Associate Analyst, The Hague

Organization: ICC - International Criminal Court

Country: Netherlands

City: The Hague

Office: ICC The Hague

Closing date: Wednesday, 8 June 2022

21808 | Registry

Deadline for Applications:


Organizational Unit:

Victims and Witnesses Section, Division of External Operations, Registry

Duty Station:

The Hague, The Netherlands

Type of Appointment:

Fixed-Term Appointment

Minimum Net Annual Salary :


Contract Duration:

To be determined

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).

Organisational Context

The Victims and Witnesses Section (VWS) organisationally belongs to the Division of External Operations in the Registry. It provides protective measures, security arrangements, counselling and other appropriate assistance to witnesses and victims who appear before the Court and to others who are also at risk on account of testimony given by such witnesses. The Section may advise the Prosecutor and the Court on appropriate protective measures, security arrangements, counselling and assistance.

The Section is responsible for ensuring that the witnesses appear in the Court appropriately protected, supported and as scheduled by the Chambers. Furthermore, it is responsible for the management of the ICC Protection Programme (ICCPP) and may cooperate with States, intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations in providing any of the protection and support measures stipulated by the Statute.

Duties and Responsibilities

Within the Victims and Witnesses Section in the Division of External Operations, the Associate Analyst will assist the VWS Services Unit in performing the following duties:

Monitor and review security situations in ICC areas of operation, with a focus on security issues related to victims and witnesses;
Collect and securely register information;
Review confidential documents and redact sensitive information;
Translate confidential documents or provide interpretation;
Draft reports and make presentations;
Provide analytical support to the Senior Managers and Team Leaders in the absence of the Analyst;
Maintains confidentiality at all times, respects the interests of the witness and acts impartially when cooperating with all parties;
Perform other duties as instructed by the Analyst and the Senior Manager;
Essential Qualifications

Education: Advanced University degree in political science, international relations, criminology, security or other relevant studies. A first-level university degree, in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience is accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Knowledge of analysis or intelligence (related to information) techniques is an asset.

Experience: A minimum of two years of experience (four years with a first level university degree) in analytical activities, preferably with a special focus on complex, large-scale situations.

International experience would be an asset.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Analytical skills, logical thinking, strong reasoning skills, including ability to understand complex scenarios, to handle a vast amount of information as well as conflicting information, and to identify source biases.

Advanced computer skills, including the ability to operate efficiently databases, and/or search engines and/or analytical software.

Strong reasoning skills, including ability to understand complex scenarios, to handle a vast amount of information as well as conflicting information, and to identify source biases;
Excellent research skills;
Very good drafting skills and ability to prepare analytical reports;
Very good presentation skills and ability to logically defend chosen positions;
Flexibility and ability to work effectively and constructively in teams;
Ability to work under time constraint;
Ability to keep strict standards of confidentiality;
Professional integrity.

Experience of working in conflict environment would be an asset;
Experience in protection and/or situational and individual threat and risk assessment process would be an asset;
Interview skills would be an asset.

Knowledge of languages: Proficiency in one of the working languages of the Court, French or English, is required. Working knowledge of the other is desirable. Knowledge of another official language of the Court (Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.

Note: The successful applicant must enter into a confidentiality agreement with the Victims and Witnesses Section.

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General Information - In accordance with the Rome Statute, the ICC is committed to achieving geographical representation and gender equality within its staff as well as representation of the principal legal systems of the world (legal positions). Nationals from the list of non-represented and under-represented States are strongly encouraged to apply. In addition, applications from women are strongly encouraged. Posts shall 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, as appropriate.

- 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; - 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.

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