Our Team

Mr Sakhile S. Khumalo (Founder and CEO)

BSc (Hons) In Mining Engineering (Wits),

Sakhile’s love for construction and engineering related field started at a very young age while he was still in primary school; where he used to assist his uncle during weekends and holidays who was the famous sole propriate contractor. In 2013 he foundered Gigiseka Construction Services (Pty)Ltd after the issue of unemployment of graduates surfaced, he decided that he must try to create jobs for others and himself other than searching for one after graduation and he was still in 2nd year of study at the university level.

Sakhile is also a founder of Mrana Music Records (United States of America signed) and co-founder of Amantungwa Resources (Pty)Ltd. In his professional journey has worked for Impala Platinum, SibayeGold, Exxaro Resources, Qambothi Development cc and Wits University from being an intern to Contracts Manager and have managed capital projects in excess of R40m.

Area of expertise

  • Project Management
  • Contract Admin and Management
  • Financial Management
  • Business Management
  • Negotiation and Contracts
  • Tendering and Pricing
  • Mining and Civil Construction Management
  • Process of Ongoing Improvement (POOGI – TOC)

 “If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as a Michael Angelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, 'Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.”Martin Luther King Jr.

Mr Lindokuhle F. Magudulela

BSc Engineering (Hons) In Electrical Engineering (Wits).

Lindo, is best known as an innovative engineering and software enthusiast who enjoys seeing ideas come to life. In other spaces many colleagues and former class mates describe him as a man with a knack for problem solving, a great leader and visionary. He began his journey of developing his skills, about 20 years ago, starting with sales and some years later beginning with software development on Delphi and the C programming language.

Since then Lindo, has worked with Wits Centre of Business intelligence, on student data analytics, Vizibiliti insights on credit data analytics and Nedbank Group technology. As a qualified engineer, he later decided to venture into the engineering consultancy space, as starting as Junior Automation Control and instrumentation Engineer, also worked tirelessly on embedded computers. Through innovation and persistence, he has helped SyncSystems, cut down its cost for data collection computers, while adding advanced data collection software and databases to allow for future IoT and data analytics applications. Lindo has managed and commissioned several projects in the space of Automation and Control. Lindo, believe in the ancient matrimony of software development and Electrical engineering.

He has done research in Energy, and IoT applications, and built an MVP for energy analytics. He wrote an excellent paper on a design for 2000km UHV power line.

Lindo joined Gigiseka, during his final year at Wits, after seeing and realizing the potential and capacity the company has. He has since, pursued the idea of diversifying the company into a multi-disciplinary Engineering consulting firm.

Area of expertise

  • Project Management
  • Automation and Control Engineering / EC and I
  • Electrical Engineering Design
  • Software Engineering
  • Data Analytics
  • Procurement Management
  • Project Implementation and Commissioning

“Work is a form of worship.”Sathya Sai Baba.

Nonhlanhla N. Khumalo (Admin)

Nonhlanhla joined Gigiseka in 2013 as an HR Manager, specializing in human capital management and general office management. She has more than 10 years of construction experience from being a site clerk to site manager.

She has worked for Stedone Hazycrest Projects (Pty) Ltd, Improc (Pty) Ltd and Unocor Construction Services (Pty) Ltd. Nonhlanhla is also a founder and director of Amantungwa Resources (Pty) Ltd.

Area of expertise

  • IR
  • Admin
  • Human Resources
  • Dispute resolutions
  • Project Management
  • Sub-Contractor Management
  • Client Liaison and Project Oversight

“Don’t settle for what life gives you; make life better and build something.” ”Ashton Kutcher.

Mr Nhlakanipho Jiyane

BSc (Hons) In Mining Engineering (Wits), SANIRE and SAIMM.

Nhlakanipho is a consistent high achiever with a sound academic record and the dynamo driving the ongoing quest to ensure effective leadership and profitable management at Gigiseka.

He joined Gigiseka in 2015 as a Technical Advisor to ensure that the company remains committed to the creation of viable solutions that are simple, comprehensive, cost effective, financially sustainable and appropriate to the unique needs of the company’s varied clients.

Area of expertise

  • Project Management
  • Rock Engineering and Geotechnical
  • Contract Admin and Management
  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Negotiation and Contracts
  • Mining and Civil Construction Management
  • Process of Ongoing Improvement (POOGI – TOC)
  • Project Reporting
  • Performance Analysis
  • System audits
  • Debottlenecking and Expansions
  • Technical Support Services
  • Client Liaison and Project Oversight.

“In diversity there is beauty and there is strength.”Maya Angelou.

Mr Zane C. Nzama

National Diploma in Construction Management and Quantity Surveying (MUT)

Zane is a hard worker, self-motivated, goal-oriented individual who is always looking for a challenge to enhance his skills and knowledge. He is known to be an ambitious team player who is always prepared to achieve the desired goals of the Job description.

Networking is what he does best, He likes to interact with other people and can adapt easily to any environment that he finds himself in.

Area of expertise

  • Pricing tender documents
  • Preparing works programme
  • Preparing reports
  • Preparing final accounts
  • Preparing payment claims
  • Measuring work done on site
  • Ordering materials
  • Preparing cashflow
  • Ensure that work done is in compliance with regulations.
  • Verifying invoices and progress payments.
  • Ensuring quality control and efficient workflow for all projects.

“Surround yourself with a network of people who are going to lift you higher, life is already filed with those who want to bring you down”

Mr Jabulani Khambule (Civil Technician)

Civil Engineering (Intern)

Jabulani is a young ambitious, self-motivated, result-oriented and hardworking individual who is always ready to deliver quality work on time.

He joined Gigiseka in 2017 as a Volunteer to get experience in our projects around KwaZulu Natal and through his hard work and dedication; he has earned himself a position in Gigiseka. Jabulani has successfully supervised various small-scale projects undertaken by the company. He’s currently being trained and sent to various short courses so that he will be the next best team player of Gigiseka. He recently completed the estimating and tendering course which was facilitated by The South African Forum of Civil Engineering Contractors (SAFCEC).

Area of expertise

  • Tendering and Pricing tender documents
  • Measuring work done on site
  • Ordering Materials
  • Sub-Contractor Management
  • Quality Control
  • Project Management

“Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.” - E. M. Forster

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