18829 | OTP
Deadline for Applications: 15/04/2019
Organizational Unit: Operational Risk and Support Unit, Planning and Operations Section, Investigation Division, Office of the Prosecutor
Duty Station: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
Post Number: S-8619
Type of Appointment: Fixed-Term Appointment
Minimum Net Annual Salary: $20,939.00
Contract Duration: 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).
Important: Organisational Context
Recruitment for this post in the General Service category is done on a local basis. As a result, staff are generally recruited from the area in which the particular office is located but could be of any nationality. Candidates applying to a post in the General Services category shall meet the relevant employment and immigration requirements in the country of the duty station, including fulfilling residence and work permit conditions.
Applicants will be responsible for any expenses incurred in relation to: visa, travel to and from, and relocation to and from the duty station, in the event of an employment offer.
A staff member in the General Service category who has been locally recruited shall not be eligible for the entitlements and/or benefits exclusively applicable to internationally recruited staff.
The Operational Risk and Support Unit (ORSU) 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
Under the direct supervision of the Operations Risk and Field Officer, reporting to the Operational Risk and Support Unit (ORSU) at ICC Headquarters, the incumbent will carry out the following duties:
Essential Qualifications Education:
- Develop links with local communities and follow the socio-political situation in the areas of operations to develop and maintain the maximum level of security awareness of the local situation;
- Coordinate travel arrangements and logistic support for investigators and witnesses as required for mission support;
- Assist the coordination of security arrangements for witnesses;
- Contribute to reports for ICC headquarters and submits them in the absence of the Field Operations Officer;
- Provide administrative and some operational support to the staff of the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) in the Field Office, including visiting investigators and other personnel, arrange meetings, takes minutes and follows up on decisions taken;
- Maintain the Field Operations Officer’s calendar of activities, office files and records;
- Maintain financial records of OTP field office expenditure;
- Perform other duties as required.
Completion of secondary education. Experience:
A minimum of six years of relevant experience. An advanced or a first-level university degree may be considered as a substitute for two years' working experience only to determine eligibility. Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Knowledge of languages:
- Experience in dealing with situations requiring high degree of confidentiality;
- Experience in dealing with traumatized people;
- Initiative, flexibility and ability to work with diverse professionals;
- Advanced knowledge of office procedures and practices;
- Valid driver's licence;
- Advanced skills in standard Microsoft applications: Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook;
- Experience in a multinational environment would be an advantage.
Proficiency in oral and written French is mandatory. Working knowledge of English is desirable. Knowledge of vernacular languages subject to the country is desirable. Knowledge of another official language of the Court (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, 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. All candidates should be in a position to submit an electronic copy of their passport and all diplomas listed on their profile when requested;
- 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;
- Applications from female candidates are particularly encouraged;
- Personnel recruited at the General Service level are not entitled to all of the benefits granted to internationally-recruited staff;
- 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.