en <![CDATA[International Court of Justice]]> http://www.icj-cij.org Tue, 28 Feb 2017 04:02:23 +0100 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=166&p1=2&p2=5&p3=3http://www.icj-cij.org/registry/index.php?v=166&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 : 2016/9
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) : Indicative minimum net annual remuneration (including post adjustment): At single rate: 82,975

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 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 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).

The selected candidate may be subject to a security clearance, including verification of the information provided in the application and a criminal record check. All candidates should be in a position to submit an electronic copy of their passport and of all diplomas listed on their profile when requested.

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

Only applications from candidates under serious consideration will be acknowledged.

The Registrar reserves the right not to appoint any candidate to the post, or to appoint one at a lower level or on the basis of a modified post description. Applicants that are found by the Court to meet the above criteria may be added to a reserve list in case a similar vacancy arises in the future.

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http://www.icj-cij.org/registry/index.php?v=167&p1=2&p2=5&p3=3http://www.icj-cij.org/registry/index.php?v=167&p1=2&p2=5&p3=3<![CDATA[Law Clerk to Judges of the Court (Associate Legal Officer) (multiple positions) (P-2)]]>Intitulé du poste : Law Clerk to Judges of the Court (Associate Legal Officer) (multiple positions)
Classe : P-2
Référence : 2017/1
Lieu d’affectation : Cour internationale de Justice, La Haye, Pays-Bas
Unité administrative : Law Clerks to Judges
Montant indicatif de la rémunération annuelle nette minimum (y compris l’indemnité de poste) : €54,869

Lengh of appointment:

Two years fixed-terms, renewable once for a second two-year period

Start of appointment:

The various Law Clerk positions will fall vacant over a period of two years

Background:

The International Court of Justice wishes to appoint a number of Law Clerks, each of whom will provide research and other legal assistance to one of the judges of the Court. For administrative purposes, the Law Clerks are attached to the Department of Legal Matters.

Functions:

Under the supervision of the judge to whom he or she is specifically assigned, the Law Clerk will provide that judge with legal research and related assistance with regard to cases pending before the Court. The Law Clerk may also be required to provide legal assistance and support to a judge ad hoc participating in a particular case. In co-ordination with his or her judge, the Law Clerk may also from time to time be called upon to perform some specific legal tasks for the Registry.

Qualifications and skills:

  • An advanced university degree in law, with significant academic background in public international law or professional experience in the field; a first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree. Postgraduate studies in public international law would be an asset.
  • Two years' experience in the settlement of international legal disputes with an international organization, government, law firm or other private sector entity would be desirable.

Languages:

French and English are the official languages of the Court. Excellent knowledge of and drafting ability in one of these languages is required, as well as good comprehension of and basic ability to communicate in the other language. 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.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

How to apply:

Applicants should complete a United Nations Personal History Form (P.11) appended below and write a cover letter, both of which should be saved in a PDF file and sent to the e-mail address given below. Applicants are specifically requested to provide, at the time of their application, a full PDF copy of their official academic record indicating the level of attainment achieved (e.g., class of degree, GPA, mark awarded, or position in overall ranking) in respect of any university or professional qualification obtained. If the relevant university or authority does not make such information available, that fact should be stated.

The selected candidates may be subject to a security clearance, including verification of the information provided in the personal history form and a criminal record check. All candidates should be in a position to submit an electronic copy of their passport and all diplomas listed on their profile when requested.

All applicants are strongly encouraged to send their application by e-mail, addressed to the Registrar of the Court, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number.

E-mail: 2017P2.lawclerks@icj-cij.org

Only applications from shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged. Candidates on the shortlist will be invited to The Hague for written tests and interviews in mid-June or early July 2017. Applicants that are found by the Court to meet the above criteria may be added to a reserve list in case a similar vacancy arises in the future.

The Registrar reserves the right not to appoint any candidate to the post, or to appoint one at a lower level or on the basis of a modified description.

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