Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Career Jobs at United Nations Tanzania

  e-SBO       Tuesday, December 3, 2019
 
Job Opening
Posting Title: SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER, P5
Job Code Title: SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER
Department/Office: International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals
Duty Station: ARUSHA
Posting Period: 03 December 2019 – 01 January 2020
Job Opening Number: 19-Legal Affairs-RMT-127496-R-Arusha (R)
Staffing Exercise N/A

United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity


Org. Setting and Reporting
This position is located in the Office of the Prosecutor at the Arusha branch of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals. The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Prosecutor and in close coordination with the Chief of Staff, Senior Legal Officer at The Hague branch and other senior staff.

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Responsibilities


  • Contribute to the implementation of the Prosecutor’s “One Office” policy.
  • Coordinates and directs teams of other legal and non-legal staff members, guides and supervises the work of junior staff members; assists the Prosecutor and Chief of Staff with the general management and administration of the OTP, IRMCT, Arusha branch, organizes and prioritizes the workload of the Office’s continuous residual functions and contributes to the general coordination of the work of the OTP.
  • In coordination with the Chief of Staff, carries out or oversees the carrying out of the day-to-day administrative tasks necessary for the functioning of the OTP, Arusha branch, including the preparation of inputs to budgets, monitoring of performance parameters and critical indicators, reporting on budget/programme performance, preparation of inputs for results-based budgeting, evaluation of staff performance (PAS) and evaluation of candidates for job openings including interviewing them.
  • In coordination with the Senior Legal Officer Hague branch, proposes and provides input on rule amendments, policies and guidelines as well as memoranda from other organs. Coordinates the provision of legal assistance to national prosecuting and judicial authorities;
  • In coordination with the Senior Appeals Counsel and Senior Legal Officer Hague branch, advises the Prosecutor on a range of legal matters; provides authoritative legal and policy advice to the Prosecutor regarding the continuous residual functions of the Arusha branch, including the referral of cases to national jurisdictions, the initiation of contempt proceedings, requests for review of judgments by convicted persons and requests for early release filed by convicted persons.
  • In coordination with the Chief of Staff, Tracking Team leader and Legal Officers overseeing fugitive files, coordinates and supervises investigations needed to support the continuous residual functions and case-related activities of the OTP, Arusha branch, including investigations into instances of contempt of court, the monitoring of cases referred to national jurisdictions for trial and the maintenance of and access to documents and evidentiary material within the OTP, Arusha branch.
  • Appears before the Chambers of the IRMCT and advocates on behalf of the Prosecutor, prepares and reviews legal filings for submission to the IRMCT, Arusha branch with respect to the continuous residual functions of the OTP.
  • Represents the Prosecutor at meetings with high-level officials of governmental and non-governmental organizations and with the media; services diplomatic conferences, commissions, committees, task forces, expert groups and other bodies, including preparation of background materials, summaries of issues and views of delegations, meeting reports, etc.; represents the OTP in discussions with the Chambers and the Registry at the Arusha branch.
  • Assists and supports the Tracking Team Leader and Legal Officers overseeing fugitive files.
  • Assists and supports the work of the OTP, The Hague branch of the IRMCT as required.
Competencies

  • Professionalism: Knowledge of international legal procedures and instruments, including international criminal law, with a particular emphasis on the legal practice of the former ICTR and/or the ICTY. Sound knowledge of the functioning of criminal investigations and prosecutions at the national and international levels. Ability to apply legal expertise to analyzing a diverse range of complex issues and in developing innovative solutions. Strong analytical skills and proficiency in legal writing and expression and ability to prepare legal documents. Strong negotiating skills and ability to persuade others to reach agreement. Extensive experience in the management of staff. Experience and ability to work well in a multicultural environment. Ability to work to tight deadlines and to handle multiple concurrent projects. Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Remains calm in stressful situations.
  • Communication – Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two way communication. Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Teamwork – Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organisational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Leadership – Serves as a role model that other people want to follow. Empowers others to translate vision into results. Is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives. Establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support. Anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions. Drives for change and improvement; does not accept the status quo. Shows the courage to take unpopular stands.
  • Provides leadership and takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • Judgement/Decision-making – Identifies the key issues in a complex situation, and comes to the heart of the problem quickly. Gathers relevant information before making a decision. Considers positive and negative impacts of decisions prior to making them. Takes decisions with an eye to the impact on others and on the Organisation. Proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information. Checks assumptions against facts. Determines that the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision. Makes tough decisions when necessary.
Education

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law. First-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Postgraduate studies in criminal or international law would be an asset.

Work Experience

At least ten years of progressively responsible experience in criminal prosecution, including substantial experience at the international level.
Relevant experience at the ICTR or ICTY is highly desirable.

Languages

Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of French would be an asset.

Assessment

There may be a technical test followed by a competency-based interview.

Special Notice

The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

The appointment is limited to the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals. Appointment of the successful candidate on this position will be limited to the initial funding of the post. Extension of the appointment is subject to the extension of the mandate and/or the availability of funds. As the international tribunals are not integrated in the Secretariat, UN Staff Members serve on assignment or secondment from their parent department/office if selected. Appointments of staff members in the United Nations are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General. Staff Members are expected to move periodically to new functions in accordance with established rules and procedures, and may in this context be reassigned by the Secretary-General throughout the Organization based on the changing needs and mandates.

NOTE FOR PREVIOUSLY ROSTERED CANDIDATES

Roster candidates must express their interest and availability for published job openings by submitting an updated PHP and cover letter.

United Nations Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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Posting Title: PROPERTY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT, FS4
Job Code Title: PROPERTY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT
Department/Office: International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals
Duty Station: ARUSHA

Posting Period: 25 November 2019 – 24 December 2019
Job Opening Number: 19-Property and Asset Management-RMT-127176-R-Arusha (R)
Staffing Exercise N/A
This position is located in the Administrative Section, Registry, of the IRMCT Arusha Branch. Under the supervision of the General Services Officer and the guidance of the Administrative Officer, the incumbent will provide property management support to the operations of the Arusha Branch, including the Kigali office.
Within delegated authority, the Property Management Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:

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•Assist with planning of property management operations
•Utilizes and enhances, as required, the established business intelligence and management tools to monitor and evaluates the overall processes of the IRMCT Arusha branch’s property management function; Prepares accurate and auditable statistical reports and correspondence for IRMCT management; Monitors progress through statistical analysis of database records and prepares monthly progress and/or status reports for the IRMCT Arusha branch; Assists with the preparation and verification of periodic IPSAS financial reports on PP&E and inventory (year-end reports, monthly reports) and ensures timely submission thereof;
•Maintains accurate and auditable records, in both hard copy and electronic format, for accountability of UN property in conformance with relevant Administrative Instructions, guidelines and standard operating procedures; Assists with the maintenance of the fixed assets register by recording information related to fixed assets, ensures accurate tracking of existing fixed assets and PPE; implements, monitors and reports on the periodic physical verification process, ensuring anomalies are identified in Discrepancy or Impairment Reports and addressed immediately;
•Liaises with the Self Accounting Units (SAUs) and the IRMCT Procurement and General Services Sections on matters related to inventory control, receiving and inspection as well as write-off and disposal activities of UN Property; Manages and trains the network of SAU’s property management focal points;


•Assists with proper disposal of written-off property, hazardous waste, and of commodities representing a risk to the environment, in order to avoid any pollution or contamination;
•Processes all incoming goods and materiel through Umoja, prepares receiving and inspection reports in Umoja as well as other inventory management systems, and ensures items are appropriately barcoded;
•Manages the IRMCT stores and assists the General Services Officer in the management of the warehouse;
•Assists the General Services Officer and Administrative Officer in compilation and drafting of Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) and flow charts relating to all aspects of Property Management activities;
•Identifies issues and implements solutions to problematic areas related to property management;
•Serves as a Secretary to the Local Property Survey Board, assists SAUs in the preparation of cases thereto, and advices members as appropriate;
•Provides first reporting officer supervisory functions to GS-level Property Management Assistant(s);
•Performs other duties as required.

•Professionalism: Good knowledge of property control program goals and objectives; thorough knowledge of inspections and verifications of property; good knowledge of IPSAS and UN property management rules, regulations and procedures; ability to work independently in managing difficult, and time sensitive situations as well as conflicting priorities; proven analytical and evaluative skills. Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Remains calm in stressful situations.
•Planning and Organising – Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments, adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.
•Technological Awareness – Keeps abreast of available technology. Understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office. Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks. Shows willingness to learn new technology.
High School Diploma is required. Additional training in IPSAS, transactional SAP modules, property/asset management, and/or financial reporting is desirable.
Do you have a minimum of six (6) years of experience in the field of property or asset management , inventory control, warehouse management or related field?
Do you have experience applying IPSAS to property management functions?
Do you have transactional experience with SAP or the UN enterprise resource planning system (Umoja)
Do you have experience with financial reporting?

English and French are the working languages of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of French and/or Kiswahili may be an advantage.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
The appointment is limited to the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals. Appointment of the successful candidate on this position will be limited to the initial funding of the post. Extension of the appointment is subject to the extension of the mandate and/or the availability of funds. As the international tribunals are not integrated in the Secretariat, UN Staff Members serve on assignment or secondment from their parent department/office if selected. Appointments of staff members in the United Nations are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General. Staff Members are expected to move periodically to new functions in accordance with established rules and procedures, and may in this context be reassigned by the Secretary-General throughout the Organization based on the changing needs and mandates.
According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.
The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.
Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.
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Job Opening
Posting Title: INTERN – LEGAL AFFAIRS, I (Temporary Job Opening)
Job Code Title: INTERN – LEGAL AFFAIRS
Department/Office: International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals
Duty Station: ARUSHA
Posting Period: 25 November 2019 – 23 November 2020
Job Opening Number: 19-Legal Affairs-RMT-127122-J-Arusha (O)
Staffing Exercise N/A

The United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (“Mechanism”) is a court of the United Nations established in 2010 to carry out a number of essential functions of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (“ICTR”) and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (“ICTY”), after the completion of their respective mandates. The ICTR closed on 31 December 2015 with the ICTY following on 31 December 2017. The Mechanism started operating on 1 July 2012 in Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania, and on 1 July 2013 in The Hague, the Netherlands. Since these dates, the Arusha branch has inherited functions from the ICTR, and the Hague branch functions from the ICTY. The Mechanism has also established its own structure to govern its activities and developed rules, procedures, and policies that harmonize and build upon the best practices of both Tribunals. The Mechanism operates simultaneously on two continents, with a small team of dedicated professionals based in the respective branches in Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania, and in The Hague, the Netherlands.

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In accordance with its mandate, the Mechanism has assumed responsibility for a number of former functions of the ICTR and the ICTY. These essential functions include: (i) tracking and prosecuting of remaining fugitives; (ii) conducting appeal proceedings; (iii) conducting review proceedings; (iv) conducting retrials; (v) conducting investigations, trials, and appeals in cases of contempt of court and false testimony; (vi) monitoring cases referred to national jurisdictions; (vii) protecting victims and witnesses; (viii) supervising the enforcement of sentences; (ix) providing assistance to national jurisdictions; and (x) ensuring the preservation and management of Mechanism, ICTR, and ICTY archives.
This position is located in the Office of the President of the Mechanism. It is under the supervision and direction of the Head of the Arusha branch of the Office of the President. The Office of the President is seeking legal interns on an ongoing basis at the Arusha branch.
A Mechanism internship is unpaid and full-time. Core working hours for interns are Monday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Interns work under the supervision of a staff member in the office to which they are assigned. The duration of an internship at the Mechanism can range from a minimum of three months to a maximum of six months, according to the needs of the intern’s assigned office.
General information on the internship programme of the Mechanism may be found on the Mechanism website’s internship page, http://www.irmct.org/en/recruitment/internship-programme, which includes:
• Programme Guidelines;
• Application Procedures;
• Terms and Conditions of the Mechanism’s Internship Programme; and
• Internships in Context.
The President is the institutional head of the Mechanism and fulfils functions both in Arusha and The Hague. The President is responsible for the overall execution of the institution’s mandate, represents the Mechanism before the United Nations Security Council and the United Nations General Assembly, presides over the Chambers, and is responsible for appointing judges to hear cases as required. The President of the Mechanism is a member of the Appeals Chamber and presides over its proceedings.
In the President’s Office, interns provide legal support with respect to a wide range of mandated residual functions, including by conducting independent legal research, analyzing laws and policies, drafting and editing orders and decisions, and advising on press and policy matters. Interns may also observe hearings and deliberations, attend meetings of the President with interlocutors inside and outside the Mechanism, assist in the preparation of reports to the United Nations Security Council and United Nations General Assembly, and prepare drafts of speeches.
• Professionalism – Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and master of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
• Communication – Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets message from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
• Teamwork – Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Candidates for legal internships in the Office of the President are required to be, at a minimum, in their final year of law school/university. If the candidate has already completed a four-year undergraduate university degree before commencing graduate legal studies, he or she must have completed at least one year of graduate legal studies by the time the internship commences. Applicants must be computer literate in standard software applications.
Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme, and must be at least 18 years old. Prior experience in a legal work environment is an asset.
English and French are the working languages of the Mechanism. Fluency in oral and written English and/or French is required. Knowledge of other languages – particularly Kinyarwanda or Swahili – is an asset.

Short-listed candidates may be contacted by the hiring team directly if further information is needed during the review of their application. Due to the high volume of applications received, candidates who have not been short-listed will not be contacted.
Applicants must attach the following documents to each application:
1. A completed application form (available from the Mechanism website http://www.irmct.org/en/recruitment/internship-programme);
2. Two (2) letters of recommendation;
3. Copies of university/law studies transcripts (including courses taken and grades received); and
4. A sample of the applicant’s written work preferably in a field relevant to the work of the Mechanism and not longer than ten (10) pages.

Please note that documents may only be in English or French, and that incomplete applications may not be reviewed. Please list the dates you are available in the cover letter on your application. Please contact us at internshipoffice@un.org if you have any problems uploading these documents.
According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.
The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.
Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.
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Posting Title: Audiovisual Redactor / Editor, FS4
Job Code Title: ARCHIVES ASSISTANT
Department/Office: International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals
Duty Station: ARUSHA
Posting Period: 21 November 2019 – 20 December 2019
Job Opening Number: 19-Documentation and Information -RMT-127096-R-Arusha (R)
Staffing Exercise N/A


Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Mechanism Archives and Records Section (MARS), Registry, of the IRMCT Arusha branch. The incumbent will work under the general supervision of the Archivist, Head of MARS, Arusha branch, and under the direct supervision of the Audiovisual Redaction Coordinator.

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Responsibilities

The Audiovisual Redactor will work in close collaboration with the Audiovisual Archivist and other relevant stakeholders within and outside MARS to ensure the long term preservation and enhance the accessibility of the records of the ICTR and Mechanism. The responsibilities will include:

•Reviewing all archival audiovisual recordings of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (“ICTR”) courtroom proceedings to identify any sensitive information contained in the recordings. This includes closely reviewing all relevant judicial records, applying the established redaction procedures to the review process to ensure compliance with judicial orders and fully documenting the redaction process.
• Identifying the specific timecodes of confidential information from the English language versions of the digital copies of the audiovisual records using digital audiovisual editing software and asset management systems to create redacted versions of the audiovisual records.
• Working in close cooperation with the French and Kinyarwanda Language Specialists on the Audiovisual Redaction Team, ensuring the conformity of the redactions made in all language channels of the audiovisual recordings.
• Editing out confidential information and applying audio distortion, noise reduction and other approved signal enhancement processes using audiovisual editing software to produce the redacted audiovisual recordings.
• Integrating the redacted audiovisual files into the information management systems of MARS, and updating the metadata accordingly.
• Maintaining meticulous logs of all work completed and all redactions made and ensuring the integrity of the digital files.
• Other duties, such as the digitization and data integration of the audiovisual exhibits and other records held by MARS, as required.


Competencies

Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Remains calm in stressful situations.

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organisational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Technological Awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology. Understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office. Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks. Shows willingness to learn new technology.

Education

High school diploma or equivalent. Additional qualifications or training in the fields of audiovisual production, archives and records management, or information management is desirable.


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Work Experience

Minimum of six (6) years of experience in the field of audiovisual archives management or audiovisual editing, recording or production or a related field is required.
Familiarity with digital audiovisual formats and experience using professional audiovisual editing software is required.
Experience in the redaction of legal material in an international judicial environment is desirable.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the Mechanism. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Working knowledge of French and/or Kinyarwanda is desirable.

Assessment

There may be a technical test followed by a competency based interview.

Special Notice

The appointment is limited to the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals. Appointment of the successful candidate on this position will be limited to the initial funding of the post. Extension of the appointment is subject to the extension of the mandate and/or the availability of funds. As the international tribunals are not integrated in the Secretariat, UN Staff Members serve on assignment or secondment from their parent department/office if selected. Appointments of staff members in the United Nations are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General. Staff Members are expected to move periodically to new functions in accordance with established rules and procedures, and may in this context be reassigned by the Secretary-General throughout the Organization based on the changing needs and mandates.

NOTE FOR PREVIOUSLY ROSTERED CANDIDATES
Roster candidates must express their interest and availability for published job openings by submitting an updated PHP and cover letter.


HOW TO APPLY:
All applications must be submitted through the UN Inspira portal. The Mechanism is not able to accept applications for this vacancy via email.
Internal applicants may go to https://inspira.un.org

External applicants may go to https://careers.un.org

United Nations Considerations

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According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.


The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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