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Sethu Kb Sidzamba

Nickname: 'KB'

President at Enactus UKZN and Co founder of WOMAP


Born in Sterkspruit South Africa

A radical change and a shift in mentality is needed by the emerging black elite or leaders, leaning on a sober realisation of the socio-economic issues hampering this cosmic universe

Contact details

sethukb.sifeukzn@gmail.com

M: 0714612040



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Current Position(s)

Trainee Merchandise Planner | Mr Price Group
2014 - present

Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail

My Role as Trainee Merchandise Planner:
Planning and Managing how money is spent when buying Merchandise (Products)
Work closely with Buyer to develop a Merchandise strategy
Controlling the budget and managing Supply Chain, making sure suppliers deliver on proposed lead time, right price and quantities
Analyse how past merchandise buys have performed across various stores
Study and Monitor the current market and customer profile


President | Community Developer | Enactus-UKZN
Durban, South Africa | 2012 - present

Social Development and Community Services

In engagement with communities we need to devise community development project to help solve the socio-economic ills prevalent in society.


Previous Position(s)

Intern Planner | Mr Price Group
2014 - 2014

Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail

The purpose of this program is to get me acquainted and made familiar with Mr Price Group company values, gain workplace experience and to understand the key responsibilities of a Planner.

Key Responsibilities:
Understand current trade and its importance to Mr Price Sports division
Booking and Appointments using the technological systems within the division
Formulate Post Mortem, Strategies and Reviews
Understand how to build a product range
Placing an order
Assess item performance and Markdown
Understand Supplier Supply Chain


Academic Tutor for Public Sector Financial Management | University of KwaZulu-Natal
2014 - 2014

Transportation and Logistics

Mine is to demonstrate an overview and foster understanding to 2nd year students of the legislative framework governing public management in various institutions.
To outline the the role, responsibilities and competencies of financial managers.
To link my major in Supply Chain Management and the applicable procurement reforms in public financial management.


Steering Committee Member | Startup Weekend Durban
2013 - 2014

StartUp Weekend Durban is an event that takes place over one weekend in which aspiring entrepreneurs can turn their business ideas into start-ups in 54hours. This event brings about iconic business people (Coaches) to informatively engage with the participants with a basic aim of assisting them in putting plans in place to attain their business goals.

This international event and first of its kind in Durban and at UKZN has received enormous support from various companies and institutions like ABSA and the EThekwini Municipality.


Business Start Ups Developer | KwaZulu Natal Financial Literacy Association
2012 - 2014

The association brings together all role players in the financial literacy sector to facilitate financial education and related activities to financial illeterate individuals of society. The association has tremendous potential to help people build assets and create wealth not only for themselves but for the Province and Country.


General President | Enactus UKZN
2012 - 2013

My obligation was to oversee the operations of the team and to ensure that we clear on our mandate of identifying and addressed local needs and in turn use entrepreneurship as a tool to create self-sustainable community projects that will in turn improve individual’s quality of life and standard of living. In my tenure as president we impacted over 2300 lives, created over 55 jobs, dedicating over 17800 hours to our projects and raising over R552 000 in corporate sponsorship and entrepreneurial fundraising initiatives. My leadership was evident across four campuses of operation with a membership base of 212 members.

Educational history

Secondary

Hexagon High School, Queenstown, South Africa (2008)

Tertiary

University of KwaZulu-Natal

2014 - 2014

Bachelor of Commerce (Bcom) Honours - Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management

university of kwa zulu natal (westville)

Durban, South Africa | 2012 - present

Bachelor of Business Admin - Public Admin and Supply Chain Management

This corporate career path focuses on instilling a new mandate in Government Service Delivery agenda. Pivotal to any organisation is the resource acquisition which are procured and delivered to the end user through the systems and processes of SCM

University of KwaZulu-Natal

2010 - 2013

Bachelor's degree - Supply Chain and Public Governance

University of KwaZulu-Natal

2009 - 2009

Certificate in Business Management - Business/Commerce, General

Achievements

Awards

USAID | 2012

Award to attend its prestigious forum on issues pertinent to the stability and growth of youth Globally

media exposure

Gagasi fm | 2011

Was talking about youth in business and motivating fellow varsity students to give back to communities they originate from

Competitive Accomplishments

top 16 | Enactus World cup | 2012

In the year 2012 the organisation competed against 39 other countries for the ultimate prize the Enactus trophy. Enactus-UKZN emerged amongst the top 16

Academic Achievements

Gloden Key award | 2009

This invitation is extended to the top students in the Faculty on that academic year.

Activities

Memberships

WOMAP Development

Business Conslutant, 2011 - present

I run a youth portfolio responsible for the administrating of youth orientated projects and ensure sustainability of these.

community

Enactus UKZN

President, 2009 - present

The Enactus Program engages students to emabark on community outreach projects to aid communities to self-sustain through the power of business.

Other Activities

wine collector

collector, 2011 - present

I collect a variety of wine brands and types

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