4.21.16 – Associate Information and Evidence Officer, P-2
Office of the Prosecutor, ICC (Int’l Criminal Court), The Hague, Netherlands
A roster of suitable candidates will be established for this post as a result of this selection process for both fixed-term established and general temporary assistance posts.
Candidates who have already applied to this position (VA 4241), do not need to re-apply.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the general supervision of the Senior Manager of the Services Section and the direct supervision of the Head of the Information and Evidence Unit, the incumbent is expected to perform the following duties:
- 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;
- Ensure the registration, digitization (wherever possible), the secure permanent storage, the registration and tracking of hardcopies (where appropriate) and the forwarding of all physical information and evidence material for court proceedings, including the maintenance of the chain of custody and the classification and confidentiality regime of the Office of the Prosecutor;
- Translate the objectives of investigations into technical activities to assist teams in their examination of evidence in Ringtail, in the case of evidence, or TRIM for Information related to Preliminary Examinations;
- Understand the structures and purposes of collected data and advice teams on appropriate measures to extract relevant information while maintaining forensic integrity of the evidence;
- Populate evidence selection systems to allow teams to select potentially relevant items for registration as evidence;
- Perform other duties as required.
- Advanced university degree in archive and records management, information management, law, or other relevant field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience is accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree;
- Training in database management or equivalent including certified training in the field of forensic data management, evidence and property room management or other relevant fields;
- A minimum of two years (four years with a first level university degree) of practical experience in the field of data automation, data management and functioning of electronic devises, preferably in a legal environment;
- Demonstrated supervisory experience.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
- Advanced skills in the use of MS Access database programming and general advanced skills in the use computer software;
- Experience in the population of litigation support or evidence review tools;
- Excellent communication skills and client orientation;
- Ability to work effectively and constructively in teams;
- Ability to work in a non-discriminatory manner, with respect for diversity;
- Ability to keep strict standards of confidentiality and security;
- Professional integrity.
Knowledge of languages:
Proficiency in one of the working languages of the Court, English and French is required. Working knowledge of the other is desirable. Knowledge of another official language of the Court (Arabic, Chinese, Russian and 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 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.