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Central African Republic: Field Operations Coordinator (G-6) - Short Term (13841)

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: International Criminal Court
Country: Central African Republic
Closing date: 30 Jul 2017

Organisational Context

The Operational Support Unit (OSU) is the principal service provider and coordinator of support to the functions of the Office of the Prosecutor along three main specialities: (1) Operations Planning, Support and Guidance; (2) Witness Management); (3) Information and Operations Security Risk.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Field Operations Officer in the relevant Field Office, reporting to the Operational Support Unit (OSU) at ICC Headquarters, the incumbent will:

  • Provide operational and administrative support to staff of the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) in the Field Office, including visiting investigators and other personnel.
  • Gather and analyze information relevant to investigations from a wide variety of open sources.
  • Develop contacts with other Organizations (UN, NGOs, etc.) and keep the Office updated of socio-political situation in the areas of operations.
  • Develop and maintain the maximum level of security awareness of the local situation.
  • Contribute to reports for OSU, ICC Headquarters and submit them in the absence of the Field Operations Officer.
  • Understand and take into account the needs of witnesses when planning with investigation teams or relevant Units.
  • Coordinate the movement of witnesses as required and in accordance to the OTP Witness Management Policy.
  • Arrange meetings/appointments with witnesses, intermediaries and other officials, as directed.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and logistic support for OTP staff and witnesses.
  • Assist in the coordination of security and logistic arrangements with relevant Registry Sections and/or UN entities.
  • Assist with effective communication between the Field Office and the OTP at HQ.
  • Assist in formulating OTP procurement requests to support field operations.
  • Maintain financial records of expenditures.
  • Perform other routine office functions as required.
  • Deputize for the Field Operations Officer in his/her absence.

Essential Qualifications


Diploma of secondary education.


  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience, preferably in an operational, investigative, police or similar environment. An advanced or a first-level university degree may be considered as a substitute for two years' working experience only to determine eligibility.
  • Experience in a multinational environment would be an advantage.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledge of the geographic area in which the Court is investigating is essential.
  • Initiative, flexibility and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with all ICC staff, national and international contacts and witnesses.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • Professional and personal integrity, tact, sensitivity to other views, loyalty, judgment.
  • ‘Clean’ current driving licence is essential.
  • Basic skills in standard Microsoft applications: Word, Power Point, Outlook.
  • Basic knowledge of routine office procedures and practices.

Knowledge of Languages:

Proficiency in oral and written French is required. Working knowledge of English is desirable. Working knowledge in Sango will be considered an asset.

How to apply:

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