IOM Nepal

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) - a related organization of the United Nations - is the leading intergovernmental organization in the field of migration. It works to meet the growing operational challenges of migration, advance understanding of migration issues, encourage social and economic development through migration and uphold the well-being and human rights of migrants.

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Position Title: Intern – INT#NP/02/19

Duty Station: Kathmandu, Nepal

Position Required: 2 Positions

Classification: OTHER

Type of Appointment: Internship, Three months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 09 December 2019

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged.


Under the overall supervision of Chief Migration Health Officer and direct supervision of Migration Health Officer, the Intern will assist with the following operational activities of the Migration Health Division of the mission. Tasks will include:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

1. Work with the Migration Health Officer on public health especially migration health related activities and operational procedures of IOM Development Fund and TB Reach Projects of the mission. This may include responsibilities related administrative and logistical arrangement of office and operational activities, as well as follow-up of the following activities;

  • Assist with operational aspects of the migration health programme in conjunction with program staffs, Migration Health Assessment Center's admin staff and field staff;
  • Attend internal meetings related to operational areas of IOM's migration health activities;
  • Interact with IOM partners on relevant migration health related activities;
  • Assist with the preparation of situational and statistical reports on activities as assigned;
  • Assist the team with the development of new projects and expansion of existing projects in the areas of migration health; and
  • Undertake all other tasks as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Public Health/Social Science/Social Work or related discipline from an accredited academic institution;
  • Candidate with Master's Degree in Public Health or Social Work with interest to work in Migration Health are encouraged to apply.


Fluency in English, Nepali is required.

Required Competencies


  • Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
  • Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders
  • Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others
  • Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
  • Creativity and Initiative – Proactively develops new ways to resolve problems
  • Leadership and Negotiation – Convinces others to share resourcesô€‚ƒ Presents goals as shared interests
  • Performance Management – Provides constructive feedback to colleagues Provides fair, accurate, timely, and constructive staff evaluations
  • Planning and Organizing - Sets clear and achievable goals consistent with agreed priorities for self and others Identifies priority activities and assignments for self and others Organizes and documents work to allow for planned and unplanned handovers Identifies risks and makes contingency plans
  • Professionalism -  displays mastery of subject matter
  • Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation.
  • Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
  • Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.


Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment. Only Nepali Nationals will be considered for this position.

How to apply:

Interested Candidates are requested to submit their application indicating clearly the position applied, VN number and CV with three references to the following address: Human Resource Department, International Organization for Migration, P.O. Box 25503, Baluwatar, Kathmandu or email to by 09 Dec 2019 . Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 2
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 26 Nov, 2019
Apply Before 09 Dec, 2019
City Kathmandu