Senior Statistician Wanted at OPEC

Deadline: 1 January 2017 - Job Code: 3.2.08

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has a vacancy based in Vienna, Austria, for a Senior Statistician in its Data Services Department.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Conceptualizes, develops, designs, maintains and improves the content of the energy, trade, prices & taxes databases, and operates projects of absent staff of the Statistics Group as required.
  • Transforms input data into database standards; plans and develops programs for update facilities, regularly checks the data reliability and consistencies, estimation procedures and reports generation; monitors sources and definitions and keeps up-to-date with technical developments in these fields.
  • Provides information for meetings, in-house publications and participates in meetings and workshops and prepares or participates in the preparation of reports and presentations.
  • Contributes to the Secretariat’s publications, reports and studies, and provides inputs to energy models and information to external users.
  • Establishes and maintains contacts with Member Countries, Developing countries and Research Institutions to improve the quality and quantity of statistical data in the Secretariat.
  • Supports the Research Division and other Departments of the OPEC Secretariat in relevant technical and statistical matters.
  • Higher level degree in Statistics, Mathematics or Operational Research
  • Work experience: 6 years
Skills and Knowledge:
  • Statistical methods and analysis
  • Econometrics
  • Database queries and data mining
  • Relational Databases, Design Principles (ER-Modeling, Data Flow Diagram)
  • Extraction and transformation tools
  • Application Software: Excel, Access, Oracle, B20/20, PL/SQL
  • IT Skills (Internet, Networking, FTP, TCP/IP)
  • Oil industry operation
  • Firm knowledge in the area of energy with specific expertise in the oil sector
  • Communication, analytical, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Initiative & integrity
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English; German an asset

Commensurate remuneration package i.e. monthly basic salary of (€4,912 x 12 per year) with tax-free benefits and six-week annual leave.

Applicants should kindly complete the “Application Form” which can be downloaded from our website (www.opec.org) and send it to:
Finance & Human Resources Department
Helferstorferstrasse 17
A-1010 Vienna – Austria

Or email: recruitment@opec.org.
Online applicants should quote “Job Code 3.2.08” 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 1 January 2017Acknowledgements will only be sent to short-listed candidates.