18358 | OTP
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Operational Support Unit, Planning and Operations Section, Investigation Division, Office Of The Prosecutor
||The Hague - NL
|Type of Appointment:
|Minimum Net Annual Salary :
||For initial appointments, the Court offers a two-year appointment with the possibility of extension (six month probationary period).
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 Division (ID), under the overall management of its Director and management team, provides the investigative component of the integrated team which conducts the Office’s investigations and prosecutions under the responsibility of PD’s Senior Trial Lawyer. ID recruits, trains and monitors the performance of investigators, analysts and data inputters within the integrated team.
Specialised units within ID support the integrated teams in the elaboration and implementation of their plans and through advice and assistance in the conduct of operations. The Operational Risk Support Unit (ORSU) which is situated within the Planning and Operations Section of ID, is the principal service provider and coordinator of support to the functions of the Office of the Prosecutor along three main specialities: (1) Operations Planning, Support and Guidance; (2) Witness Management); (3) Information and Operations Security Risk.
Duties and responsibilities
The Operations Officer (Security) is OTP's principal Risk Management Adviser to its Elected Officials, Directors, Integrated Team Leadership and other Programme Managers. Reporting to the Head of the Operational Support Unit and working within the limits of delegated authority, the Operations Officer (Security) is responsible for:
- Assisting the Head of ORSU in providing prudent advice to Head, Planning and Operations Section, Integrated Teams, Directors, ExCom, on the management of risks related to the security of Office's staff, operations and information;
- Supervising the Office's Security Risk Analysis activities;
- Co-coordinating the internal security requirements of the OTP both at the headquarters and field environment, working in conjunction with the Security and Safety Section (of the Registry Organ) and external parties, as may be required;
- Coordinating the systematic collection, collation and synthesis, within the OTP, of information which may affect to safety and security of the Office's staff, operations and data protection;
- Monitoring and advising on the implementation and maintenance of, and compliance with internal OTP security policies;
- Acting as focal point for the investigation of breaches of OTP's and/or the ICC's security policies;
- Liaising and coordinating closely with other Organs of the Court in matters of mutual security and safety interest, (staff, operations and information)
- Representing the Office on all ICC Inter-Organ Security Committees # Joint Threat Assessment Group (JTAG), Information Security Management Forum (ISMF) # and an alternate on the Security Coordination committee (SCC); and
- As determined by the Head of the Operational Support Unit, perform any other duties, which may enhance to Office's security posture.
Advanced university degree in security and/or risk management, disaster and/or emergency management, information security, military science, law enforcement, law, political science, international relations, management or related area.
A minimum of five years (seven years with a first level university degree) of progressively responsible experience in security or risk management is required (preferably in a police, military, or international context), of which at least two should include experience resolving the risks related to operating in conflict/hazardous environments or including at least two years of experience in the field of risk analysis.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
- A working knowledge of the UN security management system and/or crisis management experience is considered an asset;
- Additional specialist security and safety qualifications, such as information security (CISSP or related certification), risk assessment, risk mitigation, investigations, source handling, intelligence management, industrial security (CPP) or other related disciplines is desirable;
- Ability to work effectively within a complex legal and judicial investigative and prosecutorial environment;
- Ability to develop a sound professional rapport with working units and personnel both internal and external to the OTP in order to enhance the security posture of the OTP and to ensure internal policies and procedures are well understood and implemented;
- Ability to deliver specialist training and security management advice to a broad spectrum of personnel working within an international context with complex internal dynamics;
- Sound character with a proven history of reliability and integrity;
- Excellent drafting and oral communications skills, sound and effective administrator with excellent planning skills;
- Strong IT skills with a high level of general computer literacy and a firm understanding of data processing techniques with particular regard to information protection;
- Ability to meet strict deadlines and deliver a high quality product;
- Ability to operate effectively in difficult or challenging operational circumstances;
- Ability to work in a non-discriminatory manner with respect for diversity.
Knowledge of Languages:
Proficiency in one of the working languages of the Court, English or French, is required. Working knowledge of the other is highly desirable. Knowledge of another official language of the Court (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, 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
- 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
- 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 Mobility Accord” on a reciprocal basis.