|Deadline for Applications:||10/12/2018|
|Organizational Unit:||Legal Office, Registry|
|Duty Station:||The Hague - NL|
|Type of Appointment:||Short Term Appointment|
|Minimum Net Annual Salary:||€84,303.00|
|Contract Duration:||Until 30/06/2019|
A Short-Term Appointment is used to recruit staff to meet short-term needs. The duration of this assignment is provided above. The maximum duration of a short-term appointment including extensions shall not exceed 12 months.
A Short-Term Appointment does not carry any expectancy, legal or otherwise, of renewal and shall not be converted to any other type of appointment.
Due to the short-term nature of the assignment, the ICC reserves the right to make an appointment at one grade lower than that stated in the vacancy with a modified job description.
A current ICC staff member who is holding a fixed-term appointment may apply for any short-term position. Where a current ICC staff member is selected to a short-term position, he or she will be temporarily assigned to the position in line with section 4.10 of ICC/AI/2016/001. GS-level posts are subject to local recruitment only.
The terms and conditions of service for staff members appointed under a short-term appointment are governed by ICC/AI/2016/001.
The Registry’s Legal Office (LO) combines a commitment to legal excellence with a result-oriented and policy-friendly approach in delivering legal services. The LO operates as a dynamic and multifaceted international law practice in anticipation of and in response to client requirements, in both operational and policy matters.
The LO supports the performance of the legal functions of the Registrar under the Rome Statute, Rules of Procedure and Evidence, Regulations of the Court, Regulations of the Registry, Financial Regulations and Rules, Staff Rules and Regulations and other legal instruments governing the ICC. This concerns both the judicial functioning of the ICC, where the Registry is involved, and legal matters affecting the ICC as an international organization and its legal position as a whole. In performing this dual role, the Section is responsible for ensuring the quality, uniformity and consistency of legal positions across the Registry and its Divisions of Judicial Services, External Operations, and
Management Services - including the coordination of an internal legal network. The Bureau provides a broad range of legal services including drafting, negotiating, advising and litigating.
The LO is headed by the Legal Counsel.
Duties and Responsibilities
Within this framework, the incumbent will be independently handling a wide range of complex legal matters relating to disputes particularly under international administrative law.
These duties include:
Advanced university degree in law with specialisation in international law or other related field. A first level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience is accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Bar admission or equivalent (e.g. solicitor), with substantial post-qualification experience, is desirable.
A minimum of seven years (nine years with a first level university degree) of progressively responsible professional experience in a legal environment relevant to the work of the Court, and to the aforementioned duties and responsibilities .
Experience in complex legal analysis, research and writing is desirable. Experience in providing legal advice with respect to staff disputes and disciplinary matters of an international organization is desirable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of Languages:
Proficiency in either of the working languages of the Court (English and French) is required, and working knowledge of the other is desirable. 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.
This vacancy is archived.
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