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New jobs, other opportunities open in OPEC
New jobs, other opportunities open in OPEC
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New jobs, other opportunities open in OPEC

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A few opportunities have opened in the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, for professionals.
The opportunities include the following: Energy Policy Analyst, Systems Administrator, Executive Secretary, Short-term employment, Visiting Research Fellow Programme 2023 and Secondment Programme.
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Energy Policy Analyst

Deadline: 21 July 2023 – Job Code: 6.1.07

Within the Secretariat, the Environmental Matters Department monitors, analyzes, reports and advises on developments pertaining to the international debate on energy policies, climate change and sustainable development and contributes to the close coordination of Member Country positions on these matters. This entails: monitoring and analyzing international debates and developments on energy policies, environmental matters, climate change, sustainable development and trade; gathering and analyzing data and information in these fields; contributing to coordination among Member Countries and participating in relevant multilateral fora and discussions; and building up OPEC’s networks with national, regional and multilateral organizations. It elaborates OPEC Long Term Strategy and monitors, analyzes and reports on relevant international, national and regional policies on environmental matters, and assessing their impacts on energy markets.

Objective of Position

The Energy Policy Analyst studies, analyzes and reports on pertinent energy policies, institutions and regulations in consuming and producing countries and regions, assessing the impact of energy policies on expected oil supply/demand levels for the medium to long term. To contribute to the World Oil Outlook (WOO).

Main Responsibilities

  1. Studies, analyses reports contributes to the World Oil Outlook on major trends in energy policies of major oil consuming and producing countries and regions
  2. Carries out studies on the impact of major energy policy developments
  3. Analyzes the evolution of institutions and regulatory regimes conducive to collective action in the field of energy industries
  4. Examines  the changing pattern of geopolitics of energy and security of energy supply and demand
  5. Contributes to speeches, articles and presentations to internal meetings and various international forums
  6. Carries out any other tasks assigned by the relevant superiors as pertain to his/her      background, qualifications and position.

Required Competencies and Qualification


  • University degree in Economics, International Relations or Engineering
  • Advanced degree preferred

Work Experience:

  • University degree: 8 years
  • Advanced degree: 6 years

Training Specializations:

  1. Economic analysis
  2. Energy policy analysis
  3. Knowledge of oil market developments


  1. Communication skills
  2. Analytical and presentation skills
  3. Interpersonal skills
  4. Customer service orientation
  5. Initiative and integrity

Language: English

Status and Benefits

Members of the Secretariat are international employees whose responsibilities are not national but exclusively international. In carrying out their functions they have to demonstrate the personal qualities expected of international employees such as integrity, independence and impartiality.

The post is at grade E reporting to the Head, Environmental Matters Department. The compensation package, including expatriate benefits, is commensurate with the level of the post.


Applicants must be nationals of Member Countries of OPEC and should not be older than 58 years.

Applicants are requested to fill in a resume and an application form which can be received from their Country’s Governor for OPEC.

In order for applications to be considered, they must reach the OPEC Secretariat through the relevant Governor not later than 21 July 2023.

Systems Administrator

Deadline: 2 July 2023 – Job Code: 10.3.03


The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has a vacancy based in Vienna, Austria, for Systems Administrator in the Administration & IT Services Department.

Main Responsibilities

  • System monitoring & tuning, ensuring efficient functioning of the  computer and network facilities, maintenance of operating systems/third-party packages according to in-house needs, and regular  backups
  • Problem determination and resolution, including analysis of causes of hardware/software malfunctions and general network failure
  • User support and special ad-hoc requests, including in-house training, support for Member Countries requests, and outside-contacts with suppliers of third-party packages
  • Research on security and related activities, including firewall maintenance and anti-virus measures and advise supervisor appropriately
  • Installation of new software/hardware, including periodic upgrades of operating systems and third-party packages
  • Evaluation and implementation of new technologies that are relevant for the smooth running of the Secretariat
  • Examines trade magazines and attends computer trade shows to obtain latest information on technology that will benefit the secretariat
  • Carries out any other tasks assigned by the relevant superiors as pertain to his/her background, qualifications and position

Requirements and Work Experience

  • University degree in computer science or related field
  • Professional certification in Microsoft OS and Network and certification in Network Security an asset
  • Work experience: 6 years

Skills and Knowledge

  • Computer Operating Systems
  • Computer Operating systems (various MS Windows)
  • Network Operating System (Preferably Microsoft O.S.)
  • Networking Concept
  • Network Technologies
  • Network Security
  • Network Storage Area
  • Unix
  • MS Office
  • MS Windows OS
  • MS Exchange
  • Intranet & Internet Configurations
  • Video & Web Conferencing
  • Computer security (firewalls, anti-virus systems)
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Computer Hardware
  • Network LAN, WAN design and configuration
  • Cisco network appliances, Cisco Call manager and Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance
  • Firewall and Network Security
  • Communication and analytical skills
  • Presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Initiative and integrity
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English


Monthly basic salary of (€ 5,280 x 12 per year), with tax-free benefits and six-week annual leave.


Applicants should please complete the form called “Application Form” which may be downloaded from our homepage ( and send it to:

Finance & Human Resources Department
Helferstorferstrasse 17
A-1010 Vienna – AUSTRIA
Or email:

Online applicants should quote “Job Code 10.3.03” in the “Subject” field. An automatic reply will be sent to confirm the successful submission of the documents.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 2 July 2023. Acknowledgements will only be sent to short-listed candidates.

Short-term employment

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Vienna is looking for motivated individuals who are interested in gaining work experience at an international organization.


  • Communication skills, fluency in English is essential
  • Computer skills (MS Office, typing)
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Integrity
  • Candidates must hold a residence title and work permit


  • Office and administrative duties
  • Clerical work


  • Full-time (approximately 38 hours per week)
  • Short-term contracts (duration 1-3 months) based on an hourly rate of EUR 15/hour gross
  • Registration with the local public insurance (OeGK)

Online applicants

Interested candidates should please send their CVs to:

Please quote “LOU” in the “Subject” field. An automatic reply will be sent to confirm the successful submission of the documents.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted/receive a reply.


Visiting Research Fellow Programme 2023

Objectives of the Programme

The Visiting Research Fellow Programme (VRFP) is an innovative approach to human capacity development and is designed to help professionals from OPEC Member Countries improve their expertise and technical skills in research in an array of energy-related issues. It does this by providing participants with the opportunity to become involved in the Secretariat’s research operation through practical experience and ‘learning by doing’.

Click here for Application form: VRFP Application Form


Secondment Programme

The Secondment Programme (SP) is a new capacity-building initiative targeted at providing participants with a unique career development opportunity for a maximum duration of one year. The Programme is open to applicants from all nationalities, with preference given to OPEC Member Country nationals.

Click here to download SP-2023 Application Form

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