Associate Legal Officer, The Hague

Organization: ICC - International Criminal Court

Country: Netherlands

City: The Hague, Netherlands

Office: ICC The Hague

Grade: P-2

Closing date: Monday, 17 September 2018

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Posting Date:


Deadline for Applications:


Organizational Unit:

Detention Section, Division of Judicial Services, Registry

Duty Station:

The Hague - NL

Type of Appointment:

Short-Term Appointment

Minimum Net Annual Salary:


Contract Duration:

Until 31/12/2018

Special Notice:

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 .

Organisational Context

The Division of Judicial Services (DJS) consists of the Office of the Director DJS (OD DJS), the Court Management Section (CMS), the Detention Section (DS), the Language Services Section (LSS), the Victims Participation and Reparations Section (VPRS), the Information Management Services Section (IMSS), the Counsel Support Section (CSS), the Office of Public Counsel for the Defence (OPCD) and the Office of Public Counsel for Victims (OPCV).

The Detention Section (DS) provides safe, secure and humane conditions for persons detained by the Court while awaiting trial or pending appeal. The Section ensures compliance with international standards and conditions of detention, and strives to be a model of good practice. Its overall objective is to ensure a physically and mentally healthy environment for detained persons at every stage of detention, from their initial transfer to the Court until they are either released on the Court’s order or transferred to a State of enforcement to serve a sentence.