Tender

Schema

title:

string, multilingual

The name of the tender, displayed in listings. You can include the following items:

  • tender code (in procuring organization management system)
  • periodicity of the tender (annual, quarterly, etc.)
  • item being procured
  • some other info
description:

string, multilingual

Detailed description of tender.

tenderID:

string, auto-generated, read-only

The tender identifier to refer tender to in “paper” documentation.

OpenContracting Description: TenderID should always be the same as the OCID. It is included to make the flattened data structure more convenient.

procuringEntity:
 

ProcuringEntity, required

Organization conducting the tender.

OpenContracting Description: The entity managing the procurement, which may be different from the buyer who is paying / using the items being procured.

value:

Value, required

Total available tender budget. Bids greater then value will be rejected.

OpenContracting Description: The total estimated value of the procurement.

guarantee:

Guarantee

Bid guarantee

date:

string, Date, auto-generated

items:

list of Item objects, required

List that contains single item being procured.

OpenContracting Description: The goods and services to be purchased, broken into line items wherever possible. Items should not be duplicated, but a quantity of 2 specified instead.

features:

list of Feature objects

Features of tender.

documents:

List of Document objects

OpenContracting Description: All documents and attachments related to the tender.

questions:

List of Question objects

Questions to procuringEntity and answers to them.

complaints:

List of Complaint objects

Complaints to tender conditions and their resolutions.

bids:

List of Bid objects

A list of all bids placed in the tender with information about tenderers, their proposal and other qualification documentation.

OpenContracting Description: A list of all the companies who entered submissions for the tender.

minimalStep:

Value, required

The minimal step of auction (reduction). Validation rules:

  • amount should be less then Tender.value.amount
  • currency should either be absent or match Tender.value.currency
  • valueAddedTaxIncluded should either be absent or match Tender.value.valueAddedTaxIncluded
awards:

List of Award objects

All qualifications (disqualifications and awards).

contracts:

List of Contract objects

enquiryPeriod:

Period, required

Period when questions are allowed. At least endDate has to be provided.

OpenContracting Description: The period during which enquiries may be made and will be answered.

tenderPeriod:

Period, required

Period when bids can be submitted. At least endDate has to be provided.

OpenContracting Description: The period when the tender is open for submissions. The end date is the closing date for tender submissions.

auctionPeriod:

Period, read-only

Period when Auction is conducted.

auctionUrl:

url

A web address for view auction.

awardPeriod:

Period, read-only

Awarding process period.

OpenContracting Description: The date or period on which an award is anticipated to be made.

status:

string

active.enquiries:
 Enquiries period (enquiries)
active.tendering:
 Tendering period (tendering)
active.auction:Auction period (auction)
active.qualification:
 Winner qualification (qualification)
active.awarded:Standstill period (standstill)
unsuccessful:Unsuccessful tender (unsuccessful)
complete:Complete tender (complete)
cancelled:Cancelled tender (cancelled)

Status of the Tender.

lots:

List of Lot objects.

Contains all tender lots.

cancellations:

List of Cancellation objects.

Contains 1 object with active status in case of cancelled Tender.

The Cancellation object describes the reason of tender cancellation contains accompanying documents if any.

revisions:

List of Revision objects, auto-generated

Historical changes to Tender object properties.

Important

The Tender dates should be sequential:

  • Current time
  • enquiryPeriod.startDate
  • enquiryPeriod.endDate
  • tenderPeriod.startDate
  • tenderPeriod.endDate