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Associate Information Management Officer, P-2. MICT, Arusha. Open until 22 August 2014

United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals Associate Information Management Officer, P-2 (Arusha) DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS : 22 August 2014 DATE OF ISSUANCE : 23 July 2014 OFFICE : Office of the Prosecutor LOCATION : Arusha JOB OPENING NUMBER : 14-IMA-RMT-36430-R-ARUSHA United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity Organizational setting and Reporting: This position is located in the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) in the Arusha Branch of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT). The incumbent will work under direct supervision of the Legal Officer and the general supervision of the Officer in Charge / Senior Legal Officer. Responsibilities: The incumbent will perform the following duties: · Provides electronic record keeping support and advice to OTP by advising on electronic record keeping system standards and compliance; oversees the digital records accessioning process; provides training in the use of metadata standards for the capture, maintenance and accessioning of digital archives; and manages system upgrades and migration for digital archives databases. · Supervises and undertakes records accession and disposition functions, including records appraisal, by liaising with OTP offices on the transfer and/or disposal of records, application of approved records retention schedules and security classifications, and analysing and evaluating records for evidential and informational value in support of records appraisal. · Supervises and undertakes records identification and archival processing activities by producing descriptive inventories and indexes; prepares mark-up of inventories for electronic dissemination; monitors adherence to description, database, preservation standards; · Ensures accurate electronic processing of OTP records by developing, enhancing and maintaining validations system and ensures proper confidentiality and security of records in OTP. · Performs and supervises reference functions by advising internal and external users on holdings and accessibility and assisting in the administration of access and declassification activities. · Keep abreast on the latest technology in the appropriate fields. · Performs other related duties, as required. Core Competencies: · Professionalism: Knowledge of information management and record keeping in electronic media. Ability to provide maintenance and disposition of records, including appraisal and migration management; records preservation and description and research practices. Good research, analytical and problem-solving skills, advance computer literacy and proficiency in the use of database applications. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work. · Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed. · Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings. QUALIFICATIONS Education: Advanced university degree in Archival / Information Science, Information Systems, Social Science or related field. A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree. Extensive training in the use of computer systems, particularly with regards to databases. Knowledge in the use of ZyLAB and SharePoint will be an advantage. United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals Work Experience: A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in information management, archives management, record management and/or related field, preferably in law enforcement organizations. Experience at the ICTR or ICTY will be an advantage. Languages: English and French are the working languages of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of a second official UN language is an advantage. Assessment Method: There may be a technical test and competency-based interview. Special Notice: The appointment is limited to the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals. Appointment of the successful candidate on this position will be limited to the initial funding of the post. Extension of the appointment is subject to the extension of the mandate and/or the availability of funds. As the international tribunals are not integrated in the Secretariat, UN Staff Members serve on assignment or secondment from their parent department/office if selected. Appointments of staff members in the United Nations are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General. Staff Members are expected to move periodically to new functions in accordance with established rules and procedures, and may in this context be reassigned by the Secretary-General throughout the Organization based on the changing needs and mandates. No Fee: THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS. United Nations Considerations The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment. HOW TO APPLY: All applications must be submitted through the UN Inspira portal. The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals is not able to accept applications for this vacancy via email. Internal applicants may go to https://inspira.un.org External applicants may go to https://careers.un.or

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