Field Operations Officer, Multiple Duty Stations
Field Operations Officer, Multiple Duty Stations

Job description

Organization:ICC - International Criminal Court
Category:Field Mission/Work
Grade: P-3
Duration: To be determined
Deadline: 15 October 2016

Background

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.

Specialized 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 Support Unit (OSU) helps to ensure the confidentiality and security of the field deployment, and provides operational support to missions.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide operational and mission support to OTP staff;

Perform initial regular operational security and risk assessment on the ground in the area of operations;

Manage OTP witnesses in relation to logistical, administrative and security aspects;

Disseminate preventive security information to the OTP;

Coordinate with the Registry (Field Office Manager, Victims and Witnesses Units, Security and Safety Section) on related matters;

Effective management of allocated budget for OTP general operating expenses and OTP assets;

Supervise OTP staff assigned to the field office, providing guidance when required;

Monitor compliance with security instructions adopted by the ICC and maintain proper tracking of OTP staff in the field;

Provide advice to the OTP on field activities based upon changing logistical, political and other circumstances on the ground;

Perform other duties as required.

Education

Advanced university degree preferably in Risk Management, Psychology, Sociology, Operational Planning or other relevant Social Sciences. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience is accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experiance

A minimum of 5 years (7 years with a first level university degree) of relevant working experience;

Prior experience within an operational support or field mission environment;

Competency:

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.

Professionalism

Applies professional and technical expertise;

Keeps abreast of organisational issues;

Produces workable solutions to a range of problems;

Teamwork

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.

Interaction

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.

Language

Proficiency in one of the working languages of the Court, English or French is required. Working knowledge of the other is considered an asset. Knowledge of another official language of the Court (Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish) is considered an asset.


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