18280 | OTP
|Deadline for Applications:
||Information and Evidence Unit, Services Section, Office of the Prosecutor
||The Hague - NL
|Type of Appointment:
|Minimum Net Annual Salary:
||General Temporary Assistance (GTA) until 31/12/2018, with the possibility of extension
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 Information and Evidence Unit within the Services Section of the Office of the Prosecutor is in charge of the following functions:
- Guarantee the secure reception, storage, and handling of all physical evidence and potential trial exhibits;
- Guarantee full accessibility and prompt retrieval of such evidence for the purpose of disclosure of trial exhibits;
- Perform the function of evidence custodian, maintaining the integrity of the material submitted;
- Perform electronic information storage of the documentation and standard archiving;
- Determine the appropriate chain of custody and sharing of information;
- Perform electronic evidence storage and electronic record management;
- Support Investigation and Prosecution Divisions in regard to information and evidence at Headquarters and in the OTP field operations;
- Listen and respond to the public (NGOs, lawyer firms, private individuals) in relation to outcomes of the cases and evidence submission;
- Receive, register, acknowledge, and store communications received by the Prosecutor as well as referrals of situations from states, or from the United Nations Security Council;
- Coordinate and provide service lines in regard to situations where OTP is currently involved in evidence collection;
- Provide official secretarial service with regard to the art.15 communication, taking care of sensitive and highly confidential inquiries;
- Conduct an initial review of communications and referrals under the art.15 of the Rome Statute and situation analysis.
Duties And Responsibilities
The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Head of the Information and Evidence Unit and will perform the following tasks:
- Supervise technicians and processes associated with securing electronic evidence at the seat of the Court;
- Write technical scripts and programs that transform the structure of data to become useful in the Office’s evidence management systems;
- Translate the objectives of investigations into technical activities to assist teams in their examination of electronic content;
- Interact with teams to assist in the identification of relevant information;
- Analyse and understand the structures and purposes of collected data and advise teams on appropriate measures to extract relevant information;
- Populate evidence selection systems to allow teams to select potentially relevant items for registration as evidence.
Advanced university degree in in computer science, information systems, or any other related field. 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 two years of relevant experience with analytical work, preferably with a focus on programming, scripting, data automation, data management, or eDiscovery;
Knowledge, Skills and Abilties:
- Expertise and knowledge required in SQL database programming, programming languages or scripting tools such as Perl, Python, C#, C++, Visual Studio .NET;
- Experience in supervision of staff is desirable;
- Certification in the area of eDiscovery, evidence handling and/or (litigation) project management is an asset;
- Practical experience in court or in prosecution offices or police or intelligence agencies is a definite asset;
- Knowledge of electronic data maintenance, including appraisal, conservation and migration management; records preservation and description;
- Prior experience in the implementation and use of electronic information databases including the digitization of information;
- Experience in the use of HPE Records Manager, Nuix and/or Ringtail are highly desirable;
- High level of confidentiality;
- Ability to keep abreast of available technology, understand applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the office, actively seek to apply technology to appropriate tasks, and show willingness to learn new technology.
- Leadership and mentoring abilities in addition to strong functional knowledge.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of diverse cultural backgrounds;
- Professional and personal integrity.
Knowledge Of Languages:
Fluency 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 International Criminal Court is a member organization of the Inter-Organization Mobility Accord and is interested in secondment of staff from organizations of the United Nations Common System.