ARA-Sul Water Regulator, Mozambique
2015-2016: Communications advisor to the Mozambique Water Regulator for two years, on a climate change resilience strategy, to address the flooding of the Limpopo River Basin. The climate change resilience strategy will include the building of a dam in the Limpopo River Basin. Sub-contracting to Pegasys Consulting (Pty) Ltd.
Electronic Toll Company (ETC Kapsch SA):
Review of the Market Penetration Strategy for the electronic tolling of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement System – 2011.
2011: Develop Government and Stakeholder Relations Group Strategy.
2012: Develop Stakeholder Engagement Strategies and Operational Plans across 10 ADvTECH Brands – current engagement.
Communications and negotiation skills training for women Members of Parliament in Sudan, December 2010
Sub-contractor to TalentLine Consulting Group for Enterprise iLembe – Local economic development arm of the iLembe District Municipality (Ballito) – 2010: Strategy Development; Implementation Plan; Stakeholder Engagement Plan
Proudly South African
In 2006 Gabriel & Associates was sub-contracted by Johnnic Communications (now AVUSA) to develop the following strategies for Proudly South African:
- Brand Repositioning Strategy
- Communications Strategy
- Sponsorship Strategy
- Membership Strategy
Sub-contractor to TalentLine Consulting Group on the Sakha Mbombela Turnaround Strategy – managing the Stakeholder Management and Communications work stream in the turnaround strategy – 2010 to 2011.
We assisted TeleDirect with various operational efficiency interventions.
We also ran a series of marketing training workshops for the national marketing team on the GEMS Medical Scheme contract.
Communications, Marketing and Business Development
City of Joburg
2011: Vision 2040; Growth & Development Strategy: Reviewed the transport section of the City’s Vision 2040, as part of a team of experts.
2005 to 2008: Internal Communication: Production of 3 monthly and quarterly employee newsletters: REVNEWS, MOTHEO NEWS and PHAKAMA POST
2005 to 2008: External Communication: Design and production of monthly customer newsletter CITYBUZZ, distributed with account statements to 800 000 account holders monthly.
Gauteng Provincial Government, Premier’s Office
2013: Communications strategy and public relations for the Office of the Premier.
2012-13: Communications strategy and publications for the Priority Townships Project
Gauteng Department of Housing and Local Government
2012: Communications Strategy for the Twenty Priority Townships Project (20PTP)
2011 to 2012: Communications for the Evaton Renewal Project
2007 to 2009: Communications Strategy, Media Production (website, newsletters), internship training programme and community events for the Evaton Renewal Project.
2007 to 2009: Communications Strategy, Media Production (website, newsletters) and internship training programme for the Bekkersdal Renewal Project.
Gauteng Department of Housing, Evaton Urban Renewal Project (ERP) – 2007 to 2009
Gabriel & Associates was appointed as the communications agency for the Evaton Urban Renewal Project from 2007 to 2009, sub-contracting to the professional resource team Magapa Investment Holdings (MIH). This entailed developing the ERP website: www.evatonrenewal.co.za, producing a quarterly community newsletter Evaton News, producing brochures and pamphlets, managing events and running a communications internship programme for three young people from Evaton. Gabriel & Associates also produced investor-focused brochures and community information pamphlets for the Evaton Renewal Project.
Gauteng Department of Housing, Bekkersdal Urban Renewal Project (BRP)
Gabriel & Associates was appointed as the communications agency for the Bekkersdal Urban Renewal Project from 2007 to 2009, sub-contracting to the professional resource team Powerhouse Consortium (PHC). This entailed developing the BRP website: www.bekkersdal.co.za, producing a quarterly community newsletter BEKKIES, and running a communications internship programme for five young people from Bekkersdal.