Associate Investigator (P-2)
Deadline for applications: 7 November 2012
Duties and responsibilities
Under the general supervision of the Head of the Investigation Division and/or Investigation Coordinator and the direct supervision of the Investigation Team Leader, the incumbent is expected to:
• Collect, screen and handle information and evidence in accordance with standard operating procedures;
• Conduct interviews with victims, witnesses and suspects producing written or audio/video-recorded records of interview;
• Undertake the review and analysis of material and make recommendations for the next steps in the investigations including actively contributing to evidence review and the disclosure process;
• Manage contacts with external persons including victims, witnesses and intermediaries;
• Plan and participate in field missions;
• Testify before the Chamber when required;
• Perform other duties as required.
Note: Successful applicant(s) will be required to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability. While ICC investigators can expect to spend extensive time periods working at the Duty Station, they may also be required to undertake repeated and sometimes lengthy deployments to conflict or post-conflict environments; all dependent on the nature and phase of the investigation.
Essential qualifications• Relevant university degree, preferably in Law, Criminology or other related fields, for example in Human Rights, Psychology, or Journalism;
• A degree in criminal investigation from a law enforcement academy. A combination of relevant training in crime investigation techniques and extensive investigative experience may be acceptable in lieu of the academic requirements.
• Relevant work experience in either one of the following categories:
At least four years of experience (two years with an advanced university degree) with criminal/financial investigations, investigations of serious human rights violations or investigative analysis, with a special focus on complex, large-scale cases;
orAt least four years of experience (two years with an advanced university degree) in working with NGO's/IGO's/International Commissions of Enquiry, with a special focus on complex, large-scale cases. Experience in working with police and justice organizations;
• Experience with conducting interviews with victims, witnesses or suspects;
• Ability to administrate and handle complex and voluminous amounts of information and evidence;
• Good research, analytical and problem-solving skills;
• Knowledge of the requirements of international criminal law concerning the elements of crimes and modes of liability;
• Ability to work under stressful conditions;
• Flexibility and adaptability to changing environment and plans;
• Ability to work in a non-discriminatory manner, with respect for diversity;
• Professional and personal integrity.
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. Knowledge of another official language of the Court would be considered an additional asset (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish).
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