AUDIOVISUAL REDACTION COORDINATOR - United Nations, Tanzania, Deadline: May-07-2016

Posting Title:AUDIOVISUAL REDACTION COORDINATOR
Job Code Title:ARCHIVES ASSISTANT
Department/Office:INTERNATIONAL RESIDUAL MECHANISM
Duty Station:ARUSHA
Posting Period:08 April 2016 - 07 May 2016
Job Opening Number:57989
Staffing ExerciseN/A

Special Notice
Extension of the appointment is subject to Extension of the mandate and/or the availability of the funds.
Org. Setting and Reporting
This position is located in the Mechanism Archives and Records Section (“MARS”), Arusha branch, Registry, of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“Mechanism”). The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Archivist, Head of the MARS, Arusha branch.
Responsibilities
The Audiovisual Redaction Coordinator will work in close collaboration with the Audiovisual Archivist and other relevant stakeholders within and outside MARS to ensure the long term preservation and enhance the accessibility of the records of the ICTR and Mechanism. The responsibilities will include:

• Coordinating the assignments of the teams working on the redaction of the audiovisual recordings of the judicial proceedings of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (“ICTR”). The audiovisual redaction teams are tasked with reviewing all archival audiovisual recordings of the courtroom proceedings to identify and remove any sensitive information contained in the recordings. This includes closely reviewing all relevant judicial records, applying the established redaction principles to the review process to ensure compliance with established procedures and judicial decisions and to fully document the redaction process. 

• Overseeing the process of removing confidential information from the relevant language versions of the digital copies of the audiovisual records using digital audiovisual editing software, creating redacted version of the digital audiovisual recordings, and integrating those recordings and all relevant metadata into the information management systems of MARS to enhance their accessibility. 

• Ensuring that all records have been reviewed and processed in a timely and efficient manner. This includes monitoring the workflow of the audiovisual redaction teams, scheduling assignments, providing regular progress reports on all activities of the teams, conducting regular needs assessments and training programmes for the Audiovisual Redactors, assessing and monitoring their performance, and overseeing the provision of required resources for the reaction process. 

• Monitoring the quality of the redaction process, including performing quality control and assurance on all redacted files and monitoring and verifying the input of metadata into the other workflow management tools. 

• Liaising with the Registry legal team and preparing required documentation to request judicial authorization for redactions, when required. 

• Ensuring conformity to established procedures and practices and providing technical recommendations to enhance and improve the redaction methodology. This will include the development of information sharing policies and data protection procedures and will require familiarity with audiovisual editing technology and digital asset management systems. 

• Any other duties.
Competencies
Professionalism: 
- Shows pride in work and in achievements 
- Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter 
- Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results 
- Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns 
- Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges
- Remains calm in stressful situations

Teamwork:
- Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals
- Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others
- Places team agenda before personal agenda
- Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position
- Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings

Technological Awareness:
- Keeps abreast of available technology
- Understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office
- Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks
- Shows willingness to learn new technology

Vision:
- Identifies strategic issues, opportunities and risks.
- Clearly communicates links between the Organization’s strategy and the work unit’s goals.
- Generates and communicates broad and compelling organizational direction, inspiring others to pursue that same direction
- Conveys enthusiasm about future possibilities

Managing Performance:
- Delegates the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority
- Makes sure that roles, responsibilities and reporting lines are clear to each staff member
- Accurately judges the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches task to skills
- Monitors progress against milestones and deadlines
- Regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to staff
- Encourages risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative
- Actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff
- Appraises performance fairly
Education
High school diploma or equivalent is required. Additional qualifications or training in the fields of audiovisual production, archives and records management, or information management is desirable.
Work Experience
A minimum of eight years of experience, two of which are supervisory, in the field of audiovisual archives management, audiovisual editing, recording or production or a related field is required. Familiarity with digital audiovisual formats and experience using professional audiovisual editing software is required. Knowledge of audiovisual archives and records management procedures including professional international standards and best practices is desirable. Experience in the redaction of legal material in an international judicial environment is desirable.
Languages
English and French are the working languages of the Mechanism. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Working knowledge of French or Kinyarwanda is desirable.
Assessment
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include a technical assessment exercise which will be followed by competency-based interview.
United Nations Considerations
Candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position. The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law. 

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