How do I find out about opportunities to tender with the City?
The City invites organisations to bid for the supply of goods and/or services via the City's eProcurement portal.Do I need to register in the electronic procurement system to submit responses?
The City of Cockburn advertises Public Tenders in either the Wednesday or Saturday edition of the West Australian under the 'Local Government Tender’s' Section.
All Procurement processes are run through the City eProcurement Portal, 360.
What is 360?
Yes. Registration is free and registered suppliers will;
· Receive automatic email notifications;
· Receive access to view and download documentation; and
· Submit responses online.
360 is an online eProcurement system used by the City to advertise, receive and evaluate and manage responses for all Requests for Tenders (RFT), Requests for Quotations (RFQ), Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Expressions of Interests (EOI) issued by the City’s authorised officer.How do I access the system?
Can I talk to Councillors about Tenders or Quotations?
A link is provided on the City’s website to the eProcurement Portal
. Details are also included in any publicly advertised Requests in The West Australian newspaper.
What is a Conflict of Interest?
No. It is not permitted and will result in disqualification from the process. You can contact Procurement Services on firstname.lastname@example.org
A Conflict of Interest is any situation where there is, or may appear to be,a relationship between a Suppliers Personnel, Councillor and a Local Government employee that could influence, perceived or otherwise, the decision making process.What do I do if I may have a conflict of Interest?
Do I have to answer all the questions in the Requests?
Should you have a conflict or perceived conflict of interest you are required to disclose this to the Governance Department via email@example.com
as soon as you become aware of the situation.
Yes. You are required to provide a response to all questions for the system to enable the “Submit” button to be activated and your submission received.Can responses for Tenders and Quotations be submitted in hard copy?
No. All responses must be submitted electronically via the eProcurement portal, otherwise your submission will be deemed non-compliant and not acceptedCan I obtain a hard copy of the Sourcing documentation from the City?
No. Documentation is only provided electronically via the eProcurement portal.Can I submit an alternative response in the system?
Yes, when the system permits it. Not all requests allow alternate submissions. Suppliers who submit a conforming tender within the system may when permitted also submit an alternative tender.Can my submission be received after the advertised day and closing time?
Do not leave uploading of your submission to close to the scheduled closing time, otherwise it may not be fully received before the system automatically closes the request. How can I respond to a submission if I do not have Computer equipment?
The City provides free public internet access across all it libraries. PCs can be booked in advance and used to upload submissions. Free public Wi-Fi is also available at the City’s libraries.Who can I contact if I have any technical issues with the system?
How do I know if my organisation fits within the City of Cockburn Boundaries and/or the South West Metropolitan Group of Councils (SWG)?
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
if you require assistance regarding the registration process or technical support.