Already a member? Click here to log in Click here to login
become a member join today, it's free
Asanda Makumese


their badges

Tomorrow's Leader Nominee 2013
Tomorrow's Leader Nominee 2014

More details on our ranking system

What is your professional reputation? Click here to register and find out.

Post your Who's Who profile on your website or your blog with our handy profile sharing widget →

Asanda Makumese

Systems & Administration Co-ordinator at UCT

Currently resides in: Western Cape, South Africa

Born in East London South Africa

Long Term: I would like to be qualified in the field of administration especially financial administration. I am a very ambitious and enthusiastic person. I would like to make a difference wherever I can. I believe, given a chance, I can have great input in the department’s success. I have personal conviction to everything I am committed to.

Short Term: To further my studies and gain experience, which would help me to reach my long-term goals. I have willingness to learn more and I enjoy accepting new challenges and these challenges could be relating to any aspect of my life. I am very versatile and adaptive person. I have excellent planning and organizing ability, coupled with strong creative and innovative skills. In light of this, I therefore also consider it important to finish all tasks taken on, and entrusted to me to the best of my ability. I think of myself as sociable, rather patient, very organized and honest.

Contact details

O: 021 650 4916

Web presence

Business Address

Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa

Professional details

Current Position(s)

Systems and Administration Co-ordinator | University of Cape Town
2009 - present

Academia, Education and Training

Manage DSA procurement practices (incl. asset renewal)
Managing all societies, development agencies and residences budget
Budget reporting
Managing DSA website
Benchmarking & reporting on key indicators internally and externally
Policy review and maintenance
Risk monitoring, mitigation planning and review
Management of departmental purchasers
Business systems analysis

Previous Position(s)

Admin Officer | Transnet
2008 - 2009

Transportation and Logistics

Manage the activities of the procurement administrators and align their activities within the governance framework of Transnet.
Manage the deliverables of all key vendors of TCP including the management of their deliverables as well as maintaining good vendor relations, managing SLA’s of key vendors of ICT dept eg: Neotel, MTN, Arivia & Dell.
Manage and constantly communicate with end users around the procurement process and manage stakeholder expectation.
Maintain product and market knowledge of key service provider offerings so as to provide relevant information to TCP stakeholders.
Ensure the conformance of TCP business process to those of Transnet and the law of South Africa in the form of the DPP and the PFMA.
Management and enhancement of the Procurement process to ensure smooth running of all ICT procurement and always seeking to enhance and improve processes and ultimately stakeholder satisfaction.
Manage and co-ordinate the office administration activities of the CIO including minute taking, travel arrangements and other such activities as required for the effective running of the CIO’s office.
Assisting the office of the CFO and performing of general activities in support of the ICT team such as setting up of conferences and meetings as well as other co-ordination activities.
Maintain all records and transaction history in line with Transnet document management practices and ensuring auditable paper trail for all transactions and correspondence

Educational history


University of Cape Town

2011 - 2011

Postgraduate Diploma - Business Administrtion


2009 - 2014

CIS Programme - 1

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

2007 - 2007

Project Management


2007 - 2007

HR - Employment Process

Border Technikon

2004 - 2005


Stanford business college

1999 - 1999

Higher Diploma - Computer & Business Administration



Business Women Assocation

CT Working Committee Member

Incorrect information? to report this profile.

who's who Statistics

213726 Active profiles
310872 Profile views this week
2756 New profiles this week

Earn your Status

Join Who's Who and earn badges while our ranking system tracks your professional progress: