Case Manager (P-1)
The Hague (Netherlands)
18918 | Office Of The Prosecutor
|Deadline for Applications:||28/07/2019|
|Organizational Unit:||Prosecution Division, Office of the Prosecutor|
|Duty Station:||The Hague - NL|
|Type of Appointment:||Fixed-Term Appointment|
|Minimum Net Annual Salary :||€44,054.00|
|Contract Duration:||To be determined|
A roster of suitable candidates will 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 Prosecution Division (PD) comprises the Prosecution and Appeals Sections. The Division is central to the core mandate of the Court; namely, the conduct of fair, effective and expeditious prosecutions in accordance with the Rome Statute. It is responsible for giving legal guidance to investigators and litigating cases before the Chambers of all three judicial divisions, preparing all written submissions in briefs and other filings to the Chambers and participating in investigative and case- preparation activities in the Integrated Teams. Senior Trial Lawyers from the Prosecution Section are also entrusted with the task of leading the integrated teams and providing overall guidance on the investigation of cases, as well as leading trial teams before Chambers of the Court. The Appeals Section litigates all interlocutory and final appeals before the Appeals Chamber, prepares all applications for leave to appeal and responses to such applications filed by the defence and other parties before the Trial Chambers, drafts key trial filings, in particular those involving significant and novel international criminal law and procedural law issues, and also provides legal advice to teams in the Prosecution Section as well as to other sections of the Office.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Senior Trial Lawyer, the incumbent performs the following functions:
- Administrative management of prosecution cases, including filing of Court documents, maintaining prosecution's Court files, preparing and finalising exhibits for display in Court, liaison with Court technicians and effective and efficient presentation of exhibits in Court;
- Disclosure of exhibits to Defence and (Pre-) Trial Chambers, including tracking, collating and indexing of disclosure materials and maintaining disclosure logs;
- Maintaining the case calendar;
- Assistance to Trial Attorneys, including assisting in the identification and retrieval of information relevant to the case and maintaining appropriate electronic and physical systems for the organisation of information and evidence;
- Performing other tasks as instructed by the Senior Trial Attorneys or Trial Attorneys.
Advanced university degree preferably in criminal, international, humanitarian or international criminal law. A first level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience is accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
A minimum of two years of practical experience working in litigation support, case management and/or legal secretarial support. No experience required with advanced university degree.
Experience with the management of electronic and physical evidence presentation and filing systems. Advanced practical experience with any of LiveNote, Ringtail or CaseMap, data warehousing systems or other advanced content management systems is highly desirable;.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Exceptional analytical, planning and organisation skills;
- High degree of initiative, flexibility and adaptability;
- Ability to work in a non-discriminatory manner, with respect for diversity;
- Professional and personal integrity.
Knowledge of Languages:
Proficiency in one of the working languages of the Court, English or French, is required. Working knowledge of the other is considered as a strong asset. 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.
- 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.