Liaison Officer, P-3

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS : 17 December 2021

DATE OF ISSUANCE : 18 November 2021

OFFICE : Registry/WISP

LOCATION : Kigali

JOB OPENING NUMBER : 21-JUR-RMT-168802-R-KIGALI (R)

Organizational setting and Reporting:

This position is located in Kigali in the Witness Support and Protection Unit, Office of the Registrar, Arusha Branch, Registry.

The incumbent will report to the Head of the Witness Support and Protection Unit in the Arusha Branch.

Responsibilities:

• Coordinate all activities of the Kigali Office including liaising as necessary, with the Government of Rwanda, diplomatic missions, local and international non-governmental organizations and other agencies.

• Build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships and facilitate communications between the Mechanism and the Government of Rwanda in furtherance of the mandate of the Mechanism.

• Provide administrative support to staff at the Kigali Office.

Represent the Mechanism in meetings including participation in UN system meetings in Rwanda and conferences on witness and other matters, as required.

• Supervise and manage the logistical and administrative operations of WISP.

• Develops and initiates procedures and protocols that will ensure that WISP is capable of dealing with witnesses.

• Ensure that equal assistance is available to the Prosecution and Defence witnesses, and that necessary separation of administrative and logistical services guarantees confidentiality of witnesses at any given time.

• Develops and initiates procedures and protocols for addressing more complex operations resulting from the number of highly confidential witnesses relating to the trial(s) of high level accused.

• Tasks witness escort duties and other duties to the Witness Support Assistants.

Initiates, establishes and maintains a network of contacts with the Government of Rwanda and other Member States where witnesses reside.

• Initiate, propose and draft policies and procedures that will increase coordination between WISP, the Trial Teams, The Chambers, OLAD, LSS and the IOR for witness operations.

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