18324 | Registry
|Deadline for Applications:
||Field Office - Uganda, Division of External Operations, Registry
|Type of Appointment:
||Fixed Term Appointment
||To be determined
|Minimum Net Annual Salary:
||General Temporary Assistantce until 31/12/2018
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 incumbent of this post will participate in the Court’s Financial Disclosure Programme, administered on behalf of the ICC by the United Nations Ethics Office (UNEO). Information on the programme can be found here on the website of the UNEO [UNEO Financial Disclosure Programme].
Field Offices are time-bound and scalable staging posts for the Court’s operations in the situation countries, offering office space, vehicular support for missions and communications material and tools. They are also a source of information for Headquarters in terms of socio-political and security developments in the situation countries. Field Offices develop and maintain relationships with key partners on the ground in order to assist various Court actors in the execution of their roles in the field.
Field Offices are organisationally located in the Division of External Operations (the “DEO”) of the Registry and the Chief of Field Office reports directly to the Director of the DEO.
Duties and Responsibilities
Within this framework, and under the direct supervision of the Director of the DEO, the incumbent will perform the following duties:
- Being responsible for the administration, management and proper functioning of the Field Office, including safety and security of its staff, premises and assets;
- Recruiting and supervising both local and international field staff, in consultation with the Headquarters when applicable;
- Managing the budget of the Field Office;
- Maintaining effective relations with key Registry clients and ensuring timely, high-quality services;
- Acting as the central coordinator of Registry activities in the situation country and ensuring that request by Registry clients are dealt with in a coordinated manner;
- Monitoring, reporting and providing advice to relevant staff at Headquarters on strategic, operational, security, political, outreach, victims participation and reparation and other developments affecting the Court and its field operations;
- Representing the Registry, and when applicable, the Court, in contacts with various relevant national and international stakeholders, thus enhancing communication and coordination with such actors in relation to the necessary assistance provided by them to the field operations;
- Developing effective relationships with government authorities, diplomatic missions, national and international organisations, press and civil society to support Registry and Court operations in various areas;
- Collecting pertinent data so as to enable a thorough assessment of the timing and scaling up or down of the Field Office;
- Perform other relevant duties as assigned by the supervisor.
An advanced university degree in international relations, social sciences, law, public or business administration or a related field is required. 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 ten years (twelve years with a first-level university degree) of progressively responsible, relevant professional experience, including experience at the managerial level, is required. Experience in field operations is considered an asset.
Knowledge, technical skills and abilities
- Knowledge of the Court’s legal framework and proceedings;
- Demonstrated strategic and managerial skills;
- Excellent negotiation and communication skills;
- Ability to network and build effective work relationships with internal and external partners;
- Ability to apply sound judgment in decision making;
- 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 an asset. Knowledge of another official language of the Court (Arabic, Chinese 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.