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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 position below:


Job Title: Upstream Oil Industry Analyst
Job Code: 5.3.01
Location: Nigeria
Job Summary
Within the Research Division, the Energy Studies Department monitors, analyses and forecasts world energy developments in the medium and long term and reports thereon, in particular:

  • Provides in-depth studies and reports on medium to long term energy issues; monitors developments and undertakes specific studies on energy demand and production-related technology and assesses implications for OPEC;
  • Identifies and follows up key areas of energy-related emerging technologies and research and development (R&D) and facilitates and supports coordinated planning and implementation of collaborative energy related R&D programmes of OPEC Member Countries;
  • Identifies prospects for OPEC participation in major international R&D activities;
  • Carries out studies and reports on medium to long term developments in the petroleum industry;
  • Provides effective tools for and carries out model based studies for analyses and projections of medium and long term energy supply/demand and downstream simulation;
  • Elaborates OPEC Long Term Strategy and monitors, analyses and reports on relevant national or regional policies, such as fiscal, energy, trade and environmental, and assesses their impacts on energy markets.

Objective of Position

  • The Upstream Oil Industry Analyst carries out studies and analyses on medium- to long-term conventional oil supply as well as assesses potential medium- to long-term supply capacities of conventional oil in both OPEC and non-OPEC countries and analyses its main determinants (reserves, investment trends, technology advances, etc.).
  • He/she monitors and analyses the evolution of upstream related costs and investments to conventional oil supply and their impacts on exploration and production activities worldwide and contributes to the World Oil Outlook.

Main Responsibilities

  • Carries out analyses and studies of medium- to long-term conventional oil supply prospects and contributes to the World Oil Outlook;
  • Studies, analyses and forecasts relevant technological changes and assesses their impact on the medium- to long-term oil recovery rate, production and costs;
  • Collects and analyses data and information related to upstream conventional oil, including all activities and development processes in exploration and production;
  • Analyses upstream exploration and production costs for conventional oil;
  • Studies capacity expansion and investment plans and requirements for conventional oil in OPEC and in non-OPEC regions;
  • Contributes to speeches, articles and presentations to internal meetings and various international forums.
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Required Competencies and Qualifications
Education:

  • University Degree in Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Geology or related Sciences;
  • Advanced Degree preferred.

Work Experience:

  • University Degree: 8 years in the field of oil exploration, production or reservoir engineering in an oil company or petroleum-related government agency
  • Advanced university Degree: 6 years

Training Specializations:

  • Advanced upstream technology
  • Good knowledge of planning and analysis of upstream activities, including modelling and/or project evaluation
  • Basic knowledge of the environmental impact of upstream activities an asset

Competencies:

  • Communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Initiative
  • 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 Energy Studies Department. The compensation package, including expatriate benefits, is commensurate with the level of the post.


Job Title:
Environmental Coordinator
Job Code:
6.1.01
Location:
Nigeria
Job Description

  • Within the Research Division of the Secretariat, the Environmental Unit’s objectives are to analyse, report and advise on developments pertaining to the international debate on climate change and contribute to the close coordination of Member Countries’ positions on environmental matters.
  • This entails: monitoring and analysing international debate and development on climate change, sustainable development and trade; gathering and analysing 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.

Objective of Position

  • The Environmental Coordinator is to coordinate the activities of the Unit to fulfill its objectives.
  • Under the supervision of the Director of Research Division, he/she is to study and analyse national and multilateral environmental policies and assess their impact on energy developments, in particular on the medium- to long-term oil outlook and on OPEC, study and analyse developments in the global and multilateral debate on climate change, evaluate the impact on OPEC and contribute to the coordination of OPEC Member Countries’ positions in international fora on issues pertaining to environment in general and to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations in particular.

Main Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the activities of the Unit in line with its objectives;
  • Assesses the impact of changes in environmental policies in consuming countries on the medium- and long-term development of the world petroleum industry;
  • Conducts studies relevant to the subject of environment as it affects the energy sector in general and oil in particular;
  • Studies and analyses developments in the international debate on environmental issues related to the energy industry and in particular the activities related to the UNFCCC and its subsidiary bodies and the Kyoto Protocol;
  • Responsible for preparing for and attending UNFCCC meetings and reporting on these;
  • Contributes to the coordination of Member Countries’ positions concerning environmental issues;
  • Contributes to speeches, articles and presentations to internal meetings and various international forums.
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Required Competencies and Qualifications
Education:

  • University degree in Environmental Science or Economics, Engineering or other Sciences, preferably with specialization in environment;
  • Advanced degree preferred.

Work Experience:

  • University degree: 10 years
  • Advanced university degree: 8 years

Training Specializations:

  • Environmental policies
  • Analysis of environmental issues related to energy
  • International debate on environment
  • Modelling techniques

Competencies:

  • Managerial & leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Team-building skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Initiative
  • 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 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 for OPEC. In order for applications to be considered, the application form and resume must reach the OPEC Secretariat through the relevant Governor.

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Application Deadline: 27th April, 2017.

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