NombusoMsomi.jpgThis month SmartProcurement profiles Nombuso Angel Msomi, from King Shaka International Airport

Full name: Nombuso Angel Msomi

Position: Supply Chain Manager – King Shaka International Airports

Your organisation’s procurement expenditure: R250 million per annum

Who does P & SM report to: General Manager of King Shaka International Airport

Private sector or Public sector: Public sector

Core business activity of the enterprise: Aviation (air transportation of passengers and cargo)

Number of people in your P & SM organisation: Ten (10)

Management motto:
1 Do it right, first time, then continuously improve
2 Manage with pride and treat all clients with care
3 Work even smarter with technology, not harder

Personal motto: Lead a sincere and exemplary life

Membership of professional bodies: Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)

What is your vision for P & SM: Sustainable local supply chain that competes professionally in established and/or undiscovered global markets and contributes meaningfully to the growth of the African economy

Personal best achievement: Raising my disciplined and loving children

Most important commodities: ACSA is a service organisation that manages infrastructure (the airport). Therefore, the most important commodities are professional and general services, as well as capital infrastructure

The person that has had the biggest influence on your life: My late father David Phungula and my husband, Sibonelo Msomi

The person’s that has had the biggest influence on your career: My former female line managers

Person you would most like to meet: Prof P.L.O. Lumumba of Kenya

What do you like most about your job: Learning from different people and influencing change

Is there anything you dislike about your job: High levels of risk and governance. Bureaucracy that limits creativity

Business person who has impressed you most: Former Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Madonsela

Favourite quote: “Never be satisfied with what you achieve because it pales in comparison with what you are capable of doing in the future” R. Nochem Kaplan

Your favourite South African organisation: Airports Company South Africa

Your favourite global organisation: Apple

Your philosophy about life: I am here to fulfill a purpose, and I MUST fulfill it

Favourite reading: South African Politics

Favourite music: Maskandi (African Traditional Music)

Favourite sport: Trail running

Favourite websites: www.google.com & www.alibaba.com

Hobbies: Hiking and camping

Car: Audi A4

Married: To Mr. Sibonelo Msomi

Children: Four

Twitter handle: @NombusoMsomi