ICM MEAL Assistant at CRS Lesotho


Catholic Relief Services, the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States is currently recruiting for ICM MEAL Assistant in Maseru, Lesotho. 

Job Summary:  

The MEAL Assistant – ICM will support the design and implementation of MEAL systems and procedures that are appropriate, effective and cost-efficient. You will also facilitate the collection and entry of the quality data for use at the different stages of MEAL in the project.

Roles and Key Responsibilities: 

  • Participates in the design/refining of appropriate monitoring and evaluation frameworks and tools based on project/program plans
  • Assists in communicating key project information and results with community members, partner staff

Basic Qualifications 

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required. The degree should be in Demography, Epidemiology, Sociology, Biostatistics, Statistics or a related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience in supporting/implementing MEAL activities in Lesotho
  • Sound understanding of relevant indicators, data collection methodology, data quality issues; ability to develop indicators and data collection tools and assess data quality

Required Languages – Proficiency in Sesotho and English

Travel – Must be willing and able to travel up to 50% including to remote/mountainous areas 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  

  • Experience in participatory action planning and community engagement
  • Excellent relationship management skills with ability to influence and get buy-in from people not under direct supervision and to work with local partners and community members in diverse geographical settings.


Please note that the position is only open to applicants who are Citizens of Lesotho.  Interested Basotho candidates should submit their CV and cover letter indicating salary expectations, no later than 26th November 2021 at 17:00 by email to [email protected] stating CRS-ICM MEAL ASS-LSO. If the subject line does not indicate the position, the applicant will not be considered. HARD COPY APPLICATIONS NOT ACCEPTED.  ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

Please be advised that CRS requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse, exploitation, and human trafficking. Further, all successful candidates will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and their personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate their behaviors related to the above safeguarding-related topics.

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.