Field Operations Coordinator (G-6) Tbilisi (18601)

  • Added Date: Thursday, 06 December 2018
  • Deadline Date: Monday, 17 December 2018

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Organizational Unit:Operational Support Unit, Planning and Operations Section, Investigation Division, Office of the Prosecutor
Duty Station:Tbilisi, Georgia
Type of Appointment:

Fixed-term Appointment

Post Number:T-2333
Minimum Net Annual Salary: Lari 45,427.00
Contract Duration:General Temporary Assistance (GTA) until 31/12/2019

Appointment to this position will be made in 2019 and is subject to the approval of the 2019 budget by the Assembly of States Parties (ASP).

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).

Important:

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.

Organizational Context

The Operational Support Unit (OSU) 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 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.

Essential Qualifications

Education:

Diploma of secondary education.

Experience:

A minimum of 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.

Experience in a multinational environment would be an advantage.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • 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.

Knowledge of Languages

  • Fluency in either of the working languages of the Court, English or French, is essential. Fluency in both languages would be considered a strong asset.
  • Fluency in Georgian is essential; fluency in Russian and/or Ossetian is considered an important 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.

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

General Information

- 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 Agreement concerning Transfer, Secondment or Loan of Staff among the Organizations applying the United Nations Common System of Salaries and Allowances' or 'the Inter-Organisation Mobility Accord' on a reciprocal basis.

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