DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION

The South African High Commission wishes to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced service provider (in the fields of property valuation and conditions assessment) to conduct a property valuation and detailed conditions assessment of the State-Owned Residential properties in London, United Kingdom.

SPECIFICATIONS/ SCOPE OF WORK

The appointed service provider shall be required to perform and report on the condition of the property and make recommendations on the continued utilisation thereof.

Potential Service Providers must comply with all minimum requirements to qualify for the next stage of the evaluation process. Non submission will result in disqualification.

Phase 1

The minimum requirements which must be fully and comprehensively complied with are as follows: All documents must be submitted in English

Company Profile, knowledge, and experience

The service provider must submit a company profile which demonstrates a minimum 5 years of experience in preparing conditions assessments and performing valuations.

Knowledge and Experience

The project structure is expected to include at least one professional registered architect and/or one professional registered quantity surveyor with experience in property conditions assessments and valuations.

The service provider must submit a CV of each team member, clearly indicating –

a) Qualifications and proof thereof.

b) Professional registration with relevant building profession council (if applicable) and proof thereof;

c) Experience (if applicable) in performing conditions surveys.

d) Certified copy of a valid Tax Clearance certificate

e) Certified copies of registration as a professional property valuator and assessor

Phase 2

Walk-Through Survey

The prospective shortlisted service provider/s will be expected to carry out a walk-through survey with the aim of visually observing the five properties. Terms of reference regarding expectation will be released to shortlisted service providers prior to the walk-through survey.

The document on work to be conducted will be made available after the site visit/s to prospective service providers. The Terms of Reference (TOR)

Following the site visit and briefing, shortlisted service providers should submit an indication of what their charge to the South African High Commission would be to undertake the assessment.

All interested parties should submit an indication of interest on or before 20 July 2022. Only shortlisted service providers will be invited to survey the properties on 26 July 2022. Quotations for the anticipated report should be submitted by 08 August 2022.

Any clarification needed during the process must be addressed in writing to:

Mr Sello Makgabo

Email: makgabos@dirco.gov.za (Only for this project)

Tel: +44 2074517256

All submissions should be sent to:

Mr Derrick Benn

Email: bennd@dirco.gov.za