16561 | Office Of The Prosecutor
|Deadline for Applications:
||Investigation Division, Office Of The Prosecutor
|Minimum Net Annual Salary (Single Rate):
||To be determined
A roster of suitable candidates may be established for this post as a result of this selection process for fixed-term appointments against both established posts and positions funded by general temporary assistance (GTA).
The investigation teams are comprised of investigators and analysts from the Investigation Division (ID) and work in the context of the integrated teams of the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP), who are responsible for the investigation and prosecution of the different cases.
The investigative teams are in charge, amongst others, of the following functions:
- Developing and updating the investigation and analysis plans within the integrated teams;
- Executing the investigation and analysis plans in an impartial, objective, safe, efficient and cost-effective manner;
- Supporting the prosecution activities of the integrated team.
Duties and Responsabilities
Under the general supervision of the Head of the Investigation Division and/or Investigation Coordinator and the direct supervision of the Investigation Team Leader the incumbent is expected to:
- Collect, screen and handle information and evidence in accordance with standard operating procedures;
- Conduct interviews with victims, witnesses and suspects producing written or audio/video-recorded records of interview;
- Undertake the review and analysis of materials related to the situation country and/or in the reference language(s), including assisting in interpreting the information correctly, making recommendations for the next steps in the investigations and contributing to evidence review and the disclosure process;
- Manage contacts with external persons including victims, witnesses and intermediaries in accordance with standard operating procedures;
- Assist the investigation team and operational units in developing investigative and operational strategies appropriate and coherent with the situation country society and the security situation;
- Assist the investigation team in finding evidence and investigative opportunities by identifying relevant leads, strengthening the local support network and making recommendations for next investigative steps;
- Assist the investigation team in the planning and preparing of field missions as well as participating and/or supporting them ;
- When required and if possible considering the security situation, publicly represent the OTP investigation in the situation country;
- Ensure that the Situation-specific Investigation Assistant’s actions are in accordance with the standard operating procedures and report any irregularities and/or breaches of the security recommendations;
- When advisable and opportune, advise the investigation team in matters related with the socio-economic and cultural aspects of the situation country under investigation;
- Testify before the Chamber, when required;
- Perform other duties as required.
Advanced university degree preferably in in Law, Criminology or other related fields, for example in Human Rights, Psychology, or Journalism. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience is accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Or a diploma in criminal investigation from a law enforcement academy and/or relevant training in crime investigation techniques combined with eight years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a university degree.
- A minimum of two years (four years with a first level university degree) of professional experience in either, criminal/financial investigations, investigations of serious human rights violations or investigative analysis, with a special focus on complex, large-scale cases; or same level of professional experience working with NGO’s/IGO’s/International Commissions of Enquiry, with a special focus on complex, large-scale cases;
- Experience conducting interviews with victims, witnesses or suspects.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
- Ability to administrate and handle complex and voluminous amounts of information and evidence;
- Good research, analytical and problem-solving skills;
- Knowledge of the requirements of international criminal law concerning the elements of crimes and modes of liability;
- Ability to properly manage confidential information;
- Ability to communicate effectively with external partners: police, NGOs, journalists or other relevant networks;
- Ability to work under stressful conditions;
- Flexibility and adaptability to changing environment and plans;
- Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment in a non-discriminatory manner, with respect for diversity;
- High standards of professional and personal integrity.
Knowledge of Languages
- Proficiency in one of the working languages of the Court, English or French is required. Working knowledge of the other is considered a strong asset.
- Fluency in Georgian is essential and knowledge of Russian and/or Ossetian is considered an asset.
- Knowledge of another official language of the Court (Arabic, Chinese 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, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.
- 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.