|Posting Title:||INFORMATION AND EVIDENCE OFFICER (eDiscovery) (2 posts), P3|
|Job Code Title:||INFORMATION MANAGEMENT OFFICER|
|Department/Office:||Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights|
|Posting Period:||03 July 2019 - 01 August 2019|
|Job Opening Number:||19-Information Management Systems-OHCHR-118767-R-Geneva (X)|
|Staffing Exercise||N/A |
1. Lead review and analysis tasks as an eDiscovery project management by:
a) Translating the objectives of investigations into technical activities to assist teams in their examination of electronic content;
b) Populating evidence selection systems in a manner that enables teams to select relevant information and evidence;
c) Analysing structures and purposes of collected data in order to advise staff on appropriate measures to extract relevant information while maintaining the forensic integrity of the evidence;
d) Assisting teams in building and executing search queries to identify material of interest;
e) Liaises with third-parties such as vendors, experts, government entities, non-governmental bodies, individuals, or legal counsels and communicates technical issues related to defensible evidence handling and data transfer as required;
f) Liaises and provides consulting services to downstream third-party judicial entities regarding technical aspects of review, analysis and information retrieval as required;
g) Drafting custodian questionnaires and defines an identification framework for a data driven investigation;
2. Perform evidence handling and custodial obligations by:
a) Ensuring the sound collection, preservation, registration, digitization, and secure permanent storage of collected material and maintains its chain of custody, provenance taxonomies, auditing, and authenticity;
b) Managing data ingestion, processing, and indexing of registered material and populates review and analysis systems;
c) Establishing efficient procedures regarding the review of evidence and information;
d) Defining, implementing, and maintaining an end-to-end data model supporting efficient information flow within evidence handling business processes and enforcing the provenance of collected material and confidential classifications;
e) Developing eDiscovery requirements and workflows, including technical specifications for data harvesting and processing and required formats for the transfer of data;
3. Lead operational aspects of system design, evaluation and application support by:
a) In accordance with the Section's project management framework, designing the Mechanism's initial eDiscovery protocol and the technology infrastructure necessary to implement procedures and supporting the Mechanism's mandate;
b) Preparing technical documents, gathering requirements, and initiating standardization and procurement practices in accordance with United Nations procedures;
c) Providing training on eDiscovery and its tools for both internal and external stakeholders;
d) Acting as an administrator of eDiscovery tools;
e) Performing other duties as requested.
PLANNING & ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments. Adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.
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.
Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.
The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
Pursuant to section 7.11 of ST/AI/2012/2/Rev.1, candidates recruited through the young professionals programme who have not served for a minimum of two years in the position of their initial assignment are not eligible to apply to this position.
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places 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. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
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