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Associate Investigator (JPO, P-2)

Netherlands, South Holland , The Hague

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is participating in the global fight to end impunity. Through international criminal justice, the Court aims to hold those responsible accountable for their crimes and to help prevent these crimes from happening again.The Court cannot reach these goals alone. As a court of last resort, it seeks to complement, not replace, national courts. Governed by an international treaty called the Rome Statute, the ICC is the world's first permanent international criminal court.  The Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) is an independent organ of the ICC. It is responsible for examining situations under the jurisdiction of the Court where genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes appear to have been committed, and for carrying out investigations and prosecutions against the individuals who are allegedly most responsible for those crimes.  Your role as Associate Investigator : You support a Unified Team comprised of investigators, analysts and lawyers by providing the following:Collect, screen and handle information and evidence;Conduct interviews with victims, witnesses and suspects, producing written or audio/video recorded records;Review and analyse material and make recommendations for the next steps in the investigations, including actively contributing to evidence review and the disclosure process;Manage contacts with external persons including victims, witnesses and intermediaries;Plan and participate in frequent field missions, often to fragile contexts;Testify before the Chamber, if and when required.  Part of the Swiss JPO Programme, this position is sponsored by the Peace and Human Rights Division (PHRD) of the FDFA.  Please find the full job description here:For the Swiss JPO programme:Swiss nationalityNot older than 32 years at the date of the first round of interviewsFluency in English and a second UN languageTwo Swiss national languages For this position: Master's degree in Law, Criminology or other related fields, for example in Human Rights, Psychology, Journalism or Law enforcement.At least three (if advanced university degree) or five (if first level university degree) years:of experience in criminal/financial investigations, investigations of serious human rights violations or investigative analysis, with a special focus on complex, large-scale cases OR;working with NGOs/IGOs/International Commissions of Enquiry, with a special focus on complex, large-­scale cases; experience in working with police and justice organizations.ICC counts paid and unpaid internships at 50%. Good research, analytical and problem-solving skills;Knowledge of the requirements of international criminal law concerning the elements of crimes and modes of liability;Proficiency in one of the working languages of the Court, English or French, is required. Working knowledge of the other is an asset.Knowledge of another official language of the Court (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish) would be considered an asset. Please find more details in the full job description. Important details regarding your applicationMake sure your profile on cinfoPoste is complete and up to date:Motivation letter in English (not more than 3500 characters, to be inserted in the pop-up window when you click on 'apply') CV in EnglishP11 form duly completed and uploaded under the section "documents". Note that we will base our evaluation and calculation of your relevant experience on the P11.Work certificates, diplomas and university credentials (as PDF) uploaded under the section "documents" Application deadline: 25 July 2022Written test (deadline): 4 August 2022 (online)First round of interviews: 17 August 2022 in Bienne/Switzerland or online Start date: Please be aware that the recruitment process may take 3 to 6 months. You are expected to start your assignment within 3 months following notification of selection. Any questions? Contact Sandrina Simoes, cinfo's Recruitment Specialist,