17181 | OTP
|Deadline for Applications:
||Forensic Science Section, Investigation Division, Office Of The Prosecutor
||The Hague - NL
|Minimum Net Annual Salary:
||To be determined
A roster of suitable candidates will 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).
Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Head of the Cyber Unit and will perform the following tasks:
- Advise operational investigators on the safest way to conduct online investigations, as well as on the availability and reliability of digital evidence;
- Carry out specialized digital forensic examination to acquire digital evidence from computers and other storage devices, including mobile phones or tablet devices, perform specialized digital forensic analysis and deliver cyber forensic reports and support; to manage, supervise, monitor, assist or participate in required field activities;
- Reinforce the leading position of the Forensic Science Section as the main provider of forensic science, digital forensics and associated disciplines to the ICC/OTP, and as a cyber forensic adviser for external clients. Provide training to first responders/ operational investigators;
- Participate in the creation of operational forensic capabilities regarding cyber forensic methodologies, digital forensic equipment, digital forensic networks, cyber forensic support to investigation/prosecution teams in compliance with international quality standards;
- Advise and assist the Head of the Cyber Unit on all digital forensics-related matters, procedures and techniques. Participate in specialized cyber forensic international network.
- Perform tasks as instructed by the Head of the Forensic Science Section and the Head of Investigation Division.
Advanced university degree in information technology science, preferably in the field of digital, cyber or security forensics. 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 5 years of experience (7 years with first level university degree) in cyber forensic investigations/examinations, with a special focus on complex, large-scale cases and operations, working in a governmental or inter-governmental agency, scientific police institute, ad hoc international tribunals, international fact finding commissions, criminal sciences school or as a private expert.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Extensive knowledge of the newest digital forensic techniques (acquisition and analysis) applied to hard drives, networking and encryption, principles and techniques of cyber security investigation, etc.)
- Experience in the execution and/or coordination of vast specialized cyber forensic operations;
- Excellent ability to organize complex and voluminous sets of records and facts as well as the ability to execute various forensic tasks;
- Excellent ability to communicate effectively with police, forensic, academic or other relevant networks;
- Ability to work under stressful conditions and volatile environment;
- Ability to work in a non-discriminatory manner, with respect for diversity;
- Professional and personal integrity.
Knowledge of languages:
Proficiency in either of the working languages of the Court, English or French, is essential. Working knowledge of the other is desirable. Knowledge of another official language of the Court (Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish) would be 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.