Data Assistant

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.

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Competitive / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 2 + Years
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : May 25, 2021

Job Description

International Organization for Migration (IOM) is looking for suitable candidate for the position of Data Assistant to assist Medical Health Department as part of Front Line of Defense (FLOD) through UN COVID-19 Clinic, according to the Terms of Reference below. Interested applicants are invited to apply by 31.05.2021 at the latest, referring to the Call for Applications reference code.

Reference Code: CFA-02/2021

Position Title: Data Assistant

Duty Station: Kathmandu

Type of Appointment: Ungraded, 6 months, with possibility of extension

Estimated Starting Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 31 May 2021


Under the overall supervision Chief Migration Health Officer and direct supervision of the Senior Migration Health Data Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out the following duties and responsibilities in relation to the MHD FLOD and MHAC in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Work actively with various data platforms in Use in IOM MHD: MiMOSA, MIMOSA FLOD and medical software at FLOD Isolation Unit.
  2. Enter data in accurate and precise manner minimizing the data entry errors and biases.
  3. Assist the MHD team in data entry and data use errands communicating findings to the Senior Migration Health Data Processing Assistant.
  4. Perform regular QC and QA of the entered data in the data platforms .
  5. Assist the Senior Migration Health Data Processing Officer in preparation of weekly, monthly, periodic and annual reports with use of Microsoft BI Power and other reporting tools.
  6. Assist the Chief Migration Health Officer and Senior Migration Health Team at MHD Nepal in regular update of the MHD information on the country MHD Website.
  7. Proactively assist the team with preparations of the medical forms, laboratory labels, serology code books, chest x-ray labels and daily scheduling of MHD health assessments.
  8. Assist in analysis of various tools pertaining to migrant flow and satisfaction in MHAC, including active monitoring of scheduling trends.
  9. Proactively communicate errors in data platforms with the IOM HIM in coordination with Senior Migration Health Data Processing Officer.
  10. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualification & Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited Institution with at least two years of relevant working experience; or,
  • Secondary School Diploma with at least four years of relevant working experience.
  • Certificate in IT/Data entry is an advantage


  • Experience in computer data entry, elaboration and analysis;
  • Typing speed of at least 60 words per minute;
  • High computer literacy in Windows and MS Office is mandatory, knowledge of web page design would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, as well as previous secretarial and archival experience, an added advantage;
  • Previous working experience with NGOs or international organizations is an added advantage.


  • Fluency in English and Nepali is required. Proficiency in other languages is an advantage.

How to Apply

Interested Candidates are requested to submit their application indicating clearly the position applied, CFA reference number with three references to the following address: Human Resource Department, International Organization for Migration, P.O. Box 25503, Baluwatar, Kathmandu or email to by 31 May 2021. Only short-listed candidates will be called for interview.