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					Anthony Thomas Waugh
Mobile: +44 (0)7870 586309
Email: wander_ant@hotmail.co.uk

Profile
A professional, resilient and creative Project & Volunteer Manager with extensive experience of
humanitarian aid build & volunteer management programmes. A proven track record of effectively managing
project planning, volunteer engagement, safety & welfare, logistics, budgets, deadlines, site supervision,
contractors and local communities. An active team player, equally comfortable working under his own
initiative and who thrives on challenge whilst adopting a compassionate outlook. Has strong negotiation
skills taking logical and individual focused approaches; a problem solver who shows an aptitude for
motivating, encouraging and getting the best out of people. An excellent communicator who has presented
to director level and a strong advocate of personal responsibility and performance ; he has also recently
established a volunteer Work Party group in London.

Employment
Habitat for Humanity International ( Haiti ) Aug 2011 – Mar 2012 & Sept 2012 to date
Volunteer Engagement & Support Manager
Responsible for the in-country set up & running of the Global Village & Jimmy Carter Work Project Volunteer
& Hope Journey Donor programmes
 Project & security planning, set up & management
 Providing & implementing risk management, welfare, Health & Safety and emergency procedures
 Volunteer liaison, expectation & work management
 Logistical planning for working within potentially unstable environments
 Local community & security liaison for volunteer works


Habitat for Humanity GB Aug 2010 – July 2011
Assistant Operations Manager
Responsible for working with the Operations team to set up, manage & run HFHGB’s Global Village
Volunteer programme
 Group set up, coordination & Team Leader training
 Project site welfare and Health & Safety procedures
 Planning & liaising with host country offices to ensure volunteer & project aims were achieved
 Restructuring internal & emergency procedures, & initiating BS8848 compliance
 Logistics & problem solving


Freelance Overseas Aid project management Nov 2007 to date
Project/Site Manager
Responsible for working with international NGO’s to develop, set up and help run overseas aid & volunteer
build projects
 Project planning, logistics and volunteer management
 Creating and supplying a Health & Safety document & implementing procedures
 Liaising with the in-country NGO, contractors and local community
 Supplying risk assessments, method statements and Health & Safety briefing for volunteers & contractor
 Day to day planning & managing of works with volunteers & contractor
 Welfare and First Aid on site & hands-on building work


Freelance Aid Projects
2007 - ActionAid in Cambodia - community centre building
2008 - Habitat for Humanity in China - house building / Habitat for Humanity in S. Africa - house building for
Zulu communities / Community Projects Africa in Tanzania - school building for Maasai communities /
ActionAid in Cambodia - community centre building / ActionAid in Nepal - house building for the Freed
Kamaiya peoples
2009 - Plan International in Mali - school building / Community Projects Africa in Tanzania - school building /
ActionAid in Nepal - house building for the Freed Kamaiya peoples
2010 - Plan International in Rwanda - school building / Plan International in Haiti – new project assessment
/ ActionAid in Nepal – house building for the Freed Kamaiya peoples
2011 - Plan International in Malawi – school building / Save The Children in Brasil – school renervations
2012 - Plan International in Ethiopia – school building / HFHGB in Tajikistan – house building

Southwark Habitat for Humanity, London Nov 2006 – Feb 2009
Project/Site/Volunteer Manager
Responsible for working with the Construction Manager to complete a social housing project of 12 flats
 Organising and liaising with architects, planners, volunteer groups and contractors
 Site Health & Safety, volunteer inductions, First Aid and site supervision
 Overseeing quotations, procurement, budgets, site work and construction deadlines
 Setting up and sourcing ‘gift in kind’ materials from suppliers
 Fundraising event organisation and management
 Sourcing, developing and processing of future project details


Habitat for Humanity GB Jan 2006 – Oct 2006
Crew Leader/Volunteer Manager
Responsible for tsunami and disaster mitigation house building projects in Sri Lanka and southern India
 Communicated and liaised with local contractors, volunteers and Team Leaders from other NGOs
 Managed the resources and day to day running of the building projects
 Responsible for risk assessments, welfare, Health & Safety and First Aid on site
 Produced reports logging progress of building works and volunteer participation
 Managed volunteers, enabling them to develop new skills & achieve their expectations
 Problem solving, dealing with issues creatively, quickly and effectively


J&M Insurance plc, Epping 2005 – 2006
Company Projects Manager
Responsible for managing the refurbishment of J&M’s two London satellite offices
 Redesigned office spaces to reflect future company requirements
 Applied for planning consent for works where necessary
 Produced tender documents for quotations leading to the appointment of the principal contractor
 Managed work in progress, ensuring schedules, specifications and concepts were adhered to and met
 Effectively liaised with landlords, directors, staff and contractors to ensure planned progress
 Managed snagging reports, invoice payments and final quality checks


Corporate Environments plc, Guildford 2002 – 2005
Sales and Project Manager
Responsible for the design, fit out and site management of projects for corporate clients; project size to
£500,000.
 Carried out initial consultation with clients & supplied designs, specifications & plans within budget
 Negotiated payment terms; managed sites, contractors, timescales, payment of invoices & client service


Sabbatical Year 2001 – 2002
Objective: to gain experience working on voluntary projects abroad. Works undertaken in :
Cuba, Cayman Islands, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii & New Zealand

Corporate Environments plc, Guildford 1988 – 2001
Sales & Project Manager

Qualifications and training
BSc (Hons) Environmental Science, Plymouth / CITB SMSTS Management of Site Safety 2007 & 2012 /
IOSH Managing Safely (in progress 2012) / First Aid (ITC Level 2 Cert. in Outdoor First Aid)

References
Professional and personal references willingly supplied on request

				
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