Field Work/TB Screener

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Location: Kathmandu
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2020-02-09 Deadline: 2020-02-20
  • Nos. of Opening : 3
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : Others
  • Nature : Contract
Job Description

International Organization for Migration (IOM) is looking for suitable candidate for the position of Field Work/TB Screener 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-05/2020

Position Title: Field Work/TB Screener (03 Positions)

Duty Station: Kathmandu, Nepal

Estimated Starting Date: As soon as possible

Type of Appointment: Consultant Contract, 6 months



IOM Nepal in coordination with National Tuberculosis (TB) Center (NTC) has been implementing the TB REACH project to cater the TB services for aspiring migrants who are screened for TB from private pre-departure health assessment centres. IOM Nepal is seeking three qualified female candidates preferably working in migration sector or returnee female migrants to provide support to the project to conduct field activities. Individual candidates selected for these field work will be responsible to conduct symptomatic screening among aspiring migrants with abnormal chest x-ray results, coordinate with messenger for sputum collection. They will also be responsible to carry out TB screening among their female migrant communities and link with TB care and prevention as per need Objectives: The overall objective of this assignment is to support in conducting field activities of the TB REACH project.


Core Functions / Responsibilities:

Scope of Work:

Provide assistance to IOM team to carry out day to day field activities of the project: to conduct symptoms screening, to keep record and coordinate with the messengers for sputum collection. Additionally, support in conducting periodic TB screening among female migrants network in coordination with project team. Specific tasks are as described below.

  • Provide support to carry out day to day field activities as assigned by the project team;
  • Conduct symptom screening among those aspiring migrants with abnormal Chest Xray images; Make a log of prospective migrants screened for TB and coordinate with messenger for sputum collection;
  • Provide support in conducting periodic TB screening among returnee migrants and female migrants in coordination with female migrant communities/network, maintain a log, and refer positive screening cases for sputum collection and testing to selected NTP diagnostic centers. 

Job Specification

Required Qualifications and Experience:


  • Secondary Education from an accredited institution with one year of experience


  • Good communication and coordination skills
  • Abilities to work under pressure and meet deadlines


  • Fluency in English and Nepali is required.



Interested candidates should attach the following documents;

1. Updated curriculum vitae (CV)

2. 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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