Organization Name: National Organisation for Women in Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation
Location: Lusaka, Zambia
Eligible Citizenship: Zambia
Role Code: Z03-Nat

Role Overview

The Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Fellow will support the design, implementation, and operation of M&E systems from project initiation to closeout. They will contribute to the monitoring, evaluation, analytics, and reporting of performance and results, providing regular project reports. They will oversee data management on gender-related analysis and provide ongoing training to M&E project assistants and/or subgrantees. The fellow will conduct regular project data analysis and identify methods to use results for program improvement. They will lead activity efforts to strengthen monitoring, evaluation, and performance reporting within the geographic area of activity. The fellow will report to the Programme Manager.


  • Assist the project manager with development of the M&E plan for the project, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E performance monitoring plans
  • Oversee data collection, collation, storage, analysis, and reporting, ensuring that data is of high quality and audit worthy
  • Support the preparation and review of program reports in collaboration with program staff
  • Manage research activities and ensure outcomes and lessons learned are integrated into the project and shared with relevant stakeholders
  • Provide training and mentoring to partners and staff to ensure the implementation of strong M&E systems
  • Design and manage gender-disaggregated beneficiary monitoring and database systems

Skills and Experience

Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required
  • At least two years of experience implementing M&E activities, such as defining goals or performance indicators, data collection, database management, and/or developing M&E plans*
  • Experience in strategic planning and/or program/project evaluation*
  • Experience with data collection and analysis*
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as evidenced by producing reports or summaries, and experience giving presentations or trainings*
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite*
  • Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g. qualitative, quantitative, mixed method, and impact)*
  • Master’s degree or certification in a field related to M&E, statistics, demographics, public policy, international development, or economics
  • Knowledge of and experience working in projects related to social economic conditions
  • Prior experience conducting data quality assessments
  • Experience designing and/or implementing project M&E plans from project initiation to closeout stages

About the Organization

The National Organisation for Women in Sport, Physical Activity, and Recreation (NOWSPAR) is a Zambian non-governmental organisation that was founded in 2006. NOWSPAR is a membership organisation. We believe that sport, physical activity, and recreation have the power to foster social change and increase an individual's quality of life. We advocate, educate, and increase participation of women, girls, and children in sports. NOWSPAR aims at encouraging and promoting engagement of women, girls, and children including people with disabilities in all areas, levels, and abilities in physical activity, sport, and recreation for fun and excellence.

Role Function: Knowledge Management, Monitoring and Evaluation / Quality Improvement, Research
Issue Area: Education / Health Education, Sport for Development

Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics

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