RECRUIT THE RIGHT PROFESSIONALS IN THE RIGHT WAY
- A “Call for Nominations” outlining needed expertise and profiles is circulated via our broad network. This contains the specific type of expertise that we are looking for in that particular Call for Nominations, based on the skill sets that are most in demand at that time.
- Extensive outreach is conducted to ensure that the information reaches all the relevant potential partners, such as law enforcement agencies and national judiciary authorities.
- Prospective candidates are nominated by their employers. This is not just for quality control. Nominating employers also agree in principle to make their experts available for deployments.
ENGAGE IN A RIGOUROUS SELECTION PROCESS
- We carefully review each application with our partners. The number of nominations consistently surpasses the available places in the recruitment courses, usually by a ratio of 10:1.
- A preliminary selection is made based on the applicants’ professional background and additional skillsets, while the need for balanced cultural, geographic, and gender representation is also taken into consideration.
- Additional background checks and interviews are conducted before a final selection is made.
DELIVER RELEVANT, FOCUSSED AND INTERACTIVE TRAINING
- Recruitment courses are designed to help professionals practice their work under international norms and conditions, as safe and productive members of diverse teams.
- Leading practitioners in the field of international criminal justice teach and moderate discussions and practical exercises during the course.
- Participants are closely observed and vetted during the course.
- Participants’ feedback is incorporated into the planning and curriculum of future courses.
CERTIFY ON THE BASIS OF DEMONSTRATED ABILITY
- Participants must demonstrate solid knowledge of their own expertise, as well as an ability to be effective and high-calibre members of diverse international investigation teams.
- Upon successful completion of the course and the vetting process, a decision will be made about whether or not to certify a candidate to the Justice Rapid Response roster. They then become available to be deployed at short notice.
MANAGE AND REVIEW THE ROSTER REGULARLY TO ENSURE IT IS BASED ON NEEDS
- To provide a rapid response, experts are expected to keep their relevant information and their employment details up to date.
- The roster is regularly reviewed to make sure it meets the evolving needs of the international community.