Procurement, sourcing and supply management strategies for public and private sector supply chains

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Andre Petersen

Deputy Head: Supply Chain Management: Policy & Support Services

eThekwini Municipality

Andre is the Head Supply Chain Management at eThekwini Municipality.
The Municipality is proud of having one of the best service delivery programmes in Africa, as well as being used as a financial model for financial governance. When it comes to revenue collection, percentages are sitting at a record high of 100.3% and an extraordinary capital spend of 97.6%. The City has maintained its proud record of always receiving unqualified audit reports which strengthens its vision of receiving clean audit reports. 



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Chester Zwane

Procurement Vendor Dev Specialist




Handled Procurement support functions for the past 10 years. Supplier selection, development and audits BBBEE strategy implementation, and Procurement best practice research . I joined Engen Petroleum in 2002, after a one year stint at Coca Cola Canners where I was involved in quality systems implementation.I also worked for Unilever for 9 year in Quality Control department and Product development departments.I have strong business/enterprise development skills gained while working with small enterprises in in Durban




Kamogelo Mampane

Chief Executive Officer

TK Global Experts



Kamogelo Mampane (FCIPS) is a Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TK Global Experts, Chief Executive Officer of State Owned Enterprise Procurement Forum (SOEPF), a member of CIPS Africa Board and Chairperson of Tshwane University Advisory Board. TK Global Experts are thought leaders in Strategic Supply Chain and our experts assist companies to leverage on their Supply Chain and Procurement. His company offers Advisory services in Supply Chain and Procurement, Enterprise and Supplier development and assist companies to implement solution that optimise their operations, increase transparency and efficiencies in the value chain.  deals for State Owned Enterprises.

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Lebogang Letsoalo

Director Manaing


Lebogang Letsoalo is currently the director of Sincpoint,She is the Former Vice President Supply Chain in Sasol .She handled Outbound related supply chain activities executed within Performance & Base Chemicals. Her extensive range of experience varies within different sectors of the business, where she held different portfolios mainly within the energy sector, chemicals and mining industry at a local and global level. .




Lynda Samson


Regional Procurement Manager for  KZN and EC regions

South African Revenue Services



Lynda is currently the Regional Procurement Manager for SARS managing the KZN and EC regions, with almost 20 years of exposure in various roles across the Supply Chain Profession. She began in Private Sector Manufacturing and thereafter moved into the Public Sector. Over and above her MCIPs, Lynda has various other management qualifications and is currently studying towards her MBA. Lynda is passionate about the value procurement and supply chain activities play in organisations. She is fervently keen on ensuring and igniting engagements at all levels, to support those needing development through leadership contribution. 


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Nombuso Msomi

Procurement Manager

Airports Companies South Africa




Nombuso Msomi is the Supply Chain Manager for Airports Company South Africa’s King Shaka International Airport in KwaZulu-Natal. She holds an MBA and has been the Supply Chain Management Professional for 9 years. She has extensive experience in Public Sector Supply Chain Management and worked for the Construction Industry Development Board (cidb), South African National Parks (SANParks), Umgeni Water as well as the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform. 


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Nonhlanhla Gumbi

Supply Chain Manager

Umgeni Water in KZN



She has held this current position for the past two years.Previously she was a Service Delivery Manager for the Phalaborwa Copper Mine, Group BEE Manager for Foskor Limited , Divisional Procurement Manager for Foskor Chemical Division as well as the Senior Procurement manager for Two Transnet Business Units i.e. Transnet Port Operations in Richardsbay and Transnet National Port Authority.Prior to the Procurement field she worked at Unilever within various the Financial Departments and the worked for Ithala Development Bank as Senior Loans Adviser to SME’s from the upper boarders of Tugela up to the lower boarders of Maputo



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Nurse Biyela


Manager: Customer and Supplier Relations

EThekwini Municipality



Nurse Biyela has completed her BCompt degree, and Municipal Finance Management Programme (MFMP). She is currently studying towards a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing and Supply Chain Management at UKZN. She is a passionate female, with more than eight years invaluable knowledge of managing events/projects,contracts, resources and staff in an effective and efficient manner. Highly focused with a comprehensive understanding of marketing, finance, supply chain and project management. Boasting a consistent & proven track record of successfully employing best business practices that improve efficiency, reduce operating costs whilst increasing performance, all to tight time scales and within budget.  


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Sandile Ngcobo

Deputy Head: Supply Chain Operations

eThekwini Municipality



Sandile C. Ngcobo, is a former eThekwini Municipality head of Supply Chain Operations for over 8 years at an Executive level. Some of my responsibilities includes inter alia:-Accountable for contracts; stores & inventory; purchasing and disposal in the city of Durban.Owner of the SCM Process; which includes demand; acquisition; logistics and disposal & performance management.Designing; implementing and maintaining systems; policies; procedures and practices to manage Supply Chain processes & work effectively with Provincial Treasury on various Policies & Acts.  


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Themba Shezi (CIA, CCSA, CSCP)

Head : Integrated Programme Management

eThekwini Municipality



Academic & Professional Qualifications-IAC - Accountancy;Advanced Certificate in Applied Management I;Advanced Certificate in Applied Management II;CIA - Certified Internal Auditor;CCSA - Certificate in Control Self Assessment;CSCP - Certified Supply Chain Professional and MBA – Currently Studying.Have knowledge, skills and experience gained from working for some of the world class companies,operating in different sectors of the economy, such as Petro-Chemical, FMCG, Packaging, Health Services and currently Public Sector.

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