The position is located in the Justice and Corrections Standing Capacity (JCSC), based in the United Nations Global Service Center (UNGSC) in Brindisi. While Brindisi is a family duty station, the incumbent may be deployed to ‘D’ and “E’ non-family duty stations for several months at a time. The incumbent will report to the JCSC Team Leader when not deployed, or as per mission structure to the Head of the Justice or Rule of Law component when deployed.
Upon authorization of the Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, the JCSC deploys to field missions on short notice to: (i) start-up rule of law and/or justice components in new United Nations field operations (including participating in pre-mission planning); (ii) reinforce existing United Nations field operations in providing assistance and support to national authorities in the area of justice, and (iii) undertake operation assessments and mapping of the national justice systems, as well as evaluations of activities and programmes conducted by the justice components of peace operations.
Within delegated authority, the Judicial Affairs office will be responsible for the following duties: