Justice Rapid Response is currently seeking to recruit Russian-speaking and Ukrainian-speaking justice professionals for its Expert Roster.
Specifically, we are looking for Russian- and/or Ukrainian-speaking candidates including:
- Open-Source Investigators
- Prosecutors (preferably with experience in prosecuting international crimes)
- Child Rights Investigators
- Criminal Investigators (preferably with experience in investigating international crimes)
- Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) Investigators
- Gender Advisors
- Military Analysts
- Witness Protection Experts
- Psychosocial Counsellors
- Human Rights Investigators
- Financial Investigators
- Russian-English Interpreters
- Ukrainian-English Interpreters
Each Justice Rapid Response call for nominations is targeted to specified groups of experts with distinct skill sets and professional backgrounds. Candidates should therefore only apply if their profile corresponds with the profiles Justice Rapid Response is seeking to recruit through this call (Justice Rapid Response regularly sends out calls for nominations for its standby roster of experts in international justice who are ready to deploy to national, international and regional accountability and transitional justice mechanisms to help ensure those bodies have the highly specialized expertise to properly document, investigate, analyze and prosecute international core crimes and serious human rights violations. Previous deployments included support to States, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Commissions of Inquiry and Fact-Finding Missions, the International Criminal Court (ICC), international and hybrid courts, and truth commissions and local and international CSOs documenting international crimes. If this message was forwarded to you and you would like your email address to be added to the mailing list for future calls for nomination, please send a request to email@example.com)
The goal of this call to increase the pool of Russian-speaking and Ukrainian-speaking experts who are available to deploy at short notice to national, international, and regional accountability and transitional justice mechanisms. These deployments help to ensure that justice bodies have the highly specialized expertise to properly document, investigate, analyze and prosecute international core crimes and serious human rights violations. Justice Rapid Response has previously supported states, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Commissions of Inquiry and Fact-Finding Missions, the International Criminal Court (ICC), international and hybrid courts and truth commissions among others.
We cordially invite experts, with the listed professional backgrounds, to seek nomination and to apply by using the online platform (self-employed experts can nominate themselves). Below, you will find important information about Justice Rapid Response, the selection process and the links to the application forms. Please feel free to share this message with colleagues who have the required expertise and circulate this within your professional network.
Note that proficiency in English is a requirement for certification for Justice Rapid Response’s Expert Roster.
HOW TO APPLY
Please review the following general information before beginning your application:
- Frequently Asked Questions about the recruitment and certification procedure for the Justice Rapid Response Expert Roster
- Justice Rapid Response (JRR) brochure
If you are not the expert applying, please share this link with the Expert you wish to nominate or who you think would interested.
If you are the Expert applying, please
1. Download, complete, and scan the following documents. You will be asked to upload them prior to submitting the Online Personal History Form in Step 2:
- The JRR Nomination Form to be completed and hand-signed by your current employer (or by yourself if you are self-employed or an independent consultant). As rapid deployability of JRR experts in practice requires the agreement of the expert’s employer, the Nomination Form must be completed by the employer of the expert, and more specifically by the person who has the authority to release the expert for potential international deployments at short notice.
- The JRR Recommendation Form completed and signed by your current supervisor.
- The JRR Agreement Form read and signed by yourself.
2. Go to the web-form below to complete your application:
Please note: Shortlisting will be conducted based on the application summary that you are asked to draft. It is important that your application summary reflects how your experience and expertise are useful for investigations into international crimes.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Incomplete applications or applications that are not submitted through the web form cannot be considered.