Wednesday, February 17, 2016


About BongHive
BongoHive is Zambia’s first technology and innovation hub. Since 2011, we’ve been organising issue-specific workshops and seminars, running developer groups on a variety of topics such as gaming and robotics, provided strategic and practical business advice, incubated startups and hosted a wide range of industry networking events. We run a host of new programmes all focused on identifying Zambia’s best and brightest entrepreneurs, bringing them into our space and turning their ideas and projects into scalable businesses.  Here is a list of the projects our MEL extraordinaire will be working on:
  • Discover – a three week monthly bootcamp to give those with great ideas the tools to refine their ideas and launch their businesses
  • Launch – a three month programme launched startups try to gain market traction through a semi-structured process tailored to each startups’ needs as well as being paired with mentors and being able to access professional services
  • Thrive – an open-ended programme for Zambia’s most promising startups where they can work from BongoHive and are surrounded by professional assistance, mentors and investors
  • Workshops – a series of issue specific in-depth workshops geared at equipping participant startups with tangible skills and outcomes that will immediately impact their business
  • Events – a wide variety of events geared towards startups and the technology community taking place both during business hours and over evenings and weekends
  • Community Groups – in addition to our events, we support multiple groups that share the same ethos as BongoHive and as such are given access to our space to host events
Role Overview
BongoHive seeks to recruit a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Lead to support the organizations commitment to employing a robust Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) practices to demonstrate our development, impact and accountability. The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Lead in collaboration with BongoHive Senior Management and relevant stakeholders will develop BongoHive’s approach to monitoring and evaluation / impact assessment – in order to strengthen accountability, demonstrate impact and drive programme improvement. The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Lead will also in collaboration with programs staff devise reporting forms and protocols, using digital data collection tools where appropriate.
Essentially, in this full-time role, you will be responsible for all things monitoring, evaluation and learning.  We have a suite of different programmes as well as partners and funders.  Your role is to set up outcomes and indicators to help us drive decision making and understand the impact of each one of our programmes.  You NEED to love what you do and passionately believe in BongoHive’s goal of driving the development of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Zambia.
  • Create the MEL framework, process and tools for all BongoHive programming
  • Create a series of quantitative and qualitative tools for startups to use on evaluating their businesses’ performance and then teach the created material during relevant programmes
  • Collect and effectively store all reoccurring and one-off monitoring qualitative and quantitative data
  • Analyse the collected data, identify trends and track performance to targets
  • Present this information to the team in a clear and usable manner at regular intervals
  • Ensure that beneficiaries’ and partners’ MEL requirements are met
  • Support any external evaluation when required
  • Share organisational and market learning both internally and externally on a quarterly basis
Suggested Experience & Qualifications
  • MS Office and particularly a great understanding of Excel is a must
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business field
  • Five years of working experience in monitoring, evaluation and learning
  • Believes in the power of business to drive positive social and environmental change
Not required but would get our attention:
  • Leadership experience with a quickly growing startup or small business is a huge asset
  • A track record in understanding the needs of startups and small businesses
  • International education and/or experience
  • Teaching experience
Job Details
This is a full-time role from our office in Lusaka.  The salary is in line with the industry and the title is Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Lead which reports to the Executive Director.
Personal Traits
  • Strong voice and a leader
  • Confident
  • Collaborative
  • Results-oriented
  • Visionary yet pragmatic
  • Creative
Are you a Woman?
Although this position is open to men and women alike, we are strongly encouraging women to apply.   Women are 49.59% of the world’s population so women need 49.59% of the awesome jobs, like this one.
Want to Apply?
Email your resume to along with a concise introductory email telling us why you’re awesome and the perfect fit for this role.  Don’t bother sending us a cover letter, particularly a generic one because they’re boring and don’t tell us much.  Applications will be accepted until March 2, 2016.


NGO JOBS ICT JOBS Lusaka Finance Accountant Agriculture Administration Health Human Resources Sales Kitwe Lecturer Civil Engineer Solwezi Consultancy Legal Jobs SCHOLARSHIPS Education MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS Driver Jobs Mining Jobs Ndola Procurement Jobs Monitoring and Evaluation Electrical Engineering Telecommunications MTN Zambia First Quantum Minerals Ltd Project Manager Airtel Zambia ZRA Zambia Revenue Authority Community Development Jobs Kasama LMC Lumwana Mining Company Limited Marketing Zamtel Save the Children World Vision Environmental Jobs Kabwe Malawi Jobs Research Graduate Trainee Standard Chartered Bank CARE INTERNATIONAL ZAMBIA Zimbabwe AWF African Wildlife Foundation Choma GOVERNMENT JOBS Mechanical Engineering NAPSA National Pension Scheme Authority PwC Teaching Jobs UN United Nations Zambia Sugar Plc Afdb African Development Bank Mopani Copper Mines PLC Security Jobs AB Bank Zambia Customer Care FINCA Zambia MU MULUNGUSHI UNIVERSITY PATH INTERNATIONAL RDA Road Development Agency UNICEF US Embassy in Zambia BANKING JOBS CHAI Clinton Health Access Initiative COMESA Chipata FHI360 Mongu SNV ZAMBIA Sandvik Economist Internship Livingstone Plan International WaterAid Zambia Zambia Banks Zanaco Zambia National Commercial Bank AU African Union Access Bank BOZ Bank of Zambia CRS Catholic Relief Services Cavmont Bank Chingola Copperbelt Energy Corporation Democratic of the Congo Kalulushi SADC Southern African Development Community USAID Zambia BancABC Copperbelt University ECOBANK ZAMBIA Kalumbila Librarian Lubambe Copper Mine Limited UNZA University of Zambia ZTB Zambia Tourism Board Barclays Bank Zambia Center for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia Climate Change and Environment Copperbelt EGPAF Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation ERB Energy Regulation Board Lusaka University OXFAM Volunteering WFP World Food Programme ZEMA Zambia Environmental Management Agency ZICTA Zambia Information n Communications Technology Authority Zambia Breweries Plc Atlas Copco Zambia Aviation Jobs Citibank DBZ DEVELOPMENT BANK OF ZAMBIA Human Rights Jhpiego MEDICAL STORES LIMITED Mazabuka Ministry of Gender and Child Development NEPAD NPA National Prosecution Authority National Airports Corporation National Breweries PC Population Council PSI Puma Energy International Restless Development The World Bank UNDP VSO Voluntary Service Overseas ZIPAR Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research ZNBS ZAMBIA NATIONAL BUILDING SOCIETY Zambia Red Cross Society ACC Anti Corruption Commission Zambia Abt Associates Blantyre British Council in Zambia CIVIL SERVICE JOBS Chamber of Mines of Zambia Chibombo Chililabombwe Chirundu Coca Cola Customer Support - Technical Support Danish Refugee Council ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA ESAMI Eastern and Southern African Management Institute FNB FIRST NATIONAL BANK ZAMBIA Finca Malawi Food and Nutrition HPCZ Health Professions Council of Zambia Hospitality Jobs IRC International Rescue Committee Insurance Jobs Islamic Relief Kasumbalesa Konkola Copper Mines plc Legal Aid Board Lilongwe Lumwana MKUSHI MPIKA Maamba Collieries Limited Marie Stopes Zambia Ministry of local government and housing Mufulira NCC NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR CONSTRUCTION NFNC National Food and Nutrition Commission NHA National Housing Authority NLACW National Legal Aid Clinic for Women NRFA National Road Fund Agency NU Northrise University National Milling Corporation PACRA Patents and Companies Registration Agency PACT PIA Pensions and Insurance Authority Peace Corps Zambia Purchasing - Supplies Manager Records Management Rural Electrification Authority SUPPLY CHAIN Statistician Veterinary Council of Zambia WHO World Health Organization WWSC Western Water and Sewerage Company Workers Compensation Fund ZAWA Zambia Wildlife Authority ZDA Zambia Development Agency ZESCO Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation Limited ZICA Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants ZWMA Zambia Weights and Measure Agency Zambia Catholic University