Legal Reviewer (Multiple Positions) at United Nations/IRMCT

Job Title: Legal Reviewer (Multiple Positions)

United Nations / IRMCT

International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals

United Nations International Residual

Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals

Call for Interest

Individual Contractor – Legal Reviewer (Multiple Positions)

(as soon as possible – 31 December 2023)

Deadline for Applications: 27th October 2023

Date of Issuance: 20th October 2023

Office: Office of the Prosecutor

Location: Arusha

Job Opening Number: 2023/IRMCT/OTP/053-IC

This position is subject to local recruitment. Applicants for positions of individual Contractor must be authorized to work in the duty station where the position is located.

Organizational Setting and Reporting:

The Individual Contractor will be working in the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT), Arusha Branch. The incumbent will work under the general supervision of a Legal Officer.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. The selected candidate will be offered a contract as an Individual Contractor.

Work Location: Arusha

Expected Duration:

As soon as possible until 31 December 2023 (working 5 days a week).

Terms of Reference for Consultant:

Objectives and Targets

The Office of the Prosecutor is seeking a Review Attorney to work 5 days per week and conduct legal and document management tasks related to the production of redacted materials, and perform other legal tasks as assigned. In order to achieve this output, the Review Attorney will be required to review evidence in the OTP’s possession, identify information that may potentially reveal the identity or source of the evidence, redact such information and liaise with the Evidence Unit to coordinate the processing of materials. The Review Attorney will be required to utilise the OTP redaction protocol, demonstrate sound legal judgment and ensure the strictest confidentiality requirements are met.

Tangible outputs of the work assignment

By the conclusion of the consultancy, the Review Attorney shall have redacted a specific collection of materials and liaised with the Evidence Unit to ensure the completion of this exercise. C) Delivery

United Nations International Residual

Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals

The work assignments shall be delivered electronically or as otherwise requested by members of the OTP. Redacted materials should be finalized in electronic form in two week increments and the other assignments of the Review Attorney should be completed to the deadlines set by the OTP.

Performance indicators

The Review Attorney’s work will be evaluated based on the quality and timeliness of the work produced. A high-quality work product will be accurate, well organized, prepared with a focus on the important legal and confidentiality issues at stake, and will be prepared in a way that the members of the OTP can quickly utilize the product.

Fee for Service US$120 per day.

Qualifications/ Special skills:

Education: First level university degree in law.

Experience: Work experience related to international criminal tribunals or domestic criminal justice is an asset.

Language: English and French are the working languages of the Mechanism . For this position, fluency in English is required.

Assessment: Candidates will be assessed by a comparative matrix.

Special Notice:

The appointment is limited to the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals. Granting of a contract to the successful candidate on this IC position will be limited to the availability of funding. Extension of the contract is subject to the extension of the mandate and/or the availability of funds. This is not a staff position. As the international tribunals are not integrated in the Secretariat, there is no expectation of service or reassignment within the United Nations Secretariat.

The United Nations is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The United Nations recruits and employs personnel regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds or disabilities. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates who are able to work on short notice in Arusha, Tanzania, are invited to submit their application and their UN Personal History Form (PHP), to recruitmentR@un.org in-box quoting the Reference No. 2023/IRMCT/OTP/053-IC in the subject line.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN MIDNIGHT ON THE DEADLINE DATE APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

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.