Full name: Sibongile Shongwe
Position: Group Manager Supply Chain Management
Your organisations’ procurement spend: R3-billion
Who does P&SM report to: Chief Financial Officer
Private sector or Public sector: Public Sector
Core business activity of the enterprise: Airport Infrastructure
Number of people in your P & SM organisation: 70
Management motto: Business partner of choice!
Personal motto: Nothing is impossible, life is good!
Membership of professional bodies: APICS, SAPICS, CIPS, IOD
What is your vision for P & SM: To be recognised as the strategic function that it is and take its rightful place in the board room.
Personal best achievement: Persevering through trying times.
The person that has had the biggest influence on your life: My Mother
The person that has had the biggest influence on your career: Various
Person you would most like to meet: None at the moment
What do you like most about your job: That it is not static, you are faced with new challenges most of the time and are catapulted to think on your
Is there anything you dislike about your job: No
Business person who has impressed you most: Dr Anna Mokgokong
Favourite quote: "You cannot employ yesterday’s tools to fix today’s problems."
Your philosophy about life: Be good and give.
Favourite music: Gospel
Favourite sport: Road running and basketball.
Favourite website: Search engines – Google best
Hobbies: Road running, basketball and reading
Twitter handle: None