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Andrew Hamilton
Project Manager , International non-profit
Vientiane Capital, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic
Young British development professional with 4 years experiences in programme management and stakeholder relationship building. Recently completed fixed contract in Laos, seeking a new challenge. Can relocate immediately.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Fundraising, Business Development, Grants Writer
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
Programmes Manager
Franks Family Foundation
Vientiane, Laos
Apr 2018 – Nov 2018 (Present – fixed term contract to Nov 2018)

Six-month contract to independently set up a Laos pilot of a Cambodian education programme; to organise a 12-day visit for Princess Beatrice of York and other VIPs; and to continue developing existing partnerships in health and education sectors.
>>> Quickly built strong relationships across the Lao government through meetings introducing the pilot. Delivered a study trip for 3 Lao Director Generals to Phnom Penh to visit schools and meet with Cambodian Ministers to discuss the scheme’s success.
>>> Completed literature reviews and research meetings to redesign the programme to meet the Lao context. Led technical assessment of potential schools, wrote detailed proposals and budgets, recruited and trained local team managers.
>>> Led organisation of the Royal visit, coordinated closely with senior officials in Education, Health, UXO and Foreign Affairs, UK Embassy, hospitals and other NGOs to deliver meetings, launchings and cultural visits. Negotiated hotels, cars and coordinated security and police motorcades.

Programmes Manager
Franks Family Foundation
London, UK;
Apr 2017 – Apr 2018 (Promoted from Programmes Officer in Sept 2017)

Responsible for all programme development, research, proposal evaluation, grant management and stakeholder coordination for health and education projects across SE Asia.
>>> Evaluated grant proposals involving healthcare, education reform, scholarships, preventable blindness, grassroots advocacy and more. Wrote numerous concept notes and proposals for selected FFF projects and initiatives to institutional donors.
>>> Led a revision of FFF strategy from thematic into country programmes. Created a comprehensive results-based framework. Recruited and trained new staff.
>>> Organised high-level meetings for government officials and donors in the UK, Laos and Cambodia. Represented the FFF in UK-based and international networking and learning events.

Programme Support Officer
Baan Dek Foundation
Chiang Mai, Thailand;
May 2016 – Dec 2016

Designed education, health and community programmes supporting migrant children and families in construction slums across northern Thailand.
>>> Developed the Migrant Empowerment Program (MEP), delivering safety workshops and peer educator training in temporary encampments. Completed numerous successful funding proposals including a $200,000 proposal for MEP.
>>> Created quantitative and qualitative M&E tools. Produced impact reports, social media, newsletters and other communications materials.

Project Researcher
Women’s Support & Activist Group
Tamale, Ghana
Jan – Apr 2016

Project design and implementation in a small NGO focusing on domestic violence, consent and reproductive health in local communities around Tamale.
>>> Designed and coordinated field research interviews and workshops for women’s groups and
University of Leeds
BA Politics & Philosophy (Joint Honours) 2:1 - (2011-2014)

Focus on international relations, resource-led growth and poverty, political morality, international development, and security.
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    Years of Experience:
    2-5 years
    Highest Qualification:
    United Kingdom
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