Nontobeko Mathenjwa

Nontobeko Mathenjwa

Lead Executive: Trading and Implementation

Nontobeko is a Project Manager at the South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) and has been under their employ for nine (9) years to date. During this period, she has acquired solid experience in construction engineering and management of road infrastructure projects. Due to this experience, she is running one of the organization’s flagship projects – The Moloto Road Upgrade project.

Nontobeko is currently serving as a member of PIARC (World Road Association) Technical Committee: Planning Road Infrastructure Economic and Social Development, a committee member of SAICE: Project Management & Construction Division, as well as serves as an Executive Lead: Projects & Initiatives at WiMBIZ (Women in mining in business).

She holds a National Diploma in Civil Engineering and a B-Tech degree: Construction Management, both from the University of Johannesburg. She is an MPhil candidate in the field of Engineering Management. Nontobeko is keen on continuous educational improvement and constantly finds ways to keep up with sector trends. She is a certified NLP Practitioner.

Nontobeko solely believes in contributing and making an impact through the use of her skills, abilities, knowledge, and talents. Consequently, she served as a trustee, director, and member of several organizations, including BCIMA – Building Construction Industry medical aid fund; Gauteng Piling’s Employee Share Scheme; Master Minds and African Leadership Development Trust.

She has a passion for empowering people with knowledge that will help them transform and achieve self-mastery and improve their life skills. Natural leadership is one of her key attributes, as attested by her completion of GIBS leadership programme (Leading Women). Nontobeko enjoys challenging opportunities, and her track record shows that she adds value to many platforms. Over the years, she developed vast knowledge and understanding in Project and Strategic management. Her work has been profiled in a number of construction publications and other media platforms in South Africa.

Nontobeko exhibited resilience as a young black female in a male-dominated industry and aims to continue making a difference in the industry. Due to more than 15 years history of providing services in the construction field, which is a highly legislated industry that requires acumen, collaboration, partnerships and alliances with internal and external stakeholders, not only does she have a broad understanding of regulatory compliance, but Nontobeko also has the technical expertise required for managing stakeholder relations. She is passionate about good governance, transformational and ethical leadership at any organizational level; she continues to efficiently utilize the level of expertise acquired over the years to contribute to the success of the organizations she serves under.