What a tender
Taxes from business activities go into the coffers of the state and sent to them, including for payment of work performed under government orders or goods for the state needs. And since the economy has long ceased to be planned, the cost of these works and goods depends, including, and from the market, i.e. it can be completely different. As the savings and rational use of funds allocated from the budget, is the main task of the financial state structures among the enterprises, wishing to deliver goods or to perform some work, the tender is announced. In fact it is a contest where you choose the winner, goods, services or works which are the most optimal ratio of price and quality.
Announcement of upcoming tenders, the customer – municipal or state organization places on the dedicated website of public procurement on the Internet and on some other websites. The announcement for the tender documentation, which lists the requirements of the subject bidding, terms of delivery or execution, the criteria by which it will select the winner. The participants declared the tender must submit their applications by the deadline-if necessary, the application may be accompanied by a Bank guarantee or contract of guarantee as collateral.
Why the need for tender Department in the company
Implementation of the state order may not be very profitable in commercial terms, is a prestigious job that improves the business image of any company. Therefore, enterprises participating in the tender even, at times, a few underestimate the value of their services, goods and works. To monitor tenders, time to apply and participate in them, the companies employ dedicated specialists and even created whole departments tender, if the company is large enough and is a permanent participant of such competitive bidding.
Professionals working in the tender Department, are monitoring Internet portals, specialized websites and trading platforms where ads are placed on conducting public tenders. They also need to analyse the tender documents and decide the cost-effectiveness of the company's participation in a particular tender, and on this basis to make decisions about participation in them. They quickly prepare the application forms and all required documents, stipulated in the tender documentation as mandatory for the application.
The responsibilities of staff in these departments also include consultation with managers and other departments on the specifics and pricing of the offered products and technical parts of the proposals, business correspondence with the customer, and timely provide upon request all necessary information about the conditions of delivery, guarantees, certificates.