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Employment Opportunities at The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

Apr 4, 2019, 7:39 AM
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) - We coordinate and unify the petroleum policies of its Member Countries and ensure the stabilization of oil markets in order to secure an efficient, economic and regular supply of petroleum to consumers, a steady income to producers and a fair return on capital for those investing in the petroleum industry. We are recruiting to fill the positions below:     Job Title: Head, Data Services Department Job Code: 3.1.01 Location: Not Specified. Details
  • The Department collects, retrieves and provides statistical data as support to the research and analytical studies in the other RD Departments and other activities of the Secretariat. The Department also develops up-to-date IT applications and database systems, and provides specialized relevant documents and references.
  • The Department thus has the responsibility to a central, timely provider of reliable up-to-date data, documentation and information pertaining to oil markets in particular and energy markets and related issues in general as well as rendering IT development services.
Objective of Position
  • To plan, organize, coordinate, manage and evaluate the work of the Department in accordance with the work programme and programmed budget so as to optimize its support to the Secretariat in achieving its overall objectives.
  • The work covers the provision of statistical data as needed by the Member Countries and by researchers for research purposes, the supporting IT programs and the provision of library services.
Main Responsibilities
  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, manages and evaluates the work in the Statistics and IT Development Groups and Information Center covering:
    • Statistical data verification and documentation of information pertaining to oil markets;
    • Review and clearance of the research results and reports produced by the Department;
    • Advancement of the technical equipment on computer and information technology;
    • Coordination of the information exchange project between the Secretariat and the Member Countries, Member Countries’ institutions and oil companies via internet/intranet; as well as continuous re-designing and security of the OPEC Web page;
    • Development of IT applications and database systems, database administration and software installation;
    • Provision of library services in accordance with the Medium-Term Programme and Work Programme and Budget of the Research Division.
  • Maintains and/or strengthens the cooperation with external institutions such as APERC, Eurostat, IEA, OLADE and the UN Statistics Division, to improve the quality of oil data in the Secretariat.  To this end maintains the DSD database on the Joint Oil Data Exercise.
  • Ensures full response to requests by the Conference, BOG, ECB and standing committees for data and information relevant to the work of the Department.
  • Arranges presentations at relevant OPEC meetings and international forums representing the Secretariat as required.
  • Develops and maintains networks with external experts and institutions in fields relating to the work of the Department.
  • Keeps the Director of Research Division fully informed on all aspects of the work of the Department, and draws his/her attention to important analyses performed by it.
  • Evaluates the performance of the staff of the Department, and recommends to the Director of Research Division, staff development, salary increase, promotion and separations as appropriate.
  • Ensures that the staff of the Department receives the supervision and guidance necessary to broaden and deepen their skills and continuously improve their performance.
  • Prepares the annual budget for the Department.
  • Carries out any other tasks assigned to him/her by the Director of Research Division.
Required Competencies and Qualifications Education:
  • Advanced University Degree in fields related to Statistics, Computer Applications, or Informatics.
  • PhD in either field preferred.
Work Experience:
  • Advanced degree: 12 years in field of Statistics and/or Information Management and Analysis in the energy and oil sector as well as in System Development and use of computers in Statistical Analysis with a minimum of 4 years in a managerial position, preferably at large national, regional, or international institutions.
  • PhD: 10 years.
Training Specializations:
  • Oil related statistical data
  • Software Application Development
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Project Management
  • Professional Management & Leadership
Competencies:
  • Managerial & leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Strategic orientation
  • Analytical skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Negotiation skills
  • 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 B reporting to the Director of Research Division. The compensation package, including expatriate benefits, is commensurate with the level of the post.
  How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates are requested to fill in a résumé and an application form which can be received from their Country’s Governor (PDF) (See Nigeria address below) for OPEC or Click Here (Ms Word) to download Application Form. In order for applications to be considered, the application form and resume must reach the OPEC Secretariat through the relevant Governor not later than the closing date stated above. NIGERIA COUNTRY GOVERNOR Federal Republic of Nigeria Dr. Omar Farouk Ibrahim, MCIPR, Group General Manager, International Energy Relations (GGM IER), Governor for OPEC, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation - NNPC, Block D 10th Floor, Room 04, NNPC Towers Abuja, Nigeria. Click Here to Download Application Form (Ms Word) Click Here for More Information Note: Applicants must be nationals of Member Countries of OPEC and should not be older than 58 years.   Application Deadline  26th April, 2019.         Job Title: Modelling and Forecasting Analyst Job Code: 4.1.01 Location: Not Specified. Prime Objectives The prime objectives of the Petroleum Studies Department are:
  • To provide pertinent and reliable information and analyses in support of decision-making and policy-making in Member Countries.
  • To carry out, on a continuous basis, research programmes and studies on short-term petroleum market developments with the aim of issuing reports on a regular (i.e. daily, weekly, monthly and bi-monthly) as well as ad hoc basis highlighting important issues for their use and consideration.
  • To conduct regular forecasts, elaborate and analyze oil market scenarios and prepare and publish reports on these findings.
  • To promote OPEC views and technical analysis on short-term oil market developments to the industry at large and general public via the OPEC Monthly Oil Market Report (especially the feature article) as well as other reports, presentations and related pod casts.
  • To prepare and contribute to reports to be submitted to the ECB, the BOG and the MMSC as well as papers for various OPEC publications.
Objective of Position
  • To develop the Department’s quantitative approach for estimating and forecasting short-term oil market developments and supervise and coordinate the application.
Main Responsibilities
  • Applies analytical and quantitative techniques and models on issues relating to oil market fundamentals and other data and information and reports thereon to the Governing Bodies.
  • Coordinates and supports the Department’s work in the development and application of quantitative analyses and forecasts for short-term oil market and related developments; in particular responsible for initiating, updating and modifying modelling techniques; to this end reviews literature for new techniques.
  • Studies, coordinates, and advises on and carries out the development of short-term oil market models in the Department, including annual updating of relevant manuals and guidelines and identifying data requirements.
  • Studies and examines the development of other relevant forecasting tools, methods and models, including through networking with external expertise in this field.
  • Carries out any other tasks assigned by the relevant superiors as pertain to his/her background, qualifications and position.
Required Competencies and Qualifications Education:
  • University Degree in Energy Economics, Econometrics or Operations Research.
  • Advanced Degree preferred.
Work Experience:
  • University Degree: 8 years in the oil industry sector.
  • Advanced Degree: 6 years.
Training Specializations:
  • Analytical work in energy economics and modelling.
  • Computer application in econometrics and operations research.
  • Knowledge of quantitative econometrics and time series such as VAR, VECM also Dynamic modelling, Panel data, GMM and energy modelling.
Competencies:
  • Communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • 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 of Petroleum Studies Department. The compensation package, including expatriate benefits, is commensurate with the level of the post.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates are requested to fill in a résumé and an application form which can be received from their Country’s Governor (PDF) (See Nigeria address below) for OPEC or Click Here (Ms Word) to download Application Form. In order for applications to be considered, the application form and resume must reach the OPEC Secretariat through the relevant Governor not later than the closing date stated above. NIGERIA COUNTRY GOVERNOR Federal Republic of Nigeria Dr. Omar Farouk Ibrahim, MCIPR, Group General Manager, International Energy Relations (GGM IER), Governor for OPEC, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation - NNPC, Block D 10th Floor, Room 04, NNPC Towers Abuja, Nigeria. Click Here to Download Application Form (Ms Word) Click Here for More Information Note: Applicants must be nationals of Member Countries of OPEC and should not be older than 58 years.   Application Deadline  26th April, 2019.         Job Title: IT Services Coordinator Job Code: 10.3.01 Location: Unspecified Description The IT Services Section is responsible for ensuring availability and optimal performance of the computer network facilities, particularly the e-mail, internet and printing systems, including hardware and software planning and replacement as well as printing and the telecommunication system for the entire Secretariat. Objective of Position
  • To coordinate and supervise the activities of the IT Services Section to maintain a solid and reliable computer network infrastructure;
  • To specify hardware and software requirements; to analyze available options and make appropriate recommendations to the Head, AITSD; and to evaluate user needs and provide support as required.
Main Responsibilities
  • Ensures availability and optimal performance of the computer network facilities, particularly the e-mail, internet and printing systems, telecommunication and printing equipment as well as hardware and software planning and replacement.
  • Coordinates and administers the work of the IT Services Section to ensure that staff meets their work targets; carries out server-side and client-side hardware/software installations.
  • Draws up a sound fault-tolerant, data backup and disaster recovery strategy, implements and regularly revises same.
  • Analyzes and evaluates offers for technological requirements and makes recommendations to management.
  • Supervises helpdesk activities in order to ensure that users benefit from a high level of support service; joins in providing helpdesk support when specialized knowledge is required or when there is a backlog of unresolved support calls.
  • Monitors network activities and conducts security checks, in conjunction with the system administrators, in order to guard against network intrusion.
  • Investigates and evaluates new IT paradigms; determines the feasibility and  potential benefits of new or emerging technology for OPEC’s work.
  • Carries out any other tasks assigned by the relevant superiors as pertain to his/her background, qualifications and position.
Required Competencies and Qualifications Education:
  • University Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Advanced Degree preferred.
Work Experience:
  • University Degree: 10 years in IT, whereof 2 years in supervisory/coordinating position.
  • Advanced Degree: 8 years.
Training Specializations:
  • Microsoft Operating Systems
  • Linux
  • Exchange e-mail server
  • Firewall management
  • PC and Network Troubleshooting
  • User support skills
Competencies:
  • Managerial & leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Team-building skills
  • 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 D reporting to the Head of Administration & IT Services Department. The compensation package, including expatriate benefits, is commensurate with the level of the post.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates are requested to fill in a résumé and an application form which can be received from their Country’s Governor (PDF) (See Nigeria address below) for OPEC or Click Here (Ms Word) to download Application Form. In order for applications to be considered, the application form and resume must reach the OPEC Secretariat through the relevant Governor not later than the closing date stated above. NIGERIA COUNTRY GOVERNOR Federal Republic of Nigeria Dr. Omar Farouk Ibrahim, MCIPR, Group General Manager, International Energy Relations (GGM IER), Governor for OPEC, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation - NNPC, Block D 10th Floor, Room 04, NNPC Towers Abuja, Nigeria. Click Here to Download Application Form (Ms Word) Click Here for More Information Note: Applicants must be nationals of Member Countries of OPEC and should not be older than 58 years   Application Deadline  26th April, 2019.

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