International Criminal Court Jobs in The Hauge: Associate Legal Officer

Date limite : 25 oct. 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: International Criminal Court

Spécialités: Droit

Niveau d'études: Premier cycle

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International Criminal Court Jobs in The Hauge: Associate Legal Officer

International Criminal Court is offering a job opportunity in The Huge, Netherlands as an Associate Legal Officer.

Required qualifications:

  1. Advanced university degree in law is required; a specialization in international criminal law, public international law, international humanitarian or human rights law would be considered an asset. A first-level university degree in law in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience is accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  2. A minimum of two years (four years with a first level university degree) of relevant work experience in a national judicial system, an international court / tribunal or in academia active in the fields of law mentioned above.         
  3. Excellent knowledge of law and demonstrated analytical skills;
  1. Ability to conduct comprehensive research and provide analyses on complex legal questions not always enlightened by precedent;
  2. Ability to conduct in-depth analysis where required of large volumes of evidence/documents;
  3. Excellent drafting skills in at least one of the working languages of the Court (English or French);
  4. Effective organizational skills and ability to handle a large volume of work in an efficient and competent manner, even under time pressure;
  5. Ability to rapidly prioritize tasks;
  6. Ability to work as part of a team and/or independently;
  7. Proficiency in computer skills (MS Office package, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook);
  8. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  9. Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  10. Sound judgment, attention to detail, utmost discretion, reliability, motivation, and willingness to learn new skills.
  11. Fluency in one of the working languages of the Court, English or French, is essential. Working knowledge of the other is highly desirable. Knowledge of another official language of the Court would be considered an asset (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish).

Job duties and Responsibilities

Under the general guidance of the Head of Chambers’ Staff and under the direct supervision of the relevant Division Legal Adviser or a legal officer, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Assist the Division, Chamber or Single Judge (as appropriate) in the drafting process of legal memoranda, decisions and orders;
  • Provide support to the Division, Chamber or Single Judge in preparation of and during court sessions, and assist the Chambers in their case management;
  • Assist in and provide specific analyses of fact and law as presented in filings or court sessions by the participants to the proceedings;
  • Where required, assist in and provide in-depth analysis of large volumes of evidence and documents presented by the participants;
  • Attend meetings and discussions within the Division or Chamber and formulate minutes and draft materials as required;
  • Conduct and provide legal research on questions of international criminal law, international humanitarian law, public international law, international human rights law, principles of national laws, and other areas of law, using multiple research sources to support the Chambers in their judicial activities;
  • Perform other duties or provide other assistance relevant to the work of the Chamber or Division, as requested by the supervisor or relevant Divisional Legal Adviser.

About International Criminal Court:

An intergovernmental organization and international tribunal that sits in The Hague, Netherlands. The ICC is the first and only permanent international court with jurisdiction to prosecute individuals for the international crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression.

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