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Nicola Ball

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  • Managing Director at JWOC
  • Colorado State University
  • Cambodia
  • Biography

    I am an effective manager and communicator, with excellent experience of successfully developing and delivering projects in an international setting as well as working to develop individual organisations. My project design, people management...
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  • Professional Experience

    2010 - Present
    Responsible for all operations through oversight of projects in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar, staff management and training, fundraising, publicity, financial control and reporting.•Transitioned JWOC from start-up to a solidly established organisation. Grew team from 12 to 21•Improved localisation and capacity through increased training and mentorship•Raised over $200,000 per year with a minimal fundraising budget•Built and maintained successful relationships with individual and corporate donors•Increased social media interaction with supporters by 62%•Authored and implemented new procedures including Financial and Personnel policies•Focused organisation and team on increasing quality of operations, including increased goal setting, monitoring and impact assessment
    2010 - Present
    Based in Siem Reap I manage JWOC's operations in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. The organisation runs projects covering Access to Education, Clean Water and Microfinance in order to make sustainable positive changes in the communities it works in.
    2010 - 2010
    Responsible for assisting director to put in place and refine organisational infrastructure and provide support in proposal and report writing as well as programme implementation. •Developed and supervised new initiatives and procedures to enhance existing programmes of work. •Created accurate job descriptions and specifications for programme staff and volunteers.•Created policy documents and other basic infrastructure needed for the organisation to successfully grow •Identified training needs of local staff and initiated steps to meet these
    2010 - 2010
    •Developed proposal for an HIV-education initiative to create a lasting legacy surrounding the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.•Worked in collaboration with ICC and CSR partners UNAIDS and UNICEF, as part of the ThinkWise initiative.
    2007 - 2010
    Nonprofit Organization Management | 201-500
    Responsible for setting up and implementing WSPA’s Education programmes in the region in line with global goals while meeting national needs and contexts. •Devised localised school and extra-curricula teaching and learning resources for use in Asia •Established teacher-training workshops to enhance incorporation of animal welfare into national schools.•Secured endorsement from UNESCO for the flagship education programme.•Managed and developed programme staff and consultants through the region.•Conducted successful capacity building workshops for diverse partner organisations
    2006 - 2009
    •Organised, including securing funding, a successful hygiene education project involving volunteers and local people.•Provided basic health and training advice and support.
    2006 - 2009
    • Organised, including securing funding, a successful hygiene education project involving volunteers and local people. • Provided basic health and training advice and support.
    2006 - 2007
    •Taught the IB Diploma (ages16-18) and iGCSE (ages 14-16).•Trained and supported local staff, including adaptation of materials to suit English as a Foreign Language students and teachers
    2006 - 2007
    • Held primary responsibility for Biology teaching for both the IB (International Baccalaureate) Diploma (ages16-18) and iGCSE (ages 14-16). • Was responsible for training of local staff, including adaptation of teaching materials to suit English as a Second Language students, internationalism in science teaching and the use of visual learning aids teaching of non-native speakers. • Involved in extra-curricula activities, including taking students to Yunnan to undertake charity work and acting as personal tutor.
    2006 - 2006
    •Taught a wide range of students, from young children to corporate executives, including preparing and grading assessments. •As head of teaching staff, worked with management team to secure contracts with international companies.
    2004 - 2006
    •As head of teaching staff, represented the Institute in corporate dealings and provided training for local and expatriate staff.•Developed resources and launched syllabi for executive students that gave quantifiably successful results.
    2003 - 2004
    •Involved in Human Genetics research in a well renowned and respected laboratory.•Was responsible for high accuracy and high precision laboratory work including preparation of samples and databases for long-term high profile studies.•Worked proficiently within a team of international scientists.
    1999 - 1999
    Provided materials and support to teaching staff, including devising experiments and teaching aids.
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  • Professional Skills

    Fundraising
    Social Marketing
    Teaching
    Overseas
    International NGOs
    Project Coordination
    Capacity Building
    Teacher Training
    Non-profit Administration
    Donor Engagement
    Procedure Development
    Training
  • Educational Background

    2007 - 2007

    Studied Animal Welfare Science unit

    1991 - 1998

    Attained 4 A-levels, including Geography A, Mathematics B, Biology B Attained 10 GCSEs, including- Science, A*A*, Geography A, Mathematics A, English B,

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