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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Field Operations Coordinator Job at International Criminal Court (ICC), - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Field Operations Coordinator

Jobs at:
International Criminal Court (ICC)

Deadline of this Job:
8th August 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

The International Criminal Court (ICC), governed by the Rome Statute, is the first permanent, treaty based, international criminal court established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community. The ICC is an independent international organisation, and is not part of the United Nations system. Its seat is at The Hague in the Netherlands. Although the Court’s expenses are funded primarily by States Parties, it also receives voluntary contributions from governments, international organisations, individuals, corporations and other entities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Field Operations Officer in the relevant Field Office, reporting to the Operational Support Unit (OSU) at ICC Headquarters, the incumbent will:
  • Provide operational and administrative support to staff of the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) in the Field Office, including visiting investigators and other personnel;
  • Gather and analyze information relevant to investigations from a wide variety of open sources;
  • Develop contacts with other Organizations (UN, NGOs, etc.) and keep the Office updated of socio-political situation in the areas of operations;
  • Develop and maintain the maximum level of security awareness of the local situation;
  • Contribute to reports for OSU, ICC Headquarters and submit them in the absence of the Field Operations Officer;
  • Understand and take into account the needs of witnesses when planning with investigation teams or relevant Units;
  • Coordinate the movement of witnesses as required and in accordance to the OTP Operational Manual;
  • Arrange meetings/appointments with witnesses, intermediaries and other officials, as directed.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and logistic support for OTP staff and witnesses;
  • Assist in the coordination of security and logistic arrangements with relevant Registry Sections and/or UN entities;
  • Assist with effective communication between the Field Office and the OTP at HQ;
  • Assist in formulating OTP procurement requests to support field operations;
  • Maintain financial records of expenditures;
  • Perform other routine office functions as required;
  • Deputize for the Field Operations Officer in his/her absence.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the International Criminal Court (ICC) Field Operations Coordinator job opportunity should hold a Diploma of secondary education.
  • At least eight years of relevant work experience, preferably in an operational, investigative, police or similar environment. An advanced or a first-level university degree may be considered as a substitute for two years’ working experience only to determine eligibility.
  • Previous experience in a multinational environment would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the geographic area in which the Court is investigating is essential;
  • Initiative, flexibility and ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with all ICC staff, national and international contacts and witnesses;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Professional and personal integrity, tact, sensitivity to other views, loyalty, judgment.
  • Clean’ current driving licence is essential;
  • Basic skills in standard Microsoft applications: Word, Power Point, Outlook;
  • Basic knowledge of routine office procedures and practices.
  • Proficiency in one of the working languages of the Court, English or French is required. Working knowledge of the other language is highly desirable;
  • Fluency in any local languages is considered a strong asset;
  • Knowledge of additional official language of the Court, (Arabic, Chinese, 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;
  • Stays abreast with 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.
Realising objectives:
  • 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
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who desire to join the International Criminal Court (ICC) should apply by visiting the web link below.
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