The Registry is part of the independent Office of Administration of Justice (OAJ) and supports the United Nations Dispute Tribunal (UNDT) at the UNDT seat in Geneva. The incumbent will report to the Registrar in Geneva as the First Reporting Officer and the Principal Registrar as the Second Reporting Officer.
The UNDT is the first instance tribunal of the internal justice system and hears and decides cases filed by or on behalf of current and former staff members appealing administrative decisions. The UNDT conducts hearings, issues orders, and renders binding judgments.
In the framework of the Registry, the Legal Officer will be responsible for providing substantive, technical and administrative support for the adjudication of cases to the UNDT judges in Geneva.