Contact the IDT National Office

+27 (0) 12 845 2000 +27 (0) 12 348 0939

We are responsible for delivering social infrastructure and social development programme management services on behalf of government. The social infrastructure programmes we deliver include public schools, clinics, community centres, government offices and these are predominantly in rural communities in the nine provinces of South Africa.

Supply Chain Management Pillars of the IDT

In line with the South African Constitution, our procurement system complies with the following principles:

  • Fairness
  • Transparency
  • Equitability
  • Cost-Effectiveness
  • Competitiveness


Compliance Framework of the IDT Supply Chain Management system

  • Public Finance Management Act (PFMA)
  • Construction Development Industry Development Board Regulations,
  • Practice Notes and Guidelines
  • PFMA Accounting Officers Guide for Supply Chain Management
  • Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act and Regulations
  • Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act
  • Promotion of Access  to Information Act (PAIA)
  • Promotion of Administrative Justice Act (PAJA)


IDT Supply Chain System

IDT has an SCM Policy which is aligned to the above legislations.  It has Supply Chain Management Procedures which are in place for guiding its procurement activities.

  • Delegations of Authority in place in terms of PFMA


Tenders are processed through the following committee systems:

  • Bid Specification Committee
  • Tender Evaluation Committee and
  • Bid adjudication Committees


The SCM system is audited internally and externally for compliance.


Advertising of Bids

Tenders are advertised on the CIDB i-Tender website for construction related bids. Tenders are also advertised in regional newspapers in different provinces where projects are located. Potential bidders are encouraged to consult these media for tenders which are advertised.

Click Here To Visit The CIDB Website


Vendor and Supplier Management

The IDT has a vendor management system wherein all interested and potential suppliers may register as potential suppliers. Suppliers have to comply with minimum registration criteria before being listed on the vendor management system as an accredited supplier. Application forms are available online and at IDT offices.



The IDT is committed to the empowerment of its suppliers and complies to the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Act and Preferential Procurement Regulations. Established SMME’s and firms owned by women, youth and disabled persons are encouraged to apply as vendors.



Supply Chain Management enquiries should be directed to the Supply Chain Management Unit at Head Office (Pretoria) on 012-845 2000 or alternatively at the Admin and Finance managers at their respective regional offices.