Special Tribnal for lebanon

Associate Communication Analyst (one position and also for rostering purposes)

Vacancy Ref NL-OTP-PD-P2-936
Deadline for Applications 28 August 2019 (-107 days left)
Issuance Date 29 July 2019
Location Leidschendam
Organ / Section OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTOR   /  
Post Level P-2
Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered. The successful applicant will be offered a fixed-term appointment of one year duration or until 31 December 2019. Subsequent extension(s) are subject to terms of the Tribunal's mandate and/or the availability of the funds. The Tribunal is an international inter-governmental organization with its own independent legal identity and not a UN organization. However, the Tribunal follows the UN common system for benefits and entitlements to its staff members. UN staff members may also serve on loan from their parent department/office, if selected.
The recruitment process may include a pre-selection procedure, written tests and interviews to assess levels of competency.
A roster of suitable candidates may be established for this particular profile as a result of this selection process for both fixed-term established and general temporary assistance posts.

It is not necessary at this stage to send copies of qualifications, previous employment contracts, entire publications, etc.
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply
Only applicants who are under serious consideration will be contacted. The Tribunal is not in a position to respond to queries regarding information on the status of vacancies or unsolicited open applications.

The Registrar reserves the right not to make any appointment to this vacancy, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description. All applications will be handled with strictest confidentiality.

Eligibility will include consideration of potential conflicts of interest.

In his or her work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) reporting to, and under the supervision of the Strategic Analyst / Coordinator, the Associate Communications Analyst is responsible for the following duties:

Conducts all-source analysis with a particular focus on telecommunications data (call data records or CDRs

Presents analysis verbally and in written reports in support of investigative activities and case preparation;

Assists lawyers, investigators, and analysts in integrating communications and other analysis into case preparation and investigations;

Prepares and checks telecommunications data intended for use as evidence;

Uses relational databases, mapping applications, and other specialized electronic tools to assist with research, analysis, and the presentation of information;

Participates in field activities; and
Performs other duties as required
Knowledge and Skills
Professionalism - Skilled in analysis techniques, including familiarity with analysis relying on call data records; strong critical thinking skills; ability to work independently of national and other external influences; experience in the collection and management of evidence and information, ideally in a law enforcement, legal, or security setting. Displays sound judgment when making decisions and identifies key issues in complex situations. Exercises utmost discretion in handling confidential information. Should be prepared to work extended hours on occasion.

Communication - Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to draft relevant, clear, and concise written reports; Ability to target written and verbal communications to a variety of audiences while maintaining objectivity and relevance.

Technology Awareness - Proficient in the use of MS Word and MS Excel with advanced skills in Excel particularly valuable. Adept in the formulation of electronic searches with different applications. Experience in using specialized databases, analytical, and investigative software such as iBase and SQL. Familiar with geographic information systems.

Planning and Organizing - Excellent ability to organize complex and voluminous sets of records and facts; ability to work under strict deadlines; capable of working under stressful conditions; ability to plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Capable of working with minimum supervision.

Teamwork - Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships on multidisciplinary teams in a multinational organization
Education: University degree at the undergraduate level from an accredited institution. Courses in telecommunications, geographic information systems, computer science, Law, Arabic language, Middle East studies, or related fields will be considered favourably. Relevant professional training courses such as those provided by law enforcement or security agencies may also be accepted in lieu of tertiary qualifications.

Work Experience: At least 4 years of experience from law enforcement, military, security, or similar entities with exposure to the acquisition and handling of information and evidence. The experience should ideally include one or more of the following areas of expertise: terrorism, politically motivated crimes, and organized crime. International experience is an asset. Possession of an advanced university degree in a relevant field may be considered in substitution for years of experience.

Languages: Arabic, English and French are the official languages of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. For this post fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of the other two language(s) will be considered an asset.

Other Skills: Training and experience in the use of specialized investigative and analytical software packages will be a definitive advantage.