14101 | OTP
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||Forensic Science Section, Investigation Division, Office Of The Prosecutor
||The Hague - NL
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A roster of suitable candidates may be established for this post as a result of this selection process for both fixed-term established and general temporary assistance posts.
The Forensic Science Section (FSS) within the Investigation Division is composed of three units, i.e. the Forensic Unit (FSS/FU), the Cyber Unit (FSS/CU) and the Imagery Unit (FSS/IU). The mission of FSS is providing scientific support to investigations and prosecutions of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community.
The Section has three main objectives:
- Collect, analyse and present scientific evidence, triangulated with documentary and testimonial evidence,
- Expand range of scientific / technological resources for investigators and prosecutors, and
- Promote expertise strategies for application of new and emerging forensic technologies for judicial investigations.
Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Head of the Forensic Science Section (FSS), the incumbent is responsible for the following tasks:
- Manage the activities of the Cyber Unit, exercise operational lead and supervise the work of other forensic cyber investigators in their daily activities at HQ as well as in the field during missions as required;
- Conduct digital forensic and cyber evidence related duties and activities in the field of forensic cyber sciences;
- Advise the Head of the Forensic Science Section on situation assessments, cyber investigative strategy for each investigative case and drafting of Request for Assistance (RFA) relating to technical aspects and forensic procedures;
- Train the first responders (OTP investigators notably) on how to collect digital device/data and advise investigators and analysts on the use and interpretation of electronic data in their investigations;
- Contribute to the development of best practice Manuals and Guidelines and participate in specialized international cyber networks.
Advanced University degree in Information Technology Science, preferably in the field of digital forensics and/or cyber science. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience is accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of 7 years (9 years with first level university degree) of professional experience in the field of cyber science or cyber investigations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Expert knowledge in the field of cyber science and cyber investigations, including cybercrime scene examination, search and seizure, collection, preservation and processing of cyber evidence;
- Managerial Skills – Ability to provide technical leadership and guidance to a team of professional and support staff.
- Planning and Organising – Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; Identifies priority activities and assignments; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning.
- Technological Awareness – Keeps abreast of latest technological developments in the field of cyber science and cyber investigations.
- Excellent negotiation and communication skills and ability to network and build effective work relationships with internal and external partners.
- Experience and ability to effectively manage people and work constructively in a multi-cultural team, with respect for diversity.
Knowledge of Languages:
Proficiency in one of the working languages of the Court, French or English is required. Working knowledge of the other is considered an asset. Knowledge of another official language of the Court (Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish) is considered an asset.
ICC Core Competencies
Dedication to the mission and values
- Acts consistently in accordance with the mission and values of the Organisation;
- Maintains confidentiality, acts with integrity and shows respect for diversity;
- Shows commitment to the organisation;
- Presents a positive image of the organisation during external discussions.
- Applies professional and technical expertise;
- Keeps abreast of organisational issues;
- Produces workable solutions to a range of problems;
- Listens, consults and communicates proactively;
- Handles disagreements with tact and diplomacy;
- Recognises and rewards the contribution of others;
Learning and developing
- Identifies development strategies needed to achieve work and career goals and makes use of developmental or training opportunities;
- Learns from successes and failures;
- Seeks feedback and gives feedback to others to increase organisational effectiveness;
- Seeks opportunities for improvement of work;
- Has an open mind and contributes to innovation.
Handling uncertain situations
- Adapts to changing circumstances;
- Deals with ambiguity, making positive use of the opportunities it presents;
- Plans activities and projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances;
- Manages time effectively.
- Expresses opinions, information and key points of an argument clearly;
- Handles contacts with diplomacy and tact;
- Communicates in a transparent and open way with internal and external contacts while complying with confidentiality requirements.
- Accepts and tackles demanding goals with enthusiasm;
- Keeps to agreements with others;
- Focuses on client needs;
- Takes responsibility for actions, projects and people;
- Monitors and maintains quality and productivity.
- The selected candidate will be subject to a Personnel Security Clearance (PSC) process in accordance with ICC policy. The PSC process will include but will not be limited to, verification of the information provided in the personal history form and a criminal record check.
- Applicants may check the status of vacancies on ICC E-Recruitment web-site.
- Post to be filled preferably by a national of a State Party to the ICC Statute, or of a State which has signed and is engaged in the ratification process or which is engaged in the accession process, but nationals from non-state parties may also be considered.
- In accordance with the Rome Statute, the ICC aims to achieve fair representation of women and men for all positions, representation of the principal legal systems of the world for legal positions, and equitable geographical representation for positions in the professional category.
- Applications from female candidates are particularly encouraged.
- The Court reserves the right not to make any appointment to the vacancy, to make an appointment at a lower grade.
- The ICC is willing to apply the 'Inter-Organisation Agreement concerning Transfer, Secondment or Loan of Staff among the Organizations applying the United Nations Common System of Salaries and Allowances' or 'the Inter-Organisation Mobility Accord' on a reciprocal basis.