Job Description

A roster of suitable candidates may be established for this post as a result of this selection process for fixed-term appointments against both established posts and positions funded by general temporary assistance (GTA). Organisational Context The General Services Section (GSS) organisationally belongs to the Division of Management Services in the Registry. The GSS consists of four units; the Facilities Management Unit (FMU), which is responsible for running the owner occupied premises at The Hague, the assessment, maintenance and adaptation of rental premises at field locations; the Procurement Unit, which provides value for money goods and services required by all Organs of the Court; the Logistics and Transport Unit (LTU), which provides distribution, supply chain services, fleet management, and shipping at HQ and Field Locations, local transportation mail operations and archiving at HQ. The Travel, Visas and Privileges Unit (TU) is responsible to provide all official travel of the ICC, related visa services, resident permits at The Hague, administrative functions related to privileges and immunities and shipment of personal goods on appointment and separation.  The Chief GSS, also responsible for the Courts commercial insurance programme, reports to the Director of Management Services. Duties and Responsibilities Under the overall guidance and technical supervision of the Logistics and Transport Officer, General Services Section (GSS) through the Transport Coordinator and in Coordination with the Victims and Witnesses Section (VWS), the incumbent will perform the following duties:
  • Provide secure transport for ICC officials and visitors, including victims and witnesses, during normal working hours or prior to/after normal working hours and on weekends, as required.

  • Pick-up and deliver documents and other materials as required.

  • Fuel, clean and monitor service requirements of vehicles.

  • Maintain vehicle trip logs and reconcile trip logs, fuel and cleaning receipts and maintenance invoices.

  • Provide administrative and manual support to other GSS sections, when not on driving detail and when required.

  • Other duties as requested by supervisor.

Essential Qualifications Education: Diploma of secondary education. Experience: A minimum of two years of professional driving experience. Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
  • Must possess a valid driver’s licence and a minimum of two years of clean driving record.

  • Must possess knowledge of basic vehicle maintenance.

  • Excellent knowledge of the Dutch rules of the road.

  • Absolute integrity, tact, loyalty, discretion, good judgment, including particular sensitivity in dealing with witnesses.

  • Ability to deal effectively in stressful situations.

  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

  • Ability to operate personal computer and use basic modern applications (Word, Excel, MS).

The following experiences would be considered an asset: Experience in defensive and tactical driving, experience with security or Emergency related transport, experience of working in an International organization or international/national court, experience in providing logistical support for victims and witnesses. Knowledge of Languages: Proficiency in one of the working languages of the Court, English or French, is required.  Working knowledge of the other is desirable. Knowledge of another official language of the Court (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, and Spanish) would be considered an asset. A working knowledge of Dutch is also considered an asset. ICC Core Competencies Dedication to the mission and values - Acts consistently in accordance with the mission and values of the Organisation; - Maintains confidentiality, acts with integrity and shows respect for diversity; - Shows commitment to the organisation; - Presents a positive image of the organisation during external discussions. Professionalism - Applies professional and technical expertise; - Keeps abreast of organisational issues; - Produces workable solutions to a range of problems; Teamwork - Listens, consults and communicates proactively; - Handles disagreements with tact and diplomacy; - Recognises and rewards the contribution of others; Learning and developing - Identifies Development Strategies needed to achieve work and career goals and makes use of developmental or training opportunities; - Learns from successes and failures; - Seeks feedback and gives feedback to others to increase organisational effectiveness; - Seeks opportunities for improvement of work; - Has an open mind and contributes to innovation. Handling uncertain situations - Adapts to changing circumstances; - Deals with ambiguity, making positive use of the opportunities it presents; - Plans activities and projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances; - Manages time effectively. Interaction - Expresses opinions, information and key points of an argument clearly; - Handles contacts with diplomacy and tact; - Communicates in a transparent and open way with internal and external contacts while complying with confidentiality requirements. Realising objectives - Accepts and tackles demanding goals with enthusiasm; - Keeps to agreements with others; - Focuses on client needs; - Takes responsibility for actions, projects and people; - Monitors and maintains quality and productivity General Information - The selected candidate will be subject to a Personnel Security Clearance (PSC) process in accordance with ICC policy. The PSC process will include but will not be limited to, verification of the information provided in the personal history form and a criminal record check. All candidates should be in a position to submit an electronic copy of their passport and all diplomas listed on their profile when requested; - Applicants may check the status of vacancies on ICC E-Recruitment web-site; - Post to be filled preferably by a national of a State Party to the ICC Statute, or of a State which has signed and is engaged in the ratification process or which is engaged in the accession process, but nationals from non-state parties may also be considered; - In accordance with the Rome Statute, the ICC aims to achieve fair representation of women and men for all positions; - Applications from female candidates are particularly encouraged; - Personnel recruited at the General Service level are not entitled to all of the benefits granted to internationally-recruited staff; - The Court reserves the right not to make any appointment to the vacancy, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.
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