Administration and Operations Officer Job Careers – International Criminal Court (ICC)

Organisation: International Criminal Court (ICC)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Minimum Net Annual Salary (Single Rate): 65,995
Reports to: Chief of Field Office
Post Number: 6927
About ICC:
International Criminal Court (ICC), governed by the Rome Statute, is the first
permanent, treaty based, international criminal court established to help end
impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern to the
international community. The International Criminal Court (ICC) is an
independent international organisation, and is not part of the United Nations
system. Its seat is at The Hague in the Netherlands. Although the Court’s
expenses are funded primarily by States Parties, it also receives voluntary
contributions from governments, international organisations, individuals,
corporations and other entities.
Job Summary: The Administration and Operations Officer will be responsible
for the coordination and effective delivery of logistic and administrative
services in support of ICC field operations in the country of assignment. The incumbent
will work closely with the External Operations Support Section and General
Services Section, the Administration and Operations Officer is responsible for
the establishment of a new office in a situation country and of the close of
business at the end of a judicial cycle. He / she will also be responsible for
the management matters pertaining to human resources, supervision of personnel,
finance, procurement and general services within their delegation of authority
and in adherence to the Division of External Operations Standard Operating
Procedures, Strategic Plan and Service Level Agreements. The Administration and
Operations Officer ensures timely response to needs/requests by providing the
material and/or services required in support of field operations. They also
coordinate logistics operations with the relevant local authorities, United
Nations Mission or Agencies, diplomatic delegations and civilian organisations
as needed while supervising the work of Field Office staff and providing
guidance in the performance of their duties. The Administration and Operations
Officer is responsible for the organisation and supervision of day-to-day
operations, as well as of special operations, such as relocation of victims and
witnesses, transfer of suspects to The Hague, organisation of in situ trial,
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • In charge of the planning and overseeing the
    Field Office (FO) in terms of administrative, logistics and operational
  • Effectively managing human, financial and
    physical resources in support of ICC field operations, in accordance with
    the ICC Rules and Regulations,
  • Follow-up on logistic and administrative
    issues at the request of the Chief of Field Office, in adherence to the
    Division’s established Strategic Plan, Standard Operational Procedures
    (SOP) and Service Level Agreements (SLA),
  • Coordinate the day-to-day and special Field
    Office operations support,
  • Keenly monitor ongoing files in the absence
    of the Chief of Field Office.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the International
    Criminal Court (ICC) Administration and Operations Officer career
    opportunity should hold an advanced University degree (Master’s degree or
    equivalent) in administration, field logistics management or other
    relevant field. A first-level university degree in combination with two
    additional years of qualifying experience is accepted in lieu of the
    advanced university degree.
  • At least five years (seven years with a
    first-level university degree) of progressively responsible experience in
    the area of field operations support or other area is required.
  • Previous experience in the delivery of
    diverse logistical and operational services. Services include emergency
    medical support and air operations support,
  • Previous experience in Operational Logistic
    Administrative Planning, organisation and supervision of operations in
    remote area,
  • Previous experience in Standards of conduct
    linked to confidential activities. National or International Secret
    Clearance, Crisis Response Operations,
  • Computer literacy skills to include database
    (SAP) and internet applications.
  • Working knowledge of budgeting practices and
  • Proven ability to organise, conduct and
    supervise operations in remote areas under poor conditions, independent of
    any supervision, identifying issues, formulating options and making
    decisions that are in the best interest of the ICC,
  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities
    and to plan, coordinate and monitor own work plan as well as of staff
    under their supervision,
  • Excellent communication skills and computer
    skills, including proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, and
    relevant software packages,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the
    ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships in a
    multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and mentor a
    team by demonstrating leadership, recognising and responding appropriately
    to ideas, interests and concerns of others, appraise staff fairly and
    objectively, providing ongoing feedback and recognitions in a timely
  • Ability to deploy to operation areas in
    different countries and remote locations with short notice.
  • Knowledge of Languages: Proficiency in one of the working
    languages of the Court, English or French, is required. Working knowledge
    of the other is desirable. Knowledge of another official language of the
    Court (Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish) is considered an asset.
ICC Core Competencies:
Dedication to the mission
and values:
  • Acts consistently in accordance with the
    mission and values of the Organisation;
  • Maintains confidentiality, acts with
    integrity and shows respect for diversity;
  • Shows commitment to the organisation;
  • Presents a positive image of the organisation
    during external discussions.
  • Applies professional and technical expertise;
  • Keeps abreast of organisational issues;
  • Produces workable solutions to a range of
  • Listens, consults and communicates
  • Handles disagreements with tact and
  • Recognises and rewards the contribution of
Learning and Developing:
  • Identifies development strategies needed to
    achieve work and career goals and makes use of developmental or training
  • Learns from successes and failures;
  • Seeks feedback and gives feedback to others
    to increase organisational effectiveness;
  • Seeks opportunities for improvement of work;
  • Has an open mind and contributes to
Handling uncertain
  • Adapts to changing circumstances;
  • Deals with ambiguity, making positive use of
    the opportunities it presents;
  • Plans activities and projects well in advance
    and takes account of possible changing circumstances;
  • Manages time effectively.
  • Expresses opinions, information and key
    points of an argument clearly;
  • Handles contacts with diplomacy and tact;
  • Communicates in a transparent and open way
    with internal and external contacts while complying with confidentiality
Realising Objectives:
  • Accepts and tackles demanding goals with
  • Keeps to agreements with others;
  • Focuses on client needs;
  • Takes responsibility for actions, projects
    and people;
  • Monitors and maintains quality and
How to Apply:
interested in joining the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the
aforementioned capacity, please click on link below to visit website and create
profile or express interest if you already have a profile on the UN system
Deadline: 10th March 2016
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