Field Operations Officer (P-3)


Employer: International Criminal Court
Location: Côte d'Ivoire
Closing date: 21 Feb 2016

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Head of the Operational Support Unit within the Investigation Division of the Office of the Prosecutor, the incumbent performs the following tasks:
Provide operational and mission support to OTP staff;
Perform initial regular operational security and risk assessment on the ground in the area of operations;
Manage OTP witnesses in relation to logistical, administrative and security aspects;
Disseminate preventive security information to the OTP;
Coordinate with the Registry (Field Office Manager, Victims and Witnesses Units, Security and Safety Section) on related matters;
Effective management of allocated budget for OTP general operating expenses and OTP assets;
Supervise OTP staff assigned to the field office, providing guidance when required;
Monitor compliance with security instructions adopted by the ICC and maintain proper tracking of OTP staff in the field;
Provide advice to the OTP on field activities based upon changing logistical, political and other circumstances on the ground;
Perform other duties as required.

Essential Qualifications
Education:

Advanced university degree preferably in Risk Management, Psychology, Sociology, Operational Planning or other relevant Social Sciences. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience is accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Experience:
A minimum of 5 years (7 years with a first level university degree) of relevant working experience;

Prior experience within an operational support or field mission environment;

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge in Security Management, with proven ability to analyse security information reports and papers and to make valid recommendations with respect to those reports;
Proven ability to plan, organize and conduct operations. Ability to forecast staffing and other security requirements based on operational changes;
Excellent drafting ability and communication skills, both oral and written; ability to prepare written reports that are clear, concise and meaningful;
Good interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. Demonstrated ability to maintain and encourage a collaborative team environment;
Reputation for dealing honestly and openly; recognized and highly respected by peers, clients and staff;
A valid driver’s license.

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 an asset. Knowledge of another official language of the Court (Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish) is considered an asset.
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Job ID:#1354581