International Court of Justice Job Vacancy: Text Processing Assistant - The Hague, Netherlands

Deadline for applications : 15 January 2016 Post title : Text Processing Assistant (perfect command of French) Grade : GS-4 Reference : 201... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline for applications : 15 January 2016

Post title : Text Processing Assistant (perfect command of French)Grade : GS-4
Reference : 2015/12
Duty Station : International Court of Justice, The Hague, Netherlands
Organizational Unit : Text Processing and Reproduction Division
Remuneration :€33,967


Under the supervision of the Head of Division, the incumbent:
  • Accurately transcribes verbatim records during Court hearings, within a strict time frame, via DAR (Digital Audio Recording); assembles and finalizes transcripts of verbatim records and their translations; 
  • Types, formats and corrects judicial, diplomatic and administrative documents, as well as correspondence, strictly following editorial guidelines used at the Court;
  • Inserts corrections made by translators and revisers to all types of documents;
  • Replaces administrative assistants of senior Registry officials when necessary.
Qualifications and skills:
  • Completed secondary education.
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office Suite; good command of Adobe Creative Suite and InDesign would be an asset. 
  • Work experience with an international organization or international company desirable.
  • Perfect command of French and sound practical knowledge of English.
  • Professional attitude, good communication and organizational skills, ability to work as part of a team in a multicultural environment essential, as is ability to work under pressure, with attention to detail and complete discretion.
  • Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefit package is offered.


How to apply:
Applicants are requested to submit a full curriculum vitae (of no more than two pages) and to enclose an accompanying handwritten letter. The selected candidate may be subject to a security clearance, including verification of the information provided in the application and a criminal record check. All candidates should be in a position to submit an electronic copy of their passport and of all diplomas listed on their profile when requested.

Applications may be submitted by e mail, addressed to the Registrar of the Court, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number.

E mail:

Fax: +31 70 364 99 28

Only applications from candidates under serious consideration will be acknowledged.

The Registrar reserves the right not to appoint any candidate to the post, or to appoint one at a lower level or on the basis of a modified post description. Applications that are found by the Court to meet the above criteria may be added to a reserve list in case a similar vacancy arises in the future.
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