Thursday, August 9, 2012

On the Job! ICC Registrar & Chef de Cabinet

(On the Job! pays occasional notice to interesting intlaw job notices) 

The International Criminal Court is seeking applications for 2 key positions: Registrar, leader of one of the court's 4 principal organs; and Chef de Cabinet, or Chief of Staff, to the ICC Presidency.

As the job notice states:
The Registrar, head of the Registry, is responsible for the non-judicial aspects of the administration and servicing of the ICC. The Registrar, who shall serve on a full time basis, is elected by the plenary of the judges of the Court, taking into account any recommendation of the Assembly of States Parties (Art. 43.4 of the Rome Statute). He or she shall serve a five year term, renewable once for the same period subject to re-election. The current term of the Registrar expires in April 2013.
For details on the Registrar's duties, required qualifications, salary, etc., see the full job notice. Deadline for applications is August 27, 2012.

Chef de Cabinet
As the job notice for this level P-5 position, for one year renewable, states:
The Presidency of the ICC, composed of the President and two Vice-Presidents, is responsible for ensuring the proper administration of the Court by means of managerial oversight, coordination and cooperation; overseeing and supporting the fair, open and effective conduct of judicial proceedings; fulfilling the specific judicial functions of the Presidency; and broadening global understanding of and support for the work of the ICC by representing the Court in the international arena.
Under the direct supervision of the President, the main objectives of the Chef de Cabinet are:
- to lead and manage the office of the President which also supports the work of the Presidency as a whole;
- to advise the President and Presidency on all relevant matters including managerial oversight, administration of the judiciary and external representation of the Court;
- to coordinate with the other organs of the Court on matters of common concern;
- to represent the President, Presidency or judiciary as required in the international arena, for example in discussions with States Parties, non-States Parties, intergovernmental or non-governmental organisations.
For details on the duties, required qualifications, salary, etc., for the position of Chef de Cabinet. see the full job notice. Deadline for applications is September 16, 2012.

Description of the overall ICC application process, as well as notices of other ICC vacancies, available here.

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