Under the overall supervision of the International Co-Prosecutor and the direct day-to-day supervision of the Deputy Co-Prosecutor, the incumbent performs the following duties in the investigation, pre-trial, trial and appeal phase of its caseload:
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in criminal, international or comparative law. A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in criminal or large scale civil litigation. Extensive drafting of complex legal and factual documents/materials is required. High level analytical abilities, able to synthesize and organize large volumes of documentary evidence independently. High level legal research and drafting abilities of prosecution briefs at the investigation, pre-trial, trial and appellate level is required. Proven ability to supervise, develop and manage junior staff and interns in complex criminal cases. Prior experience with an international or hybrid criminal tribunal is desirable.
Advanced ability to use computer software applications i.e. information databases, Internet/intranet services and library sources, etc. Experience with case mapping software e.g. Case Map is desirable. Knowledge of applicable ECCC law, and knowledge of the Khmer Rouge period (1975 – 1979) and relevant evidentiary and legal issues is desirable.
The working languages of the ECCC are English, French and Khmer. For this post, fluency in spoken and written English is required. Knowledge of French and Khmer is an asset.