Consultant- Research Protocol Development

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Location: Kathmandu
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2020-02-09 Deadline: 2020-02-20
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : Research and Development
  • Nature : Contract
Job Description

International Organization for Migration (IOM) is looking for suitable candidate for the position of Consultant – Research Protocol  development according to the Terms of Reference below. Interested applicants are invited to apply by 20.02.2020 at the latest, referring to the Call for CV reference code.

Open to Internal and External Candidates

Reference Code: CFCV-06/2020

Position Title: Consultant – Research Protocol Development

Duty Station: Kathmandu, Nepal

Estimated Starting Date: As soon as possible

Type of Appointment: Consultant Contract, 2 months



IOM Nepal in coordination with National TB Center has been implementing the TB REACH project to cater the TB services for aspiring migrants who are screened for tuberculosis from private pre-departure health assessment centres. To understand the effectiveness of the project, IOM Nepal is planning to conduct a periodic implementation effectiveness study. Similarly, IOM will also conduct a quasi-experimental research to understand the impact and of artificial intelligence for an early and improved detection of TB among aspiring migrant population of Nepal. IOM Nepal is seeking qualified Nepalese researcher with extensive experience in public health research especially in research design, protocol development and tools development. 


The overall objective of this assignment is to support IOM in developing research

protocols/tools to conduct research related activities of the IOM TB REACH project.


Core Functions / Responsibilities:

Scope of Work:

Provide technical support in research related activities of the project in coordination with the

target agencies.

Specific tasks are as described below.

  • Provide overall support in developing research design;
  • Provide support in designing research protocol and research tools;
  • Provide technical assistance to develop proposal for ethical approval from Nepal Health Research Council.

Job Specification

Required Qualifications and Experience:


  • Master’s Degree in Demography, Data Analysis, Development Economics, Migration Studies, Public Policy or any other relevant disciplines from an accredited institution with relevant professional experience; or
  • Bachelor’s Degree in above field with five years of relevant professional experience


  • Proven experience in research designing, protocol and tools development especially in public health research such as operational research and implementation research
  • Confident use of statistical analysis software and social research methods
  • Good understanding of migration situations in Nepal and the sub-region (desirable)
  • Proven experience in gender analysis/mainstreaming
  • Abilities to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical, writing, editing and communication skills


Fluency in English and Nepali is required.



Interested candidates should attach the following documents;

1. Updated curriculum vitae (CV)

2. Any relevant documents as sample work

3. Three references


Apply Instructions

How to apply:

Interested Candidates are requested to submit their application indicating clearly the position applied, CFCV reference number to the following address: Human Resource Department, International Organization for Migration, P.O. Box 25503, Baluwatar, Kathmandu or email to by 20 February 2020. Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.

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Organization Summary

Established in 1951, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the principal intergovernmental organization in the field of migration. We are growing rapidly and currently count 151 member states. A further 12 states hold observer status, as do numerous international and nongovernmental organizations. IOM’s programme budget for 2011 exceeds USD 1.3 billion, funding over 2,700 active programmes and more than 7,800 staff members serving in more than 470 field offices in more than a hundred countries.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Baluwatar, Kathmandu, Nepa
Organization Size 50-100
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