en <![CDATA[International Court of Justice]]> http://www.icj-cij.org Sun, 20 Apr 2014 03:04:27 +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
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

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 two years' experience as a reviser 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=126&p1=2&p2=5&p3=3http://www.icj-cij.org/registry/index.php?v=126&p1=2&p2=5&p3=3<![CDATA[Staff Assistant (GS-5)]]>Intitulé du poste : Staff Assistant
Classe : GS-5
Référence : 2014/2
Lieu d’affectation : Cour internationale de Justice, La Haye, Pays-Bas
Unité administrative : Office of the Registrar
Montant indicatif de la rémunération annuelle nette : € 37,850

Functions:

The incumbent will provide secretarial assistance to the Personal Assistant of the Registrar in the overall administration of the Office of the Registrar. S/he will provide direct assistance to the Registrar when his Administrative Assistant is absent, as well as in the evenings whenever the Office's workload so requires. In particular, s/he will type and audio type notes and official and personal correspondence of the Registrar in the two official languages of the Court (French and English); draft responses to a wide range of correspondence and other communications and ensure follow up; edit, upon instructions, documents, reports and letters; place and screen telephone calls on the three telephone lines in the Office of the Registrar; handle, with all necessary discretion, information requests and complex enquiries.

S/he will autonomously manage and keep up to date the records of the Office of the Registrar, and ensure efficient record keeping. S/he will receive and sort all incoming correspondence, communications and documents, using her/his initiative to assess their nature and relevance. S/he will make efficient use of the internal database and file searching system, generate statistics, prepare reports and answer requests requiring file searches.

S/he will maintain the calendar of the Registrar's Office and prepare and manage his schedule, assessing the priority of incoming requests, monitoring changes and keeping the appropriate staff members informed. S/he will manage and update extensive distribution lists and distribute urgent mail, in close co operation with the relevant Departments and Divisions. S/he will meet and accompany high ranking visitors attending meetings with the Registrar.

S/he will provide administrative and logistical support for meetings and other events, take care of reservations, travel requests and expense claims, and be responsible for supplies and equipment orders for the Office of the Registrar.

S/he will perform other assigned duties as required by the Office of the Registrar.

Qualifications and requirements:

Education:

  • Completion of secondary education. Diploma in secretarial skills and office management would be an asset.

Experience:

  • a minimum of five years of experience in progressively responsible work in office administration or secretarial duties;
  • a good knowledge of protocol and diplomatic usage is highly desirable, together with the utmost discretion;
  • mastery of MS Word and Microsoft Office Outlook is essential; literacy in other IT tools is desirable;
  • ability to work accurately at speed, and to remain calm under pressure, using time effectively and efficiently;
  • ability to maintain harmonious relations within a multicultural team.

Languages:

  • French and English are the working languages of the International Court of Justice. Perfect command of French and excellent command of English are required; proven drafting ability in French and English is essential; knowledge of other official languages of the United Nations, as well as of Dutch, would be an asset.

Remuneration:

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

How to apply:

Applicants are requested to submit an up-to-date CV (using a United Nations Personal History Form (P.11) if they so wish), together with a cover letter.

All applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications by post, addressed to the Registrar of the International Court of Justice and clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number.

Postal address: Peace Palace, Carnegieplein 2, 2517 KJ, The Hague, Netherlands.
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. Applications 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=127&p1=2&p2=5&p3=3http://www.icj-cij.org/registry/index.php?v=127&p1=2&p2=5&p3=3<![CDATA[Library Assistant (Systems and Catalogue) (GS-5)]]>Intitulé du poste : Library Assistant (Systems and Catalogue)
Classe : GS-5
Référence : 2014/3
Lieu d’affectation : Cour internationale de Justice, La Haye, Pays-Bas
Unité administrative : Documentation and Library Division
Montant indicatif de la rémunération annuelle nette : € 37,850

The Library of the International Court of Justice is seeking to fill a post of Library Assistant, a multifaceted position requiring both document management and technical skills. The incumbent will take responsibility for the integrated library management system (MINISIS), maintain the Librarys catalogue and assist with the day to day running of the Library (loans and reference services).

Duties:

Under the supervision of the Head of the Documentation and Library Division, and in collaboration with the Library staff, the incumbent will:

Systems:

  • ensure the smooth running of the integrated library management system (MINISIS), introducing new functions according to the needs of the service;
  • liaise with external suppliers and the Courts IT Division as regards the functioning of the operating system, software updates and the management of licences; customize application software as instructed by the vendor;
  • co-operate with the IT Division to run the Librarys system smoothly and integrate it with other systems of the Court, following appropriate procedures;
  • participate in the development and updating of the Librarys intranet pages and the online catalogue (OPAC);
  • create and maintain authority records;
  • respond to requests for technical support.

Cataloguing:

  • catalogue, index (subject headings) and classify documents acquired by the Library using electronic cataloguing tools and applying international cataloguing rules and bibliographic standards;
  • update and re index the various dictionaries of specialized terms;
  • participate in the acquisitions process (data entry).

Loans and reference services and other tasks:

  • welcome and assist Library users in the Reading Room (on a rotational basis with other Library staff);
  • search for and replace works in the stacks and Peace Palace Library (on a rotational basis);
  • deal with research requests from Library users;
  • participate in the creation of bibliographies and chronological lists of documents;
  • carry out any other administrative tasks forming part of the Librarys services.

Qualifications and skills:

Education:

  • Completion of secondary education.

Experience:

  • At least three years experience in document management, IT, or an equivalent field.

Skills required:

  • A high level of proficiency in the use of IT tools (HTML, Web environment) and their practical applications; experience of managing an integrated library management system would be an asset;
  • practical knowledge of different cataloguing standards and classification systems.

Qualities required:

  • Ability to work as part of a team in a multicultural environment;
  • analytical approach to solving problems;
  • commitment to improving services through teamwork, professionalism and responding to users needs and requests.

Languages:

Proficiency in English and French; knowledge of other languages would be an asset.

Remuneration:

Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For more information regarding salary scales, please consult the United Nations Salaries, Allowances, Benefits and Job Classification website.

Please note that applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

How to apply:

Applicants are requested to complete a United Nations Personal History Form (P.11), and to submit a cover letter. They 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: recrutement recruitment@icj cij.org
Fax: +31 70 364 9928

Only applications from candidates under serious consideration will be acknowledged.

The Registrar reserves the right to appoint a candidate to the post at a lower level than that indicated in this vacancy announcement.

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