Evidence Reviewer – Regional and Ethnic Communities

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JOB DETAIL

Result of Service
Provide detailed and ongoing report(s) of nature of contacts with sources. Establish contacts with good sources of information in relation to crimes within the IIMM mandate. Ensure that the experience of interlocutors with the IIMM is culturally-sensitive to ensure the most effective and efficient collection of information, and to encourage others to approach the IIMM with information. Provide analyses following a review of the evidentiary materials collected by the IIMM identifying material pertinent to the mandate of the IIMM. Prepare clear and concise analytical reports. The services must be made available on a timely and ongoing basis to facilitate the work of other members of the Team.
Work Location
Remotely
Expected duration
Up to 6 months, subject to funds availability
Duties and Responsibilities
The position is with the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar (IIMM), within the Collection, Analysis and Sharing Section (CASS). The IIMM is based in Geneva, Switzerland. The Evidence Reviewer – Regional and Ethnic Communities will report to a Team Leader, CASS, or his or her designee, and is responsible for the performance of the following duties, relying on specialized knowledge of regional and ethnic communities in the designated regions: • Facilitate interactions between IIMM team members and individuals and/or organizations (including civil society organizations, community-based organizations and alliances, and religious organizations) who may have direct or indirect information about crimes committed within the designated regions, including knowledge of potential crimes against ethnic and other groups, including by drawing on established knowledge of organizations, media, and other potential sources of information; • Assists with the review of materials in possession of the IIMM, including written documents, videos, audio files and any other forms of information relevant to different subject matters in the designated regions, in a Myanmar language, analyzing their relevance and use, in accordance with relevant guidelines; • Support the process of information and evidence review, preparing summaries or draft translation of relevant materials from a Myanmar language into English, or vice versa, for future sharing with third parties; • Propose relevant search terms in a Myanmar language to expedite review of materials; • Work in the information and evidence databases, identifying duplicates and interconnection of materials from multiple sources; • Use specialized analysis software to record searches, analysis and findings, and to check information; • Consult and coordinate with other reviewers, analysts, investigators, legal officers and supervisors to assure conformity and consistency with internal guidelines; • Maintain organised files and work accurately and efficiently to meet tight deadlines; • Performing any other duties as may be directed by the supervisor.
Qualifications/special skills
An Advanced University degree in law, social sciences, languages, information management or related fields is required. A first-level degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may also be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. At least one (1) year of relevant professional experience is required. Experience interacting with Burmese witnesses and sources in the context of any judicial proceeding or journalistic investigation is desirable. Experience in monitoring and review of a wide range of material, relevant to Myanmar is desirable. Experience in translation and analysis of material in the Myanmar language is desirable. Experience in reviewing evidentiary materials in an international tribunal, accountability mechanism or other relevant judicial/prosecution environment is desirable. Knowledge of specialized analysis software and databases is desirable.
Languages
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of the Myanmar language (Burmese) or another Myanmar language such as Kachin, Chin, Rakhine, Rohingya and/or Shan languages is required. Knowledge of another Myanmar language is desirable.
Additional Information
Not available.
No Fee
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.
Geneva, Switzerland
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