Graduate MEAL Assistant at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

About the Company

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates.

Job Title

MEAL Assistant

Job Location

Biu, Borno

Job Ref Code


Job Summary

The MEAL assistant will work with the MEAL officer and implementing partners to provide strategic guidance on STaR’s Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL).
S/he will support MEAL activities across all sectors including periodic assessments / surveys and routine gathering of project implementation information collection; s/he will implement efficient systems for accountability to beneficiaries, donors and other stakeholders; s/he will collate and archive project documentation; and foster cross-learning among projects.

Education and Experience

-Understanding of MEAL standards used by major donors including USAID, Government of Germany, DFID and EU.
-Bachelor’s degree in Information Sciences, Monitoring and Evaluation or relevant field or equivalent experience.
-Minimum 2 years of experience in a MEAL role on a development or humanitarian project
-Demonstrated experience in planning and delivering effective trainings.
-Strong team player with the ability to take initiative and work well independently.
-Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills in English.
-Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
-Knowledge of Hausa and Kanuri is an added advantage.
-Knowledge of CRS MEAL standards and policies.
-Prior experience in a similar position in the Northeast Region of Nigeria.

Personal Skills

-Ability to work to meet deadlines in multiple tasking environments
-Excellent organization, planning and analytical skills; detail oriented
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated strength in relationship management.

Application Deadline

4th March, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should download the “Application Form” below and send with a detailed Resume as one document in PDF to: vacancies.ne.nigeria@crs.org indicating position being applied for and the Job Ref Code as the subject of the application e.g. MEAL Assistant, MEA180219).

Click here to download Application Form – (Dropbox Doc.)


-CRS is an equal – Opportunity employer, does not discriminate based on race, color, religion and we are committed to gender sensitive programming and management’.
-Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply
-Statement of Commitment to Protection: ‘’CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.


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Enoch Olisa

Enoch Olisa

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