Company Background/History

URS was founded in February 2009 with the following objectives in mind:

• To be a comprehensive recruitment services provider in executing head-hunting assignments on senior positions up to executive placements
• To create key alliances with reputable partners/stakeholders
• To become an indomitable force in the recruitment industry
• To operate across JHB, CT, DBN and have a footprint across Africa as a whole

Our Values & Vision

• To be the turning point in a company’s recruitment and selection of top talent
• To empower Employment Equity persons by developing them to become economically independent and thus addressing the imbalance that exists due to race and gender biases
• To be a catalyst in the promotion of equity and cultural tolerance

Our Business Offerings

• Executive search/head-hunting on various assignments
• Senior/middle management placements
• Recruitment advertising
• Psychometric assessments
• EDB (Enterprise Development Beneficiary) recruitment

Umjikelo’s main focus is translating your HR recruitment needs into value add that will in turn enable your company to achieve its goals and fulfil its objectives.

Why URS?

Our Unique Services

Strong client/candidate relationships that work to all parties’ advantage


Understanding your core business in order to be able to identify the ideal candidates for your human capital needs


Consistently researching your industry’s market trends in order to be able to offer a pro-active service to assist your company in constantly being at the forefront in terms of talent acquisition and skills


Client Portfolio & Scope of Operations

Umjikelo Recruitment Services’ current business development efforts and client base are in the following sectors:

  • Gaming/Leisure companies
  • Energy companies
  • Media/Communications agencies
  • ICT companies

Our service offering ranges from graduate level to mid & senior level recruitment through to a combination of search and selection, permanent, temporary/contract assignments across all major industry sectors and functional disciplines.

    • Accounting, Risk & Finance
    • Banking
    • Business Analysis
    • Construction & Real Estate
    • General & Strategic Management

    • Human Resources
    • IT
    • Legal & Compliance
    • Management Consulting
    • Media

    • Mining
    • Office Support
    • Project Management
    • Supply Chain & Procurement
    • Technical & Engineering
    • Telecommunications


Umjikelo is a 100% Black Women Owned Proudly South African company

Brenda Kganyago

Managing Executive

Brenda Kganyago is the founding member of Umjikelo Recruitment Services. She holds a HR Management and Training qualification from Varsity College.


Brenda comes with marketing and recruitment experience based on her sound knowledge and over 8 years experience in the Banking and Asset Finance industry at management level and is paramount in the business development role within Umjikelo.


Brenda’s strength is her “under promise and over deliver” attitude therefore ensuring that our Service Level Agreements are constantly met and over exceeded according to all standards and measures.


Growing Umjikelo to becoming an indomitable force in the industry is her key focus.

Lungi Kganyago

Strategy Consultant

Lungi Kganyago has 12 years of banking experience from some of the largest banks in SA. She credits her time at Investec for her love of non-standard transactions and out-of-the box thinking.


During her tenure as Head: Personal Cards at Diners Club SA she honed her leadership skills in getting every stakeholder to be concerned with profit and loss on a daily basis as if running their own business. She has a Bachelor of Science from Wits and a Master of Business Leadership from UNISA.

Professional Associations/Accreditation
URS is a member of APSO (Federation of African Professional Staffing Organisations).
We are members of SABEF and have links within the BMF, ABASA and ABSIP and various professional networking forums and channels.


Get In Touch


    Ground Floor, Building 18
    Cambridge Office Park
    5 Bauhinia Street
    Highveld Techno Park, Centurion

    Phone number

    Land Line: +27 (0)12 665-1984

    Mobile: +27 (0)81 398-3226

    Fax: 086 606 2136

    E-mail address