...More

Supply Chain Analyst

  • <500 000 >500 000 Permanent Procurement Officer / Specialist Supply Chain Western Cape
(Total Cost to Company R350K – R550K)  SOUTHERN ...More

Security Manager

  • <500 000 >500 000 Gauteng Permanent Projects / Category Management Strategic Sourcing
(Total Cost to Company R350K – R550K) JOHANNESBURG This ...More

Demand Planner

  • <500 000 >500 000 Operations, Planning & Inventory Permanent Projects / Category Management
(Total Cost to Company R450k – R550k, dependent ...More

Procurement Specialist-Randburg

  • >500 000 Gauteng Permanent Procurement Management Procurement Officer / Specialist
(Total Cost to Company R700k – R800k including ...More

Solutions Architect

  • >500 000 Gauteng Industrial Engineer Permanent Projects / Category Management
(Total Cost to Company R1.3Mil – R1.1Mil including ...More

MANUFACTURING MANAGER - OLIFANTSFONTEIN

  • >500 000 Gauteng Permanent Projects / Category Management
(Total Cost to Company R850k – R950K including ...More