en <![CDATA[International Court of Justice]]> http://www.icj-cij.org Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:07:08 +0200 International Court of Justice http://www.icj-cij.org/images/accueil_02.gif <![CDATA[TXT_ICJCIJSHORT]]> http://www.icj-cij.org http://www.icj-cij.org/registry/index.php?v=125&p1=2&p2=5&p3=3http://www.icj-cij.org/registry/index.php?v=125&p1=2&p2=5&p3=3<![CDATA[Translator/Reviser (English mother tongue) (P-4)]]>Intitulé du poste : Translator/Reviser (English mother tongue)
Classe : P-4
Référence : 2014/1 (revised)
Lieu d’affectation : Cour internationale de Justice, La Haye, Pays-Bas
Unité administrative : Department of Linguistic Matters
Montant indicatif de la rémunération annuelle nette minimum (y compris l’indemnité de poste) :
At single rate: € 78,929
At dependency rate: € 84,759

(Required experience has been modified; candidates who have already applied will be considered and need not reapply)

Functions:

The successful candidate, working under the overall supervision of the Head of Department, will be responsible, among other things, for the revision of Court documents such as case pleadings, verbatim records of Court hearings, draft orders and judgments, judges' notes and opinions, diplomatic correspondence, minutes of Court meetings, internal notes and memos, etc. His/her specific duties will include the following:

  • translating documents from French to English (without revision) and revising translations produced by other members of the department and external translators;
  • checking bilingual texts for linguistic concordance;
  • providing linguistic assistance to other Registry departments, including checking and editing documents drafted in English;
  • supervising and training less experienced translators;
  • performing such administrative tasks as may be assigned to him/her by the Head of Department.

Qualifications and skills required:

  • University degree in modern languages, translation and/or law;
  • at least eight years' experience as a translator and sufficient experience of revision, preferably in an international organization or national institution;
  • English mother tongue; thorough command of French;
  • excellent writing and editorial skills;
  • the ability to assist with interpreting on occasion would be an asset;
  • broad general knowledge, attention to detail and the ability to maintain harmonious relations within a multicultural team, particularly under pressure during busy periods.

Remuneration:

Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefit package is offered.

The Court's salaries are calculated in US dollars but paid in euros. They consist of a basic salary and a post adjustment which reflects the cost of living in the Netherlands and the euro/dollar exchange rate.

In addition, the Court offers an attractive benefits package including 30 days of annual leave, home travel every two years, an education grant for dependent children, a pension plan and subsidized medical insurance.

For more information regarding salary scales, please consult the "United Nations Salaries, Allowances, Benefits and Job Classification" website.

How to apply:

Applicants are requested to complete a United Nations Personal History Form (P.11) and to send their application by e-mail to the Registrar of the Court (clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number, and with a cover letter).

E-mail: recrutement-recruitment@icj-cij.org
Fax: +31 70 364 99 28

Only applications from candidates under serious consideration will be acknowledged.

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http://www.icj-cij.org/registry/index.php?v=128&p1=2&p2=5&p3=3http://www.icj-cij.org/registry/index.php?v=128&p1=2&p2=5&p3=3<![CDATA[Librarian/Head of the Documents Division and Library of the Court (P-4)]]>Intitulé du poste : Librarian/Head of the Documents Division and Library of the Court
Classe : P-4
Référence : 2014/4
Lieu d’affectation : Cour internationale de Justice, La Haye, Pays-Bas
Unité administrative : Documents Division / Library of the Court
Montant indicatif de la rémunération annuelle nette minimum (y compris l’indemnité de poste) :
At single rate: €78,914
At dependency rate: €84,743

Duties

The incumbent will perform the following duties:

  • plan, organize and manage the work of the Documents Division and Library, contribute to the definition of its general policies, procedures, aims and overall directives;
  • analyse and define the information needs of the Court and of the Division's users, keep abreast of publications and developments in the field of international law and of publishing in general, make recommendations concerning additions to the stock, select and supervise the acquisition of works in printed and/or electronic form, take responsibility for the preparation, implementation and management of the Division's budget;

  • carry out and/or supervise in-depth bibliographic research for Members of the Court, the Registrar and Registry staff, collating information from a wide variety of sources;
  • under the supervision of the Registrar of the Court and in co-operation with the Department of Legal Matters, prepare the bibliographies of cases brought before the Court and the annual bibliographies of publications relating to the Court;
  • ensure the effective running of the reference and loans service, monitor and improve the quality and consistency of cataloguing and indexing activities;
  • manage, lead, train, appraise and supervise the five staff members of the Documents Division and Library;
  • participate in the planning and organization of training courses for Court personnel and Library staff;
  • take responsibility for the integrated library management system (Minisis) and for the library portal on the Court's Intranet; co-ordinate the management and migration of data and ensure coherence between the catalogues and databases;
  • define the procedures and develop the tools required to provide appropriate services and to maximize the use of stock, keep abreast of new technologies and information management tools in order to optimize their use;
  • monitor the storage conditions of the digital and paper collections and manage the stacks of the Library of the Court;
  • continue the current process of conserving and digitizing the Archives of the International Military Tribunal of Nuremberg and respond to requests to consult those archives;
  • ensure effective co-operation with the libraries of the United Nations system and other external libraries, including the Peace Palace Library, in accordance with the agreements in force.

Essential qualifications and skills

  • advanced university degree in librarianship. Some knowledge of international law is highly desirable and would be a considerable asset;
  • approximately seven years of extensive, progressively responsible experience in information or library management, preferably related to legal matters;
  • extensive knowledge of all library operations and procedures, including applications of computer techniques and the integration of automation into library functions and services;
  • proven ability to write clearly and concisely and good oral communication skills;
  • proven skills in management and personnel relations, ability to maintain good relationships with staff and capacity to work in a multicultural environment.

Languages

English and French are the two official and working languages of the Court. A very good knowledge of both these languages and drafting ability in at least one of them are required. Knowledge of other official languages of the United Nations would be an asset.

Remuneration

Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.

The Court's salaries are calculated in US dollars but paid in euros. They consist of a basic salary and a post adjustment which reflects the cost of living in the Netherlands and the euro/dollar exchange rate.

In addition, the Court offers an attractive benefits package including 30 days of annual leave, home travel every two years, an education grant for dependent children, a pension plan and medical insurance.

For more information regarding salary scales, please consult the "United Nations Salaries, Allowances, Benefits and Job Classification" website.

How to apply

Applicants may, if they wish, complete a United Nations Personal History Form (P.11) and are requested to send their application by e-mail to the Registrar of the Court (clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number, and with a cover letter).

E-mail: recrutement-recruitment@icj-cij.org
Fax: +31 70 364 9928

Only applications from candidates under serious consideration will be acknowledged.

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http://www.icj-cij.org/registry/index.php?v=129&p1=2&p2=5&p3=3http://www.icj-cij.org/registry/index.php?v=129&p1=2&p2=5&p3=3<![CDATA[Proofreader/Copy Preparer (French mother tongue) (P-2)]]>Intitulé du poste : Proofreader/Copy Preparer (French mother tongue)
Classe : P-2
Référence : 2014/5
Lieu d’affectation : Cour internationale de Justice, La Haye, Pays-Bas
Unité administrative : Publications Division
Montant indicatif de la rémunération annuelle nette minimum (y compris l’indemnité de poste) :
- At single rate: €54,646
- At dependency rate: €58,260

Functions

Under the supervision of the Head of the Publications Division, the incumbent will perform the following main duties:

  • prepare typescripts in electronic or paper form and check grammar, spelling, syntax, accuracy, clarity, punctuation and conformity with established International Court of Justice style;
  • read and correct proofs against the original manuscript so as to ensure that the printed version is a true transcription of the text supplied for printing;
  • check bilingual texts to ensure typographical and substantive conformity;
  • check the en regard make up of texts;
  • perform such administrative tasks as may be assigned to him/her by the Head of Division.

Qualifications and skills

  • university degree or equivalent with appropriate professional experience;
  • at least two years experience as a Proofreader/Copy Preparer;
  • French mother tongue; excellent command of English; knowledge of Spanish and/or Dutch would be an asset;
  • familiarity with and proficiency in Microsoft Office and desktop publishing programs;
  • broad general knowledge, attention to detail and the ability to maintain harmonious relations within a multicultural team, particularly under pressure during busy periods.

Remuneration

Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.

The Courts salaries are calculated in US dollars but paid in euros. They consist of a basic salary and a post adjustment which reflects the cost of living in the Netherlands and the euro/dollar exchange rate.

In addition, the Court offers an attractive benefits package including 30 days of annual leave, home travel every two years, an education grant for dependent children, a pension plan and medical insurance.

For more information regarding the salary scales, please consult the UN Salaries, Allowances, Benefits and Job Classification website.

How to apply

Applicants are requested to complete a United Nations Personal History Form (P.11) and to send their application by e mail to the Registrar of the Court (clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number, and with a cover letter).

E mail: recrutement-recruitment@icj-cij.org

Fax: +31 70 364 99 28

Only applications from candidates under serious consideration will be acknowledged.

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