Tips for Submitting Tenders and Quotations

tips for submitting tenders and quotations

Here are some quick tips to help improve your offer response.

  • Read and understand the requirements in the tender or RFQ, including the selection criteria, scope of works or brief.
  • Review the tender or RFQ evaluation criteria. This is a list of criteria which is used to evaluate all submissions. Find out more about the evaluation process HERE.
  • Address all the criteria and requirements, or your submission may not be considered.
  • Provide relevant examples to demonstrate your experience in delivering the required goods, services or works.
  • Any questions to the buyer will be answered through the issuing of an addendum. Ensure that you read all the issued addendums.
  • You may note that your business is an Aboriginal-owned business or an Australian Disability Enterprise.
  • Lodge your submission through the appropriate platform, which may be the VendorPanel MarketplaceNSW eTendering portal, or placed it in the Tender Box located in the Council Administration Building foyer. 

 Have more questions? View our Procurement FAQs HERE.

Free training and resources to help improve tender writing

Local Procurement Workshop Recording

 In October 2023, for Small Business Month, Council held a local procurement workshop to help local small businesses understand how to do business with Camden Council and local government. View the recording below for information relevant at the time of when the workshop was held. 





TAFE NSW, in conjunction with the Small Business Commission, is offering Micro Skills Courses for small businesses to help better understand NSW Government tendering processes HERE.

NSW Government Business Connect

Find and book a webinar or event from a business expert. Develop your procurement skills with their free training resources HERE

Tendering requirements for Local Government

Watch a recorded webinar on the tendering requirements for local government delivered by NSW Business Connect HERE. 

Small Business Commissioner

Learn how to supply goods and services to the State government with the Small Business Commissioner's free training and guides HERE.