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Trial Support Assistant, Fs4

United Nations

This is a Full-time position in Arusha posted January 13, 2021.

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Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in Office of the Prosecutor, of the IRMCT Arusha
branch, under the supervision of the Senior Trial Attorney on the Kabuga Trial
Team. >Appointment of the successful candidate to this position will be
subject to budgetary approval.


Administrative Assistance: Provides daily administrative assistance to the
trial team in administration of the Prosecution’s case. Gives guidance to new
staff on unit procedures and briefs them on general administrative matters.
Maintains contact with unit members and trial team members to ensure that
sufficient operational support is provided to the team and the unit. Attends
team meetings and assists in timely and accurate dissemination of information
to other unit staff.

Assistance to Staff: Receives and maintains log of daily filings, including
confidential and public filings from Registry. Liaises with the Case Manager
to ensure timely distribution of filings. Maintains appropriate electronic and
physical systems for the retrieval and dissemination of documents to be used
by the Case Manager and the trial team. Co-ordinates the monthly reporting of
trial statistics. Provides interim administrative support to trial team in
preparation for trials i.e., preparation of disclosure, exhibits and
identification and retrieval of documents. Replaces Case Manager in court, as


•Professionalism: Knowledge of the crimes committed during the genocide in
Rwanda, in particular the factual and legal basis for prosecution of the ICTR
cases under the IRMCT’s jurisdiction. Demonstrated computer skills, including
word processing, spreadsheets and other systems in use by the IRMCT. Shows
pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and
mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting
commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by
professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with
difficult problems or challenges. Remains calm in stressful situations.
Demonstrates commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by
ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all
aspects of work.

•Teamwork – Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organisational
goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is
willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda.
Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such
decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team
accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

•Planning and Organising – Develops clear goals that are consistent with
agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments, adjusts
priorities as required. Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for
completing work. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning.
Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.


High school diploma or equivalent; demonstrated ability to use computer

Work Experience

Minimum of six 6 years related administrative/technical experience.
Experience at the IRMCT, ICTR or ICTY is highly desirable.
Experience as a member of a legal team is highly desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the Mechanism. For the post
advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Working knowledge
of Kinyarwanda is a distinct advantage. Working knowledge of French is an


There may be a technical test followed by a competency-based interview.

Special Notice

The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance
in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this
The appointment is limited to the International Residual Mechanism for
Criminal Tribunals. >Appointment of the successful candidate to this position
will be subject to budgetary approval. Appointment of the successful candidate
on this position will be limited to the initial funding of the post. Extension
of the appointment is subject to the extension of the mandate and/or the
availability of funds. As the international tribunals are not integrated in
the Secretariat, UN Staff Members serve on assignment or secondment from their
parent department/office if selected. Appointments of staff members in the
United Nations are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General. Staff
Members are expected to move periodically to new functions in accordance with
established rules and procedures, and may in this context be reassigned by the
Secretary-General throughout the Organization based on the changing needs and

Roster candidates must express their interest and availability for published
job openings by submitting an updated PHP and cover letter.

United Nations Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations,
the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of
securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity.
Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if
they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations
of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or
sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they
have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual
exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of
vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including,
but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the
sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or
threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under
unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any
unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be
perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with
work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or
offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the
termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have
committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a
geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on
the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under
conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United
Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of
staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency,
competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United
Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General
and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United
Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 c. In this context, all
internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically
to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions
established by the Secretary-General.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the
online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants
may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking
on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information
submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job
opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations
including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General
Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and
guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information
pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the
instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening.
No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to
applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration
for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information
provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m.
New York time on the deadline date.

No Fee


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Closing Date : 13th February, 2021.

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